7th Canadian Masonry Symposium Papers - Full List

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7th CMS Papers Presented

CREEP EFFECTS ON UNREINFORCED SLENDER CONCRETE BLOCK WALLS

AYMAN A. MAKSOUD AND ROBERT G. DRYSDALE

ABSTRACT

The capacities of slender concrete block walls under

October 8, 2015

EFFECT OF FABRICATION AND CURING ON BOND STRENGTH OF MASONRY

JOHN M. MELANDER AND JOHN CONWAY

ABSTRACT

This paper focuses on the relationship between the bond

October 15, 2015

COMPOSITE WALLS

R.M. PACHOLOK, P.ENG. AND A.E. ELWI, P.ENG.

ABSTRACT

Composite walls are defined as multi-wythe walls in

October 20, 2015

NONLINEAR SEISMIC RESPONSE AND COLLAPSE ANALYSIS OF A STAGGERED FLOOR BRICK BUILDING WITH RC MEMBERS

ZHEN FANG YUAN AND WEN XIN QIN

ABSTRACT

The staggered floor brick residential building confined by

October 7, 2015

FRACTURE MECHANICS AND THE FUTURE STRENGTH DESIGN OF MASONRY

A. CORMEAU AND N.G. SHRIVE

ABSTRACT

The various strengths of masonry are currently determined from tests,

October 9, 2015

REPAIR OF FAULTS IN MASONRY BUILDING ENVELOPES

GERALD R. GENGE

ABSTRACT

The assessment of the needs for repair of masonry requires that the

October 16, 2015

PREVENTION OF PROGRESSIVE COLLAPSE IN MULTISTOREY RESIDENTIAL MASONRY BUILDINGS FOLLOWING GAS EXPLOSION

JOHN SPRINGFIELD

ABSTRACT

Development of the Guideline on resistance to progressive collapse, an Ontario requirement for

October 21, 2015

TEMPERATURE MEASUREMENTS ON BRICK VENEER

A.H. PAUL MAURENBRECHER AND SAMIR E. CHIDIAC

ABSTRACT

Major environmental factors in the durability of exterior

October 8, 2015

LIMIT STATES DESIGN OF MASONRY STRUCTURES BASED ON CSA S304.1 USING MICRO-COMPUTERS

C.K. SEAH AND J.L. DAWE

ABSTRACT

The micro-computer software developed herein is intended to relieve design

October 13, 2015

THE DOCUMENTATION AND POTENTIALS OF ALTERNATIVE FILLERS IN CONCRETE BLOCK MASONRY UNITS

PETER F. SMITH AND VERA. A STRAKA

ABSTRACT

Currently there is no concise source of information

October 19, 2015

LIMIT STATES DESIGN OF MODULAR CONCRETE BLOCK RETAINING WALLS

A.J. Valsangkar, J.L. Dawe and C.K. Seah

ABSTRACT

Existing manuals for the design of geosynthetic- reinforced

October 8, 2015

EXPERIMENTAL INVESTIGATION OF SLENDER PRESTRESSED BRICK WALLS

EDWARD M. LACIKA, ROBERT G. DRYSDALE

ABSTRACT

This paper reports on an investigation of the out-of-plane

October 15, 2015

MASONRY PRISM GROUTED COLLAR JOINT SHEAR TESTS

JAMES COLVILLE, CLAYFORD T. GRIMM AND AMDE M. AMDE

ABSTRACT

Composite structural action can only be

October 20, 2015

LATERAL RESPONSE OF UNREINFORCED SOLID MASONRY SHEAR WALLS: AN EXPERIMENTAL STUDY

ABDEL SAYEM S. MAHMOUD, AHMAD A. HAMID AND SHERIF ABO EL MAGD

ABSTRACT

There is a

October 7, 2015

A STUDY FOR BEHAVIOUR AND STRENGTH OF PERFORATED BRICK MASONRY WALLS SUPPORTED AND FRAME UNDER UNIFORM LOADING

SHAOXI GONG AND CHENGXIA WU

ABSTRACT

The experimental results on six specimens of the perforated brick

October 9, 2015

BRICK VENEER/STEEL STUD WALLS – A REPAIR SOLUTION

H. KELLER, P.ENG. AND T.W.J. TRESTAIN, P.ENG

ABSTRACT

The paper describes the investigation and subsequent repair

October 16, 2015

DEVELOPING MASONRY TECHNOLOGY IN THE FORMER SOVIET UNION BASED ON CANADIAN AND NORTH AMERICAN STANDARDS

J.E. LAWRYSHYN

ABSTRACT

To be able to grasp the essence of the present socio-economic problems facing

October 21, 2015

INPLANE DISTORTION OF UNREINFORCED MASONRY PANELS INFILLING RC FRAMES

DUKIZE, A. AND DAWE, J.L.

ABSTRACT

Since excessive and uncontrolled lateral displacements can create severe structural

October 8, 2015

ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN OF MASONRY CAVITY WALLS

CLAYFORD T. GRIMM, P.E.

ABSTRACT

For the past few years a task comittee of ASTM Comittee

October 15, 2015

ADAPTATION OF A MASONRY UNIT MANUFACTURED FROM WASTE PRODUCTS TO MODERN PRODUCTION TECHNIQUES

ARIE HUIZER AND ROBERT L. DAY

ASBTRACT

Pulverised coal fly-ash and non-returnable glass products have been

October 19, 2015

EXTERIOR WALL ASSEMBLIES IN EXTREME CLIMATES

M.A. Hatzinikolas, P.Eng

ABSTRACT

Exterior wall assemblies in severe environments pose special problems and require unique

October 8, 2015

CORROSION PROTECTION OF PRESTRESSING TENDONS FOR MASONRY

STEPHEN W. GARRITY

ABSTRACT

The consequences of two or three tendons becoming severely corroded in a

October 15, 2015

THE RESEARCH OF LOAD CARRYING CAPACITY OF REINFORCED CONCRETE-BRICK COMPOSITE WALLS UNDER VERTICAL LOADING CONDITION

YAHAN SHONG AND FEI WANG

ABSTRACT

In this paper, the research work in the field of

October 20, 2015

STRENGTH OF MASONRY BUILT WITH THEORY CONCRETE BLOCK SYSTEM

AHMAD A. HAMID AND GOUDA M. GHANEM

ABSTRACT

The ” Theory” concrete block sysmte utilizes recessed

October 7, 2015

DEFORMATIONAL ANALYSIS FOR REINFORCED CONCRETE BLOCKWORK BEAMS

SONGBO LI, A.N. FRIED AND J.J. ROBERTS

ABSTRACT

The results of a series of tests on

October 9, 2015

A CASE STUDY IN THE ASSESSMENT AND REPAIR OF FREEZE-THAW DAMAGE TO TTW BRICK WALLS

SALLY THOMPSON, PETER HALSALL AND CHRIS LOVE

ABSTRACT

This paper describes the assessment of masonry deterioration

October 16, 2015

PROPERTIES OF GROUT UNDER UNIAXIAL AND TRIAXIAL COMPRESSION

BY P. GUO AND R.G. DRYSDALE

ABSTRACT

A total of 166 grout specimens made using 4

October 21, 2015

EFFECT OF OPENINGS ON THE BEHAVIOR OF REINFORCED MASONRY SHEAR WALLS USING NONLINEAR FINITE ELEMENT ANALYSIS

GOUDA GHANEM

ABSTRACT

In order to implement reinforced masonry as a cost-efficient building in Egypt, Design

October 8, 2015

COMPARISON OF BACKUP WALLS FOR ANCHORED BRICK VENEER

CASE STUDIES OF BUILDING ENVELOPE SYSTEMS WITH BACKUP WALLS OF STEEL STUDS, CONCRETE MASONRY,

October 15, 2015

TENSILE BOND STRENGTH OF POLYMER MODIFIED MORTARS

AMDE M. AMDE, JAMES COLVILLE AND MATHEW A. MILTENBERGER

ABSTRACT

An experimental program was performed to

October 19, 2015

MOISTURE CONDITIONS ACROSS STONE MASONRY WALL – A CASE STUDY

H. KELLER, P.ENG AND S. LAVIOLETTE, P.ENG.

ABSTRACT

The paper deals with the results of a

October 8, 2015

PREFABRICATED FACADE ELEMENTS IN PRESTRESSED MASONRY

A.J. HOGESLAG EN D.R.W. MARTENS

ABSTRACT

This paper presents the results of an experimental and theoretical

October 15, 2015

CONSTRUCTION AND TESTING OF MASONRY PRISMS: FAILURES AND REMEDIES

JOHN CHRYSLER

ABSTRACT

The Unifom Building Code (UBC) and American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM)

October 20, 2015

DEVELOPMENT OF DRY STACKED CLAY MASONRY WALL SYSTEMS

W. MARK MCGINLEY

ABSTRACT

In the past few years there has been increased interest in dry

October 7, 2015

RESEARCH EVALUATION OF THE FLEXURAL TENSILE STRENGTH OF CONCRETE MASONRY

ROBERT D. THOMAS, PHILLIP J. SAMBLANET AND MARK B. HOGAN

ABSTRACT

Current allowable tensile stress value

October 9, 2015

REVIEW OF HISTORIC STONE MASONRY PROPERTIES

G.T. SUTER AND X.SONG

ABSTRACT

Selected properties of historic mortars and stone as well as mechanical

October 16, 2015

THREE-DIMESIONAL DYNAMIC ANALYSIS OF 18 STOREY STEEL-MASONRY COMPOSITE HERITAGE BUILDING

P.GUO, P. DI LULLO AND B. CHARNISH

ABSTRACT

The three dimensional dynamic analysis of a 18

October 8, 2015

PERFORMANCE OF ANCHORED VENEER ON STUD BACKUP

JOHN CHRYSLER

ABSTRACT

The provision for veneer cladding has been in the Uniform Building Code (UBC)

October 15, 2015

LOAD BEARING MASONRY FOR ECONOMY, TOUGHNESS, REDUNDANCY AND BEAUTY

MICHAEL HOGAN

ABSTRACT

This paper addresses the generally neglected question of how a designer takes into

October 19, 2015

FREEZE-THAW DURABILITY OF MORTARS IN HISTORIC MASONRY: TEST METHODOLOGIES

M.L. THOMSON, G.T. SUTER AND L. FONTAINE

ABSTRACT

Freeze-thaw durability of mortars was evaluated using a

October 8, 2015

THE FLEXURAL DESIGN OF POST-TENSIONED HOLLOW CLAY MASONRY

KELVIN J. GRAHAM AND ADRIAN W.PAGE

ABSTRACT

Prestressed single skin clay or concrete hollow masonry is

October 15, 2015

INFLUENCE OF BLOCK GEOMETRY AND GROUT TYPE ON COMPRESSIVE STRENGTH OF BLOCK MASONRY

M. STEADMAN, R.G. DRYSDALE AND M.M. KHATTAB

ABSTRACT

Thirty-nine prisms were prepared and tested under uniaxial

October 20, 2015

STRENGTH CHARACTERISTICS OF INTERLOCKING DRY-STACKED CONCRETE BLOCK MASONRY

ROBERT G. DRYSDALE AND PING GUO

ABSTRACT

A dry-stacking, interlocking type of block, known by the

October 7, 2015

THE BEHAVIOUR OF MASONRY IN HORIZONTAL FLEXURE

STEPHEN J. LAWRENCE

ABSTRACT

The strength of masonry in out-of-plane horizontal flexure, with stresses parallel to

October 9, 2015

A TENSILE BOND STRENGTH TEST FOR COMPOSITE MASONRY/CONCRETE

STEPHEN W.GARRITY

ABSTRACT

A simple test for measuring the tensile bond strength of the interface of

October 16, 2015

CRITERIA OF STABILITY FOR BUILDING SUBJECTED TO EARTHQUAKE MOTION AND APPLICATION

WenXin Qin and ZhenFang Yuan

ABSTRACT

In this paper the Liapunov stability of motion theory is

October 8, 2015

PERFORMANCE MONITORING OF A BRICK VENEER/STEEL STUD WALL SYSTEM

JACQUES ROUSSEAU, HEINZ KELLER, AND STEVEN LAVIOLETTE

ABSTRACT

The widespread use of brick veneer/steel stud (BV/SS)

October 15, 2015

NEW BRICK ARCH HIGHWAY BRIDGES

STEPHEN W. GARRITY AND PAUL H. GREGORY

ABSTRACT

Engineers are under increasing pressure to design new

October 19, 2015

PERFORMANCE OF MASONRY IN HIGH HUMIDITY ENVIRONMENTS

DAVID L. SCOTT

ABSTRACT

Case studies are presented to establish why some conventional masonry wall systems

October 8, 2015

EXPERIMENTAL INVESTIGATION OF THE BEHAVIOUR OF CONCRETE BLOCK MASONRY UNDER CONCENTRATED LOADS

M.I. SOLIMAN, A.H. HOSNY, S.M. KHALED AND M.M. KHATTAB

ABSTRACT

A total of 12 panels were

October 15, 2015

CREEP TESTS ON CLAY MASONRY PRISMS: APPARATUS AND SOME INITIAL RESULTS

N.G. SHRIVE AND D. TILLEMAN

ABSTRACT

The apparatus for a comprehensive set of creep tests on

October 20, 2015

CEMENT BONDED WOOD PARTICLE BLOCKS FOR DRY-STACKED, SURFACE BONDED WALL SYSTEMS

M.M. KHATTAB, R.G. DRYSDALE AND H.J. RERUP

ABSTRACT

An experimental program was conducted to investigate the

October 7, 2015

FLEXURAL CAPACITIES OF CONCRETE BLOCK WALLS WITH OPENINGS

ANDREW C. MIDDLETON AND ROBERT G. DRYSDALE

ABSTRACT

The test results for six full-scale concrete block

October 9, 2015

DEFLECTION OF REINFORCED MASONRY WALL UNDER OUT-OF-PLANE LOADS

BECHARA E. ABBOOUD, XIN LU, AND IVAN J. BECICA

ABSTRACT

Although deformation is an important criterion

October 19, 2015

RESPONSE OF REINFORCED CONCRETE MASONRY SHEAR WALLS

K.S. IBRAHIM AND G.T. SUTER

ABSTRACT

Analytical and experimentally based models are needed to predict the

October 8, 2015

THE BRICK-VENEER SCREENED WALL

ERIC F.P. BURNETT AND JOHN F. STRAUBE

ABSTRACT

A number of publications have been produced and

October 15, 2015

VERY LOW EMISSIONS CORDWOOD COMBUSTION IN MASONRY HEATERS AND MASONRY FIREPLACES – EARLY RESULTS WITH POSSIBLE IMPLICATIONS

NORBERT SENF

ABSTRACT

Woodsmoke emissions are an increasing health concern in populated areas with certain geographical

October 20, 2015

PERFORMANCE OF MASONRY ELEMENTS UNDER FIRE AND SHELLING DURING THE GULF WAR

SAMI M. FEREIG, HUSAIN AL-KHAIAT AND JAMAL AL-DUAIJ

ABSTRACT

In august 1990 Iraq invaded Kuwait and

October 8, 2015

INTERNATIONAL MASONRY INSTITUTE DEMONSTRATES ‘MAMA,’ A NEW MECHANICAL DEVICE TO LIFT HEAVY MASONRY UNITS, REDUCE STRAIN AND FATIGUE

ROBERT J. BEINER

ABSTRACT

The International Masonry Institute (IMI) has developed and demonstrated a prototype of

October 15, 2015

A STATISTICAL ANALYSIS OF MASONRY COMPRESSION TEST DATA

R.C.DE VEKEY

ABSTRACT

In order to comment intelligently on the methods of test to be adopted

October 20, 2015

LATERAL LOAD RESISTANCE OF DRY-STACK MASONRY WITHOUT INFILL

WILLIAM (‘BILL’) B CRANSTON

ABSTRACT

A series of deformation controlled tests on laterally loaded dry-stack walls

October 7, 2015

BEYOND CAD: THE ENRICHMENT OF COMMUNICATION TEACHING MASONRY USING INTERACTIVE MULTIMEDIA INSTRUCTION

TERRY MEYER BOAKE

ABSTRACT

Technical education, with respect to its content and methods of delivery, must

October 9, 2015

TESTS OF TALL CAVITY WALLS SUBJECTED TO ECCENTRIC LOADING

R. WANG, A.E. ELWI, M.A. HATZINIKOLAS AND J.WARWARUK

ABSTRACT

This paper presents a full scale test

October 19, 2015

RELIABILITY OF DIAGONAL TEST

GIORGIO FRUNZIO, VINCENZO MALLARDO AND MICHELA MONACO

ABSTRACT

Although masonry has been widely used as building

October 8, 2015

THE HISTORY OF MASONRY MORTAR IN AMERICA (1720-1995)

JOHN P. SPEWEIK

ABSTRACT

The evolution of masonry mortar over the last 275 years

October 15, 2015

CONTROLLING SOUND TRANSMISSION WITH CONCRETE BLOCK CONSTRUCTIONS

A.C.C. WARNOCK

ABSTRACT

This paper summarizes information on sound transmission through concrete blocks, unfinished or with

October 20, 2015

MASONRY DESIGN IN HIGH SEISMIC AREAS

GARY C. HART

ABSTRACT

The design of masonry structures in high seismic areas requires a special

October 7, 2015

BENEFITS OF USING THE NEW CANADIAN MASONRY LIMIT STATES DESIGN STANDARD

E.A. GAZZOLA, R.G. DRYSDALE, V. ANTONIK AND R MCGRATH

ABSTRACT

With the recent approval of CSA

October 9, 2015

THE MASONRY CONSTRUCTION STANDARD – WHAT’S NEW?

MICHAEL R. SHIRLAW, P.ENG.

ABSTRACT

The 1994 edition of CSA Standard A371, Masonry Construction for Buildings,

October 16, 2015

FLEXURAL RIGIDITY OF CONCRETE MASONRY WALLS

G.G. ARIDRU AND J.L. DAWE

ABSTRACT

An evaluation of axial and flexural rigidities of concrete masonry

October 20, 2015

MASONRY PROVISIONS FOR ENERGY EFFICIENCY IN ASHRAE/IES STANDARD 90.1

MARIBETH S. BRADFIELD, P.E.

ABSTRACT

This paper reviews the impact of the American Society of Heating,

October 7, 2015

BEYOND CAD: THE ENRICHMENT OF COMMUNICATION TEACHING MASONRY USING INTERACTIVE MULTIMEDIA INSTRUCTION

TERRI MEYER BOAKE

ABSTRACT

Technical education, with respect to its content and methods of delivery, must

October 13, 2015

MASONRY VENEER WITH STEEL STUD STRUCTURAL BACKING

SCOT MCCAVOUR AND DAVID LAIRD

ABSTRACT

This paper discusses the design of a masonry veneer with

October 19, 2015

A CONSTITUTIVE MODEL FOR MASONRY WITH INTERNAL VARIABLES

FRANCESCO MAROTTI DE SCIARRA AND MICHELA MONACO

ABSTRACT

Three different constitutive models for the overall behaviour

October 8, 2015

DURABILITY OF 16TH CENTURY MORTAR: ARCTIC CANADA VERSUS INLAND IRELAND

M.L. THOMSON AND S.J. BASTEN

ABSTRACT

The durability of mortar is dependent on its physical properties,

October 15, 2015

THE DYNAMIC BUFFER ZONE

PAVLA MCGRATH AND MICHEL J. PERREAULT

ABSTRACT

Following a study of the 60 year old Canada

October 20, 2015

RESTORATION OF HERITAGE MASONRY BUILDINGS

Binda L.

ABSTRACT

Restoration of heritage masonry buildings has been in the past until the sixties

October 7, 2015

A BRIEF INTRODUCTION TO “THE SHANGHAI DESIGN CODE FOR BUILDINGS OF HOLLOW CONCRETE BLOCK”

ZHANG GUANFU, LIU YONGFENG AND LIU JIFEN

ABSTRACT

The application for hollow concrete blocks in the

October 9, 2015

ACCOUNTABILITY – THE PRICE YOU PAY FOR QUALITY WORK

HOWARD L. DROZ, AIA

INTRODUCTION

Quality dynamics starts with knowi1lg (1) what you want to build;

October 16, 2015

COMPRESSIVE STRENGTH OF TUFF BRICKS IN DIFFERENT TEST CONDITIONS FINAL RESULTS

GIORGIO FRUNZIO CAMILLA D’ONOFRIO AND MICHELA MONACO

ABSTRACT

This paper is the final part of an

October 20, 2015

CONSIDERATION IN THE DEVELOPMENT OF A NATIONAL ENERGY CODE FOR CANADA

JOHN C. HAYSOM, MICHAEL LACROIZ, MICHAEL C. SWINTON

ABSTRACT

The paper describes the fundamental considerations that

October 8, 2015

MASONRY CAVITY WALLS DETAILS

CLAYFORD T. GRIMM. P.E.

ABSTRACT

These eleven cavity wall details illustrate some of the principles presented

October 13, 2015

CASE STUDIES DESIGN & CONSTRUCTION OF REINFORCED BRICK VENEER

JOHN G. TAWRESEY, P.E.

ABSTRACT

For the past 15 years, a new system for installing brick

October 19, 2015

NUMERICAL SIMULATION OF TALL MASONRY CAVITY WALLS TESTED UNDER ECCENTRIC LOADING

R. WANG, A.E. ELWI, AND HATZINIKOLAS

ABSTRACT

This paper presents the results of the second phase

October 8, 2015

QUALITATIVE MODELLING OF WATER LOSS OF FRESH MORTARS IMMEDIATELY AFTER BRICKLAYING

CASPAR J.W.P. GROOT

ABSTRACT

The transport of water from mortar to brick, occurring immediately after bricklaying,

October 15, 2015

NEW STYLE VENEER TIE ANSWERS THE NEED FOR STIFFNESS AND ADJUSTABILITY

MARIO J. CATANI, P.E., MAX L. PORTER, PHD, P.E, KENNETH G. BANKS

ABSTRACT

Generally, cavity wall

October 20, 2015

MASONRY DURABILITY

G.T. SUTER

ABSTRACT

The paper presents an overview of the key factors which must be controlled

October 7, 2015

SEISMIC DESIGN OF UNREINFORCED MASONRY – A REVIEW OF THE AUSTRALIAN REQUIREMENTS

ADRIAN W. PAGE

ABSTRACT

Australia is not in a recognized earthquake zone, but does have a

October 9, 2015

INSPECTION OF MASONRY CONSTRUCTION – YOU GET WHAT YOU INSPECT – NOT NECESSARILY WHAT YOU EXPECT

GARTH W. MILLER

ABSTRACT

To ensure that a masonry project is constructed in the most proficient

October 16, 2015

THIN STAINLESS STEEL FLAT-JACKS: CALIBRATION AND TRIALS FOR MEASUREMENT OF IN-SITU STRESS AND ELASTICITY OF MASONRY

BY R.C. DE VEKEY

SUMMARY

The flat jack is a flat flexible envelope which is filled

October 21, 2015

THE THERMAL MASS ADVANTAGE OF MASONRY IN ENERGY CODES AND STANDARDS

J.W. GAJDA AND M.G. VAN GEEM

ABSTRACT

The U.S. energy Policy Act of 1992 mandated that

October 8, 2015

MORE MASONRY CAVITY WALLS DETAILS

CLAYFORD T. GRIMM, P.E.

ABSTRACT

This paper is a continuation of the effort that was begun

October 13, 2015

SHRINKAGE CHARACTERISTICS OF CONCRETE BLOCKS

ROBERT G. DRYSDALE AND MAGDY M. KHATTAB

ABSTRACT

Shrinkage strain data from tests of blocks from

October 19, 2015

BEHAVIOR OF INTERLOCKING MORTARLESS MASONRY UNDER COMPRESSIVE LOADS

Kang-Ho Oh, Harry G. Harris and Ahmad A. Hamid

ABSTRACT

The behavior of interlocking mortarless masonry

October 8, 2015

LABORATORY STUDIES OF MORTAR FOR HISTORIC MASONRY: MECHANICAL PROPERTIES

G.T. SUTER, M.L. THOMSON AND L. FONTAINE

ABSTRACT

Over the past five years, a number of

October 15, 2015

THE PULLOUT OF TIES FROM BRICK VENEER

E.F.P. BURNETT, M.A. POSTMA

ABSTRACT

This paper documents a study to assess the likely performance of

October 20, 2015

DAMAGE TO MASONRY BUILDINGS FROM THE 1995 HANSHIN-AWAJI (KOKE, JAPAN) EARTHQUAKE – PRELIMINARY REPORT

MICHAEL BRUNEAU

INTRODUCTION

Normally, one would not associate “masonry construction” with “Japan”. Indeed, the author has

October 7, 2015

DEVELOPMENT OF ANALYSIS TECHNIQUE FOR DOUBLE WYTHE MASONRY WALLS

KHALED M. SAKR AND VERNON V. NEIS

ABSTRACT

This paper describes a simplified, but comprehensive, analysis

October 9, 2015

DETERIORATION OF MASONRY CAUSES AND PREVENTION

GINA P. CODY

ABSTRACT

Increasing attention is being focused on the durability of the materials forming

October 16, 2015

ABOUT BUILDING DATING AND THE EVALUATION OF MASONRY’S STRENGTH IN PALAZZO PIANCIANI, SPOLETO, ITALY

ROMUALDO MONTAGNA

ABSTRACT

It is common knowledge that restoring a building involves not only the physical

October 21, 2015

THE DUAL CHALLENGE OF AIR LEAKAGE AND THERMAL EFFICIENCY – THE 1 STEP SOLUTION

ARTHUR P. PAZIA

ABSTRACT

In masonry cavity walls, sprayed polyethylene foam (SPF) provides special benefits as

October 8, 2015

REINFORCED CONCRETE MASONRY PILASTER DESIGN AIDS

PAUL G. GURLEY AND RUSELL H. BROWN

ABSTRACT

Reinforced masonry pilasters are often used in masonry

October 13, 2015

TECHNICAL, ECONOMICAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL VIABILITY OF MASONRY GROUT MADE OF RECYCLED MASONRY

M. SHOKRY RASHWAN AND SIMAAN M. ABOURIZK

ABSTRACT

An extensive study was conducted to evaluate the

October 19, 2015
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