Reinforcement of brick walls spanning vertically

Mullins P.J. and Connor C.O. (1987) Reinforcement of brick walls spanning vertically. Journal of Structural Engineering (United States), 113 2: 334-348. doi:10.1061/(ASCE)0733-9445(1987)113:2(334)


Author Mullins P.J.
Connor C.O.
Title Reinforcement of brick walls spanning vertically
Journal name Journal of Structural Engineering (United States)   Check publisher's open access policy
ISSN 0733-9445
Publication date 1987-01-01
Sub-type Article (original research)
DOI 10.1061/(ASCE)0733-9445(1987)113:2(334)
Volume 113
Issue 2
Start page 334
End page 348
Total pages 15
Subject 2205 Civil and Structural Engineering
2210 Mechanical Engineering
2211 Mechanics of Materials
2215 Building and Construction
2500 Materials Science
Abstract A vertical shear connector suitable for manufacture by automated sheet metal processes from steel coil is developed in an experimental program involving 90 small area bearing tests 18 shear tests and 6 tension tests A comparison of three full-scale wall panel tests (standard cavity wall cavity wall with an unbonded steel mullion and cavity wall with a vertical shear connector) demonstrate that the connector significantly increases both the post- and pre-cracking strength and stiffness of a vertically spanning brick masonry cavity wall under out-of-plane loads
Q-Index Code C1
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