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Laboratory validation of the hole-drilling technique on the most common load-bearing walls used in heritage constructions


Abstract: The article describes the application of hole-drilling in diverse constructive types, detailing the results achieved in calibration tests carried out on several laboratory-built walls. The theoretical stress levels were approximated very closely in the case of ashlar (0.96) and rammed earth (0.91), but less closely in the brick wall (0.61). The technique did not prove useful with rubble-stone walls, although the cause of the discordance was not related to the methodology employed. Additionally, a comparison was established among hole-drilling tests carried out with different deformation recording techniques.



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 Fuente: Construction and Building Materials Volume 168, 20 April 2018, Pages 280-294

Editorial: Elsevier Ltd

 Fecha de publicación: 01/04/2018

Nº de páginas: 15

Tipo de publicación: Artículo de Revista

DOI: 10.1016/j.conbuildmat.2018.02.069

ISSN: 0950-0618,1879-0526

Url de la publicación: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.conbuildmat.2018.02.069