Masonry Structural Design Second Edition

$145.00

Thoroughly Updated Coverage of Masonry Codes, Materials, and Structural Design

This fully revised resource covers the design of masonry structures using the 2015 International Building Code, the ASCE 7-10 loading standard, and the TMS 402-13 and TMS 602-13 design and construction standards. The book emphasizes the strength design of masonry and includes allowable-stress provisions. The latest advances, materials, and techniques are clearly explained. Chapter-long case studies featuring a low-rise building with reinforced concrete masonry and a four-story building with clay masonry illustrate the topics presented.

Masonry Structural Design, Second Edition, covers:

  • Structural behavior and design of low-rise, bearing wall buildings
  • Materials used in masonry construction
  • Code basis for structural design of masonry buildings
  • Basics of seismic design in masonry buildings
  • Introduction to MSJC treatment of structural design
  • Strength design of reinforced and unreinforced masonry elements
  • Allowable-stress design of reinforced and unreinforced masonry elements
  • Comparison of design by the allowable-stress approach versus the strength approach
  • Lateral load analysis of shear wall structure
  • Design and detailing of floor and roof diaphragms
  • Structural design of AAC masonry

isbn-- 9781259641756

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