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November 8, 2013
Hybrid testing at the Structures Laboratory and the University of Thessaloniki

The first hybrid test between two research teams in Greece was conducted in November between the Structures Laboratory (UPAT) and the University of Thessaloniki (AUTH).

November 8, 2013
3-storey masonry-infilled frame strengthened with TRM

A second 3-storey masonry-infilled frame was tested within the HERAKLEITOS project.

June 11, 2013

A three-day international workshop on Earthquake Engineering Research Infrastructures was organised within the framework of the European project SERIES.

April 8, 2013
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Within the HERAKLEITOS project a 3-storey masonry-infilled frame was tested under cyclic loading.

The 2/3-scale specimen serves as a Control specimen. A twin one will be strengthened with Textile-Reinforced Mortar and will be tested under the same loading conditions.

March 8, 2013
Preparations for a geographically distributed test are underway within EXCHANGE-SSI. The multispan bridge structure is partitioned in sub-structures and a software platform (UI-Simcor) is used to solve the equations of motion and coordinate the test sending displacement commands to the substructures (“modules”).
February 14, 2013
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Within the SERIES project a distributed hybrid simulation test was conducted between University of Patras (UPAT) and University of Trento (UNITN) on a Split-Mass S-DoF system. The architecture of the implemented experimental framework was based on MatLAB and OpenFRESCO (Open-source Framework for Experimental Setup and Control).