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Design of Structural Masonry using Eurocode 6

 

Masonry Design and Construction

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Flowchart for the Vertical Load Capacity of Masonry

The Course

This is a one day course for designers new to EC6. It provides an overview of the properties of masonry materials and introduces the basis of design. The course is presented in the following sections:

● Introduction to Codes and Standards

● Basic properties of masonry materials

● Construction aspects

● Design for movement

● Overview of design to EC6

● Design for vertical load and tutorial

● Design for combined vertical and lateral load

● Design for lateral load and tutorial

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

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