MDG-8 Masonry Designers' Guide -2013, 8th Ed

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Published by: The Masonry Society


The 8th Edition of the Masonry Designers' Guide, which has been re-designated as the MDG 2013 so that readers more easily know it is based on the 2013 TMS 402/ACI 530/ASCE 5 and TMS 602/ACI 530.1/ASCE 6, has been completely updated. Numerous additions and changes have been made that include discussion and examples on new TMS 402 provisions on limit design of masonry and on partition walls. As with past editions, information related to masonry design requirements in the 2015 International Building Code (IBC) is included, and examples use loading requirements come from ASCE 7-10.

Topics covered in the MDG 2013 include masonry materials, testing, quality assurance, quality control, construction methods, structural design, seismic design, and using the TMS 402/602 with model Building Codes. A companion website has been created to provide users with additional resources including the complete MDG 2013 for reference, Excel spreadsheets used in some of the design examples and select technical notes on clay brick and concrete masonry that are often used by designers are included on this website.


Document Details

Publication Year: 2015

Pages: 986.00


Categories: Masonry

This document is Historical

Table of Contents

Chapter 1- About the MDG and the Masonry Code and TMS 602 Specifications

Chapter 2- Notation, Definitions, and Abbreviations

Chapter 3- Materials

Chapter 4- Construction

Chapter 5- Hot and Cold Weather Construction

Chapter 6- Quality Assurance and Quality Control

Chapter 7- Design Philosophy and Methodology

Chapter 8- Movements

Chapter 9- Special Requirements for Seismic Design

Chapter 10- Allowable-Stress Design of Masonry

Chapter 11- Strength Design of Masonry

Chapter 12- Prestressed Masonry Design

Chapter 13- AAC Masonry

Chapter 14- Veneer & Glass Unit Masonry

Chapter 15- Partitions & Empirical

Chapter 16- Masonry Infill

Chapter 17- Using the TMS 402/602 with the Model Building Codes

Chapter 18- TMS Shopping Center

Chapter 19- DPC Box Retail Store

Chapter 20- RCJ Hotel

Appendix A- Material Properties

Appendix B- SI Units Conversion Factors

Appendix C- Index


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