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Modelling and Simulation in Engineering
Volume 2016, Article ID 2959038, 6 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2016/2959038
Research Article

Initiation of Failure for Masonry Subject to In-Plane Loads through Micromechanics

Department of Civil Engineering, University of Salerno, Via Ponte don Melillo, 84084 Fisciano, Italy

Received 17 December 2015; Accepted 5 October 2016

Academic Editor: Theodoros C. Rousakis

Copyright © 2016 V. P. Berardi. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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