Mesoscopic study on historic masonry

@article{Sejnoha2008MesoscopicSO,
  title={Mesoscopic study on historic masonry},
  author={Jir{\'i} Sejnoha and Michal Sejnoha and J. Zeman and Jan S{\'y}kora and Jan Vorel},
  journal={Structural Engineering and Mechanics},
  year={2008},
  volume={30},
  pages={99-117}
}
This paper presents a comprehensive approach to the evaluation of macroscopic material parameters for natural stone and quarry masonry. To that end, a reliable non-linear material model on a meso-scale is developed to cover the random arrangement of stone blocks and quasi-brittle behaviour of both basic components, as well as the impaired cohesion and tensile strength on the interface between the blocks and mortar joints. The paper thus interrelates the following three problems: (i) definition… 
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