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This paper presents the results of a study carried on a baroque style Catholic Church, in the field of determining its bearing capacity, restored with reversible materials, technologies and consolidation methods. The Franciscan Monastery is situated in Arad fortress and is an historical building. The structural resistance of the building suffered severe degradation because of the poor maintenance over the years. Two nonlinear analyses were made on the structure that showed that the building may suffer severe structural damage after an earthquake. Based on the results of these analyses some consolidation methods were proposed for the structural elements of the building: walls, arches, vaults, pillars, towers and foundations. Then a third analysis was made using the proposed consolidation methods to determine their efficiency.

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Published on 30/11/21
Submitted on 30/11/21

Volume Management of heritage structures and conservation strategies, 2021
DOI: 10.23967/sahc.2021.156
Licence: CC BY-NC-SA license

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