Philosophy of Structural Integrity of Multistory Load-Bearing Concrete Masonry Structures

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Title: Philosophy of Structural Integrity of Multistory Load-Bearing Concrete Masonry Structures

Author(s): Mark Fintel and G. Annamalai

Publication: Concrete International

Volume: 1

Issue: 5

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).

Date: 5/1/1979

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]