Seismic vulnerability assessment methods applied to the historic built-up of Arsita within the 2009 post-earthquake reconstruction plan
by Antonio Formisano; Anna Marzo; Giuseppe Marghella; Maurizio Indirli
International Journal of Sustainable Materials and Structural Systems (IJSMSS), Vol. 2, No. 3/4, 2016

Abstract: In the framework of the reconstruction plan of the historical centre of Arsita, hit by the 2009 L'Aquila earthquake, different seismic vulnerability assessment methods for local masonry buildings have been used. In particular, the 2nd level GNDT form, the FaMIVE method and a new vulnerability form appropriately conceived for building aggregates have been applied to the inspected historical centre. Moreover, for each building wall, a special form inherent to the masonry characteristics has been filled in order to achieve a masonry quality index. The results obtained from the above methodologies applied to the 91 structural units composing the 17 aggregates of Arsita have been compared with each other aiming at obtaining a clear picture of both the reliability of the used methodologies predictions and the real vulnerability condition of the constructions under study.

Online publication date: Thu, 01-Sep-2016

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