Calibration under uncertainty for finite element models of masonry monuments

  title={Calibration under uncertainty for finite element models of masonry monuments},
  author={Sez Atamturktur and François M. Hemez and Cetin Unal},
Historical unreinforced masonry buildings often include features such as load bearing unreinforced masonry vaults and their supporting framework of piers, fill, buttresses, and walls. The masonry vaults of such buildings are among the most vulnerable structural components and certainly among the most challenging to analyze. The versatility of finite element (FE) analyses in incorporating various constitutive laws, as well as practically all geometric configurations, has resulted in the… 
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