Strengthening and Retrofitting of Existing Structures

  • Aníbal  Costa
  • António  Arêde
  • Humberto  Varum

Part of the Building Pathology and Rehabilitation book series (BUILDING, volume 9)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-x
  2. Giorgio Macchi, Gian Michele Calvi, Timothy John Sullivan
    Pages 1-24
  3. Romeu Vicente, Sergio Lagomarsino, Tiago Miguel Ferreira, Serena Cattari, J. A. R. Mendes da Silva
    Pages 25-57
  4. Francesca da Porto, Maria Rosa Valluzzi, Marco Munari, Claudio Modena, António Arêde, Alexandre A. Costa
    Pages 59-84
  5. Julio Vargas-Neumann, Cristina Oliveira, Dora Silveira, Humberto Varum
    Pages 85-111
  6. Jorge M. Branco, Thierry Descamps, Eleftheria Tsakanika
    Pages 113-138
  7. J. M. Castro, M. Araújo, M. D’Aniello, R. Landolfo
    Pages 139-162
  8. Giorgio Monti, Floriana Petrone
    Pages 163-180
  9. H. Rodrigues, P. M. Pradhan, A. Furtado, P. Rocha, N. Vila-Pouca
    Pages 181-198
  10. Pedro Delgado, Andreas Kappos
    Pages 199-215
  11. Cristina Costa, António Arêde, Aníbal Costa
    Pages 217-247
  12. José M. Jara, Manuel Jara, Bertha A. Olmos, Jamie E. Padgett
    Pages 249-272

About this book


This book presents the fundamentals of strengthening and retrofitting approaches, solutions and technologies for existing structures. It addresses in detail specific techniques for the strengthening of traditional constructions, reinforced concrete buildings, bridges and their foundations. Finally, it discusses issues related to standards and economic decision support tools for retrofitting. 


Built Heritage Old RC Structures Masonry Constructions Adobe Constructions Timber Structures Seismic Performance Improvement Structures Retrofitting Structure Strengthening

Editors and affiliations

  • Aníbal  Costa
    • 1
  • António  Arêde
    • 2
  • Humberto  Varum
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of Civil EngineeringRISCO, University of AveiroAveiroPortugal
  2. 2.CONSTRUCT-LESE, Faculdade de EngenhariaUniversidade do PortoPortoPortugal
  3. 3.CONSTRUCT-LESE, Faculdade de EngenhariaUniversidade do PortoPortoPortugal

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd. 2018
  • Publisher Name Springer, Singapore
  • eBook Packages Engineering Engineering (R0)
  • Print ISBN 978-981-10-5857-8
  • Online ISBN 978-981-10-5858-5
  • Series Print ISSN 2194-9832
  • Series Online ISSN 2194-9840
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