rita.bento@tecnico.ulisboa.pt
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Instituto Superior Técnico
DECivil Avenida Rovisco Pais, 1
1049-001 Lisboa - Portugal

Rita Bento

Associate Professor

Domain of activity:

  • Earthquake Engineering;
  • Nonlinear static and dynamic analysis.

Present research topics:

  • Seismic design, assessment and retrofitting of reinforced concrete, steel and masonry structures;
  • Seismic risk.

Institution

  • Instituto Superior Técnico

Department

  • DECivil

Research Group

  • Structures and Geotechnics

Publications

ReferenceJournalAUTHOR(S) CERISDATE
Fagundes, C., Bento, R., Cattari, S. (2017) On the seismic response of buildings in aggregate: Analysis of a typical masonry building from Azores. Structures, 10. pp 184-196. doi: 10.1016/j.istruc.2016.09.010 Structures
Rita Bento
2017
Lopes, M.; Meireles, H.; Cattari, S.; Bento, R.; Lagomarsino, S. (2013) . In: Aníbal Costa, João Miranda Guedes and Humberto Varum, (Ed.) Pombalino Constructions: Description and Seismic Assessment, 187-234, Chapter of the book Structural Rehabilitation of Old Buildings, Vol. 2. In: Aníbal Costa, João Miranda Guedes and Humberto Varum, (Eds). Springer.
Rita Bento
Mário Manuel Paisana dos Santos Lopes
2013
Belejo, A.; Barbosa, A.R.; Bento, R. (2017) Influence of ground motion duration on damage index-based fragility assessment of a plan-asymmetric non-ductile reinforced concrete building. Engineering Structures, 151. pp 682-703. doi: 10.1016/j.engstruct.2017.08.042 Engineering Structures
Rita Bento
2017
Peixoto de Freitas, V.; Miranda, A. M.; Bento, R. (2015) . Escolas. Caderno de Síntese Tecnológica de Reabilitação de Edifícios. Grupo de Trabalho de Reabilitação da Plataforma Tecnológica Portuguesa da Construção, PTPC.
Rita Bento
2015
Meireles, H.; Bento, R.; Cattari, S.; Lagomarsino, S. (2014) Seismic assessment and retrofitting of Pombalino buildings by pushover analyses . Earthquakes and Structures, 7, n.º 1. pp 57-82. doi: 10.12989/eas.2014.7.1.057 Earthquakes and Structures
Rita Bento
2014
Simões, A.; Milošević, J.; Meireles, H.; Bento, R.; Cattari, S.; Lagomarsino, S. (2015) Fragility curves for old masonry building types in Lisbon. Bulletin of Earthquake Engineering, 13, n.º 10. pp 3083-3105. doi: 10.1007/s10518-015-9750-1 Bulletin of Earthquake Engineering
Rita Bento
2015
Simões, A.; Bento, R; Lagomarsino, S.; Lourenço, P. (2016) Simplified Evaluation of Seismic Vulnerability of Early 20th Century Masonry Buildings in Lisbon. Leuven:
Rita Bento
2016
Belejo, A.; Bento, R. (2016) Improved Modal Pushover Analysis in seismic assessment of asymmetric plan buildings under the influence of one and two horizontal components of ground motions. Soil Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering, 87. pp 1-15. doi: 10.1016/j.soildyn.2016.04.011 Soil Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering
Rita Bento
2016
Carvalho, G.; Bento, R.; Bhatt, C. (2013) Nonlinear static and dynamic analyses of reinforced concrete buildings - comparison of different modelling approaches. Earthquakes and Structures, 4, n.º 5. pp 451-470. doi: 10.12989/eas.2013.4.5.451 Earthquakes and Structures
Rita Bento
2013
Milosevic, J.; Bento, R.; Cattari, S. (2016) Sensitivity analysis of the seismic performance of mixed masonry-RC buildings. Leuven:
Rita Bento
2016
Rahmani, A.Y.; Bourahla, N.; Bento, R.; Badaoui, M. (2018) An improved upper-bound pushover procedure for seismic assessment of high-rise moment resisting steel frames. Bulletin of Earthquake Engineering, 16, n.º 1. pp 315-339. doi: 10.1007/s10518-017-0204-9 Bulletin of Earthquake Engineering
Rita Bento
2018
Simões, A.; Bento, R.; Cattari, S.; Lagomarsino, S. (2014) Seismic performance-based assessment of “Gaioleiro” buildings. Engineering Structures, 80. pp 486-500. doi: 10.1016/j.engstruct.2014.09.025 Engineering Structures
Rita Bento
2014
Belejo, A.; Bento, R. (2015) . In: Zbigniew Zembaty; Mario De Stefano (Ed.) Application of Nonlinear Static Procedures for the Seismic Assessment of a 9-Storey Asymmetric Plan Building, in Seismic Behaviour and Design of Irregular and Complex Civil Structures II, Geotechnical, Geological and Earthquake Engineering, Vol. 40, 11, 123-134. In: Zbigniew Zembaty; Mario De Stefano(Eds). Springer.
Rita Bento
2015
Kohrangi, M.; Bento, R.; Lopes, M.S. (2015) Seismic performance of irregular bridges – comparison of different nonlinear static procedures. Structure and Infrastructure Engineering: Maintenance, Management, Life-Cycle Design and Performance, 11, n.º 12. pp 1632-1650. doi: 10.1080/15732479.2014.983938 Structure and Infrastructure Engineering: Maintenance, Management, Life-Cycle Design and Performance
Rita Bento
Mário Manuel Paisana dos Santos Lopes
2015
Mendes, N.; Costa, A.A.; Lourenço, P.B.; Bento, R.; Beyer, K.; De Felice, G.; Gams, M.; Griffith, M.C.; Ingham, J.M.; Lagomarsino, S.; Lemos, J.V.; Liberatore, D.; Modena, C.; Oliveira, D.V.; Penna, A.; Sorrentino, L. (2017) Methods and approaches for blind test predictions of out-of-plane behavior of masonry walls: A numerical comparative study. International Journal of Architectural Heritage, 11, n.º 1. pp 59-71. doi: 10.1080/15583058.2016.1238974 International Journal of Architectural Heritage
Rita Bento
António Morais Aguiar da Costa
2017
Peres, R.; Castro, J.M.; Bento, R. (2016) An extension of an improved forced based design procedure for 3D steel structures. Steel and Composite Structures, 22, n.º 5. pp 1115-1140. doi: 10.12989/scs.2016.22.5.1115 Steel and Composite Structures
Rita Bento
2016
Bhatt, C.; Bento, R. (2014) The extended adaptive capacity spectrum method for the seismic assessment of plan-asymmetric buildings. Earthquake Spectra, 30, n.º 2. pp 683-703. doi: 10.1193/022112EQS048M Earthquake Spectra
Rita Bento
2014
Miranda, L.; Milosevic, J.; Bento, R. (2017) Cyclic behaviour of stone masonry walls strengthened by grout injection. Materials and Structures, 50. doi: 10.1617/s11527-016-0911-8 Materials and Structures
Rita Bento
2017
Bhatt, C.; Bento, R. (2013) . In: Oren Lavan e Mario De Stefano (Ed.) Estimating torsional demands in plan irregular buildings using pushover procedures coupled with linear dynamic response spectrum analysis, Chapter of the book Seismic Behaviour and Design of Irregular and Complex Civil Structures, Geotechnical, Geological and Earthquake Engineering, Vol. 24. In: Oren Lavan e Mario De Stefano(Eds). Springer.
Rita Bento
2013
Renda, H.; Bento, R.; Gomes, R. (2016) Damage to Pombalino Buildings induced by Ground Displacements and Earthquake. Sofia:
Rita Bento
2016
Ferrito, T.; Milosevic, J.; Bento, R. (2016) Seismic vulnerability assessment of a mixed masonry–RC building aggregate by linear and nonlinear analyses. Bulletin of Earthquake Engineering, 14, n.º 8. pp 2299-2237. doi: 10.1007/s10518-016-9900-0 Bulletin of Earthquake Engineering
Rita Bento
2016
Milosevic, J.; Gago, A.S.; Lopes, M.;S. Bento, R. (2013) Experimental assessment of shear strength parameters on rubble stone masonry specimens. Construction and Building Materials, 47. pp 1372-1380. doi: 10.1016/j.conbuildmat.2013.06.036 Construction and Building Materials
Rita Bento
António Manuel Candeias de Sousa Gago
2013
Milosevic, J.; Lopes, M.S.; Gago, A.S.; Bento, R. (2013) Testing and modeling the diagonal tension strength of rubble stone masonry panels. Engineering Structures, 52. pp 581-591. doi: 10.1016/j.engstruct.2013.03.019 Engineering Structures
Rita Bento
Mário Manuel Paisana dos Santos Lopes
António Manuel Candeias de Sousa Gago
2013
Moura, R.; Bento, R.; Lourenço, P. (2015) . Recomendações Técnicas: Reforço sísmico/estrutural.. Caderno de Síntese Tecnológica de Reabilitação de Edifícios. Grupo de Trabalho de Reabilitação da Plataforma Tecnológica Portuguesa da Construção, PTPC.
Rita Bento
2015
Renda, H.; Bento, R.; Gomes, R.C. (2016) Damage to Pombalino buildings induced by ground displacements and earthquakes. pp 23-25.
Rui Carrilho Gomes
Rita Bento
2016
Milošević, J.; Lopes, M.S.; Gago, A.S.; Bento, R. (2015) In-plane seismic response of rubble stone masonry specimens by means of static cyclic tests. Construction and Building Materials, 82. pp 9-19. doi: 10.1016/j.conbuildmat.2015.02.018 Construction and Building Materials
Rita Bento
Mário Manuel Paisana dos Santos Lopes
António Manuel Candeias de Sousa Gago
2015
Caruso, C.; Bento, R.; Marino, E.M.; Castro, J.M. (2018) Relevance of torsional effects on the seismic assessment of an old RC frame-wall building in Lisbon. Journal of Building Engineering, 19. pp 459-471. doi: 10.1016/j.jobe.2018.05.010 Journal of Building Engineering
Rita Bento
2018
Bento, R.; Simões, A. (2015) . Habitação: Edifícios antigos; Edifícios de 1960 a 1990; Edifícios Posteriores a 1990. Caderno de Síntese Tecnológica de Reabilitação de Edifícios. Grupo de Trabalho de Reabilitação da Plataforma Tecnológica Portuguesa da Construção, PTPC.
Rita Bento
2015
Simões, A.; Bento, R.; Gago, A.; Lopes, M. (2016) Mechanical characterization of masonry walls with flat-jack tests. Experimental Techniques, 40, n.º 3. pp 1163-1178. doi: 10.1111/ext.12133 Experimental Techniques
Rita Bento
2016
Kouris, L.A.S.; Meireles, H.; Bento, R.; Kappos, A.J. (2014) Simple and complex modelling of timber-framed masonry walls in Pombalino buildings. Bulletin of Earthquake Engineering, 12, n.º 4. pp 1777-1803. doi: 10.1007/s10518-014-9586-0 Bulletin of Earthquake Engineering
Rita Bento
2014
Belejo, A.; Bento, R. (2016) . In: Zbigniew Zembaty and Mario De Stefano (Ed.) “Application of Nonlinear Static Procedures for the Seismic Assessment of a 9-Storey Asymmetric Plan Building”. Seismic Behaviour and Design of Irregular and Complex Civil Structures II. In: Zbigniew Zembaty and Mario De Stefano(Eds). Springer. pp 123-134.
Rita Bento
2016
Simões, A.G.; Appleton, J.G.; Bento, R.; Caldas, J.V.; Lourenço, P.B.; Lagomarsino, S. (2017) Architectural and structural characteristics of masonry buildings between the 19th and 20th centuries in Lisbon, Portugal. International Journal of Architectural Heritage, 11, n.º 4. pp 457-474. doi: 10.1080/15583058.2016.1246624 International Journal of Architectural Heritage
Rita Bento
Júlio António da Silva Appleton
João Rosa Vieira Caldas
2017
Catulo, R.; Falcão, A.P.; Bento, R.; Ildefonso, S. (2018) Simplified evaluation of seismic vulnerability of Lisbon Heritage City Centre based on a 3DGIS-based methodology. Journal of Cultural Heritage, 32. pp 108-116. doi: 10.1016/j.culher.2017.11.014 Journal of Cultural Heritage
Rita Bento
Ana Paula Falcão
2018
Belejo, A.; Bento, R. (2014) . In: Cimellaro, Gian Paolo, Nagarajaiah, Satish, Kunnath, Sashi K. (Ed.) Evaluating the Efficiency of Recent Nonlinear Static Procedures on the Seismic Assessment of an Asymmetric Plan Building. Capítulo do Livro Computational Methods, Seismic Protection, Hybrid Testing and Resilience in Earthquake Engineering - A tribute to the research contribution of Prof. Andrei Reinhorn, Geotechnical, Geological and Earthquake Engineering, Vol. 33. In: Cimellaro, Gian Paolo, Nagarajaiah, Satish, Kunnath, Sashi K. (Eds). Springer.
Rita Bento
2014