Experimental Study of Confined Brick Masonry Building

  • A. K. ShuklaEmail author
  • P. R. Maiti
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Civil Engineering book series (LNCE, volume 38)


The frequency of the occurrence of earthquake has risen in the last decade and the casualties with low-rise structure, especially unconfined structure, were very high in comparison to reinforced concrete structure worldwide. In this study, the behaviour of confined building in lateral load has investigated. A confined building model has been constructed in the laboratory with the help of scaled bricks, mortar and reinforcement. The building model is tested on shake table under external excitation force of different magnitudes and frequencies. With the help of PULSE Labshop, the values of displacement, velocity and acceleration are measured at different locations of model. The response of the four-storey building model is measured and presented, and the response of the building is analysed under harmonic vibration.


Building model Confined masonry Shake table test B&K Pulse Frequency analysis 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Indian Institute of Technology (IIT-BHU)VaranasiIndia

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