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Design of Reinforced Masonry Structures, Second Edition

Product Code/ISBN: 9780071475556

The Second Edition of Design of Reinforced Masonry Structures presents the latest methods and code requirements for designing structures with reinforced masonry. Well-referenced and packed with more than 425 illustrations, this guide now contains 2009 International Building Code, Masonry Society Joint Committee (MSJC) 2008 codes, strength design philosophy for reinforced masonry structures based on ASCE 7-05 design loads for wind and seismic design, and a wealth of new examples and problems.

Inside This Cutting-Edge Guide to Reinforced Masonry Design:

  • Masonry Units and Their Applications
  • Materials of Masonry Construction
  • Flexural Analysis and Design
  • Columns
  • Walls under Axial and Transverse Loads
  • Shear Walls
  • Retaining and Subterranean Walls
  • Construction Aspects
  • Design of Masonry Buildings
  • Design Aids and Tables

Table of Contents:

  • Chapter 1. Introduction
  • Chapter 2. Masonry Units and Their Applications
  • Chapter 3. Materials of Masonry Construction
  • Chapter 4. Flexural Analysis and Design
  • Chapter 5. Columns
  • Chapter 6. Walls under Axial and Transverse Loads
  • Chapter 7. Shear Walls
  • Chapter 8. Retaining and Subterranean Walls
  • Chapter 9. Construction Aspects
  • Chapter 10. Design of Masonry Buildings
  • Appendices