14th Canadian Masonry Symposium Papers - Full List

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14th CMS Papers Presented

PRELIMINARY RESULTS IN EVALUATION OF A NEW NON-DESTRUCTIVE METHOD FOR ESTIMATING THE COMPRESSIVE STRENGTH OF CONCRETE MASONRY USING ACOUSTICS

Neil Cox, Nicholas Huttemann and Spencer Cox

Neil Cox, CEO, SoundQA Solutions Inc, 6158 Elgin

December 23, 2021

FAST GENERATIVE TOOL FOR MASONRY STRUCTURES GEOMETRIES

Nathanaël Savalle, Elham Mousavian, Carla Colombo and Paulo B. Lourenço

Nathanaël Savalle, PhD, University of

December 23, 2021

FATALITY LOSS ESTIMATION IN THE 2016 L’AQUILA AND 2006 YOGYAKARTA EARTHQUAKE AND THE IMPACT OF MASONRY ON THE LOSSES

Nichols, John M. 1

Associate Professor, Construction Science Department, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX,
December 23, 2021

NUMERICAL MODELLING OF A FLEXURAL ENERGY DISSIPATION DEVICE FOR CONTROLLED ROCKING MASONRY WALLS

East, Matthew1; Ezzeldin, Mohamed2 and Wiebe, Lydell3

PhD Candidate, Department of Civil Engineering, McMaster University,
December 23, 2021

A PROPOSED METHOD TO ADDRESS THE LIMITATION ON AXIAL LOAD FOR CONVENTIONAL CONSTRUCTION SHEAR WALLS IN THE 2014 CSA S304

Banting, Bennett1

Director of Technical Services, Canada Masonry Design Centre, 360 Superior Blvd., Mississauga, ON,
December 23, 2021

APPROACHING THE CSA S304-14 DUCTILITY VERIFICATION FROM A SOFTWARE DESIGN PERSPECTIVE

Crumb, Bradley1

Engineering Technical Resources, Canada Masonry Design Centre, 360 Superior Blvd., Mississauga, ON, Canada,
December 23, 2021

INSULATION MATERIALS IN MASONRY BLOCK CAVITIES – DOES THIS HELP FIRE RESISTANCE RATING – FINITE ELEMENT STUDY

Bobmanuel, Oprite1 and Zalok, Ehab2

MASc Candidate, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Carleton University,
December 23, 2021

OUT-OF-PLANE BEHAVIOR OF REINFORCED MASONRY SHEAR WALLS WITH BOUNDARY ELEMENTS

El-Hashimy, Tarek1; Ezzeldin, Mohamed2; El-Dakhakhni, Wael3 and Tait, Michael4

Assistant Professor, Civil Engineering Department, AinShams
December 23, 2021

BEHAVIOR OF LOAD-BEARING REINFORCED MASONRY WALLS UNDER OUT-OFPLANE LOADING

Salem, Shady1; Ezzeldin, Mohamed2; El-Dakhakhni, Wael3 and Tait, Michael4

Lecturer, Civil Engineering Department, The British
December 23, 2021

IN SITU AND LABORATORY TESTING OF THE CANADIAN PARLIAMENT BUILDINGS’ HISTORIC MASONRY

Chase, Matthew1; Arnold, David2, Lukic, Relja3 and Carson, Daniel4

Engineer, WSP Canada Inc., 150 Slater
December 23, 2021

SEISMIC BEHAVIOUR OF TALL REINFORCED MASONRY BUILDINGS

Hsu, Yu-Cheng1; Yang, T.Y.2 and Brzev, Svetlana3

ABSTRACT Reinforced masonry (RM) has been used in Canada

December 23, 2021

DYNAMIC THERMAL PERFORMANCE OF RUBBERIZED MASONRY HOLLOW CONCRETE BLOCK WALLETTE’S WITH MORTAR AS SURFACE FINISHING

Sanni, Mukaila Yinka1; Amana, Ocholi2 and Stephen, Pinder Ejeh3

PhD scholar, Civil, Department of Civil
December 23, 2021

BEHAVIOUR OF RUBBERIZED MASONRY HOLLOW CONCRETE UNIT BLOCKS AND WALLETTE’S UNDER UNIAXIAL LOADING CONDITIONS

Sanni, Mukaila Yinka1; Amana, Ocholi2 and Stephen, Pinder Ejeh3

PhD scholar, Civil, Department of Civil
December 23, 2021

FLEXURAL STRENGTHENING OF UNREINFORCED MASONRY USING WIRE REINFORCED CEMENTITIOUS MATRIX

Tripathy, Dattatreya1 and Singhal, Vaibhav2

PhD Student, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Indian Institute
December 23, 2021

EXPERIMENTAL INVESTIGATION ON SHEAR AND FLEXURE BEHAVIOR OF AAC MASONRY STRENGTHENED WITH FABRIC REINFORCED CEMENTITIOUS MATRIX

Singhal, Vaibhav1; Gupta, Akshay2 and Meena, Gaurav3

1 Assistant Professor, Department of Civil and Environmental
December 23, 2021

EXPERIMENTAL INVESTIGATION OF UNREINFORCED MASONRY VENEER WALL SYSTEM UNDER OUT-OF-PLANE LOADING

Muhit, Imrose B.1; Masia, Mark J.2 and Stewart, Mark G.3

Ph.D. Candidate, Centre for Infrastructure
December 23, 2021

OVERCLADDING TO MEET THE NEEDS OF CONTEMPORARY HOUSING IN TORONTO

Maschke, Ken1; Vezzoli, Daniele2 and Burzynska, Katarzyna3

1 Vice President, Thornton Tomasetti Canada, 301-116 Spadina
December 15, 2021

COMPRESSION BEHAVIOUR OF REINFORCED MASONRY WALLS: AN INVESTIGATION ON THE EFFECTS OF LATERAL RESTRAINING METHODS

Zahra, Tatheer1; Asad, Mohammad2; Thamboo, Julian3 and Noor-E-Khuda, Sarkar4

Lecturer, School of Civil and Environmental
December 15, 2021

BEHAVIOUR OF MASONRY ARCH SYSTEM UNDER VARIOUS TYPES OF LOADS: STATE OF THE ART AND MICRO MODELLING

Avasthi, Rajat1 and Rai, Durgesh.C.2

Doctoral Student, Department of Civil Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology
December 15, 2021

DEPENDENCY OF THE COMPRESSIVE STRENGTH OF CONCRETE MASONRY ON PRISM’S SIZE

Abasi, Ali1; Hassanli, Reza2; Vincent, Thomas3 and Manalo, Allan4

Ph.D. student, Department of Civil and
December 15, 2021

EXAMINING THE MODE OF FAILURE OF SLENDER CONCRETE BLOCK WALLS

Ahmed, Ahmed1; Iskander, George2; Bogoslavov, Mihailo3; Isfeld, Andrea4 and Shrive, Nigel5

PhD student, Department of
December 15, 2021

EFFECTS OF NOVEL CONCRETE MIX DESIGNS ON FIRE RESISTANCE OF CONCRETE MASONRY – COMPUTATIONAL ANALYSIS

Pope, Hamish1 and Zalok, Ehab2

PhD Candidate, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Carleton University,
December 15, 2021

REVIEW OF PERFORMANCE ASSESSMENT REQUIREMENTS FOR URM WALLS

Anghaie, Hamid1 and Pantazopoulou, S.J. (Voula)2

PhD Candidate, Department of Civil Engineering, The Lassonde Faculty
December 15, 2021

QUASI-STATIC OUT-OF-PLANE TESTING OF UNREINFORCED MASONRY WALLS INSTRUMENTED WITH OPTICAL MEASUREMENTS

Williams Portal, Natalie1; Godio, Michele2; Flansbjer, Mathias3; Byggnevi, Magnus4 and Magnusson, Johan5

Researcher, Applied Mechanics,
December 15, 2021

COMPRESSIVE STRESS-STRAIN BEHAVIOUR OF UNREINFORCED MASONRY BOUNDARY ELEMENT PRISMS CONSTRUCTED WITH C-SHAPED BLOCKS

Zorainy, Mohamed1; Ashour, Ahmed2; Ala’ T. Obaidat3 and Galal, Khaled4

1 Former M.A.Sc. Student, Department
December 15, 2021

SEISMIC BEHAVIOUR AND DESIGN OF CONFINED MASONRY BUILDINGS: A REVIEW

Pérez Gavilán Escalante, Juan José 1; Brzev, Svetlana2; Quiun, Daniel3; Ganzerli, Sara4; Espinosa Cazarin,

December 15, 2021

ANCHOR BOLT PERFORMANCE IN CMU ASSEMBLIES WITH LIGHTWEIGHT GROUT

Shrestha, Rumi1; Kessler, Hannah2; Redmond, Laura3 and Rangaraju, Prasad4

Graduate Research Assistant, Glenn Department of
December 15, 2021

UNREINFORCED BRICK MASONRY FAÇADES WITH IRREGULAR OPENING LAYOUTS: MICRO VS MACRO-MODELING RESULTS

Morandini, Chiara1; Malomo, Daniele2 and Penna, Andrea3

Ph.D. Student., University of Pavia, Pavia, Italy, chiara.morandini02@universitadipavia.it Assistant
December 15, 2021

NOVEL SOLAR REFLECTANCE TESTING METHOD AND CHARACTERIZATION OF MASONRY SAMPLES BASED ON COLOR AND SURFACE ROUGHNESS

Lentz, Theodore1, Huygen, Nathaniel2 and Sanders, John3

Graduate Research Assistant, National Brick Research Center, 100
December 14, 2021

IN-PLANE SEISMIC BEHAVIOR OF SPECIAL REINFORCED FULLY GROUTED MASONRY SHEAR WALLS SUBJECTED TO HIGH AXIAL LOADS

Mahmood, Tousif1; Gheni, Ahmed A.2 and ElGawady, Mohamed3

Ph.D Candidate, Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering
December 14, 2021

DYNAMIC THERMAL PERFORMANCE OF COMMERCIAL WALL SYSTEMS

Huygen, Nathaniel1 and Sanders, John2

Research Associate, National Brick Research Center, 100 Clemson Research Blvd.
December 14, 2021

FREEZE-THAW DURABILITY OF RUBBERIZED SEGMENTAL RETAINING WALL UNITS

Gheni, Ahmed1; ElGawady, Mohamed2; Nain, Monika3 and Thompson, Jason4

Lecturer, Dept. Civil Engineering, Komar University
December 14, 2021

EVALUATING DAMAGE OF A CONTROLLED ROCKING MASONRY WALL WITH SUPPLEMENTAL ENERGY DISSIPATION

East, Matthew1; Ezzeldin, Mohamed2 and Wiebe, Lydell3

PhD Candidate, Department of Civil Engineering, McMaster University,
December 14, 2021

ADAPTING ASTM C1823 FOR TESTING ADHERED MASONRY VENEER

Dillon, Patrick B.1 and Dalrymple, Gerald A.2

Project Engineer II, WDP & Associates Consulting Engineers,
December 14, 2021

IN-FIELD SHEAR BOND STRENGTH TESTING OF ADHERED MASONRY VENEER

Dillon, Patrick B.1 and Dalrymple, Gerald A.2

Project Engineer II, WDP & Associates Consulting Engineers,
December 14, 2021

MODELLING OF SHEAR CRITICAL REINFORCED CONCRETE INFILLED FRAMES

Brodsky, Alex1 and Bentz, Evan2

Postdoctoral fellow, Department of Civil and Mineral Engineering, University of
December 14, 2021

EFFECT OF ASPECT RATIO ON SENSITIVITY ANALYSIS OF A SIMPLIFIED MICROMODEL FOR PARTIALLY GROUTED REINFORCED MASONRY SHEAR WALLS

Elmeligy, Omar1; Aly, Nader2 and Galal, Khaled3

PhD Student, Department of Building, Civil and Environmental
December 9, 2021

EXPERIMENTAL STUDY OF AN ALL-MASONRY INFILLED FRAME SYSTEM UNDER IN-PLANE LATERAL LOADING

Foroushani, Saber1 and Liu, Yi2

MASc, Department of Civil and Resource Engineering, Dalhousie University, Halifax,
December 9, 2021

OUT-OF-PLANE CYCLIC RESPONSE OF SLENDER REINFORCED MASONRY WALLS SUBJECTED TO INCREASING AXIAL LOAD

Sparling, Adrien1 and Palermo, Dan2

PhD Candidate, Department of Civil Engineering, York University, 4700 Keele
December 9, 2021

USE OF FINE RECYCLED AGGREGATE DERIVED FROM BLOCK PLANT WASTE IN PRODUCTION OF CONCRETE MASONRY BLOCKS

Rizwan, Sheikh Hamza1; Sarhat, Salah2; Mirza, M. Gibran3; Banting, Bennett4 and Green, Mark5

Rizwan, Sheikh
December 9, 2021

ADAPTING CSA MASONRY STANDARDS TO CLIMATE CHANGE: PART 2 – CONCLUSIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS

Sparling, Adrien1; Khan, Usman T.2 and Palermo, Dan3

PhD Candidate, Department of Civil Engineering, York
December 9, 2021

ADAPTING CSA MASONRY STANDARDS TO CLIMATE CHANGE: PART 1- IMPACTS ON MASONRY MATERIALS, DESIGN, AND CONSTRUCTION

Sparling, Adrien1; Palermo, Dan2 and Khan, Usman T.3

1 PhD Candidate, Department of Civil Engineering,
December 9, 2021

DEVELOPMENT AND IMPLEMENTATION OF AUTOMATED APPRENTICE ASSESSMENT TOOL FOR MANUAL HANDLING TASKS IN MASONRY

McFarland, Tasha1; Mahmassani, Ahmad1; Ryu, JuHyeong2; Banting, Bennett3; Haas, Carl2 and Abdel-Rahman, Eihab1

Department of
December 9, 2021

MODELING IN-PLANE, OUT-OF-PLANE AND COMBINED FAILURES OF URM STRUCTURES USING A NEW FINITE-DISTINCT MACROELEMENT MODEL

Malomo, Daniele1 and DeJong, Matthew J.2

Assistant Professor, Department of Civil Engineering and Applied Mechanics,
December 7, 2021

WATER ABSORPTION AND PENETRATION IN CLAY BRICK MASONRY EXPOSED TO UNIFORM WATER SPRAY

Kahangi Shahreza, Seyedmohammad1; Molnár, Miklós2 and Niklewski, Jonas3

PhD Student, Department of Building and Environmental
December 7, 2021

EVALUATION AND CHARACTERIZATION OF EARLY-AGE MASONRY PROPERTIES

Dunphy, Kyle1; Sadhu, Ayan2 and Banting, Bennett3

PhD Student, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering,
December 7, 2021

THE ENVIRONMENTAL BENEFITS OF USING MASONRY-SPECIFIC BUILDING INFORMATION MODELING SOFTWARE

Biggs, David1; Cuneio, Thomas2 and Swanson, Mark3

Principal, Biggs Consulting Engineering, 26F Congress St #305,
December 7, 2021

BOUNDARY ELEMENTS CONFIGURATION INFLUENCE ON REINFORCED MASONRY SHEAR WALLS BLAST RESISTANCE

Bakr, Dina1; El-Hashimy, Tarek2 and Shedid, Marwan3

Teaching Assistant, Department of Structural Engineering, Faculty of
December 7, 2021

SEISMIC RESPONSE PARAMETERS OF DUCTILE REINFORCED CONCRETE MASONRY SHEAR WALLS WITH BOUNDARY ELEMENTS

Aly, Nader1 and Galal, Khaled2

Owner’s Engineering Lead, Bruce Power, ON, Canada. Formerly, Postdoctoral Fellow,
December 7, 2021

APPLICATION OF ARTIFICIAL NEURAL NETWORK IN PREDICTING COMPRESSION STRENGTH OF CLAY BRICK MASONRY PRISM

Alotaibi, Khalid Saqer1 and Galal, Khaled2

Assistant Professor, Department of Civil and Construction Engineering, College
December 7, 2021

SHAKE-TABLE TESTS ON COLLAPSE RESISTANCE OF REINFORCED MASONRY WALL SYSTEMS

Cheng, Jianyu1; Koutras, A. Andreas2 and Shing, P. Benson3

Ph.D Candidate, Department of Structural Engineering,
December 7, 2021

STRUCTURAL MASONRY WALLS WITH RUBBER PADS AND UNBONDED POSTTENSIONING TENDONS: EXPERIMENT AND DESIGN PROCEDURE

Kalliontzis, Dimitrios1; Schultz, Arturo E.2 and Sritharan, Sri3

Assistant Professor, Department of Civil and Environmental
December 7, 2021

EXPERIMENTAL TESTS OF STRENGTHENED SMALL MASONRY WALLS MADE OF HORIZONTALLY-HOLLOW BRICKS (“PANDERETA”) IN SEISMIC ZONES

Tarque, Nicola1 and Quiun, Daniel2

Professor, Department of Engineering, Gerdis Research Group, Pontificia Universidad Católica
December 7, 2021

PARAMETRIC STUDIES ON REINFORCED MASONRY WALLS RESISTING OUT-OFPLANE LOADS: A COMPARISON OF CSA S304-14 AND TMS 402-16

Sustersic, Heather1; Stubbs, David2; Peterson, Russ3; Bennett, Richard4; Pettit, Clayton5; Flisak, Bart6; Erdogmus, Ece

December 7, 2021

COMPARATIVE STUDY OF MASONRY COLUMNS STRENGTHENED WITH DIFFERENT STRENGTHENING SYSTEMS

Al-Jaberi, Zuhair1 and Myers, John J.2

Lecturer, Department of Civil Engineering, Al-Nahrain University, Al-Jadriya, Baghdad
December 7, 2021

OUT-OF-PLANE LATERAL CAPACITY OF UNREINFORCED MASONRY WALLS: A PREDICTIVE ANALYSIS BEFORE EXPERIMENTATION

Scacco, Jacopo1; Silva, Luís C.2; Vasconcelos, Graça3; Milani, Gabriele4 and Lourenço, Paulo B.5

Ph.D. Candidate,
December 7, 2021

A NEW PROSPECTIVE TOWARDS OUT-OF-PLANE VERIFICATIONS OF URM INFILLS

Milanesi, Riccardo1; Morandi, Paolo2; Hak, Sanja3 and Magenes, Guido4

Research fellow, Dept. of Civil Engineering
December 7, 2021

QUALITY CONTROL ACCORDING TO THE NEW BRAZILIAN STANDARD FOR STRUCTURAL MASONRY: ABNT NBR 16868-2

Medeiros, Wallison1 and Parsekian, Guilherme2

Ph.D. Candidate, Department of Civil Engineering, Federal University of São
December 7, 2021

NUMERICAL STUDY OF THE RESPONSE OF REINFORCED SLENDER MASONRY WALLS WITH VARIOUS REINFORCEMENT ARRANGEMENTS

Gonzalez, Rafael1; Alonso, Alan2; Cruz, Carlos3 and Tomlinson, Douglas4

MSc Student, University of Alberta, 9211-116th
December 7, 2021

COMPARISON OF CSA S304-14 LIMIT STATES AND TMS 402-16 STRENGTH DESIGN PROVISIONS FOR THE DESIGN OF REINFORCED MASONRY BEAMS

Erdogmus, Ece1; Bennett, Richard2; Thompson, Jason3 and Banting, Bennett4

Professor, Durham School of Architectural Engineering
December 7, 2021

PARAMETRIC STUDIES ON REINFORCED MASONRY SHEAR WALLS RESISTING IN-PLANE LOADS: A COMPARISON OF CSA S304-14 AND TMS 402-16

Erdogmus, Ece1; Cruz-Noguez, Carlos2; Ledent, Philippe3; Jobe, Lane4; Hughes, Kevin5; Banting, Bennett6 and Thompson,

November 29, 2021

COMPARISON OF SELECTED CSA S304-14 AND TMS 402-16 REINFORCED MASONRY DESIGN PROVISIONS AND MATERIAL PROPERTIES

Erdogmus, Ece1; Dutrisac, Hélène2; Thompson, Jason3 and Banting, Bennett4

Professor, Durham School of Architectural Engineering
November 29, 2021

HOW DETAILED SHOULD YOUR MASONRY MODEL BE?

Calò, Mattia1; Malomo, Daniele2; Gabbianelli, Giammaria3 and Pinho, Rui4

Ph.D. student, Department of Civil Engineering
November 29, 2021

EVALUATION OF SECOND-ORDER EFFECTS IN SLENDER REINFORCED MASONRY WALLS

Bilotta Rios, Miguelangel1 and Cruz Noguez, Carlos2

MSc student, University of Alberta, 116th St. &
November 29, 2021

DESIGN EXAMPLES DEMONSTRATING THE DIFFERENCES BETWEEN CSA S304- 14 LIMIT STATES AND TMS 402-16 STRENGTH DESIGN METHODS

Banting, Bennett1, Thompson, Jason2, Dutrisac, Hélène3; Ledent, Philippe4; Hughes, Kevin5; Flisak, Bart6 and Erdogmus,

November 29, 2021

PRE-TEST ANALYSIS OF THE EFFECT OF ROTATIONAL BASE STIFFNESS ON LOADBEARING SLENDER MASONRY WALLS

Alonso, Alan1; Gonzalez, Rafael2; Cruz, Carlos3 and Tomlinson, Douglas4

PhD Student, University of Alberta, 9211-116th
November 29, 2021

A DETAILED MICRO FINITE ELEMENT MODEL FOR PREDICTING MASONRY PRISM BEHAVIOR UNDER COMPRESSIVE LOAD AND ITS APPLICATION

Liu, Wanyan1 and Li, Yong2

M.Sc. student, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, 6-244 Donadeo
November 29, 2021

FINITE ELEMENT-BASED PROBABILISTIC BEHAVIOR ANALYSIS OF SLENDER REINFORCED MASONRY WALLS UNDER OUT-OF-PLANE LOADING

Metwally, Ziead1 and Li, Yong2

Research Assistant, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of
November 29, 2021

INFLUENCE OF COMPRESSIVE STRESS ORIENTATION ON THE FLEXURAL STRENGTH OF CONCRETE BLOCK MASONRY

Vachon, Thomas C. J.1 and Feldman, Lisa R.2

M.Sc. Student, Department of Civil, Geological, &
November 29, 2021

RESILIENCE OF A MASONRY ASSOCIATION –LESSONS LEARNED AND RECOMMENDATIONS

Subasic, Christine A.1and Samblanet, Phillip J.2

Owner, C. CALLISTA SUBASIC,10504 Winding Wood Trl., Raleigh, NC,
November 29, 2021

A PREVIEW OF EXPECTED CHANGES TO TMS 402/602, WITH A LOOK AT THE 6- YEAR REVISIONS CYCLE

John Chrysler1; Richard M. Bennett2; Andy Dalrymple3; David Pierson4 and Phillip J. Samblanet5

Executive Director,
November 29, 2021

SEMI-AUTOMATED WORK SYSTEM IN MASONRY WORK

Ryu, JuHyeong1; McFarland, Tasha2; Haas, Carl3 and Abdel-Rahman, Eihab4

Ph.D. Candidate, Department of Civil and
November 29, 2021

BOND STRENGTH OF MANUFACTURED THIN UNITS USING TRADITIONAL AND POLYMER MODIFIED MORTAR

Rizaee, Samira1; Hagel, Mark2 and Shrive, Nigel3

Ph.D., Civil Engineering Department, University of Calgary, 2500
November 29, 2021

STATIC-CYCLIC TESTS ON MASONRY WALL WITH ASYMMETRIC OPENING

Kovarbašić, Milan1; Salzmann, Roman2 and Mojsilović, Nebojša 3

PhD Student, Institute of Structural Engineering, ETH
November 29, 2021

STEPWISE REGRESSIONS FOR PREDICTING THE IN-PLANE SHEAR STRENGTH OF PARTIALLY GROUTED MASONRY WALLS

Izquierdo, Karren1, Cruz-Noguez, Carlos2 and Mohsenijam, Arash3

MSc student, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering,
November 29, 2021

EVALUATION OF MASONRY ASSEMBLAGE STRENGTH IN ACCORDANCE WITH CSA S304-14 AND ASTM C1314-18 REQUIREMENTS

Chui, Ting Hin1 and Feldman, Lisa R.2

M.Sc. Student, Department of Civil, Geological, and Environmental
November 29, 2021

TILTING TESTS FOR MASONRY STRUCTURES: DESIGN AND PRELIMINARY NUMERICAL MODELING

Colombo, Carla1; Fernandes, Luciano2; Savalle, Nathanaël3 and Lourenço, Paulo B.4

PhD Student, University of Minho,
November 29, 2021

ENERGY CONSERVATION METHODS FOR ENERGY CONSUMPTION OF BUILDINGS IN TROPICAL (HAWAIIAN) CLIMATE

McGinley, William M.1 and Liu, Li2

PE, FASTM, FTMS, Professor and Endowed Chair for Infrastructure
November 29, 2021

AN ANALYTICAL MODEL FOR SHEAR-DOMINATED PARTIALLY GROUTED REINFORCED MASONRY SHEAR WALLS

Al-Ahdal, Abdulelah1; Aly, Nader2 and Galal, Khaled3

Ph.D. student, Department of Building, Civil and Environmental
November 29, 2021

EVALUATION OF ENERGY USE OF BUILDINGS WITH SINGLE WYTHE MASONRY WALLS CONSTRUCTED WITH LIGHTWEIGHT UNITS

McGinley, William M.1 and Liu, Li2

PE, FASTM, FTMS, Professor and Endowed Chair for Infrastructure
November 29, 2021

DESIGN CHARTS FOR ESTIMATING OVERALL THERMAL RESISTANCE OF TYPICAL CONCRETE MASONRY CAVITY WALLS

Ismaiel, Maysoun1; Chen, Yuxiang2 and Cruz-Noguez, Carlos3

Ph.D. Candidate, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering,
November 29, 2021

A NUMERICAL RELATIONSHIP FOR EFFECTIVE R-VALUE ESTIMATION OF SHELF ANGLE SYSTEMS FOR MASONRY VENEER

Huynh, Amy1; Chen, Yuxiang2; Cruz-Noguez, Carlos3 and Hagel, Mark4

MSc Student, Department of Civil and
November 29, 2021

EXPERIMENTAL ASSESSMENT OF THE SEISMIC PERFORMANCE OF CONTROLLED ROCKING MASONRY WALLS WITHOUT POST-TENSIONING

Yassin, Ahmed1; Ezzeldin, Mohamed2 and Wiebe, Lydell3

Ph.D. Candidate, Department of Civil Engineering, McMaster University,
November 29, 2021

STRUCTURAL PERFORMANCE OF SHELF ANGLE FOR BRICK MASONRY VENEER USED IN WOOD-FRAMED BUILDING

Sharma, Shivam1; Paini, Bruno2; Mitra, Soham3; Das, Sreekanta4 and Hagel, Mark D.5

Graduate Student, University
November 29, 2021

SPLITTING AND DIRECT TENSILE TESTS COMPARISON IN HOLLOW CONCRETE BLOCKS

Álvarez, José1; Mesa, Milena2 and Chávez, Jorge3

Professor Ph.D., Structural Department, Universidad Autónoma de Nuevo
November 29, 2021

PERFORMANCE OF MASONRY PRISMS FILLED WITH GLASS FIBRE-REINFORCED GROUT

Gouda, Omar1; Hassanein, Ahmed2, and Galal, Khaled3

Ph.D. candidate, Department of Building, Civil and Environmental
November 29, 2021

SENSITIVITY OF THE SEISMIC RESPONSE OF FULLY GROUTED REINFORCED MASONRY SHEAR WALLS WITH BOUNDARY ELEMENTS TO DESIGN PARAMETERS

AbdelRahman, Belal and Galal, Khaled2

PhD candidate, Department of Building, Civil, and Environmental Engineering, Concordia
November 29, 2021

SEISMIC RESPONSE OF GFRP-REINFORCED MASONRY SHEAR WALLS WITH BOUNDARY ELEMENTS

Hamzeh, Layane1; Hassanein, Ahmed2 and Galal, Khaled3

1. Ph.D. graduate, Department of Building, Civil and

November 5, 2021

ALTERNATIVE SHEAR REINFORCEMENT FOR NARROW MASONRY CONCRETE BEAMS

Penales, Jeeric1; Zohrehheydariha, Jamshid2; Ehikhuenmen, Samuel3; Das, Sreekanta4 andBanting, Bennett5

ABSTRACT

Masonry design standards require stirrups

November 5, 2021
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