2009 Design of Reinforced Masonry Structures (6th)
The book is co-authored by Gregg E. Brandow, Chukwuma Ekwueme, and Gary C. Hart, and continues to be an extremely useful text for use in a formal classroom setting, or as a reference for practicing engineers. This new edition is based on the 2008 edition of the “Building Code Requirements for Masonry Structures” (TMS 402-08/ACI 530-08/ASCE 5-08/) as reported by the Masonry Standards Joint Committee (MSJC) and the 2009 International Building Code. Calculations for design loads are referenced to ASCE 7-05. In addition to several practical design examples and aids, the new edition also includes the complete design of the major concrete masonry elements of three typical masonry buildings – a one-story warehouse, a six-story hotel/apartment building and a three story office/laboratory building. All examples are solved using both allowable stress and strength design procedures.
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