Building Code Requirements and Specification for Masonry Structures


Building Code Requirements and Specification for Masonry Structures Author The Masonry Society
ISBN-10 1929081367
ISBN-13 9781929081363
Year 2011-01-15
Pages 320
Language English
Publisher Joint publication of The Masonry Society
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The 2011 edition of Building Code Requirements and Specification for Masonry Structures covers the design and construction of masonry structures As a Standard it is written in such form that it may be adopted by reference in a legally adopted building code Changes to this edition include a recalibration of allowable stresses the addition of provisions for infill masonry and a refinement of the quality assurance special inspection provisions for masonry that includes references to relevant requirements for each inspection task Topics include definitions contract documents quality assurance materials placement of embedded items analysis and design strength and serviceability flexural and axial loads shear details and development of reinforcement walls columns pilasters beams and lintels seismic design requirements glass unit masonry and veneers An empirical design method applicable to buildings meeting specific location and construction criteria are also included This Standard is an essential reference for structural engineers contractors and inspection officials working on masonry structures

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