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.
150 Combined ND techniques for structural assessment: the case of historic Nepali constructions after the 2015 Gorkha earthquake
Published: 27 May 2018 by MDPI AG in Proceedings of The Eighteenth International Conference of Experimental Mechanics in The Eighteenth International Conference of Experimental Mechanics
MDPI AG, Volume 2; 10.3390/ICEM18-05271
Keywords: Ambient Vibrations, Earthquake damage, Sonic Test, non-destructive combined techniques