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Statics of historic masonry constructions

Author: Mario Como
Publisher: Berlin ; New York : Springer, ©2013.
Series: Springer series in solid and structural mechanics, 1.
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Masonry constructions are the great majority of the buildings in Europe's historic centres and the most important monuments in its architectural heritage. Given the age of much of these constructions, the demand for safety assessments and restoration projects is pressing and constant. This book aims to help fill this demand presenting a comprehensive new statics of masonry constructions.The book, result of thirty  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Como, Mario.
Statics of historic masonry constructions.
Berlin ; London : Springer, 2013
(OCoLC)819521438
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Mario Como
ISBN: 9783642301322 3642301320
OCLC Number: 822993453
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Masonry Strength and Deformability --
Fundamentals of Statics of Masonry Solids and Structures --
Masonry Arches --
Masonry Vaults --
The Colosseum --
Masonry Stairways --
Masonry Piers, Walls, and Towers under Vertical Loads --
Gothic Cathedrals --
Masonry Buildings under Seismic Actions.
Series Title: Springer series in solid and structural mechanics, 1.
Responsibility: Mario Como.
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Europe's historic buildings require endless maintenance, yet the statics of these constructions lacks a common approach. This book codifies the field, presenting a comprehensive, unified theory of  Read more...

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