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150 Combined ND techniques for structural assessment: the case of historic Nepali constructions after the 2015 Gorkha earthquake
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1  IUAV University of Venice
2  "Sapienza" University of Rome


Combined non-destructive in situ techniques – namely sonic tests and ambient vibration measurements – are applied on two Nepali Pagoda temples damaged by the 2015 Gorkha earthquake, providing the dynamic elastic modulus of masonry and the buildings’ frequencies.

Keywords: Non-destructive combined techniques; sonic test; ambient vibrations; earthquake damage.