Concrete Masonry Designer's Handbook  book cover
2nd Edition

Concrete Masonry Designer's Handbook

ISBN 9780367865245
Published December 12, 2019 by CRC Press
372 Pages

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Book Description

A new edition of a well-known and respected book. This book provides a thorough guide for structural engineers on the use of concrete masonry. The second edition of the Concrete Masonry Designer's Handbook is the only handbook to provide information on all the new CEN TC125 masonry standards, as well as detailed guidance on design to Eurocode 6. Throughout the book, detailed design examples are provided which will enable the designer to develop an understanding of the correct design approach. At key points in the book, table and design charts are provided to further facilitate the design process.

Table of Contents

Introduction.  Principles of Limit State Design.  Materials.  Types of Block and Brick.  Types of Wall.  Stability, Robustness and Overall Layout.  Walls under Vertical Load.  Lateral Loading on Plain Masonry.  Reinforced Masonry.  Concentrated Loads.  Composite Action.  The Thermal Performance of Masonry Walls.  The Resistance of Concrete Masonry to Rain Penetration.  Sound Insulation.  Fire Resistance.  Movement in Masonry.  Specification and Workmanship.  Blemishes, Faults and Problems.  Statistics and Quality Control.  Design of Plain and Prestressed Diaphragm Walls.  Bed Joint Reinforcement.  Developments in Europe.  Index

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Anton Fried is Senrior Lecturer at Department of Civill and Environmental Engineering, University of Surrey.