Traditional and Innovative Approaches in Seismic Design
by Linda Giresini, Francesca Taddei (eds)
Publisher: MDPI AG 2018
Number of pages: 170
This special issue collects selected papers about a wide range of innovative applications in earthquake engineering. The topics refer to the investigation of traditional and innovative materials for earthquake engineering applications: masonry, reinforced concrete, steel, structural glass and timber.
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