|Published in:||The Open Construction and Building Technology Journal, December 2016, n. 1, v. 10|
This paper is devoted to the application of unilateral models to the stress analysis of masonry structures. Some 2d applications of what we can call the simplified masonry-like model for masonry, are discussed and studied. The results here presented demonstrate that the unilateral model for masonry can be a useful tool for modeling real masonry structures. The main technique here employed for applying the No-Tension model to structures is the systematic use of singular stress and strain fields within the frame set by the theorems of Limit Analysis. A number of simple examples is discussed to illustrate the method.
|Copyright:||© 2016 A. Fortunato, E. Babilio, M. Lippiello, A. Gesualdo, M. Angelillo|
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