Micro-Destructive Flat-Jack Test for the Diagnosis of Historic Masonry


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The present paper describes one of the most important slightly destructive technique used in the masonry survey: the flat-jack test. The test method is described in a critical way, emphasizing advantages and drawbacks. Besides, the relation between the flat-jack test and a numerical modelling is explored.



Key Engineering Materials (Volumes 417-418)

Edited by:

M.H Aliabadi, S. Abela, S. Baragetti, M. Guagliano and Han-Seung Lee




L. Nobile et al., "Micro-Destructive Flat-Jack Test for the Diagnosis of Historic Masonry", Key Engineering Materials, Vols. 417-418, pp. 741-744, 2010

Online since:

October 2009




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