Seismic Modeling of Infill Walls

  • Gian Paolo Cimellaro
  • Sebastiano Marasco
Part of the Geotechnical, Geological and Earthquake Engineering book series (GGEE, volume 45)


This chapter analyzes the seismic modeling of infill walls. the first part of the chapter describes the main parameters of the infill walls which influences the displacement capacity of a frame system. the failure mechanism are also discussed considering the presence of the surrounding frame. a large variety of analytical models which take into account the presence of infill walls are detailed listed and explained. finally, the mechanisms of crisis of masonry panels (both in-plane and out of plane) are summarized.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Gian Paolo Cimellaro
    • 1
  • Sebastiano Marasco
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Structural, Geotechnical and Building Engineering (DISEG)Politecnico di TorinoTorinoItaly

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