Liu Ming1,2 Wang Limin2 Liu Deqing2

  1. The State Key Laboratory of Coastal and Offshore Engineering. Dalian University of     Technology, Dalian 116023,China.
  2. Shenyang Architectural and Civil Engineering Institute Shenyang 110015, China


This paper is an investigation of reinforceing anchorage and lap length in mortar joints, grout cells and bond beam, based on the specifications of Code for Design of Masonry Structures (Enquiry Document). The bar detailing of reinforced concrete masonry is summarized and analysed. Testing data are provided for compiling codes and improving suggestions of reinforcement detailing are presented.

Key words: reinforced concrete masonry, mortar joint, grout cells, bond beam, reinforcement detailing