Theoretical solutions for strength-scaled unreinforced masonry for scaled soil-structure experimentation

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dc.contributor.author Laefer, Debra F.
dc.contributor.author Erkal, Aykut
dc.contributor.author Cording, Edward J.
dc.contributor.author Long, James H.
dc.contributor.author Truong-Hong, Linh
dc.date.accessioned 2011-12-12T13:01:16Z
dc.date.available 2011-12-12T13:01:16Z
dc.date.copyright 2010 ASTM en
dc.date.issued 2010-07
dc.identifier.citation Journal of Testing and Evaluation en
dc.identifier.issn 1945-7553
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10197/3399
dc.description.abstract Reduced-scale masonry testing offers advantages of lower costs and shorter schedules compared to full-scale testing, but achieving results reflective of full-scale behavior requires development and fulfilment of appropriate scaling relationships. In many model-scale experiments, geometric scaling occurs but kinematic and/or dynamic similitude is not fully satisfied. This paper describes the theoretical basis and evolution of the equations necessary to achieve kinematic similitude for soil-structure testing at one-gravity for unreinforced masonry. Critical considerations relate to preventing the soil from being overloaded. By adopting a standard linear relationship of increased soil stiffness with depth, the controlling principle becomes the application of restricted, scaled loads throughout the entirety of the structure-soil system. As such, material strength and stiffness must be scaled accordingly to respond appropriately under the reduced stress. An example is provided for an adjacent excavation experiment with related empirical verification and computational quantification. en
dc.description.sponsorship Science Foundation Ireland en
dc.description.sponsorship Other funder en
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dc.format.mimetype application/pdf
dc.language.iso en en
dc.publisher ASTM International en
dc.relation.requires Critical Infrastructure Group Research Collection en
dc.rights This is a preprint of an article published in Journal of Testing and Evaluation, 38 (4): 449-457, available at http://www.astm.org/DIGITAL_LIBRARY/JOURNALS/TESTEVAL/PAGES/JTE102420.htm en
dc.subject Brick masonry en
dc.subject Mortar en
dc.subject Laboratory testing en
dc.subject Soil-structure interaction en
dc.subject Scaling en
dc.subject Sand en
dc.subject Adjacent excavation en
dc.subject Historic preservation en
dc.subject Cracks en
dc.subject Non-cohesive soil en
dc.subject.lcsh Masonry--Testing en
dc.subject.lcsh Mortar--Testing en
dc.subject.lcsh Soil structure en
dc.subject.lcsh Soils--Testing en
dc.subject.lcsh Excavation en
dc.title Theoretical solutions for strength-scaled unreinforced masonry for scaled soil-structure experimentation en
dc.type Journal Article en
dc.internal.availability Full text available en
dc.internal.webversions Publisher's version
dc.internal.webversions http://dx.doi.org/10.1520/JTE102420
dc.status Peer reviewed en
dc.identifier.volume 38 en
dc.identifier.issue 4 en
dc.identifier.startpage 449 en
dc.identifier.endpage 457 en
dc.identifier.doi 10.1520/JTE102420
dc.neeo.contributor Laefer|Debra F.|aut|
dc.neeo.contributor Erkal|Aykut|aut|
dc.neeo.contributor Cording|Edward J.|aut|
dc.neeo.contributor Long|James H.|aut|
dc.neeo.contributor Truong-Hong|Linh|aut|
dc.description.othersponsorship National Science Foundation en
dc.description.othersponsorship Schnabel Foundation Company en
dc.description.othersponsorship The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE) at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign en
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