Design of Structural Masonry using BS 5628

Reinforced Masonry


Design for vertical load


Diaphragm Wall.

The course is presented in the following sections:

 ● Introduction to UK Codes and Standards

● The material properties of masonry materials

● The construction of masonry

● Design for movement

● Overview of design to BS 5628 Part 1

● Design of vertically loaded wall panels

● Tutorial on vertically loaded wall panels

● Design of walls subjected to combined vertical and lateral loading

● Design of laterally loaded unreinforced masonry wall panels

● Tutorial on laterally loaded unreinforced masonry wall panels

● Reinforced masonry

● Developments in European Codes and Standards

 On completion of the course participants will have an understanding of the masonry construction and will be able to carry out design for vertically and laterally loaded unreinforced masonry and reinforced masonry.

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