• Engineering
  • Published 2000

On site and laboratory investigation on materials and structure of a Bell-Tower in Monza

@inproceedings{Binda2000OnSA,
  title={On site and laboratory investigation on materials and structure of a Bell-Tower in Monza},
  author={Luigia Binda and C. Tiraboschi and R. Tongini},
  year={2000}
}
After the collapse of some heavy buildings and towers in Italy and elsewhere, the hypothesis of possible continuous damage to these structures due to the dead weight and cyclic loads (wind, temperature variations, etc) has been formulated by the authors. The long term behaviour of historic masonry has also been detected by laboratory creep and cyclic tests. The results indicate that a laboratory and on site investigation together with analytical modelling are important particularly for tall… CONTINUE READING

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