TYPES OF MASONRY WALLS


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TYPES OF MASONRY WALLS
TYPES OF MASONRY WALLSMasonry walls may be built from solid or hollow masonry units. Although common in past decades, solid masonry units are rarely used today, and consequently, not discussed in this book. Modern masonry walls are constructed from hollow masonry units or combined hollow and solid masonry units. Spurred by a combination of experience, research, and advances in producing various types of masonry units, modern masonry offers many types of construction practices for walls which may be provided to perform many different functions. Following are some of the many ways in which walls may be classified: Concrete or clay masonry walls Load-bearing and nonload-bearing wal…
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Narendra Taly, Ph.D., P.E., F.ASCE: Design of Reinforced Masonry Structures, Second Edition. TYPES OF MASONRY WALLS, Chapter (McGraw-Hill Professional, 2010), AccessEngineering Export