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The International Concrete Abstracts Portal is an ACI led collaboration with leading technical organizations from within the international concrete industry and offers the most comprehensive collection of published concrete abstracts.
Title: SP-147: Masonry in the Americas
Author(s): Editor: Daniel P. Abrams / Sponsored by: Joint ACI-ASCE Committee 442
Publication: Special Publication
Appears on pages(s): 360
Abstract: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.
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