How to construct a wall made up with stone blocks and mortar?

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How to construct a wall made up with stone blocks and mortar?

Post by Dorita » Wed Mar 28, 2018 12:45 am -1100

Hi fellow WUFI-users!

We examine a medieval Swedish church in our bachelor thesis and are pretty new to WUFI. We are wondering if it is possible to construct a granite wall made up with granite blocks and mortar inbetween, instead of just an massive granite wall. If it is possible, how do we approach it?

Thanks in advance!

Jesper
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Re: How to construct a wall made up with stone blocks and mortar?

Post by Christian Bludau » Wed Mar 28, 2018 1:13 am -1100

Dear Jesper and Hanric,

please see here, its the same discussion with clinker instead of granite.
viewtopic.php?p=2848#p2848

The only way in WUFI Pro would be to create a material, which includes granite and joints. Otherwise you could set up the wall in 2D modeling both stones and joints.

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Re: How to construct a wall made up with stone blocks and mortar?

Post by Dorita » Wed Mar 28, 2018 1:46 am -1100

Christian Bludau wrote:Dear Jesper and Hanric,

please see here, its the same discussion with clinker instead of granite.
viewtopic.php?p=2848#p2848

The only way in WUFI Pro would be to create a material, which includes granite and joints. Otherwise you could set up the wall in 2D modeling both stones and joints.

Christian
Okey i see!

Then we will try to create a material tho we don't really know the ratio between the mortar and stones.

Thank you for such a quick answer!

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Re: How to construct a wall made up with stone blocks and mortar?

Post by Toby Cambray » Sun Apr 01, 2018 12:17 am -1100

Hi Dorita

One approach is to model a 'sandwich' of stone/mortar/stone. This is described by Joseph Little, and 'validated' using a comparison with Wufi 2D in the following document:
https://www.historicenvironment.scot/ar ... 9400a8387b

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Re: How to construct a wall made up with stone blocks and mortar?

Post by Dorita » Tue Apr 03, 2018 1:04 am -1100

Toby Cambray wrote:Hi Dorita

One approach is to model a 'sandwich' of stone/mortar/stone. This is described by Joseph Little, and 'validated' using a comparison with Wufi 2D in the following document:
https://www.historicenvironment.scot/ar ... 9400a8387b

Toby
Aha okey!

We will try that out and see how it compares to our "own" material which we made.

Thank you for the tip!

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