Rapid seismic evaluation of historic brick-masonry buildings in Vienna (Austria) based on visual screening

  title={Rapid seismic evaluation of historic brick-masonry buildings in Vienna (Austria) based on visual screening},
  author={G{\"u}nther Achs and Christoph Adam},
  journal={Bulletin of Earthquake Engineering},
  • G. Achs, C. Adam
  • Published 31 August 2012
  • Engineering
  • Bulletin of Earthquake Engineering
The present paper addresses seismic assessment of historic brick-masonry buildings located in the city of Vienna based on rapid-visual-screening (RVS). The RVS methodology has been adopted for this specific type of buildings considering their consistent typology and consequently enhancing the validity and quality of the seismic assessment. In this context, structure-relevant parameters such as regularity of the inspected building, its state of preservation and geometry are evaluated… 
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