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Masonry Construction : Structural Mechanics and Other Aspects - C. R. Calladine

Masonry Construction

Structural Mechanics and Other Aspects

By: C. R. Calladine (Editor)

Hardcover Published: 30th September 1992
ISBN: 9780792318460
Number Of Pages: 98

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This volume contains eight contributions on the common theme of masonry construction. The publication coincides with the retirement of Dr Jacques Heyman from his Professorship of Engineering in the University of Cambridge, and Headship of the University's Engineering Department.
It is entirely appropriate to have a collection of papers in honour of Professor Heyman at this time; for he has made signal contributions to our understanding of masonry construction over the past thirty years or so. It is no exaggeration to say that he has radically changed the way in which engineers think about masonry structures, particularly in relation to the old ecclesiastical buildings and bridges. Indeed it is hard to imagine what this subject would be like today in the absence of Professor Heyman's seminal papers.

Editorial
Leaning towersp. 153
A computational model for the limit analysis of three-dimensional masonry structuresp. 161
New trends in the analysis of masonry structuresp. 173
Equilibrium and collapse analysis of masonry bodiesp. 185
Modelling the dynamics of large block structuresp. 195
Strengthening buildings of stone masonry to resist earthquakesp. 213
Repair of masonry structuresp. 223
Weathering of rock, corrosion of stone and rusting of ironp. 233
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ISBN: 9780792318460
ISBN-10: 0792318463
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 98
Published: 30th September 1992
Publisher: Springer
Country of Publication: NL
Dimensions (cm): 29.7 x 21.0  x 1.27
Weight (kg): 0.96
Edition Number: 27