and Reinforced Masonry Walls Behavior of URM walls is quite di erent from that of rein-forced masonry walls. In particular, failure modes of URM walls are substantially crucial since strengthening material FRP sheets have their own directional natures. Moreover, it is essential to know the strength of existing URM walls
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Wall reinforcing (Ladder or Truss type) Block count: L.F. Type. 16" 24" Linear Feet Required: (add approx. 5% to the total for waste) Zonolite type fill. Wall (sq ft ...
Voids and Reinforcing When investigating how solidly an existing masonry wall was built, simply tapping with a sounding hammer may be sufficient to determine if CMU cells are grouted or empty. For smaller voids and cracks in thicker, multi-wythe walls, more sophisticated techniques and equipment may be needed.
Infill walls as a spine to enhance the seismic performance of non-ductile reinforced concrete frames, Proceedings, ATC&SEI Conference on Improving the Seismic Performance of Existing Buildings and Other Structures, 9–11 December 2009, San Francisco, CA.
9 c) Roof Framing 9 New 9 Existing 9 d) Foundation Plan 9 New 9 Existing 9 e) Diaphragm Construction 9 New 9 Existing 9 f) Elevations of Structural System 9 New 9 Existing 9 g) Wall sections 9 New 9 Existing 9 h) Schedules, sections and details showing reinforcement of walls, slabs, beams, joists, girders, columns and foundations, etc.
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Using a rotohammer drill (with a B⁄," diameter bit) drill down through the center of the mudsill (or mudsill and blocking) into the top of the concrete foundation to the appropriate embedment depth shown in Table 1. (Note: Embedment is the depth of the hole from the top of the concrete, not the top of the mudsill.) 3.