Structural Behaviour and Simplified Model Proposition

  • Fernando A. N. SilvaEmail author
  • Bernardo Horowitz
  • João M. P. Q. Delgado
  • António C. Azevedo
Part of the Building Pathology and Rehabilitation book series (BUILDING, volume 10)


The understanding of the load-bearing mechanism in the silo group analysed in this research, due to the loading acting in the interstice, can be intuitively understood observing the three figures presented below.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Fernando A. N. Silva
    • 1
    Email author
  • Bernardo Horowitz
    • 2
  • João M. P. Q. Delgado
    • 3
  • António C. Azevedo
    • 4
  1. 1.Department of Civil EngineeringCatholic University of PernambucoBoa Vista, RecifeBrazil
  2. 2.Department of Civil EngineeringFederal University of PernambucoRecifeBrazil
  3. 3.Faculty of EngineeringUniversity of PortoPortoPortugal
  4. 4.Faculty of Engineering, CONSTRUCT-LFCUniversity of PortoPortoPortugal

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