Table of Contents Author Guidelines Submit a Manuscript
Shock and Vibration
Volume 2015, Article ID 374710, 15 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2015/374710
Research Article

The Influence of Pier Stiffness Ratio on the Failure Modes of Masonry Structures

1Tongji University, Shanghai 200092, China
2Wenzhou University, Wenzhou, Zhejiang 325035, China
3Shandong Tongyuan Design Group Co. Ltd., Qingdao Branch, Qingdao, Shandong 266071, China
4Wenzhou Design Group Co. Ltd., Wenzhou, Zhejiang 325001, China

Received 20 February 2015; Accepted 15 April 2015

Academic Editor: Yanxue Wang

Copyright © 2015 Yanru Wang et al. 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.

Linked References

  1. T. Wang, Y. Lei, Y. Zhang, and Z. Kong, “Seismic damage analysis of school buildings in Lushan earthquake,” Journal of Earthquake Engineering and Engineering Vibration, vol. 33, no. 3, pp. 36–47, 2013. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  2. K. Willam, A. Mohammadipour, R. Mousavi, and A. S. Ayoub, “Failure of unreinforced masonry under compression,” in Proceedings of the Structures Congress, pp. 2949–2961, 2013. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
  3. B. R. Banting and W. W. El-Dakhakhni, “Seismic performance quantification of reinforced masonry structural walls with boundary elements,” Journal of Structural Engineering, vol. 140, no. 5, Article ID 04014001, 2014. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  4. T. Zimmermann, A. Strauss, and R. Wendner, “Old masonry under seismic loads: stiffness identification and degradation,” in Proceedings of the Structures Congress, pp. 1736–1747, April 2011. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  5. China Academy of Building Research, Illustrations of Damaged Buildings after Wenchuan Earthquake, China Architecture & Building Press, Beijing, China, 2008.
  6. Y. Chen, P. Qiao, and P. Liu, “The impact of Wenchuan earthquake on structures,” Earth and Space, pp. 809–834, 2010. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
  7. R. Xin and J. Yao, “Research on entire failure modes of multi-storey masonry walls,” World Information on Earthquake Engineering, vol. 29, no. 1, pp. 139–144, 2013. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  8. A. P. O'Donnell and Y. C. Kurama, “An analytical modeling framework for the seismic risk assessment of unreinforced masonry structures,” in Proceedings of the Structures Congress, pp. 56–67, 2014.
  9. J. D. Reins, “Partial collapse of john purdue block, a historic brick masonry structure,” Journal of Performance of Constructed Facilities, 2014. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
  10. R. G. Drysdale and A. A. Hamid, “Tension failure criteria for plain concrete masonry,” Journal of Structural Engineering, vol. 110, no. 2, pp. 228–244, 1984. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  11. R. Ushaksaraei and S. Pietruszczak, “Failure criterion for structural masonry based on critical plane approach,” Journal of Engineering Mechanics, vol. 128, no. 7, pp. 769–778, 2002. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  12. U. Andreaus, “Failure criteria for masonry panels under in-plane loading,” Journal of Structural Engineering, vol. 122, no. 1, pp. 37–46, 1996. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  13. C. A. Syrmakezis and P. G. Asteris, “Masonry failure criterion under biaxial stress state,” Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering, vol. 13, no. 1, pp. 58–64, 2001. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  14. Z. Liu, Based Tutorial and Example Analysis of Abaqus6.6, China Water Power Press, 2008.
  15. Y. Shi and Y. Zhou, Detailed Examples of Abaqus Finite Element Analysis, Machinery Industry Press, 2008.
  16. Z. Zhuang, F. Zhuang, C. Cen, and X. You, Abaqus Non-Linear Finite Element Analysis and Examples, Science Press, Beijing, China, 2005.
  17. B. Zhou, Y. Ren, R. Wen, L. Xie, and H. Yu, “Study on EMD method in strong motion record processing application,” Journal of Earthquake Engineering and Engineering Vibration, vol. 33, no. 6, pp. 9–15, 2013. View at Google Scholar
  18. D. Tang, Masonry Structures, Higher Education Press, 2003.
  19. X. Liu, H. Zhang, J. Liu, and L. Liu, Research on Seismic Performance of Masonry Structures Strengthened by Reinforced Concrete Structural Columns, China National Knowledge Forum, 2003.
  20. X. Sun, X. Fang, and L. Guan, Mechanics of Materials, Higher Education Press, 2002.
  21. R. Zhang, “The lateral stiffness of masonry piers with openings,” Guangdong Science and Technology, no. 3, pp. 16–17, 2008. View at Google Scholar