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    Masonry: Components to Assemblages

    Matthys JH
    Published: 1990

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    Presents 28 papers that address:

    • recent developments in materials, components, and performance of assemblages

    • up-to-date material on new test method development and review and design philosophy

    • performance of conventional and new materials under ASTM specifications

    • substantiation and/or deficiencies of existing ASTM specification criteria

    • critical examination of application of ASTM test methods

    • problem areas in masonry and purposed solutions

    • and structural design and analysis methodologies.

    Table of Contents


    Discussion of Paper, “Initial Rate of Absorption of Clay Brick” by William C. Bailey, John H. Matthys, and Joseph E. Edwards














    Initial Rate of Absorption of Clay Brick Considering Both Bed Surfaces in the as Received Condition and After Outside Exposure

    ASTM C90 Concrete Masonry Units Using Lightweight Aardelite Aggregate

    Recommended Test for Slip Resistance on Brick Surfaces

    The Properties of Masonry Grout in Concrete Masonry

    Effects of Aggregate Gradation on Properties of Masonry Cement and Portland Cement-Lime Masonry Mortars

    Masonry Cements — A Laboratory Investigation

    A Bentonite Clay Plasticizer in Masonry Mortars

    The Development of Ready Mixed Mortar in the United States

    Quality Control of Mortars: Cubes vs. Cylinders

    Performance of Mortars Produced Under the Proportion Specification of ASTM C-270-86a

    Corrosion of Reinforcing Steel and Wall Ties in Masonry Systems

    Experimental Investigation of Mortar Compressive Strength Using 5.08 cm. Cubes and 7.62 cm. × 15.24 cm. Cylinders

    The Effect of Constituent Proportions on Stress — Strain Characteristics of Portland Cement — Lime Mortar and Grout

    IRA and the Flexural Bond Strength of Clay Brick Masonry

    A Compilation of Flexural Bond Stresses for Solid and Hollow Non-reinforced Clay Masonry and Portland-Lime Mortars

    Nondestructive Evaluation of Masonry: An Update

    Compression Tests of Hollow Brick Units and Prisms

    Anchor Connections of Stone Slabs

    A Critical Review of Field Adapting ASTM E 514 Water Permeability Test Method

    A Discussion of the Abuse of Some Common Masonry Industry Practices

    Problems & Cures in Masonry

    Research of Physical Properties of Masonry Assemblages Using Regional Materials

    Concrete Masonry Prism and Wall Flexural Bond Strength Using Conventional Masonry Mortars

    The Potential for Traffic Noise Reduction by Thin Masonry Panels

    In-Plane Seismic Resistance of Two-Story Coupled Concrete Masonry Walls

    Masonry Wall Drainage Test — A Proposed Method for Field Evaluation of Masonry Cavity Walls for Resistance to Water Leakage

    Towards Developing a Flexural Strength Design Methodology for Concrete Masonry

    Aspects of Blast Resistant Masonry Design

    Author Index

    Subject Index

    Committee: C15

    DOI: 10.1520/STP1063-EB

    ISBN-EB: 978-0-8031-5124-6

    ISBN-13: 978-0-8031-1453-1