BNi Building News

Serving the Information Needs of the Construction Industry since 1946.


Masonry Design and Detailing, Sixth Edition

Masonry Design and Detailing, Sixth Edition

By Christine Beall

Build a Solid Foundation in Masonry Essentials

Price: $99.95
Product Code/ISBN: 9780071766395
Year: 2012
Binding: Hardcover     Page Count: 400
Publisher: McGraw-Hill


Focusing on brick and concrete block masonry, Masonry Design and Detailing, Sixth Edition is fully up to date with current MSJC codes and the latest LEED and sustainable materials and practices.

Information on moisture and air management, adhered stone masonry veneer, and forensic investigations has been added. Featuring comprehensive coverage of the most popular and widely used brick and CMU masonry systems along with hundreds of illustrations, this is a practical guide for architects, engineers, and masonry contractors.

Masonry Design and Detailing covers:

  • Brick, concrete masonry units, and stone
  • Mortar and grout
  • Properties
  • ASTM standards
  • Expansion and contraction
  • Moisture and air management
  • Single-wythe wall details
  • Multi-wythe wall details
  • Anchored and adhered veneer details
  • Special wall types
  • Lintels and arches
  • Structural masonry
  • Installation and workmanship
  • Specifications
  • MSJC code
  • Quality assurance and quality control
  • Forensic investigations