Masonry Design and Detailing Sixth Edition

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McGraw Hill Professional, Jun 4, 2012 - Architecture - 512 pages
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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, Sixth Edition 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
 

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Contents

Introduction to Masonry
1
Brick Concrete Masonry Units and Stone
3
Mortar and Grout
35
Masonry Accessories
55
Masonry Properties
75
Expansion and Contraction
99
Moisture and Air Management
121
SingleWythe Wall Details
159
Lintels and Arches
237
Structural Masonry
251
Installation and Workmanship
275
Specifications
311
Quality Assurance and Quality Control
319
Forensic Investigations
339
Glossary
349
ASTM Reference Standards
367

MultiWythe Wall Details
175
Anchored Veneer Details
191
Adhered Veneer Details
205
Special Wall Types
215
Bibliography
373
Index
377
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Christine Beall, NCARB, CCS, is a member of ASTM Committees C-12 (Masonry Mortar), C-15 (Manufactured Masonry Units), and E-6 (Building Performance). She has more than 30 years' experience in the design, specification, construction, and inspection of residential, commercial, institutional, and industrial buildings. Christine is the author of the McGraw-Hill publications, Concrete and Masonry Databook and Thermal and Moisture Protection Manual.

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