This edition has been fully revised and extended to cover blockwork and Eurocode 6 on masonry structures. This valued textbook:
This thorough introduction to design of brick and block structures is the first book for students and practising engineers to provide an introduction to design by EC6.
'A place should be found for this book on the shelves of practising structural engineers.' – Structural Survey
1. Loadbearing Masonry Buildings 2. Bricks, Blocks and Mortars 3. Masonry Properties 4. Codes of Practice for Structural Masonry 5. Design for Compressive Loading 6. Design for Wind Loading 7. Lateral Load Analysis of Masonry Panels 8. Composite Action between Walls and Other Elements 9. Design for Accidental Damage 10. Reinforced Masonry 11. Prestressed Masonry 12. Design Calculations for a Seven-Storey Dormitory Building According to BS 5628 13. Movements in Masonry Buildings. Notation. Definition of Terms Used in Masonry. References and Further Reading