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Optimizing strengthening interventions on historic masonry walls: an experimental study

Journal Article
Marinelli, A., Santa, S., Spiliopoulos, A., & Dasiou, M. E. (2019)
Optimizing strengthening interventions on historic masonry walls: an experimental study. Procedia Structural Integrity, 18, 245-254. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.prostr.2019.08.160
Scotland's historic environment is an essential part of the country's cultural background and its economy. T he country has a long history of building with stone and among the...

Comparative experimental study of the mechanical and fracture properties of Portland limestone and Corsehill sandstone

Journal Article
Marinelli, A., & Stewart, M. R. (2019)
Comparative experimental study of the mechanical and fracture properties of Portland limestone and Corsehill sandstone. Frattura ed Integrità Strutturale (Fracture and Structural Integrity), 13(50), 438-450. https://doi.org/10.3221/IGF-ESIS.50.37
An experimental investigation of the mechanical and fracture characteristics of Portland limestone and Corsehill sandstone is undertaken, aiming at enhancing understanding of ...

An experimental study on restoration technique for the Acropolis of Athens: developing the experimental set-up for pull-out testing of titanium bars embedded in marble blocks

Journal Article
Dakanali, I., & Marinelli, A. (2019)
An experimental study on restoration technique for the Acropolis of Athens: developing the experimental set-up for pull-out testing of titanium bars embedded in marble blocks. Frattura ed Integrità Strutturale (Fracture and Structural Integrity), 13(50), 370-382. https://doi.org/10.3221/IGF-ESIS.50.31
The present work aims at investigating the mechanisms activated during the extraction of titanium bars from a marble volume (pull-out phenomenon), used for rejoining fragmente...

Experimental assessment of stiffness and damping in rubber-sand mixtures at various strain levels

Conference Proceeding
Bernal-Sanchez, J., Mcdougall, J., Barreto, D., Marinelli, A., Dimitriadi, V., Anbazhagan, P., & Miranda, M. (2019)
Experimental assessment of stiffness and damping in rubber-sand mixtures at various strain levels. In Earthquake Geotechnical Engineering for Protection and Development of Environment and Constructions, (1403-1410
The dynamic properties of shredded rubber-soil mixtures (ShRm), comprising a sub-rounded quartz sand combined with small rubber shreds at 0, 10, 20, 30% by mass, were investig...

Particle-scale interaction in sand-rubber mixtures and their influence on energy dissipation mechanisms

Journal Article
Fonseca, J., Riaz, A., Bernal-Sanchez, J., Barreto Gonzalez, D., McDougall, J., Miranda Manzanares, M., …Dimitriadi, V. (2019)
Particle-scale interaction in sand-rubber mixtures and their influence on energy dissipation mechanisms. Géotechnique Letters, 9(4), 1-6. https://doi.org/10.1680/jgele.18.00221
Sand-rubber mixture (SRm) behaviour is affected by rubber content (RC) whilst dissipation in sands is caused by inter-particle sliding. Dissipation in SRm is as, or more signi...

A novel efficient mixed formulation for strain-gradient models.

Journal Article
Papanicolopulos, S., Gulib, F., & Marinelli, A. (2019)
A novel efficient mixed formulation for strain-gradient models. International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering, 117(8), 926-937. doi:10.1002/nme.5985
Various finite elements based on mixed formulations have been proposed for the solution of boundary value problems involving strain-gradient models. The relevant literature, h...

Investigating the fracture behavior of Portland limestone: an experimental study

Journal Article
Marinelli, A., & Stewart, M. (2018)
Investigating the fracture behavior of Portland limestone: an experimental study. Procedia Structural Integrity, 10, 104-111
An experimental investigation of the mechanical and fracture characteristics of the ‘Grove Whitbed’ Portland limestone is undertaken with the aim to enhance understanding of t...

Dynamic behaviour of shredded rubber soil mixtures

Conference Proceeding
Bernal-Sanchez, J., McDougall, J., Barreto Gonzalez, D., Miranda, M., & Marinelli, A. (in press)
Dynamic behaviour of shredded rubber soil mixtures. In Proceedings of the 16th European Conference in Earthquake Engineering
Residential buildings in high population density areas are seismically vulnerable to the action of major seismic events. The high cost and technical difficulties related to th...

A combined experimental and numerical study of the pull-out mechanism of threaded titanium bars embedded in marble blocks

Conference Proceeding
Kourkoulis, S. K., Marinelli, A., & Dakanali, I. (2016)
A combined experimental and numerical study of the pull-out mechanism of threaded titanium bars embedded in marble blocks. In The ECCOMAS Congress 2016 Proceedings, (5207-5218
The present study describes the first stage of an ongoing research project aiming to investigate the failure mechanisms activated when reinforcing bars are pulled-out from the...

The Pull-Out Problem in Restoring Marble Fragments: A Design Criterion Based on Experimental Results

Journal Article
Marinelli, A., Papanicolopulos, S., Kourkoulis, S., & Vayas, I. (2009)
The Pull-Out Problem in Restoring Marble Fragments: A Design Criterion Based on Experimental Results. Strain, 45(5), 433-444. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1475-1305.2008.00519.x
For the development of innovative connections for the restoration of the integrity of structural elements of ancient stone temples, it is imperative, among others, to understa...