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Building Code Requirements and Specification for Masonry Structures

The 2013 edition of the national masonry design code and minimum specification represents a major update from the 2011 edition both in technical requirements and in layout. This edition is referenced by the 2015 International Building Code for the design and construction of structural masonry, veneer, and glass unit masonry. Many revisions and enhancements have been made to …

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The Complete Guide to Masonry & Stonework: Poured Concrete, Brick & Block, Natural Stone (Black & Decker)

Masonry is a popular home building material for many reasons, including its beauty, versatility, and resistanceto fire, earthquakes, and sound transmission. And let’s not forget its remarkable durability. While few ofus imagine that our homes will exist for centuries, when we choose masonry we’re choosing a material that hasprecisely that capability. Some of the world’s …

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