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2022

Seismic Retrofit of Existing Structures Based on Digital Surveying, Non-Destructive Testing and Nonlinear Structural Analysis: The Case of Gjirokastra Castle in Albania

M. Núñez García; S. Saloustros; F. Mateos Redondo; J. A. Alonso Campanero; J. Ortega et al. 

Applied Sciences. 2022-11-26. Vol. 12, num. 23, p. 12106. DOI : 10.3390/app122312106.

A virtual microstructure generator for 3D stone masonry walls

M. Shaqfa; K. Beyer 

European Journal Of Mechanics A-Solids. 2022-11-01. Vol. 96, p. 104656. DOI : 10.1016/j.euromechsol.2022.104656.

Image-based geometric digital twinning for stone masonry elements

B. Pantoja-Rosero; S. Saloustros; R. Achanta; K. Beyer 

Automation in Construction. 2022-10-19. Vol. 145, p. 104632. DOI : 10.1016/j.autcon.2022.104632.

Could building replacements significantly contribute to seismic vulnerability mitigation at urban scale? Case studies of two typical swiss cities

P. Lestuzzi 

Frontiers In Built Environment. 2022-08-12. Vol. 8, p. 906023. DOI : 10.3389/fbuil.2022.906023.

Historical Development and Seismic Performance of Unreinforced Masonry Buildings with Vertical Extensions in the City Centre of Barcelona

F. Marafini; S. Dimovska; S. Saloustros; C. Cornado; P. Roca 

International Journal Of Architectural Heritage. 2022-08-12. DOI : 10.1080/15583058.2022.2096513.

Determining crack kinematics from imaged crack patterns

B. G. Pantoja-Rosero; K. R. M. dos Santos; R. Achanta; A. Rezaie; K. Beyer 

Construction And Building Materials. 2022-08-08. Vol. 343, p. 128054. DOI : 10.1016/j.conbuildmat.2022.128054.

A Probabilistic Physics-Based Seismic Hazard Model for the Alborz Region, Iran

M. Rafiei; A. Khodaverdian; M. Rahimian 

Bulletin Of The Seismological Society Of America. 2022-08-01. Vol. 112, num. 4, p. 2141-2155. DOI : 10.1785/0120210238.

Latest findings on the behaviour factor q for the seismic design of URM buildings

P. Morandi; C. Butenweg; K. Breis; K. Beyer; G. Magenes 

Bulletin Of Earthquake Engineering. 2022-06-08. Vol. 20, p. 5797–5848. DOI : 10.1007/s10518-022-01419-7.

Modelling of in-plane seismic behaviour of one-way steel or timber jack arch floors in existing buildings

S. Dimovska; S. Saloustros; L. Pelà; P. Roca 

Engineering Structures. 2022-05-19. Vol. 262, p. 114343. DOI : 10.1016/j.engstruct.2022.114343.

A smart sensor-data-driven optimization framework for improving the safety of excavation operations

A. Costa; Z-Z. Wang; S. H. Goh; I. F. C. Smith 

Expert Systems With Applications. 2022-05-01. Vol. 193, p. 116413. DOI : 10.1016/j.eswa.2021.116413.

A simplified modeling method for multi-particle damper: Validation and application in energy dissipation analysis

Q. Wang; D. Dan 

Journal Of Sound And Vibration. 2022-01-20. Vol. 517, p. 116528. DOI : 10.1016/j.jsv.2021.116528.

Wind data extrapolation and stochastic field statistics estimation via compressive sampling and low rank matrix recovery methods

G. D. Pasparakis; K. R. M. dos Santos; I. A. Kougioumtzoglou; M. Beer 

Mechanical Systems And Signal Processing. 2022-01-01. Vol. 162, p. 107975. DOI : 10.1016/j.ymssp.2021.107975.

Instability of Thin Concrete Walls with a Single Layer of Reinforcement under Cyclic Loading: Numerical Simulation and Improved Equivalent Boundary Element Model for Assessment

A. Rosso; L. A. Jimenez-Roa; J. P. De Almeida; K. Beyer 

Journal Of Earthquake Engineering. 2022. Vol. 26, num. 1, p. 493-524. DOI : 10.1080/13632469.2019.1691679.

Stiffness and Strength Estimation of Damaged Unreinforced Masonry Walls Using Crack Pattern

K. M. Dolatshahi; K. Beyer 

Journal Of Earthquake Engineering. 2022. Vol. 26, num. 2, p. 837-856. DOI : 10.1080/13632469.2019.1693446.

2021

Experimental setup and numerical evaluation of the compression test on thin tiles for masonry timbrel vaults

A. Cabane; S. Saloustros; L. Pela; P. Roca 

Construction And Building Materials. 2021-12-27. Vol. 313, p. 125294. DOI : 10.1016/j.conbuildmat.2021.125294.

Seismic vulnerability index method for hybrid timber-masonry structures. Numerical calibration and application to the city of Valparaiso, Chile

B. Jimenez; S. Saloustros; L. Pela 

Journal Of Building Engineering. 2021-12-01. Vol. 44, p. 103185. DOI : 10.1016/j.jobe.2021.103185.

Single-projection reconstruction technique for positioning monodisperse spheres in 3D with a divergent x-ray beam

E. Ando; B. Marks; S. Roux 

Measurement Science And Technology. 2021-09-01. Vol. 32, num. 9, p. 095405. DOI : 10.1088/1361-6501/abfbfe.

Spherical cap harmonic analysis (SCHA) for characterising the morphology of rough surface patches

M. Shaqfa; G. P. Choi; K. Beyer; M. Shaqfa; K. Beyer 

Powder Technology. 2021-08-04. Vol. 393, p. 837-856. DOI : 10.1016/j.powtec.2021.07.081.

Benchmarking the seismic assessment of unreinforced masonry buildings from a blind prediction test

F. Parisse; S. Cattari; R. Marques; P. B. Lourenco; G. Magenes et al. 

Structures. 2021-06-01. Vol. 31, p. 982-1005. DOI : 10.1016/j.istruc.2021.01.096.

Pareto-like sequential sampling heuristic for global optimisation

M. Shaqfa; K. Beyer 

Soft Computing. 2021-05-29. Vol. 25, p. 9077–9096. DOI : 10.1007/s00500-021-05853-8.

Numerical Simulation of Unreinforced Masonry Buildings with Timber Diaphragms

I. Tomic; F. Vanin; I. Bozulic; K. Beyer 

Buildings. 2021-05-14. Vol. 11, num. 5, p. 1-22. DOI : 10.3390/buildings11050205.

RC U-shaped walls subjected to in-plane, diagonal, and torsional loading: New experimental findings

R. Hoult; K. Beyer 

Engineering Structures. 2021-04-15. Vol. 233, p. 111873. DOI : 10.1016/j.engstruct.2021.111873.

The ratio of shear to elastic modulus of in-plane loaded masonry (vol 53, 40, 2020)

B. V. Wilding; M. Godio; K. Beyer 

Materials And Structures. 2021-04-01. Vol. 54, num. 2, p. 68. DOI : 10.1617/s11527-021-01653-6.

Uncertainties in the Seismic Assessment of Historical Masonry Buildings

I. Tomic; F. Vanin; K. Beyer 

Applied Sciences. 2021-03-04. Vol. 11, num. 5, p. 2280. DOI : 10.3390/app11052280.

Investigating the cracking of plastered stone masonry walls under shear–compression loading

A. Rezaie; M. Godio; K. Beyer 

Construction and Building Materials. 2021. Vol. 306, p. 124831. DOI : 10.1016/j.conbuildmat.2021.124831.

2020

Shake table test of a masonry building retrofitted with shotcrete

A. Ghezelbash; K. Beyer; K. M. Dolatshahi; M. Yekrangnia 

Engineering Structures. 2020-09-15. Vol. 219, p. 110912. DOI : 10.1016/j.engstruct.2020.110912.

Seismic performance of slender RC U-shaped walls with a single-layer of reinforcement

R. Hoult; A. Appelle; J. Almeida; K. Beyer 

Engineering Structures. 2020-09-04. Vol. 225, p. 111257. DOI : 10.1016/j.engstruct.2020.111257.

Shake Table Blind Prediction Tests: Contributions for Improved Fiber-based Frame Modelling

R. Sousa; J. P. Almeida; A. A. Correia; R. Pinho 

Journal Of Earthquake Engineering. 2020-09-01. Vol. 24, num. 9, p. 1435-1476. DOI : 10.1080/13632469.2018.1466743.

Decay of Torsional Stiffness in RC U-Shaped Walls

R. Hoult; K. Beyer 

Journal of Structural Engineering. 2020-09-01. Vol. 146, num. 9, p. 04020176. DOI : 10.1061/(ASCE)ST.1943-541X.0002733.

A three-dimensional macroelement for modelling the in-plane and out-of-plane response of masonry walls

F. Vanin; A. Penna; K. Beyer 

Earthquake Engineering & Structural Dynamics. 2020-08-05. Vol. 49, num. 14, p. 1365-1387. DOI : 10.1002/eqe.3277.

Überprüfung bezüglich Erdbeben von Holzbalkendecken in Bestandesbauten

T. Wenk; R. Brunner; J. Almeida; K. Beyer 

D-A-CH-Mitteilungsblatt [enthalten in: Bauingenieur]. 2020-04-30. Vol. 95, num. 4, p. 8-13.

Characterization of mortar-timber and timber-timber cyclic friction in timber floor connections of masonry buildings

J. P. Almeida; K. Beyer; R. Brunner; T. Wenk 

Materials And Structures. 2020-04-28. Vol. 53, num. 3, p. 51. DOI : 10.1617/s11527-020-01483-y.

Equivalent-Frame Modeling of Two Shaking Table Tests of Masonry Buildings Accounting for Their Out-Of-Plane Response

F. Vanin; A. Penna; K. Beyer 

Frontiers In Built Environment. 2020-04-16. Vol. 6, p. 42. DOI : 10.3389/fbuil.2020.00042.

The ratio of shear to elastic modulus of in-plane loaded masonry

B. V. Wilding; M. Godio; K. Beyer 

Materials and Structures. 2020-04-15. Vol. 53, num. 2, p. 40. DOI : 10.1617/s11527-020-01464-1.

Extended Tension Chord Model for Boundary Elements of RC Walls Accounting for Anchorage Slip and Lap Splices Presence

D. Tarquini; J. P. de Almeida; K. Beyer 

International Journal of Concrete Structures and Materials. 2020-01-24. Vol. 14, num. 1, p. 2. DOI : 10.1186/s40069-019-0381-9.

Comparison of crack segmentation using digital image correlation measurements and deep learning

A. Rezaie; R. Achanta; M. Godio; K. Beyer 

Construction and Building Materials. 2020. Vol. 261, p. 1-12, 120474. DOI : 10.1016/j.conbuildmat.2020.120474.

Sensitivity analysis of fractal dimensions of crack maps on concrete and masonry walls

A. Rezaie; A. J. Mauron; K. Beyer 

Automation in Construction. 2020. Vol. 117, p. 103258. DOI : 10.1016/j.autcon.2020.103258.

Experimental investigation of strength, stiffness and drift capacity of rubble stone masonry walls

A. Rezaie; M. Godio; K. Beyer 

Construction and Building Materials. 2020. Vol. 251, p. 1-17, 118972. DOI : 10.1016/j.conbuildmat.2020.118972.

2019

Experimental investigation on the deformation capacity of lap splices under cyclic loading

D. Tarquini; J. P. de Almeida; K. Beyer 

Bulletin of Earthquake Engineering. 2019-12-01. Vol. 17, num. 12, p. 6645-6670. DOI : 10.1007/s10518-019-00692-3.

Trilinear Model for the Out-of-Plane Seismic Assessment of Vertically Spanning Unreinforced Masonry Walls

M. Godio; K. Beyer 

Journal of Structural Engineering. 2019-10-01. Vol. 145, num. 12, p. 1-13. DOI : 10.1061/(ASCE)ST.1943-541X.0002443.

Quantifying the out-of-plane response of unreinforced masonry walls subjected to relative support motion

M. Godio; K. Beyer 

Frattura e Integrità Strutturale / Fracture and Structural Integrity. 2019-10-01. Vol. 13, num. 50, p. 194-208. DOI : 10.3221/IGF-ESIS.50.17.

Numerical investigation of the role of masonry typology on shear strength

S. Zhang; K. Beyer 

Engineering Structures. 2019-08-01. Vol. 192, p. 86-102. DOI : 10.1016/j.engstruct.2019.04.026.

Experimental seismic performance of a half-scale stone masonry building aggregate

I. E. Senaldi; G. Guerrini; P. Comini; F. Graziotti; A. Penna et al. 

Bulletin of Earthquake Engineering. 2019-05-17. Vol. 18, num. 2, p. 609–643. DOI : 10.1007/s10518-019-00631-2.

Uniaxial Cyclic Tests on Reinforced Concrete Members with Lap Splices

D. Tarquini; J. P. Almeida; K. Beyer 

Earthquake Spectra. 2019-05-01. Vol. 35, num. 2, p. 1023-1043. DOI : 10.1193/041418EQS091DP.

Correction to: Numerical evaluation of test setups for determining the shear strength of masonry (vol 51, 110, 2018)

S. Zhang; N. Richart; K. Beyer 

Materials And Structures. 2019-04-01. Vol. 52, num. 2, p. 48. DOI : 10.1617/s11527-019-1343-z.

Modified parameter-setting-free harmony search (PSFHS) algorithm for optimizing the design of reinforced concrete beams

M. Shaqfa; Z. Orbán 

Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization. 2019-03-28. Vol. 60, p. 999–1019. DOI : 10.1007/s00158-019-02252-4.

Shake-Table Test of a Strengthened Stone Masonry Building Aggregate with Flexible Diaphragms

G. Guerrini; I. Senaldi; F. Graziotti; G. Magenes; K. Beyer et al. 

International Journal of Architectural Heritage. 2019. Vol. 13, num. 7, p. 1078-1097. DOI : 10.1080/15583058.2019.1635661.

Quasi-static shear-compression tests on stone masonry walls with plaster: Influence of load history and axial load ratio

M. Godio; F. Vanin; S. Zhang; K. Beyer 

Engineering Structures. 2019. Vol. 192, p. 264-278. DOI : 10.1016/j.engstruct.2019.04.041.

Ductility reduction factor formulations for seismic design of RC wall and frame structures

M. Zerbin; A. Aprile; K. Beyer; E. Spacone 

Engineering Structures. 2019-01-01. Vol. 178, p. 102-115. DOI : 10.1016/j.engstruct.2018.10.020.

2018

Evaluation of force-based and displacement-based out-of-plane seismic assessment methods for unreinforced masonry walls through refined model simulations

M. Godio; K. Beyer 

Earthquake Engineering & Structural Dynamics. 2018-12-06. Vol. 48, num. 4, p. 454-475. DOI : 10.1002/eqe.3144.

Analytical and empirical models for predicting the drift capacity of modern unreinforced masonry walls

B. V. Wilding; K. Beyer 

Earthquake Engineering & Structural Dynamics. 2018-05-21. Vol. 47, num. 10, p. 2012-2031. DOI : 10.1002/eqe.3053.

Prediction of stiffness, force and drift capacity of modern in-plane loaded URM walls

B. V. Wilding; K. Beyer 

Mauerwerk. 2018-04-14. Vol. 22, num. 2, p. 77-90. DOI : 10.1002/dama.201800001.

The effective stiffness of modern unreinforced masonry walls

B. V. Wilding; K. Beyer 

Earthquake Engineering & Structural Dynamics. 2018-02-13. Vol. 47, num. 8, p. 1683-1705. DOI : 10.1002/eqe.3035.

Numerical study on factors that influence the in-plane drift capacity of unreinforced masonry walls

K. M. Dolatshahi; M. T. Nikoukalam; K. Beyer 

Earthquake Engineering & Structural Dynamics. 2018-01-05. Vol. 47, num. 6, p. 1440-1459. DOI : 10.1002/eqe.3024.

Special Collection on Recent Advances in Reinforced Concrete Walls Designed to Resist Seismic Loads

S. Sritharan; K. Beyer 

Journal of Structural Engineering. 2018. Vol. 144, num. 9, p. 02018002. DOI : 10.1061/(ASCE)ST.1943-541X.0002136.

Effects of the dilatancy of joints and of the size of the building blocks on the mechanical behavior of masonry structures

M. Godio; I. Stefanou; K. Sab 

MECCANICA. 2018. Vol. 53, num. 7, p. 1629-1643. DOI : 10.1007/s11012-017-0688-z.

Numerical evaluation of test setups for determining the shear strength of masonry

S. Zhang; N. Richart; K. Beyer 

Materials and Structures. 2018. Vol. 51, num. 4, p. 110. DOI : 10.1617/s11527-018-1236-6.

A 2D typology generator for historical masonry elements

S. Zhang; M. Hofmann; K. Beyer 

Construction and Building Materials. 2018. Vol. 184, p. 440-453. DOI : 10.1016/j.conbuildmat.2018.06.085.

Response of thin lightly-reinforced concrete walls under cyclic loading

C. A. Blandon; C. A. Arteta; R. L. Bonett; J. Carrillo; K. Beyer et al. 

Engineering Structures. 2018. Vol. 176, p. 175-187. DOI : 10.1016/j.engstruct.2018.08.089.

Experimental investigation of friction stresses between adjacent panels made of Oriented Strand Board (OSB) and between OSB panels and glued laminated timber (GLT) frame members

R. Steiger; G. Fink; S. Nerbano; E. Hack; K. Beyer 

Materials and Structures. 2018. Vol. 51, num. 2, p. 1-14. DOI : 10.1617/s11527-017-1124-5.

Mechanical Model for Drift-Induced Punching of Slab-Column Connections without Transverse Reinforcement

I-S. Drakatos; A. Muttoni; K. Beyer 

ACI Structural Journal. 2018. Vol. 115, num. 2, p. 463-474. DOI : 10.14359/51701110.

Shear-compression tests of URM walls: Various setups and their influence on experimental results

B. V. Wilding; K. M. Dolatshahi; K. Beyer 

Engineering Structures. 2018. Vol. 156, p. 472-479. DOI : 10.1016/j.engstruct.2017.11.057.

Cyclic tensile-compressive tests on thin concrete boundary elements with a single layer of reinforcement prone to out-of-plane instability

A. Rosso; L. A. Jimenez-Roa; J. Saraiva Esteves Pacheco de Almeida; A. P. G. Zuniga; C. A. Blandón et al. 

Bulletin of Earthquake Engineering. 2018. Vol. 16, num. 2, p. 859-887. DOI : 10.1007/s10518-017-0228-1.

2017

Influence of load history on the force-displacement response of in-plane loaded unreinforced masonry walls

B. V. Wilding; K. M. Dolatshahi; K. Beyer 

Engineering Structures. 2017. Vol. 152, p. 671-682. DOI : 10.1016/j.engstruct.2017.09.038.

Influence of Lap Splices on the Deformation Capacity of RC Walls. II: Shell Element Simulation and Equivalent Uniaxial Model

D. Tarquini; J. Saraiva Esteves Pacheco de Almeida; K. Beyer 

Journal of Structural Engineering. 2017. Vol. 143, num. 12, p. 04017157. DOI : 10.1061/(ASCE)ST.1943-541X.0001859.

Influence of Lap Splices on the Deformation Capacity of RC Walls. I: Database Assembly, Recent Experimental Data, and Findings for Model Development

J. Saraiva Esteves Pacheco de Almeida; O. Prodan; D. Tarquini; K. Beyer 

Journal of Structural Engineering. 2017. Vol. 143, num. 12, p. 04017156. DOI : 10.1061/(ASCE)ST.1943-541X.0001853.

Estimates for the stiffness, strength and drift capacity of stone masonry walls based on 123 quasi-static cyclic tests reported in the literature

F. Vanin; D. Zaganelli; A. Penna; K. Beyer 

Bulletin of Earthquake Engineering. 2017. Vol. 15, num. 12, p. 5435-5479. DOI : 10.1007/s10518-017-0188-5.

Analytical model for the out-of-plane response of vertically spanning unreinforced masonry walls

M. Godio; K. Beyer 

Earthquake Engineering & Structural Dynamics. 2017. Vol. 46, num. 15, p. 2757-2776. DOI : 10.1002/eqe.2929.

Micro-mechanical finite element modeling of diagonal compression test for historical stone masonry structure

S. Zhang; S. M. Taheri Mousavi; N. Richart; J-F. Molinari; K. Beyer 

International Journal of Solids and Structures. 2017. Vol. 112, p. 122-132. DOI : 10.1016/j.ijsolstr.2017.02.014.

Axially equilibrated displacement-based beam element for simulating the cyclic inelastic behaviour of RC members

D. Tarquini; J. Saraiva Esteves Pacheco de Almeida; K. Beyer 

Earthquake Engineering & Structural Dynamics. 2017. Vol. 46, num. 9, p. 1471-1492. DOI : 10.1002/eqe.2865.

Force–displacement response of in-plane loaded unreinforced brick masonry walls: the Critical Diagonal Crack model

B. Wilding; K. Beyer 

Bulletin of Earthquake Engineering. 2017. Vol. 15, num. 5, p. 2201-2244. DOI : 10.1007/s10518-016-0049-7.

Methods and Approaches for Blind Test Predictions of Out-Of-Plane Behavior of Masonry Walls: A Numerical Comparative Study

N. Mendes; A. A. Costa; P. B. Lourenço; R. Bento; K. Beyer et al. 

International Journal of Architectural Heritage. 2017. Vol. 11, num. 1, p. 59-71. DOI : 10.1080/15583058.2016.1238974.

Tests on Thin Reinforced Concrete Walls Subjected to In-plane and Out-of-plane Cyclic Loading

J. Saraiva Esteves Pacheco de Almeida; O. Prodan; A. Rosso; K. Beyer 

Earthquake Spectra. 2017. Vol. 33, num. 1, p. 323-345. DOI : 10.1193/101915EQS154DP.

2016

Numerical simulation of instability of thin reinforced concrete walls using beam elements under tension-compression

A. Rosso; J. Saraiva Esteves Pacheco de Almeida; K. Beyer 

Revista Portuguesa de Engenharia de Estruturas. 2016. Vol. 3, num. 2, p. 83-92.

Basel Earthquake Courses on Historical Natural Stone Masonry Buildings

T. Wenk; K. Beyer 

Der Bauingenieur. 2016. Vol. 91, p. S18-S20.

Three-Parameter Kinematic Theory for Shear-Dominated Reinforced Concrete Walls

B. I. Mihaylov; P. Hannewald; K. Beyer 

Journal of Structural Engineering. 2016. Vol. 142, num. 7, p. 04016041. DOI : 10.1061/(ASCE)ST.1943-541X.0001489.

Influence of boundary conditions on the out-of-plane response of brick masonry walls in buildings with RC slabs

M. Tondelli; K. Beyer; M. DeJong 

Earthquake Engineering & Structural Dynamics. 2016. Vol. 45, num. 8, p. 1337-1356. DOI : 10.1002/eqe.2710.

Behaviour of U-shaped RC walls under quasi-static cyclic diagonal loading

R. Constantin; K. Beyer 

Engineering Structures. 2016. Vol. 106, num. 1, p. 36-52. DOI : 10.1016/j.engstruct.2015.10.018.

Stability of thin reinforced concrete walls under cyclic loads: State-of-the-art and new experimental findings

A. Rosso; J. Saraiva Esteves Pacheco de Almeida; K. Beyer 

Bulletin of Earthquake Engineering. 2016. Vol. 14, num. 2, p. 455-484. DOI : 10.1007/s10518-015-9827-x.

Modelling approaches for inelastic behaviour of RC walls: Multi-level assessment and dependability of results

J. Saraiva Esteves Pacheco de Almeida; D. Tarquini; K. Beyer 

Archives of Computational Methods in Engineering. 2016. Vol. 23, num. 1, p. 69-100. DOI : 10.1007/s11831-014-9131-y.

2015

Modelling the seismic response of modern URM buildings retrofitted by adding RC walls

A. Paparo; K. Beyer 

Journal of Earthquake Engineering. 2015. Vol. 20, num. 4, p. 587-610. DOI : 10.1080/13632469.2015.1091798.

Development of a displacement-based design approach for modern mixed RC-URM wall structures

A. Paparo; K. Beyer 

Earthquakes and Structures. 2015. Vol. 9, num. 4, p. 789-830. DOI : 10.12989/eas.2015.9.4.789.

Evaluation of seismic assessment procedures for determining deformation demands in RC wall buildings

M. J. Fox; T. J. Sullivan; K. Beyer 

Earthquakes and Structures. 2015. Vol. 9, num. 4, p. 911-936. DOI : 10.12989/eas.2015.9.4.911.

Displacement-based seismic design of symmetric single-storey wood-frame buildings with the aid of the N2 method

P. Mergos; K. Beyer 

Frontiers in Built Environment. 2015. Vol. 1, p. 10. DOI : 10.3389/fbuil.2015.00010.

Force-displacement response of in-plane loaded URM walls with a dominating flexural mode

S. Petry; K. Beyer 

Earthquake Engineering & Structural Dynamics. 2015. Vol. 44, num. 14, p. 2551-2573. DOI : 10.1002/eqe.2597.

Dynamic testing of a four-storey building with reinforced concrete and unreinforced masonry walls: Prediction, test results and data set

K. Beyer; M. Tondelli; S. Petry; S. Peloso 

Bulletin of Earthquake Engineering. 2015. Vol. 13, num. 10, p. 3015-3064. DOI : 10.1007/s10518-015-9752-z.

Force-based higher-order beam element with flexural-shear-torsional interaction in 3D frames. Part II: Applications

J. Saraiva Esteves Pacheco de Almeida; A. A. Correia; R. Pinho 

Engineering Structures. 2015. Vol. 89, p. 218-235. DOI : 10.1016/j.engstruct.2014.10.028.

Force-based higher-order beam element with flexural–shear–torsional interaction in 3D frames. Part I: Theory

A. A. Correia; J. Saraiva Esteves Pacheco de Almeida; R. Pinho 

Engineering Structures. 2015. Vol. 89, p. 204-217. DOI : 10.1016/j.engstruct.2014.10.024.

Limit states of modern unreinforced clay brick masonry walls subjected to in-plane loading

S. Petry; K. Beyer 

Bulletin of Earthquake Engineering. 2015. Vol. 13, num. 4, p. 1073-1095. DOI : 10.1007/s10518-014-9695-9.

Cyclic test data of six unreinforced masonry walls with different boundary conditions

S. Petry; K. Beyer 

Earthquake Spectra. 2015. Vol. 31, num. 4, p. 2459-2484. DOI : 10.1193/101513EQS269.

2014

Effective stiffness of reinforced concrete coupling beams

S. V. Ngoc; B. Li; K. Beyer 

Engineering Structures. 2014. Vol. 76, p. 371-382. DOI : 10.1016/j.engstruct.2014.07.014.

Comparison of force-based and displacement-based design approaches for RC coupled walls in New Zealand

M. Fox; T. Sullivan; K. Beyer 

Bulletin of the New Zealand Society for Earthquake Engineering. 2014. Vol. 47, num. 3, p. 190-205. DOI : 10.5459/bnzsee.47.3.190-205.

Quasi-static cyclic tests of two mixed reinforced concrete–unreinforced masonry wall structures

A. Paparo; K. Beyer 

Engineering Structures. 2014. Vol. 71, p. 201-211. DOI : 10.1016/j.engstruct.2014.04.002.

Understanding Poor Seismic Performance of Concrete Walls and Design Implications

S. Sritharan; K. Beyer; R. S. Henry; Y. H. Chai; M. Kowalsky et al. 

Earthquake Spectra. 2014. Vol. 30, num. 1, p. 307-334. DOI : 10.1193/021713Eqs036M.

Capacity Design of Coupled RC Walls

M. Fox; T. Sullivan; K. Beyer 

Journal of Earthquake Engineering. 2014. Vol. 18, num. 5, p. 735-758. DOI : 10.1080/13632469.2014.904255.

Scaling unreinforced masonry for reduced-scale seismic testing

S. Petry; K. Beyer 

Bulletin of Earthquake Engineering. 2014. Vol. 12, num. 6, p. 2557-2581. DOI : 10.1007/s10518-014-9605-1.

Loading protocols for European regions of low to moderate seismicity

P. Mergos; K. Beyer 

Bulletin of Earthquake Engineering. 2014. Vol. 12, num. 6, p. 2507-2530. DOI : 10.1007/s10518-014-9603-3.

Influence of boundary conditions and size effect on the drift capacity of URM walls

S. Petry; K. Beyer 

Engineering Structures. 2014. Vol. 65, num. C, p. 76-88. DOI : 10.1016/j.engstruct.2014.01.048.

Seismic shear distribution among interconnected cantilever walls of different lengths

K. Beyer; S. Simonini; R. Constantin; A. Rutenberg 

Earthquake Engineering & Structural Dynamics. 2014. Vol. 43, num. 10, p. 1423-1441. DOI : 10.1002/eqe.2403.

Numerical study on the force-deformation behaviour of masonry spandrels with arches

K. Beyer; S. Mangalathu 

Journal of Earthquake Engineering. 2014. Vol. 18, num. 2, p. 169-186. DOI : 10.1080/13632469.2013.851047.

Modelling shear–flexure interaction in equivalent frame models of slender reinforced concrete walls

P. Mergos; K. Beyer 

The Structural Design of Tall and Special Buildings. 2014. Vol. 23, num. 15, p. 1171-1189. DOI : 10.1002/tal.1114.

2013

Die neue SGEB-Strategie (The new strategy of the Swiss Society for Earthquake Engineering and Structural Dynamics)

T. Wenk; K. Beyer 

Der Bauingenieur. 2013. Vol. 88, p. 8-10.

Rütteltischversuche an einem Gebäude mit Mauerwerks- und Stahlbetonwänden (Shake table tests on a building with masonry and reinforced concrete walls)

K. Beyer; M. Tondelli; S. Petry 

Der Bauingenieur. 2013. Vol. 88, num. 10, p. S2-S7.

Review of strength models for masonry spandrels

K. Beyer; S. Mangalathu Sivasubramanian Pillai 

Bulletin of Earthquake Engineering. 2013. Vol. 11, num. 2, p. 521-542. DOI : 10.1007/s10518-012-9394-3.

2012

Die Erdbebenserie in der Emilia-Romagna im Mai 2012: Schäden an Industriehallen und geotechnische Aspekte (The earthquake sequence in Emilia-Romagna in May 2012: Damage to industrial buildings and geotechnical aspects)

T. Wenk; M. Baur; B. Duvernay; A. Paparo 

Der Bauingenieur. 2012. Vol. 87, p. S2-S7.

Shear Deformations of Slender Reinforced Concrete Walls under Seismic Loading – Discussion by Shiming Chen and Kang Ge

K. Beyer; A. Dazio; M. J. N. Priestley 

ACI Structural Journal. 2012. Vol. 109, num. 1, p. 127-128.

Peak and residual strengths of brick masonry spandrels

K. Beyer 

Engineering Structures. 2012. Vol. 41, p. 533-547. DOI : 10.1016/j.engstruct.2012.03.015.

Quasi-static cyclic tests on masonry spandrels

K. Beyer; A. Dazio 

Earthquake Spectra. 2012. Vol. 28, num. 3, p. 907-929. DOI : 10.1193/1.4000063.

Quasi-static monotonic and cyclic tests on composite spandrels

K. Beyer; A. Dazio 

Earthquake Spectra. 2012. Vol. 28, num. 3, p. 885-906. DOI : 10.1193/1.4000058.

2011

Das Verhalten von Strassenbrücken während des Chile-Erdbebens am 27. Februar 2010 (The behaviour of road bridges during the Chile-earthquake on February 27, 2010)

T. Wenk; K. Beyer 

Der Bauingenieur. 2011. Vol. 86, p. S2-S12.

Shear deformations of slender reinforced concrete walls under seismic loading

K. Beyer; A. Dazio; N. Priestley 

ACI Structural Journal. 2011. Vol. 108, num. 2, p. 167-177. DOI : 10.14359/51664252.

2010

Comportamento e analisi non lineare di nuclei in calcestruzzo armato (Behaviour and nonlinear analysis of RC core walls)

A. Dazio; K. Beyer 

Progettazione sismica. 2010. Vol. 2, num. 2, p. 35-55.

Das Verhalten von Gebäuden mit Stahlbetontragwänden während des Erdbebens Centro-Sur in Chile am 27.2.2010 (On the behaviour of RC wall buildings during the Centro-Sur earthquake in Chile on February 27, 2010)

K. Beyer; T. Wenk 

Der Bauingenieur. 2010. Vol. 85, num. September, p. S10-S20.

2009

Quasi-static cyclic tests and plastic hinge analysis of RC structural walls

A. Dazio; K. Beyer; H. Bachmann 

Engineering Structures. 2009. Vol. 31, num. 7, p. 1556-1571. DOI : 10.1016/j.engstruct.2009.02.018.

Upper bound limit analysis of meso-mechanical spandrel models for the pushover analysis of 2D masonry frames

G. Milani; K. Beyer; A. Dazio 

Engineering Structures. 2009. Vol. 31, num. 11, p. 2696-2710. DOI : 10.1016/j.engstruct.2009.06.015.

2008

Inelastic wide-column models for U-shaped reinforced concrete walls

K. Beyer; A. Dazio; M. J. N. Priestley 

Journal of Earthquake Engineering. 2008. Vol. 12, num. SUPPL. 1, p. 1-33. DOI : 10.1080/13632460801922571.

Quasi-static cyclic tests of two U-shaped reinforced concrete walls

K. Beyer; A. Dazio; M. J. N. Priestley 

Journal of Earthquake Engineering. 2008. Vol. 12, num. 7, p. 1023-1053. DOI : 10.1080/13632460802003272.

2007

Selection and scaling of real accelerograms for bi-directional loading: A review of current practice and code provisions

K. Beyer; J. J. Bommer 

Journal of Earthquake Engineering. 2007. Vol. 11, num. SUPPL. 1, p. 13-45. DOI : 10.1080/13632460701280013.

2006

Relationships between Median Values and between Aleatory Variabilities for Different Definitions of the Horizontal Component of Motion

K. Beyer; J. J. Bommer 

Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America. 2006. Vol. 96, num. 4A, p. 1512-1522. DOI : 10.1785/0120050210.

Conference Papers

2021

Blind predictions of shake table testing of aggregate masonry buildings

I. Tomić; A. Penna; M. DeJong; C. Butenweg; I. Senaldi et al. 

2021. 17th World Conference on Earthquake Engineering, Sendai, Japan, September 27 to October 2, 2021.

Seismic testing of adjacent interacting masonry structures

I. Tomic; A. Penna; M. DeJong; C. Butenweg; A. Correia et al. 

2021. 17th World Conference on Earthquake Engineering, Sendai, Japan, September 27 to October 2, 2021.

2020

Shake table testing of aggregate masonry buildings

I. Tomic; A. Penna; M. DeJong; C. Butenweg; A. Correia et al. 

2020-11-06. 18th Swiss Geoscience Meeting, Zurich, Switzerland, November 6-7, 2020.

Blind predictions of shake table testing of aggregate masonry buildings

I. Tomic; A. Penna; M. DeJong; C. Butenweg; I. Senaldi et al. 

2020-09-13. The 17th World Conference on Earthquake Engineering (17WCEE), Sendai, Japan, September 13-18, 2020.

Crack Segmentation Using Digital Image Correlation (DIC) and Image Processing

K. Beyer; M. Godio; F. Vanin; A. Rezaie 

2020-02-03. 8th International Conference on Advances in Experimental Structural Engineering, Christchurch, New Zealand, February 3-5, 2020.

2019

Das Verhältnis Von Schub- Zu Elastizitätsmodul in Unbewehrten Mauerwerksscheiben

B. V. Wilding; M. Godio; K. Beyer 

2019-09-26. 16. D-A-CH Tagung Erdbebeningenieurwesen & Baudynamik, Innsbruck, Austria, Septembre 26-27, 2019.

Shear to elastic modulus ratio in unreinforced masonry

B. V. Wilding; M. Godio; L. Sory; K. Beyer 

2019-06-16. 13th North American Masonry Conference, Salt Lake CIty, Utah, US, June 16-19, 2019.

2018

Modelling of out-of-plane loaded vertically spanning unreinforced masonry walls under static and dynamic loading: comparison between four modelling approaches

M. Godio; K. Beyer 

2018-08-01. 9th International Conference on Computational Methods, Rome, Italy, August 6-10, 2018.

Simplified micro-modelling of shear-compression stone masonry walls and their interaction with plaster

M. Godio; D. Michalogianni; B. V. Wilding; K. Beyer 

2018-07-10. 10th International Masonry Conference, Milano, Italy, July 9-11, 2018.

Application of a Point Estimate Method for incorporating the epistemic uncertainty in the seismic assessment of a masonry building

F. Vanin; K. Beyer 

2018-06-18. 16th European Conference on Earthquake Engineering, Thessaloniki, Greece, June 18-21, 2018.

Effective Stiffness and drift capacity of modern unreinforced masonry walls

B. V. Wilding; K. Beyer 

2018-06-15. 16th European Conference on Earthquake Engineering, Thessaloniki, Greece,

Tri-linear model for the out-of-plane seismic assessment of unreinforced masonry walls

M. Godio; K. Beyer 

2018-06-15. 16th European Conference on Earthquake Engineering, Thessaloniki, Greece,

Experimental investigation on the behaviour of lap splices under uniaxial cyclic loading

D. Tarquini; J. Saraiva Esteves Pacheco de Almeida; K. Beyer 

2018-06-15. 16th European Conference on Earthquake Engineering, Thessaloniki, Greece,

Experimental and Numerical Assessment of the Seismic Performance of a Half-Scale Stone Masonry Building Aggregate

G. Guerrini; I. Senaldi; P. Comini; S. Kallioras; F. Vanin et al. 

2018-06-07. 16th European Conference on Earthquake Engineering, Thessaloniki, Greece, June 18-21, 2018.

Effect of damping models on the simulation of seismic axial forces in a reinforced concrete bridge pier

J. Saraiva Esteves Pacheco de Almeida; M. Jordan; K. Beyer 

2018-06-01. 16th European Conference on Earthquake Engineering, Thessaloniki, Greece,

Fractal and Complexity Analysis of Crack Patterns of Masonry Walls

A. Rezaie; A. J.P. Mauron; K. M. Dolatshahi; K. Beyer 

2018. 16th European Conference on Earthquake Engineering (16ECEE), Thessaloniki, Greece, June 18-21, 2018.

Validation of NLFEA of Reinforced Concrete Walls Under Bidirectional Loading

B. Belletti; M. Scolari; J. Almeida; K. Beyer 

2018-01-01. Italian Concrete Days National Conference, Rome, ITALY, Oct 27-28, 2016. p. 32-48. DOI : 10.1007/978-3-319-78936-1_3.

Out-of-plane instability of thin single-layered members: recent advancements in the characterization of the mechanism

A. Rosso; J. Saraiva Esteves Pacheco de Almeida; K. Beyer 

2018. 16th European Conference on Earthquake Engineering, Thessaloniki, Greece,

Numerical investigation of masonry structures on the micro level

S. Zhang; N. Richart; K. Beyer 

2018. 16th European Conference on Earthquake Engineering, Thessaloniki, Greece, June 18-21, 2018.

2017

Zone di bordo di pareti sottili in calcestruzzo armato vulnerabili a instabilità fuori-piano : risultati sperimentali e modellazione numerica

A. Rosso; J. Saraiva Esteves Pacheco de Almeida; K. Beyer 

2017. XVI Conference of the Italian Association of Seismic Engineering, Pistoia, Italy,

Lehrveranstaltungen in Baudynamik und Erdbebeningenieurwesen an der EPFL

K. Beyer; P. Lestuzzi; I. Smith; D. Lignos 

2017. D-A-CH Tagung: Erdbebeningenieurwesen und Baudynamik 2017, Weimar, Germany, September 21-22, 2017.

Erdbebenüberprüfung von Natursteinmauerwerksgebäuden – das Basel-Projekt

K. Beyer; A. Penna; T. Wenk 

2017. D-A-CH Tagung: Erdbebeningenieurwesen und Baudynamik 2017, Weimar, Germany, September 21-22, 2017.

Seismic retrofit of cultural heritage buildings – when less is more

K. Beyer; A. Penna; F. Vanin; I. Senaldi; M. Godio et al. 

2017. SMAR – Fourth Conference on Smart Monitoring, Assessment and Rehabilitation of Civil Structures, Zurich, Switzerland, September 13-15, 2017.

Modelling of the Cyclic Response of an Unreinforced Masonry Wall through a Force Based Beam Element

F. Vanin; J. Saraiva Esteves Pacheco de Almeida; K. Beyer 

2017. 13th Canadian Masonry Symposium, Halifax, Canada, June 4-7, 2017.

Current methodologies of out-of-plane seismic assessment of unreinforced masonry walls: Evaluation through refined model simulations

M. Godio; K. Beyer 

2017. 13th Canadian Masonry Symposium, Halifax, Canada, June 4-7, 2017.

Influence of the loading history on the in-plane force-displacement response of URM walls

B. Wilding; K. Dolatshahi; K. Beyer 

2017. 13th Canadian Masonry Symposium, Halifax, Canada, June 4-7, 2017.

Axially Equilibrated Displacement-based Beam Element: Implementation in OpenSees and Application to Dynamic Analysis of Structures

D. Tarquini; J. Saraiva Esteves Pacheco de Almeida; K. Beyer 

2017. COMPDYN 2017: 6th International Conference on Computational Methods in Structural Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering, Rhodes Island, Greece, 15-June 17, 2017.

Ensayos cuasi-estáticos cíclicos de muros delgados de concreto reforzado en edificios colombianos

J. C. Vélez; C. A. Blandón; R. Bonett; C. Arteta; J. Carillo et al. 

2017. VIII Congreso Nacional de Ingeniería Sísmica, Barranquilla, Colombia, May 31 – June 2, 2017.

Experimental campaign on thin RC columns prone to out-of-plane instability: numerical simulation using shell element models

A. Rosso; L. Jiménez-Roa; J. Saraiva Esteves Pacheco de Almeida; K. Beyer 

2017. VIII Congreso Nacional de Ingeniería Sísmica, Barranquilla, Colombia, May 31 – June 2, 2017.

Drift capacity of URM walls: Are analytical models an alternative to empirical approaches?

B. Wilding; K. Beyer 

2017. 16th World Conference on Earthquake Engineering, Santiago, Chile, January 13-17, 2017.

Force-based finite element for modelling the cyclic behaviour of unreinforced masonry piers

F. Vanin; J. Saraiva Esteves Pacheco de Almeida; K. Beyer 

2017. 16th World Conference on Earthquake Engineering, Santiago, Chile, January 13-17, 2017.

An enhanced displacement-based element to account for tension shift effects

D. Tarquini; J. Saraiva Esteves Pacheco de Almeida; K. Beyer 

2017. 16th World Conference on Earthquake Engineering, Santiago, Chile, January 13-17, 2017.

Numerical simulation with fibre beam-column models of thin RC column behaviour under cyclic tension-compression

A. Rosso; J. Saraiva Esteves Pacheco de Almeida; K. Beyer 

2017. 16th World Conference on Earthquake Engineering, Santiago, Chile, January 13-17, 2017.

Experimental tests on the out-of-plane response of RC columns subjected to cyclic tensile-compressive loading

A. Rosso; J. Saraiva Esteves Pacheco de Almeida; L. Jimenez; A. Guerrero; C. A. Blandon et al. 

2017. 16th World Conference on Earthquake Engineering, Santiago, Chile, January 13-17, 2017.

Practical nonlinear modeling of U-shaped reinforced concrete walls under bi-directional loading

K. Kolozvari; G. Piatos; K. Beyer 

2017. 16th World Conference on Earthquake Engineering, Santiago, Chile, January 13-17, 2017.

Application of a recently proposed displacement-based assessment procedure for asymmetric-plan RC wall buildings

M. J. Fox; K. Beyer; T. J. Sullivan 

2017. 16th World Conference on Earthquake Engineering, Santiago, Chile, January 13-17, 2017.

Analytical model for slab-column connections subjected to cyclically increasing drifts

I. Drakatos; K. Beyer; A. Muttoni 

2017. 16th World Conference on Earthquake Engineering, Santiago, Chile, January 13-17, 2017.

Reinforced concrete wall response under uni-and bi-directional loading

K. Beyer; M. Hube; R. Constantin; A. Niroomandi; S. Pampanin et al. 

2017. 16th World Conference on Earthquake Engineering, Santiago, Chile, January 13-17, 2017.

2016

Modelação numérica do escorregamento de armaduras em elementos de betão armado / Numerical modelling of bond-slip effects in reinforced concrete elements

R. Sousa; A. Correia; J. Saraiva Esteves Pacheco de Almeida; R. Pinho 

2016. Sísmica 2016 – 10º Congresso Nacional de Sismologia e Engenharia Sísmica, Ponta Delgada, Açores, Portugal, April 20-22, 2016. p. 33-42.

Simulação numérica da instabilidade de paredes finas de betão armado usando elementos de viga sujeitos a tração-compressão / Numerical simulation of instability of thin reinforced concrete walls using beam elements under tension-compression

A. Rosso; J. Saraiva Esteves Pacheco de Almeida; K. Beyer 

2016. Sismica 2016 – 10º Congresso Nacional de Sismologia e Engenharia Sísmica, Ponta Delgada, Açores, Portugal, April 20-22, 2016. p. 83-92.

Validation of NLFEA of reinforced concrete walls under bidirectional loading

B. Belletti; M. Scolari; J. Saraiva Esteves Pacheco de Almeida; K. Beyer 

2016. Italian Concrete Days – Giornate AICAP 2016 Congresso CTE, Roma, Italia, October 27-28.

Elemento de Viga Baseado em Formulação de Rigidez Enriquecido com Funções de Forma Adaptativas para Garantir Equilíbrio Axial

D. Tarquini; J. Saraiva Esteves Pacheco de Almeida; K. Beyer 

2016. Sismica 2016 – 10º Congresso Nacional de Sismologia e Engenharia Sísmica, Ponta Delgada, Açores, Portugal, April 20-22, 2016.

Out-of-plane behaviour of reinforced concrete members with single reinforcement layer subjected to cyclic axial loading: beam-column element simulation

A. Rosso; J. Saraiva Esteves Pacheco de Almeida; K. Beyer 

2016. New Zealand Society for Earthquake Engineering (NZSEE) Annual Technical Conference, Christchurch, April 1-3, 2016.

Effect of static and kinematic boundary conditions on the out-of-plane response of brick masonry walls

K. Beyer; F. Lucca 

2016. IB2MAC, Padova, Italy, June 26-30, 2016. DOI : 10.1201/b21889-179.

Effective stiffness of unreinforced brick masonry walls

B. Wilding; K. Beyer 

2016. IB2MAC, Padova, Italy, June 26-30, 2016. DOI : 10.1201/b21889-248.

Next generation of Eurocode 8, masonry chapter

K. Lu; K. Beyer; V. Bosiljkov; C. Butenweg; D. D’Ayala et al. 

2016. IB2MAC, Padova, Italy, June 26-30, 2016.

2015

Einfluss der Randbedingungen auf das Verhalten aus der Ebene von Mauerwerkswänden (Influence of the boundary conditions on the out-of-plane response of URM walls)

K. Beyer; F. Lucca 

2015. D-A-CH Conference, Zurich, Switzerland, August 20-21, 2015.

Instabilità fuori piano globale di pareti sottili in calcestruzzo armato soggette ad azioni sismiche (Global out-of-plane instability of thin RC walls under seismic loading)

A. Rosso; J. Saraiva Esteves Pacheco de Almeida; K. Beyer 

2015. ANIDIS 2015, L’Aquila, Italy, September 13-17, 2015.

Loading protocols for structures designed for different behaviour factors

P. Mergos; K. Beyer 

2015. SECED 2015 Conference: Earthquake Risk and Engineering towards a Resilient World, Cambridge, UK, 9-10 July 2015.

Influence of spandrel modelling on the seismic assessment of existing masonry buildings

S. Cattari; K. Beyer 

2015. Tenth Pacific Conference on Earthquake Engineering Building an Earthquake-Resilient Pacific, Sydney, Australia, 6-8 November 2015.

Future directions for reinforced concrete wall buildings in Eurocode 8

K. Beyer 

2015. SECED 2015 Conference: Earthquake Risk and Engineering towards a Resilient World, Cambridge, UK, July 9-10, 2015.

Size effects in drift capacities of URM walls

K. Beyer; S. Petry 

2015. 12th North American Masonry Conference, Denver, Colorado, USA, May 17-20, 2015.

Sensitivity of drift capacities of URM walls to cumulative damage demands and implications on loading protocols for quasi-static cyclic tests

K. Beyer; P. Mergos 

2015. 12th North American Masonry Conference, Denver, Colorado, USA, May 17-20, 2015.

Defining a braking probability to estimate extreme braking forces on road bridges

J. Martins; M-A. Fénart; G. Feltrin; A-G. Dumont; K. Beyer 

2015. 12th International Conference on Applications of Statistics and Probability in Civil Engineering, Vancouver, Canada, July 12-15, 2015.

2014

Avaliação de modelos numéricos com elementos de fibra recorrendo a ensaios em mesa sísmica

R. Sousa; A. Correia; J. Saraiva Esteves Pacheco de Almeida; R. Pinho 

2014. JPEE 2014 – IX Congresso Nacional de Sismologia e Engenharia Sísmica, Lisboa, Portugal, November 26-28, 2014.

New experimental findings on the stability of thin reinforced concrete walls

J. Saraiva Esteves Pacheco de Almeida; A. Rosso; K. Beyer; S. Sritharan 

2014. JPEE 2014 – IX Congresso Nacional de Sismologia e Engenharia Sísmica, Lisboa, Portugal, November 26-28, 2014.

Adequabilidade de deformações locais como parâmetro na avaliação sísmica de paredes de betão armado

J. Saraiva Esteves Pacheco de Almeida; D. Tarquini; K. Beyer 

2014. JPEE 2014 – IX Congresso Nacional de Sismologia e Engenharia Sísmica, Lisboa, Portugal, November 26-28, 2014.

Review and improvement of simple mechanical models for predicting the force-displacement response of URM walls subjected to in-plane loading

S. Petry; K. Beyer 

2014. 2nd European Conference on Earthquake Engineering and Seismology, Istanbul, Turkey, August 25-29, 2014.

A case study in the capacity design of RC coupled walls

M. Fox; T. Sullivan; K. Beyer 

2014. 2nd European Conference on Earthquake Engineering and Seismology, Istanbul, Turkey, August 25-29, 2014.

From plastic hinge to shell models: Recommendations for RC wall models

D. Tarquini; J. Saraiva Esteves Pacheco de Almeida; K. Beyer 

2014. 2nd European Conference on Earthquake Engineering and Seismology, Istanbul, Turkey, August 25-29, 2014.

Quasi-static cyclic tests on U-shaped reinforced concrete walls subjected to diagonal loading

R. T. Constantin; K. Beyer 

2014. 2nd European Conference on Earthquake Engineering and Seismology, Istanbul, Turkey, August 25-29, 2014.

Non-rectangular RC walls: A review of experimental investigations

R. Constantin; K. Beyer 

2014. 2nd European Conference on Earthquake Engineering and Seismology, Istanbul, Turkey, August 25-29, 2014.

Lateral force resisting mechanisms in slab-column connections: An analytical approach

I. Drakatos; K. Beyer; A. Muttoni 

2014. 2nd European Conference on Earthquake Engineering and Seismology, Istanbul, Turkey, August 25-29, 2014.

Investigating the in-plane mechanical behavior of URM piers via DSFM

S. Zhang; S. Petry; K. Beyer 

2014. 2nd European Conference on Earthquake Engineering and Seismology, Istanbul, Turkey, August 25-29, 2014.

Influence of longitudinal reinforcement layouts on RC wall performance

A. Rosso; J. Saraiva Esteves Pacheco de Almeida; R. Constantin; K. Beyer; S. Sritharan 

2014. 2nd European Conference on Earthquake Engineering and Seismology, Istanbul, Turkey, August 25-29, 2014.

Performance-based approach for the retrofit of URM wall structures by RC walls

A. Paparo; K. Beyer 

2014. 2nd European Conference on Earthquake Engineering and Seismology, Istanbul, Turkey, August 25-29, 2014.

Loading protocols for European regions of low to moderate seismicity

P. Mergos; K. Beyer 

2014. 2nd European Conference on Earthquake Engineering and Seismology, Istanbul, Turkey, August 25-29, 2014.

Seismic conservation strategies for cultural heritage buildings in Switzerland

T. Wenk; K. Beyer 

2014. 2nd European Conference on Earthquake Engineering and Seismology, Istanbul, Turkey, August 25-29, 2014.

Blind prediction tests as a benchmark to improve the seismic response of fibre models

R. Sousa; A. A. Correia; J. Saraiva Esteves Pacheco de Almeida; R. Pinho 

2014. 2nd European Conference on Earthquake Engineering and Seismology, Istanbul, Turkey, August 25-29, 2014.

Experimental investigation on seismic behaviour of slab-column connections

I. Drakatos; K. Beyer; A. Muttoni 

2014. fib International PhD Symposium in Civil Engineering, Québec, Canada, July 21-23, 2014.

Mechanical model for flexural behaviour of slab-column connections under seismically induced deformations

I. S. Drakatos; A. Muttoni; K. Beyer 

2014. 4th International fib Congress, Mumbai, India, February, 10-14, 2014.

Observations on out-of-plane behaviour of URM walls in buildings with RC slabs

M. Tondelli; K. Beyer 

2014. 9th International Masonry Conference, Guimaraes, Portugal, July 7-9, 2014.

Seismic response of a 4 storey building with reinforced concrete and unreinforced masonry walls

K. Beyer; M. Tondelli; S. Petry; S. Peloso 

2014. 9th International Masonry Conference, Guimaraes, Portugal, July 7-9, 2014.

Flexural deformations of URM piers: Comparison of analytical models with experiments

S. Petry; K. Beyer 

2014. 9th International Masonry Conference, Guimaraes, Portugal, July 7-9, 2014.

2013

Shake Table Testing of a Half-scaled RC-URM Wall Structure

M. Tondelli; S. Petry; I. Lanese; S. Peloso; K. Beyer 

2013. SERIES-NEES Workshop, Ispra, Italy, May 28-30, 2013.

Dynamic testing of a mixed RC-URM building

S. Peloso; K. Beyer; A. Pavese; M. Tondelli 

2013. 5th International Conference on Advances in Experimental Structural Engineering, Taipei, Taiwan, November 8-9, 2013.

Behaviour of poorly detailed lap-splices under cyclic loading

G. Angeli; P. Hannewald; K. Beyer 

2013. Vienna Congress on Recent Advances in Earthquake Engineering and Structural Dynamics, Vienna, Austria, 28-30 August 2013.

Plastic hinge models for the displacement-based assessment of wall-type bridge piers with poor detailing

P. Hannewald; K. Beyer 

2013. Vienna Congress on Recent Advances in Earthquake Engineering and Structural Dynamics, Vienna, Austria, 28-30 August 2013.

Developing cyclic loading protocols for regions of low to moderate seismicity

P. Mergos; K. Beyer 

2013. Vienna Congress on Recent Advances in Earthquake Engineering and Structural Dynamics, Vienna, Austria, 28-30 August 2013.

Seismic behaviour of mixed RC-URM wall structures: comparison between numerical results and experimental evidence

A. Paparo; K. Beyer 

2013. Vienna Congress on Recent Advances in Earthquake Engineering and Structural Dynamics, Vienna, Austria, 28-30 August 2013.

Scaling unreinforced masonry structures with hollow-core clay bricks for laboratory testing

S. Petry; K. Beyer 

2013. Vienna Congress on Recent Advances in Earthquake Engineering and Structural Dynamics, Vienna, Austria, 28-30 August 2013.

Influence of coupling on the displacement capacities of URM piers – comparison of experimental results with existing recommendations

S. Petry; K. Beyer 

2013. Vienna Congress on Recent Advances in Earthquake Engineering and Structural Dynamics, Vienna, Austria, 28-30 August 2013.

Shake-table test on a four-storey structure with reinforced concrete and unreinforced masonry walls

M. Tondelli; S. Petry; S. Peloso; K. Beyer 

2013. Vienna Congress on Recent Advances in Earthquake Engineering and Structural Dynamics, Vienna, Austria, 28-30 August 2013.

Comparison of seismic tests on URM piers at half- and full-scale

S. Petry; K. Beyer 

2013. 12th Canadian Masonry Symposium, Vancouver, Canada, June 2-5, 2013.

Influence of the boundary conditions on the displacement capacity of URM piers

S. Petry; K. Beyer 

2013. 12th Canadian Masonry Symposium, Vancouver, Canada, June 2-5, 2013.

Quasi-static cyclic tests of mixed RC-URM wall structures

A. Paparo; K. Beyer 

2013. 12th Canadian Masonry Symposium, Vancouver, Canada, June 2-5, 2013.

Performance limits of brick masonry spandrels

K. Beyer 

2013. 12th Canadian Masonry Symposium, Vancouver, June 2-5, 2013.

2012

Stochastic response analysis of nonlinear structures via PDEM

J. Li; S. Zhang; C. Jianbing 

2012. 2012 Joint Conference of the Engineering Mechanics Institute and 11th ASCE Joint Specialty Conference on Probabilistic Mechanics and Structural Reliability, Indiana, USA, June, 2012.

Testing unreinforced masonry structures at reduced scale

S. Petry; K. Beyer 

2012. 15th World Conference on Earthquake Engineering, Lisbon, Portugal, September 24-28, 2012.

Pushover analyses of mixed RC-URM wall structures

A. Paparo; K. Beyer 

2012. 15th World Conference on Earthquake Engineering, Lisbon, Portugal, September 24-28, 2012.

Pushover analysis of multi-storey cantilever wall systems

S. Simonini; R. T. Constantin; A. Rutenberg; K. Beyer 

2012. 15th World Conference on Earthquake Engineering, Lisbon, Portugal, September 24-28, 2012.

Modelling shear-flexure interaction in equivalent frame models of slender RC walls

P. Mergos; K. Beyer 

2012. 15th World Conference on Earthquake Engineering, Lisbon, Portugal, September 24-28, 2012.

Plastic hinge models for the seismic assessment of reinforced concrete wall-type piers with detailing deficiencies

P. Hannewald; K. Beyer 

2012. 15th World Conference on Earthquake Engineering, Lisbon, Portugal, September 24-28, 2012.

Modelling of Reinforced Concrete Core Walls Under Bi-directional Loading

R. T. Constantin; K. Beyer 

2012. 15th World Conference on Earthquake Engineering, Lisbon, Portugal, September 24-28, 2012.

Numerical analysis of Masonry Spandrels with Shallow Arches

S. Mangalathu Sivasubramanian Pillai; K. Beyer 

2012. 15th World Conference on Earthquake Engineering, Lisbon, Portugal, September 24-28, 2012.

Developing force-deformation characteristics of brick masonry spandrels in historic buildings

K. Beyer; A. Dazio 

2012. 15th World Conference on Earthquake Engineering, Lisbon, Portugal, September 24-28, 2012.

2011

Experimental investigation of the effect of the longitudinal reinforcement content of ring beams on the cyclic behavior of masonry spandrels

A. Dazio; K. Beyer 

2011. 11th North American Masonry Conference, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA, June 5-8, 2011.

Modelling of spandrel elements in URM structures with RC slabs or ring beams

K. Beyer; A. Dazio 

2011. 11th North American Masonry Conference, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA, June 5-8, 2011.

2010

Quasi-static cyclic tests of two prefabricated, reinforced masonry walls

B. Braun; M. Rupf; K. Beyer; A. Dazio 

2010. 14th European Conference on Earthquake Engineering, Ohrid, Macedonia, August 30 – September 3, 2010.

Seismic behaviour of different types of masonry spandrels

A. Dazio; K. Beyer 

2010. 14th European Conference on Earthquake Engineering, Ohrid, Macedonia, August 30 – September 3, 2010.

Experimental investigation of the cyclic behaviour of unreinforced masonry spandrels

K. Beyer; A. Abo El Ezz; A. Dazio 

2010. 9th U.S. National and 10th Canadian Conference on Earthquake Engineering, Toronto, Canada, July 25-29, 2010.

2009

Experimentelle und numerische Untersuchungen an Mauerwerksriegeln

K. Beyer; A. Abo El Ezz; A. Dazio 

2009. Erdbeben und Mauerwerk (Earthquake and Masonry), Zurich, September, 10-11, 2009.

Quasi-statisch zyklische Versuche an vorfabrizierten, bewehrten Mauerwerkswänden

M. Rupf; B. Braun; K. Beyer; A. Dazio 

2009. Erdbeben und Mauerwerk (Earthquake and Masonry), Zurich, September, 10-11, 2009.

Schäden an Mauerwerksbauten beim Erdbeben vom 6. April 2009 in L’Aquila

A. Dazio; K. Beyer 

2009. Erdbeben und Mauerwerk (Earthquake and Masonry), Zurich, September, 10-11, 2009.

2008

Elastic and inelastic wide-column models for RC non-rectangular walls

K. Beyer; A. Dazio; M. J. N. Priestley 

2008. 14th World Conference on Earthquake Engineering, Beijing, China, October, 12-17, 2008.

2006

Quasi-static cyclic tests on U-shaped walls: Test design and preliminary results

K. Beyer; A. Dazio; M. J. N. Priestley 

2006. First European Conference on Earthquake Engineering and Seismology, Geneva, Switzerland, September, 4-6, 2006.