Omar Al Shawa


Titolo Pubblicato in Anno
The Effect of a Top Flexible Restraint on a Two-Bodies Vertical Spanning Wall RILEM Bookseries 2024
Combined Finite-Discrete Element Model Simulations of Shake-Table Tests on a Full-Scale Masonry Cross Vault INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF ARCHITECTURAL HERITAGE 2024
Comparison of the effects of traditional and innovative tie-rods in reducing the seismic vulnerability of church façades: the case of San Francesco in Mirandola (Italy) PROCEDIA STRUCTURAL INTEGRITY 2023
Shake-table testing of a stone masonry building aggregate: overview of blind prediction study BULLETIN OF EARTHQUAKE ENGINEERING 2023
Effect of the vertical component of ground motion on a rubble masonry wall model PROCEDIA STRUCTURAL INTEGRITY 2023
Effect of ground-motion sequences on a unreinforced masonry wall restrained by an elasto-plastic tie-rod PROCEDIA STRUCTURAL INTEGRITY 2023
Shake table testing of a low-impact technology for the seismic protection of stone masonry PROCEDIA STRUCTURAL INTEGRITY 2023
The Effect of the Vertical Component of Ground Motion on a Masonry Cross Vault Model RILEM Bookseries 2023
New Technologies for the Seismic Protection of Stone Masonry in Earthquake-Prone Regions Lecture Notes in Civil Engineering 2023
Energy Characterization Through OpenSees Nonlinear Simulation of Shear Walls Without Confined Boundary Zones Proceedings 2nd Eurasian OpenSees Days 2023
A new non-invasive method for the seismic retrofit of rubble masonry using composite connectors INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF MASONRY RESEARCH AND INNOVATION 2023
Equivalence of Damping Properties of Dissipative Devices for Mitigating the Seismic Risk of Rigid Blocks COMPDYN 2023 9th ECCOMAS Thematic Conference on Computational Methods in Structural Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering 2023
Seismic behaviour of rubble masonry: Shake table test and numerical modelling EARTHQUAKE ENGINEERING & STRUCTURAL DYNAMICS 2022
Non-linear dynamic model of a two-bodies vertical spanning wall elastically restrained at the top EARTHQUAKE ENGINEERING & STRUCTURAL DYNAMICS 2022
Pre- and post-simulations of shake-table tests on a stone masonry building aggregate using finite-discrete elements BULLETIN OF EARTHQUAKE ENGINEERING 2022
On the application of the yield-line method to masonry infills subjected to combined in-plane and out-of-plane loads STRUCTURES 2021
Low-impact techniques for seismic strengthening fair faced masonry walls CONSTRUCTION AND BUILDING MATERIALS 2021
Coseismic vertical ground deformations vs. intensity measures: Examples from the Apennines ENGINEERING GEOLOGY 2021
Out-of-plane capacity equations for masonry infill walls accounting for openings and boundary conditions ENGINEERING STRUCTURES 2020
Quantification of energy-related parameters for near-fault pulse-like seismic ground motions APPLIED SCIENCES 2020


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Interessi di ricerca

My current research centers around nonlinear dynamics analysis for complex out-of-plane failure mechanisms in unreinforced masonry building, earthquake engineering, retrofitting and reinforcement interventions in seismic areas, laboratory and in-situ experimental investigation


brick/block masonry
numerical modelling
finite elements
shaking table test
capacity building
Ancient masonry churches
dynamic simulations
historic masonry
historic masonry materials

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