9th Canadian Masonry Symposium Papers - Full List

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Papers Presented in the 9th CMS

SORPTIVITY: A SURFACE ABSORPTION CRITERION FOR BRICK UNITS: A PROPOSAL FOR THE CANADIAN MASONRY STANDARD

M. Reda Taha1, A. S. El-Dieb2, and N. G. Shrive3

ABSTRACT

Surface absorption of brick

May 7, 2015

DESIGN, DURABILITY, AND THE POLITICS OF SUSTAINABILITY (WHAT DO THE THREE LITTLE PIGS TEACH US?)

Eric K. Olson[1] and Werner H. Gumpertz[2]

Staff Engineer, Simpson Gumpertz & Heger Inc. Consulting
May 11, 2015

EXPERIMENTAL RESEARCH ON SEISMIC BEHAVIOR OF PRESTRESSED BRICK MASONRY BUILDINGS

Luo Wankang[1], Xiang Hui[2], and Li Xijun[3]

Professor, Civil Engineering Dep. Chongqing JianZhu University, Chongqing,
May 12, 2015

BRICKWORK MASONRY WALLS REINFORCED BY CFRP

Roberto Capozucca 1

Researcher and Lecturer Structural Department, University of Ancona, 60100 Ancona     Italy
May 8, 2015

FINITE ELEMENT MODELING OF CONCRETE MASONRY-INFILLED STEEL FRAMES

El-Dakhakhni[1] , M. Elgaaly[2] , and A. Hamid[3]

Research Assistant, Department of Civil and Architectural
May 11, 2015

INFLUENCE OF INFILLED WALLS WITH OPENINGS TO THE SEISMIC RESPONSE OF PLANE FRAMES

A. Syrmakezis[1] and P. G. Asteris[2]

Prof., Inst. of Struct. Anal. and Aseismic Res., Nat.
May 12, 2015

NEAR-SURFACE REINFORCEMENT OF MASONRY ARCH HIGHWAY BRIDGES

Stephen.W.Garrity1

ABSTRACT

Near-surface reinforcement is a minimum disruption strengthening measure for masonry arch bridges. It

May 7, 2015

NUMERICAL ANALYSIS OF OLD MASONRY BUILDINGS: A DEBATING ISSUE

Ronca[1], F. Genna[2], A. Franchi1

DIS, Politecnico di Milano, Piazza L. da Vinci, 32, 20133
May 8, 2015

FIELD TECHNIQUES FOR MORTAR REPLICATION

David T. Biggs, P.E[1] Thomas E. Forsberg, P.E[2]

Principal, Ryan-Biggs Associates291 River St., Troy, New
May 11, 2015

INFLUENCE OF UNIT WATER ABSORPTION ON DEFORMATION OF MASONRY

ABSTRACT

Water absorption and initial rate of suction tests for each type of unit

May 7, 2015

DESIGN OF MASONRY SUBSTRATES FOR EXTERIOR INSULATION AND FINISH SYSTEMS IN HOT-HUMID CLIMATES

Charles W. Graham, Ph.D., AIA1

1Mitchell Endowed Professor Department of Construction Science Texas A&M University

May 11, 2015

SUGGESTIONS ON THE REINFORCEMENT DETAILING OF REINFORCED CONCRETE BLOCK MASONRY

Liu Ming1,2 Wang Limin2 Liu Deqing2

The State Key Laboratory of Coastal and Offshore Engineering.
May 12, 2015

CONFINEMENT OF NATURAL BLOCK MASONRY COLUMNS USING FIBER REINFORCED POLYMER REBARS AND LAMINATES

Francesco Micelli1   Nestore Galati2 Laura De Lorenzis 3 Antonio La Tegola4

ABSTRACT

In the last

May 8, 2015

LIGHTWEIGHT BRICKS FROM FLY-ASH

Chester1, A. Nataatmadja2 and S. Fragomeni3

Final year student, Griffith University. Email: matt_maree@hotmail.com Senior Lecturer, Grifith
May 11, 2015

THE EARTHQUAKE PERFORMANCE OF PARTIALLY REINFORCED MASONRY PIERS SUBJECTED TO IN-PLANE CYCLIC LOADING

George C. Manos, M. Yasin, J. Thawabteh, V. Kourtides

Laboratory of Strength of Materials and

May 12, 2015

PRELIMINARY FINITE ELEMENT ANALYSIS OF A MASONRY ARCH BRIDGE WITH NEAR-SURFACE REINFORCEMENT

Stephen.W.Garrity 1and Irina L.Toropova1

ABSTRACT

A three-dimensional finite element analysis of a typical brick arch

May 7, 2015

DIAGNOSTIC INVESTIGATION OF THE STONE PILLARS OF S. NICOLO’ L’ARENA, CATANIA

Saisi 1, L. Binda 1, L. Zanzi 2

Dipartimento di Ingegneria Strutturale, Politecnico di Milano,
May 8, 2015

A NEW TOTAL SHRINKAGE TEST FOR MORTAR

Bob de Vekey1, Andrew Sutherland2 and Alan Ferguson3

R.C. de Vekey, Associate techical director, Masonry
May 11, 2015

ASSESSMENT OF POTENTIAL CRYPTOFLORESCENCE IN CLAY MASONRY

A.Bremner1, J.P.Forth1, J.J.Brooks1, P.R.Bingel2

ABSTRACT

An indication of the presence of cryptoflorescence in clay masonry

May 7, 2015

A PRACTICAL APPROACH FOR THE DESIGN OF MASONRY INFILLED FRAMES

Zou1 , Y. Liu2, C. Seah

Associate Professor at Jiangnan University, Wuxi, Jiangsu, P.R.China; Visiting
May 11, 2015

BEHAVIOUR OF REINFORCED CONCRETE BLOCK SHEAR WALLS

James Halucha[1], Robert G. Drysdale2

M.Eng. Candidate and Design Engineer, JNE Consulting Ltd., Hamilton, Ontario.
May 12, 2015

RETROFITTING HOLLOW CONCRETE MASONRY INFILL WALLS USING GLASS FIBER REINFORCED PLASTIC LAMINATES

Zeyad H. R. Hakam1, Ahmad A. Hamid2, Mohamed Elgaaly3 Senior Project Controls Engineer, Bechtel Power
May 8, 2015

MASONRY EDUCATION IN CANADIAN POST-SECONDARY INSTITUTIONS

N.G. Shrive[1] and G. Sturgeon[2]

Professor, Department of Civil Engineering, University of Calgary, 2500 University
May 11, 2015

PARAMETRIC STUDIES ON SEISMIC BEHAVIOR OF FRAME-INFILL SYSTEMS

Ghassan Al-Chaar[1], Daniel P. Abrams[2]

Research Structural Engineer, USAERDC, P.O. Box 9005 Champaign, Illinois 61826-9005  
May 12, 2015

A BIBLIOGRAPHY ON MASONRY MAINTENANCE, RESTORATION, ETC

Clayford T. Grimm [1]

Consulting Architectural Engineer, Austin, Texas

ABSTRACT

This bibliography provides a guide to

May 7, 2015

BEDJOINTS STRUCTURAL REPOINTING OF HISTORIC MASONRY STRUCTURES

Binda [1], C. Modena [2], A. Saisi 1, R. Tongini Folli 1, M.R. Valluzzi

May 8, 2015

EFFECT OF AIR ENTRAINMENT ON FREEZE-THAW DURABILITY OF TYPE S PORTLAND CEMENT-LIME MASONRY MORTARS

Michael J. Tate1 and Margaret L. Thomson2, Ph.D.

Building Lime Sales Manager, Graymont Dolime (OH)
May 11, 2015

LOW STRENGTH MASONRY UNITS – EVALUATING POTENTIAL APPLICATIONS IN THE CONTEXT OF THE NEW EUROPEAN CODES AND STANDARDS

Professor John Roberts[1]), Professor Norman Bright[2])

Dean, Faculty of Technology, Kingston University, Penrhyn Road, Kingston
May 7, 2015

BEHAVIOR OF DIAGONALLY LOADED BRICK INFILL PANELS

Dukuze1, J. L. Dawe2, Y. Zou3

Senior Structural Engineer, B.I.D. Canada Ltd. Professor, 3Visiting Professor Department
May 11, 2015

OUT-OF-PLANE PERFORMANCE OF FULL-SIZE UNREINFORCED BRICK WALLS RETROFITTED WITH EXPANSIVE EPOXY

El-Zeiny1 and J. Larralde2

Faculty, Department of Civil & Geomatics Engineering & Construction, California State
May 12, 2015

EXPERIMENTAL INVESTIGATION ON DELAMINATION PHENOMENA BETWEEN FIBER REINFORCED PLASTIC (FRP) AND MASONRY

La Mendola1, G. Campione1, C. Mascari2, G. Zingone1 ABSTRACT

In the present investigation the bond phenomena

May 8, 2015

MASONRY RESTORATION OF THE OLD CIVIL ENGINEERING BUILDING, FREDERICTON CAMPUS, UNIVERSITY OF NEW BRUNSWICK

Dana E. Moxon [1]

MScE Candidate, Department of Civil Engineering, University of New Brunswick, PO
May 11, 2015

SEISMIC BEHAVIOR OF A MULTISTORY AND MULTIBAY FRAME-INFILL SYSTEM

Ghassan Al-Chaar1, Gregory E. Lamb2, Daniel P. Abrams3,

Research Structural Engineer, USAERDC, P.O. Box 9005,
May 12, 2015

WHY DID THIS BUILDING NOT COLLAPSE?

ABSTRACT

In 1997 a condominium building was constructed in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. Some two

May 7, 2015

LATERAL LOADS ON BRICK VENEER RESIDENTIAL STRUCTURES

Mark McGinley[1], PhD, PE and Eric N. Johnson[2], PE

Professor, Department of Architectural Engineering, North
May 11, 2015

AN INVESTIGATION INTO THE FIELD PRACTICE OF PREFERRING AIR-ENTRAINED HYDRATED LIME IN THE HEAT OF THE SUMMER

Margaret L. Thomson[1] and Richard Godbey[2].

Ph.D., Chemical Lime Company, Technical Manager, National Building Construction,
May 11, 2015

A BRIEF INTRODUCTION TO A NEWLY REVISED VERSION OF THE CHINESE CODE FOR DESIGN OF MASONRY STRUCTURES (GB50003-2001)

Yuan Zhenfang1 and Liu Bin2

ABSTRACT

A new version of the Chinese code for design

May 7, 2015

3D FINITE ELEMENT MODELS OF PLAIN AND BOND-BEAMED HOLLOW MASONRY WALLS SUBJECTED TO CONCENTRIC AND ECCENTRIC CONCENTRATED LOADS

Junyi Yi[1] and Nigel G. Shrive2

Ph. D. Candidate, Civil Engineering Department, The University
May 11, 2015

HORIZONTAL SHEAR PERFORMANCE OF FULL-SIZE UN-REINFORCED BRICK WALLS RETROFITTED WITH EXPANSIVE EPOXY

Larralde[1] and A. El-Zeiny[2]

Professor, Department of Civil & Geomatics Engineering & Construction, California State
May 12, 2015

ANCHOR BOLTS IN CLAY MASONRY WALLS

Russell H. Brown[1], J. Gregg Borchelt[2]and R. Eric Burgess[3]

Professor of Civil Engineering, Clemson University,
May 7, 2015

CYCLIC FLEXURE TESTS OF MASONRY WALLS REINFORCED WITH GFRP SHEETS

Marc D. Kuzik1, Alaa E. Elwi2 , J.J. Roger Cheng2

Ph.D. Student Professor University of
May 8, 2015

INFLUENCE OF MATERIAL PROPERTIES AND VERTICAL PRE-COMPRESSION ON THE SHEAR BEHAVIOUR OF MORTAR JOINTS

Miklós Molnár1

Division of Structural Engineering, Lund University, P.O. Box 118, 221 00 Lund,
May 11, 2015

INFLUENCE OF DIAPHRAGM FLEXIBILITY ON THE OUT-OF-PLANE RESPONSE OF UNREINFORCED MASONRY WALLS

Can C. Simsir[1], Mark A. Aschheim[2], and Daniel P. Abrams [3]

Research Assistant, Ph.D. Candidate,
May 12, 2015

ARCHITECTURAL AND STRUCTURAL DESIGN REQUIREMENTS FOR CONSTRUCTIBILITY IN STRUCTURAL MASONRY

Maria Cristina Ramos de Carvalho (1) Flávio Antônio dos Santos (2) Humberto Ramos Roman

May 7, 2015

LATERAL PERFORMANCE OF VERY WIDE CAVITY WALLS

R.C. de Vekey 1, W A Ferguson 2 (Construction Division, BRE),

G.J. Edgell 3 (BCRL)

ABSTRACT

May 11, 2015

THE INFLUENCE OF PRODUCTION PROCESSES AND MORTAR COMPOSITIONS ON THE PROPERTIES OF HISTORICAL MORTARS

Hayen[1], K. Van Balen, D. Van Gemert

 Roald.Hayen@bwk.kuleuven.ac.be ABSTRACT

Since the Ancient Greeks and Romans lime has

May 11, 2015

DETERMINATION OF EIeff FOR CMU WALLS

Y.Liu1 and J.L.Dawe2

ABSTRACT

The effects of a variety of parameters on the effective flexural rigidity

May 7, 2015

INVESTIGATION ON THE COMPRESSIVE STRENGTH OF GROUTED CLAY MASONRY WALLS

Domingues, P.(1); Corrêa, M.R.S.(2); Ramalho, M.A.(3)

ABSTRACT

This work deals with compressive strength of grouted

May 11, 2015

SEISMIC PERFORMANCE OF REHABILITATED UNREINFORCED MASONRY BUILDING SYSTEMS

Sarah L. Orton[1], Daniel P. Abrams[2], John R. Hayes[3], and Steven C. Sweeney[4]

Masters Student,
May 12, 2015

EXPERIMENTAL EVALUATION OF BRICK-TIE-WOOD SUBASSEMBLIES

Young-Hwan Choi[1] and James M. LaFave[2]

 Graduate Research Assistant, ychoi3@uiuc.edu, Department of Civil and Environmental
May 7, 2015

NUMERICAL MODEL FOR FLEXURE RESPONSE OF MASONRY WALLS REINFORCED WITH GFRP SHEETS

Marc D. Kuzik1 , Alaa E. Elwi2 , J.J. Roger Cheng2

Ph.D. Student Professor University
May 8, 2015

MASONRY SHEAR STRENGTH UNDER IMPACT LOADING

Beattie[1] , TCK Molyneaux[2], M.Gilbert[3], and S.Burnett[4]

Postgraduate Student, Department of Civil Engineering, University of
May 11, 2015

MASONRY RESEARCH AT THE MID-AMERICA EARTHQUAKE CENTER

John M. Nichols 1 and Daniel P. Abrams 2

Post Doctoral Researcher, 205 N
May 12, 2015

TRIDIMENSIONAL ANALYSIS OF TALL BUILDINGS IN MASONRY STRUCTURES

Palacio, K. (1) e Silva, R.M. (2)

ABSTRACT

This work deals with the implementation of

May 7, 2015

PERFORMANCE EVALUATION OF CLAY-EXPANDED MORTAR (CONCRETE) COMPOUNDED PANELS FOR RATIONAL MASONRY APPLIED TO LOW COST HOUSING. A CASE STUDY FOR BRAZIL

Rosa Maria Spoto, Marcos da Silva Porto

ABSTRACT

The present work is being developed on

May 11, 2015

REVIEW OF FACTORS AFFECTING THE DURABILITY OF REPOINTING MORTARS FOR OLDER MASONRY

A H P Maurenbrecher1, K Trischuk2, M Z Rousseau3

Research Officer, National Research Council Canada
May 11, 2015

MODELLING SHEAR-COMPRESSION IN MASONRY

G.P.A.G. van Zijl[1],[2], J.G. Rots1 and A.Th. Vermeltfoort[3]

Faculty of Architecture, Delft University of Technology,
May 8, 2015

CRITICAL AXIAL LOADS FOR TRANSVERSELY LOADED MASONRY WALLS

E. Schultz1 and N. J. Ojard2 and H. K. Stolarski3

Arturo E. Schultz, Associate Professor,
May 11, 2015

SEISMIC REHABILITATION OF UNREINFORCED MASONRY SHEAR WALLS

Omer O. Erbay[1] and Daniel P. Abrams[2]

Doctoral Student, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1235
May 12, 2015

THE INFLUENCE OF EDGE DISTANCE ON THE STRENGTH OF CONCRETE MASONRY EMBEDDED ANCHOR BOLTS

Terence A. Weigel[1], J. P. Mohsen[2], Andrew Schad[3] and Karl Erdmann[4]

Associate Professor, Department of
May 7, 2015

GLASS FIBRE REINFORCED POLYMER (GFRP) SHEAR CONNECTORS FOR MASONRY

S.L. Lissel[1] and N.G. Shrive[2]

 PhD Candidate, Civil Engineering Department, University of Calgary, 2500 University
May 8, 2015

FLEXURAL BOND STRENGTH OF MASONRY PARALLEL TO THE BED JOINTS

Russell H. Brown[1] and John Melander[2]

Professor of Civil Engineering, Clemson University, Clemson, SC 29631,
May 11, 2015

SHRINKAGE WREAKS HAVOC WITH TENSION STIFFENING IN REINFORCED MASONRY TEST SPECIMENS

H. Bischoff 1 , D. Moxon2

Professor, Graduate Student Department of Civil Engineering, University of New
May 12, 2015

EVALUATION OF THE USUAL PROCEDURES OF ANALYSIS FOR TALL BUILDINGS IN MASONRY STRUCTURE

Palacio1 e R.M. Da Silva2 ABSTRACT

The present work consists on the comparative study of structural

May 7, 2015

VALIDATION OF RAT-TRAP BOND FOR COST EFFECTIVE HOUSING

A.R. Santhakumar[1], A.Sivakumar2, S.Ashok[2]

Dean,Anna University, Chennai – 600 025, INDIA. Email: santhaar@hotmail.com 2M.Tech Research
May 11, 2015

EFFECT OF POLYPROPYLENE FIBERS ON MASONRY MORTARS AND PRISMS

Maria Luiza Lopes de OliveiraPhilippe Jean Paul Gleize, Humberto Ramos Roman, Romson, Heleo Romagna,

ABSTRACT

The

May 11, 2015

ANALYSIS OF MASONRY PANELS USING AN EQUIVALENT HOMOGENEOUS MATERIAL

C. Peleteiro(1); M. R. S. Correa(2); M. A. Ramalho(3)

ABSTRACT

Masonry can be considered

May 8, 2015

THE EFFECT OF SLIP JOINTS ON LATERAL LOAD DISTRIBUTION IN LOADBEARING MASONRY SHEAR WALL SYSTEMS

D.Sutcliffe1 and A.W.Page2

ABSTRACT

Loadbearing masonry construction with suspended concrete floor slabs is common throughout Australia,

May 11, 2015

THE USE OF LIME MORTARS FOR SUSTAINABLE RESTORATION OF ANCIENT BUILDINGS

Violeta Bokan Bosiljkov[1]

Assistant Professor, University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Civil and Geodetic Engineering, SI-
May 12, 2015

PERFORMANCE OF ANCHOR BOLTS IN CONCRETE MASONRY UNDER COMBINED TENSION AND SHEAR LOADING

Anne M. Fabrello-Streufert[1], David G. Pollock[2], David I. McLean[3] and Thomas C. Young[4]

ABSTRACT

The objective

May 7, 2015

REHABILITATION OF MASONRY COLUMNS USING CARBON FIBRE WRAPS

Mark J. Masia[1], Nigel G. Shrive[2], D. Tilleman[3]

Postdoctoral Research Assistant, Department of Civil Engineering,
May 8, 2015

STRAIN VARIATION IN MORTAR JOINTS

A.T. Vermeltfoort[1]

Assistant professor, Eindhoven University of Technology, Department of Structural Design, BKO, P.O. Box
May 11, 2015

ELABORATION AND APPLICATION OF A SPECIFIC MASONRY TRAINING PROGRAM FOR CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY WORKERS

Tatiana Gondim do Amaral, Msc. Civil. Eng. 1

PhD. Student in the Course of Civil
May 12, 2015

THE INFLUENCE OF HYGROTHERMAL CLAY EXPANSION ON HOLLOW BRICK MASONRY PATHOLOGY

Vasco Peixoto de Freitas[1], Paulo da Silva Pinto[2]

Associated Professor and Head of Building Physics
May 7, 2015

MASONRY FOR LOW COST HOUSING IN SOUTH AFRICA

F.S. Crofts 1 and J.W. Lane 2

S. Crofts. Principal Lecturer, Technikon Pretoria, Private
May 11, 2015

OVERVIEW OF MORTARS FOR CANADIAN HISTORIC STRUCTURES

G.T. Suter1, C.P. Borgal2, and K. Blades3

Principal, Suter Consultants Inc., Nepean, Ontario. sutergr@istar.ca Senior Conservation
May 11, 2015

TENSILE STRENGTH OF BRICK MASONRY

A.R. Santhakumar[1] , S.Ashok2

Dean,Anna University, Chennai – 600 025, INDIA. Email: santhaar@hotmail.com 2MS Research
May 8, 2015

LONG-TERM SHEAR TRANSFER PROPERTIES OF HORIZONTAL SLIP JOINTS IN LOAD-BEARING MASONRY

Yuri Z. Totoev1, Adrian W. Page2, Goran Simundic3

Lecturer Department of Civil, Surveying, and Environmental
May 11, 2015

CORE CONSOLIDATION OF HERITAGE STRUCTURE MASONRY WALLS & FOUNDATIONS USING GROUTING TECHNIQUES CANADIAN CASE STUDIES

Paul A. Jeffs

PJ Materials Consultants 11 Wagoners Trail, Guelph, Ontario Canada, N1G 3M9 pjeffs@pjmc.net ABSTRACT

Damage

May 12, 2015

EFFECT OF VENEER JOINT REINFORCEMENT ON BRICK TIE EMBEDMENT

William McEwen,1 Ari Wibowo,2 Perry Adebar,2 and Donald Anderson2

ABSTRACT

Some building codes require single wire

May 7, 2015

STATIC AND DYNAMIC TESTS OF A STRENGTHENED VAULT MADE OF CALCARENITE ASHLARS

Cavaleri, C. Cucchiara, A.Tommaselli, G. Zingone

ABSTRACT

Maintenance of the historical monumental heritage has produced

May 8, 2015

THE DEVELOPMENT OF MORTAR/UNIT BOND

H.O. Sugo1, A.W. Page2, S. J. Lawrence3

Postgraduate student, Department of Civil, Surveying and Environmental
May 11, 2015

THE MYSTERY OF MOVEMENT JOINTS IN VENEER WALLS

D.R.W. Martens[1]   A.T. Vermeltfoort2

Professor Ass. prof. Eindhoven University of Technology, Dep. of Structural Design, BKO,
May 12, 2015

IRREVERSIBLE MOISTURE EXPANSION OF UNBONDED CLAY BRICK UNITS AND BRICKWORK PANELS

A.Bremner1, J.J.Brooks1, J.P.Forth1 & P.R.Bingel2

ABSTRACT

This paper presents experimental data for Phase I of

May 7, 2015

SLABS CONSTRUCTIVE PROCESS FOR STRUCTURAL MASONRY

Débora de Gois Santos1, Tatiana Gondim do Amaral, Msc. Civil Engineer2 Humberto Ramos Roman,

May 11, 2015

PERFORMANCE OF BRICK PAVEMENTS SUBJECTED TO HEAVY VEHICULAR TRAFFIC

Brian E. Trimble, P.E. 1

Regional Director of Market Development and Technical Services, International Masonry
May 12, 2015

FAILURE MODES FOR IN-PLANE MONO AND BIAXIALLY LOADED BRICKWORK MASONRY

Vlatko Bosiljkov 1

Ph.D., assist., Slovenian National Building and Civil Engineering Institute – ZAG, Dimiceva
May 8, 2015

RELIABILITY ANALYSIS OF REINFORCED MASONRY WALLS

B. Pirzada1, J.L.Dawe2 and Y.Liu3 1Visiting Professor; 2Professor; 3Ph.D CandidateDepartment of Civil EngineeringUniversity of New
May 11, 2015

RETROFIT OF UNREINFORCED MASONRY BUILDINGS: THE STATE-OF-THE-ART

Yasser Korany[1], Robert Drysdale2, Samir Chidiac[2]

Doctoral Candidate, 2 Professor & Martini, Mascarin and George
May 12, 2015

ELASTIC NO TENSILE RESISTANT – PLASTIC ANALYSIS OF MASONRY ARCH BRIDGES AS AN EXTENSION OF CASTIGLIANO’S METHOD

Brencich[1], U. De Francesco2, L. Gambarotta3

brencich@diseg.unige.it defrancesco@diseg.unige.it gambarotta@diseg.unige.it

ABSTRACT

On the basis of the classical Castigliano’s

May 7, 2015

STUDY OF THE DYNAMIC AND EARTHQUAKE BEHAVIOR OF ANCIENT COLUMNS AND COLONNADES WITH OR WITHOUT THE INSERTION OF SMA- WIRE DEVICES

G.C. Manos,   M. Demosthenous,   V. Kourtides,   A. Hatzigeorgiou

ABSTRACT

Results and conclusions are presented from an

May 8, 2015

THE USE OF POZZOLANS TO IMPROVE BOND AND BOND STRENGTH

M. Reda Taha[1] and N. G. Shrive[2]

Ph.D.,      Structural      Engineer,      Stantec     
May 11, 2015

SUPPORTING MASONRY VENEER

Michael Hatzinikolas1, Alfred Dorey2, Marc Kuzik3

President FERO Corporation Edmonton, Alberta Structural Engineer COSYN Technology Edmonton,
May 12, 2015

EXPERIMENTAL IDENTIFICATION OF MOISTURE TRANSPORT PARAMETERS FOR BRICK AND MORTAR

Yuri Z. Totoev1, Adrian W. Page2, Heber O. Sugo3

ABSTRACT

Moisture transport between bricks and

May 7, 2015

PREFABRICATED BRICKWORK – A REVIEW OF RECENT APPLICATIONS

John Roberts, Jennifer Hogg and Anton Fried

Professor John Roberts, Dean. Faculty of Technology, Kingston
May 11, 2015

FLEXURAL CAPACITY OF POST-TENSIONED MASONRY WALLS

R. Bean 1 and A. E. Schultz 2

Graduate Research Assistant, Department of Civil Engineering,
May 12, 2015

MASONRY FRACTURE MECHANICS THREE POINT BENDING TEST OF BRICK

Xiaosong Xiao1 ,   Nigel Shrive2

D. Student, Department of Civil Engineering, University of Calgary,
May 8, 2015

BUCKLING SAFETY OF MASONRY WALLS UNDER CONSIDERATION OF NONLINEAR STRESS-STRAIN-RELATIONSHIPS

Jäger, Wolfram[1]), Pflücke, Torsten[2])

Jaeger, Wolfram, Prof. Dr.-Eng., Germany, 01062 Dresden, Mommsenstraße 13 buero.prof.jaeger@t-online.de
May 11, 2015

MASONRY BLOCK REINFORCED-SOIL RETAINING WALLS: A NEW TECHNOLOGY

R.J. Bathurst[1][2], D.L. Walters[3] and D.D. Saunders[4]

,2,3 Geotechnical Research Group, Department of Civil Engineering,
May 12, 2015

SAFETY OF ARCHES – A PROBABILISTIC APPROACH

Schueremans1, P. Smars2, D. Van Gemert1 ABSTRACT

Nowadays, powerful methods are available for the calculation of

May 7, 2015

COMPUTATIONAL ASSESSMENT OF RENOVATION INTERVENTION IN A HISTORIC MASONRY BUILDING

G.P.A.G. van Zijl1,2 and L.G.W. Verhoef 1

ABSTRACT

During the last three decades the renovation

May 8, 2015

POTENTIAL USES FOR POLYMER MODIFIED REPOINTING MORTARS

Fernando Pellicer1

1Architect, Duschenes & Fish Architects, Montreal, Quebec, Canada1425 Rene-Levesque blvd., E-mail, pellicer@dfsarch.com

ABSTRACT

Water infiltration

May 11, 2015
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