Intended for Engineers involved in the design and construction of reinforced masonry.
This one day course is a stand alone updating event for those requiring more detailed knowledge of reinforced and prestressed masonry.The course covers the following topics:
● Types of reinforced and prestressed masonry construction.
● The requirements of BS 5628 : Part 2 and Eurocode 6
Load cases. Material properties. Basis of design. Design for bending. Shear resistance. Design of elements subjected to a combination of vertical loading and bending. Short and slender columns and walls. Axial loading.Detailing. Durability.
● Enhancing lateral load performance
● Practical aspects of construction.
● Design Examples.