MID1.0: Masonry Infilled RC Frame Experimental Database

  • F. De Luca
  • E. Morciano
  • D. Perrone
  • M. A. Aiello
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Civil Engineering book series (LNCE, volume 10)


Experimental campaigns are a key tool for the evaluation of the behaviour of Masonry Infilled Reinforced Concrete (RC) frames. The case of masonry infills in RC frames is also a regional feature making the homogenous classification for a database a real challenge. This first attempt of a Masonry Infill Database (MID) includes a preliminary selection of experimental tests carried out on models of masonry-infilled RC frames under quasi-static or pseudo-dynamic loading. Each test is characterized in order to include, in a homogenous framework, all the relevant aspects of different experimental campaigns for easy access to the data for future applications. A Damage Classification is introduced, valid for both solid infill panels and for infill with openings. Finally, all monotonic backbones are fitted with a force-displacement piecewise linear approximation for future applications in Performance Based Earthquake Engineering.


Reinforced Concrete Masonry infills Experimental Test Database 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • F. De Luca
    • 1
  • E. Morciano
    • 1
    • 2
  • D. Perrone
    • 2
    • 3
  • M. A. Aiello
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Civil EngineeringUniversity of BristolBristolUK
  2. 2.Department of Engineering for InnovationUniversity of SalentoLecceItaly
  3. 3.Scuola Universitaria Superiore IUSS di PaviaPaviaItaly

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