PhD ISG Seminar Series

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Lunedì, 12 Giugno, 2017

Thomas E. Boothby, Ph.D., P.E., R.A., The Pennsylvania State University, will give a series of lectures as part of the PhD ISG,
to investigate the structural design methods of the craft tradition,which are wholly empirical, and how these methods interact with the science-based
design, which 
is almost wholly rational.
Programme
- Monday 12 June 11.00-13.00: A Reasoned Approach to Empirical Design
- Thursday 15 June 11.00-13.00: Empirical Design through Rankine
- Monday 19 June 11.00-13.00: Modern Examples of Empirical Design: Trial and Error as a Modern Engineering Method
- Thursday 22 June 11.00-13.00: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly: Case Studies in Historic Preservation from the USA

Bonus Track
Each lecture will be followed by a further lecture in order as follows:
Monday 12 June 14.00:15.00,  SUSTAINABLE TECHNOLOGIES FOR STRENGTHENING MASONRY STRUCTURES, Gianmarco de Felice
Thursday 15 June 14.00:15.00, COMPUTATIONAL MODELING OF MASONRY STRUCTURES, Elio Sacco
Thursday 19 June 14.00:15.00, EMPIRICAL DESIGN IN HISTORICAL CONSTRUCTIONS AFFECTED BY THE 2016-2017 CENTRAL ITALY SEISMIC SEQUENCE, Luigi Sorrentino
Monday 22 June 14.00:15.00, DYNAMIC CHARACTERIZATION AND HEALTH MONITORING OF HISTORICAL BUILDINGS, Annamaria Pau

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