Masonry Design and Detailing Sixth Edition

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June 4, 2012


Mixed media product, 512 pages


0071766383 / 9780071766388


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Build a Solid Foundation in Masonry Essentials

Focusing on brick and concrete block masonry, Masonry Design and Detailing, Sixth Edition is fully up to date with current MSJC codes and the latest LEED and sustainable materials and practices. Information on moisture and air management, adhered stone masonry veneer, and forensic investigations has been added. Featuring comprehensive coverage of the most popular and widely used brick and CMU masonry systems along with hundreds of illustrations, this is a practical guide for architects, engineers, and masonry contractors.

Masonry Design and Detailing, Sixth Edition covers:

  • Brick, concrete masonry units, and stone
  • Mortar and grout
  • Properties
  • ASTM standards
  • Expansion and contraction
  • Moisture and air management
  • Single-wythe wall details
  • Multi-wythe wall details
  • Anchored and adhered veneer details
  • Special wall types
  • Lintels and arches
  • Structural masonry
  • Installation and workmanship
  • Specifications
  • MSJC code
  • Quality assurance and quality control
  • Forensic investigations

Table of contents

Part 1: Introduction:
Ch. 1 History and Development of Masonry Technology
Ch. 2. Brick, Block, and Stone
Part 2: Masonry Products and Accessories
Ch. 3. Mortar and Grout
Ch. 4. Masonry Accessories
Ch. 5. Masonry Properties
Ch. 6. Single-Wythe Walls
Ch. 7. Multi-Wythe Walls
Part 3: Building Systems and Applications
Ch. 8. Commercial Masonry Veneer
Ch. 9. Residential Masonry Veneer
Ch. 10. Special Wall Types
Ch. 11. Expansion, Contraction, and Differential Movement
Ch. 12. Moisture Management
Ch. 13. Lintels and Arches
Ch. 14. Masonry Structures
Ch. 15. Masonry Retaining Walls
Ch. 16. Masonry paving
Ch. 17. Installation and Workmanship
Ch. 18. Masonry Cleaning and Repairs
Part 4: Construction Practice
Ch. 19. Quality Assurance and Quality Control
Ch. 20. Detailing Specifications
Ch. 21. Forensic Investigations (new)
ASTM Reference Standards

Author comments

Christine Beall, NCARB, CCS is a member of ASTM Committees C-12 (Masonry Mortar), C-15 (Manufactured Masonry Units), and E-6 (Building Performance). She has more than 30 years' experience in the design, specification, construction, and inspection of residential, commercial, institutional, and industrial buildings. Christine is the author of the McGraw-Hill publications Concrete and Masonry Databook and Thermal and Moisture Protection Manual.

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