This publication contains the following papers which represent a compendium of masonry research projects throughout the Americas: Masonry Materials, L.E. Yamin and L.E. Garcia; General Description of Systems and Construction Practices, C. Casabbone; Seismic Resistance and Design of Masonry Structures, J. Bariola; Performance of Masonry Structures During Extreme Lateral Loading Events, A.E. Schultz; Masonry Research in the Americas, S.M. Alcocer and R.E. Klingner; Assessing the Seismic Performance of Existing Buildings in Canada, M. Bruneau; A Review of Masonry Construction in the United States of America, R.E. Klingner; Structural Design of Masonry Buildings: The Mexican Practice, R. Meli; Structural Masonry in Costa Rica, J. Bermudez; A Review of Masonry Construction in Colombia, L.E. Garcia and L.E. Yamin; Masonry in Peru, H. Gallegos; and Seismic Behavior and Earthquake-Resistant Design of Masonry Buildings in Chile, P.A. Hidalgo. An Index is provided.

  • Corporate Authors:

    American Concrete Institute

    P.O. Box 19150, Redford Station, 22400 Seven Mile Road
    Detroit, MI  United States  48219
  • Publication Date: 1994


  • English

Media Info

  • Features: Figures; Photos; References; Tables;
  • Pagination: 368 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00672462
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Report/Paper Numbers: ACI SP-147
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Dec 30 1995 12:00AM