SP-147: Masonry in the Americas


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Title: SP-147: Masonry in the Americas

Author(s): Editor: Daniel P. Abrams / Sponsored by: Joint ACI-ASCE Committee 442

Publication: Special Publication

Volume: 147


Appears on pages(s): 360


Date: 9/1/1994

Variations in masonry construction techniques from country to country exists today. Basic terminology used to describe masonry construction is different throughout American countries. This technical publication provides an opportunity to correlate performance of various masonry construction methods so that more can be learned about the sensitivities, or commonalities, inherent in the construction techniques that are used. This timely publication is a set of technical papers on various related topics authored by engineers from various North, Central, and South American countries. This special publication will be of interest to designers, constructors and specifiers. Note: The individual papers are also available as .pdf downloads.. Please click on the following link to view the papers available, or call 248.848.3800 to order. SP147