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Proceedings 2018, 2(8), 421; https://doi.org/10.3390/ICEM18-05271

Combined ND Techniques for Structural Assessment: The Case of Historic Nepali Constructions after the 2015 Gorkha Earthquake

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DPPAC, IUAV University of Venice, Dorsoduro 2206, 30123 Venice, Italy
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DISG, “Sapienza” University of Rome, via Gramsci 53, 00197 Rome, Italy
Presented at the 18th International Conference on Experimental Mechanics, Brussels, Belgium, 1–5 July 2018.
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Published: 27 May 2018
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Abstract

Combined non-destructive in situ techniques—namely sonic tests and ambient vibration measurements—are applied on two Nepali Pagoda temples damaged by the 2015 Gorkha earthquake, providing the dynamic elastic modulus of masonry and the buildings’ frequencies
Keywords: non-destructive combined techniques; sonic test; ambient vibrations; earthquake damage non-destructive combined techniques; sonic test; ambient vibrations; earthquake damage
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Russo, S.; Liberatore, D.; Sorrentino, L. Combined ND Techniques for Structural Assessment: The Case of Historic Nepali Constructions after the 2015 Gorkha Earthquake. Proceedings 2018, 2, 421.

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