INTRODUCTION


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INTRODUCTION
INTRODUCTIONA reinforced masonry member is built from four different components, viz., masonry units (concrete or clay), mortar, reinforcement, and grout. A typical construction sequence involves placing masonry units by hand in such a manner that both horizontal and vertical reinforcement can be positioned as required by design, place mortar (by hand) over and in between the bedded units, and pour grout in designated cellsAll specified/required reinforcement must be placed and properly secured against displacement by wire positioners or other suitable devices prior to grouting; loss of bond and misalignment of reinforcement can occur if it is not placed and properly secured prior to grouting. as called for in the design (in only the cells havi…
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Narendra Taly, Ph.D., P.E., F.ASCE: Design of Reinforced Masonry Structures, Second Edition. INTRODUCTION, Chapter (McGraw-Hill Professional, 2010), AccessEngineering Export