WIT Press

Structural Analysis Methodology For Historical Buildings

Price

Free (open access)

Paper DOI

10.2495/STR950431

Volume

16

Pages

10

Published

1995

Size

844 kb

Author(s)

C.A. Syrmakezis, M.P. Chronopoulos, A.A. Sophocleous & P.O. Asteris

Abstract

Structural analysis methodology for historical buildings C.A. Syrmakezis, M.P. Chronopoulos, A.A. Sophocleous, P.O. Asteris National Technical University of Athens, Zografou Campus, GR-15773, Athens, Greece 1 Introduction The present paper describes a methodology for the structural analysis process of historical damaged buildings either before, or after their repair and/or strengthening. The paper is presented as a final output of a research project undertaken by the authors in the Institute of Structural Analysis and Aseismic Research of NTUA, in the period 1992-94, entitled "Rehabilitation of Historical Buildings in Creta". The project was aiming to present a complete methodology for the structural analysis of such buildings, and apply it in two real examples, two historical buildings in the cities of Chania and Sitia. In the paper the methodology proposed is illustrated using the case study of one of the buildings (in Chania), a 3-story (2 floors + basement) masonry building w

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