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Preface to the First Edition
Bricks and mortars
Brick masonry properties
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accidental damage analysis assumed axial load axis bed joints bending brick masonry brickwork strength building Calcium silicate calculated cavity wall cement characteristic strength Civil Engineering Clause Code of Practice coefficient compressive strength compressive stress concrete construction cracking cross-sectional dead load dead wt deflection design load design strength design vertical load eccentricity effective height elastic equation F or F failure fired-clay units flexural tensile strength given hence horizontal kN/m lateral loading limit limit state design loadbearing brickwork material maximum method modulus modulus of elasticity N/mm2 No tension normal partial safety factor post-tensioned precompression prestressed brickwork reduced reinforced and prestressed result Ronan Point shear strength shear stress shear walls shown in Fig simply supported slenderness ratio span steel stiffness storey strain strength of brickwork stress-strain Table tendon tensile stresses thickness vertical load resistance wall or column wind load