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Title: Stochastic modeling of chaotic masonry via mesostructural characterization
Authors: Lombardo, Mariateresa
Zeman, Jan
Sejnoha, Michal
Falsone, G.
Keywords: Irregular masonry structures
Stochastic homogenization
Two-point statistics
Improved perturbation methods
Karhunen-Loeve expansion
Hashin-Shtrikman variational principles
Issue Date: 2009
Publisher: © Begell House Inc, Publishers
Citation: LOMBARDO, M. ... et al, 2009. Stochastic modeling of chaotic masonry via mesostructural characterization. International Journal for Multiscale Computational Engineering, 7 (2), pp.171-185.
Abstract: The purpose of this study is to explore three numerical approaches to the elastic homogenization of disordered masonry structures with moderate meso/macrolengthscale ratio. The methods investigated include a representative of perturbation methods, the Karhunen-Lo eve expansion technique coupled with Monte-Carlo simulations and a solver based on the Hashin-Shtrikman variational principles. In all cases, parameters of the underlying random eld of material properties are directly derived from image analysis of a real-world structure. Added value as well as limitations of individual schemes are illustrated by a case study of an irregular masonry panel.
Description: This article is closed access.
Version: Closed access
DOI: 10.1615/IntJMultCompEng.v7.i2.70
URI: https://dspace.lboro.ac.uk/2134/11446
Publisher Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1615/IntJMultCompEng.v7.i2.70
ISSN: 1543-1649
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