News

February 13, 2013
Masonry-infilled RC frame

In the framework of the Herakleitos project snap-back free-vibration tests were performed on a 3-storey bare and infilled frame structure. The fundamental period of the infilled frame was four times shorter than the period of the bare frame.

February 13, 2013

A three-day international workshop will take place at the Joint Research Centre (JRC) of the European Commission in Ispra, Italy, on May 28-30, 2013.

September 3, 2012
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A new testing campaign is underway at the Structures Laboratory in the framework of Herakleitos project. The project focuses on the behaviour of seismically deficient masonry-infilled RC frames which are retrofitted by advanced techniques to become seismically resistant.

September 3, 2012
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An overview of past and recent activities at the Structures Laboratory is now available. Click here to download the presentation.

August 31, 2012

FP7 Project ACES was successfully completed.

March 5, 2012
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A guide for design of bridges with emphasis on seismic aspects is available. The guide was produced in the framework of the ACES project and is available in English and Greek.