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Title: Philosophy of Structural Integrity of
Multistory Load-Bearing Concrete Masonry
Author(s): Mark Fintel and G. Annamalai
Publication: Concrete International
Appears on pages(s): 27-35
Keywords: blast loads; collapse; continuity
(structural); damage; detailing; explosions; loads
(forces); masonry; load-bearing walls; multistory
buildings; stability; structural analysis; structural
design; ties (reinforcement).
Abstract:A discussion of a philosophy of design establishing minimum detailing criteria to ensure structural integrity of multistory load-bearing concrete masonry struc-tures in their response to the effects of abnormal loads. [Authors]
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