EQ-524 Seismic Design and Assessment of Masonry Structures

















An introduction to masonry and non-engineered construction, mechanical properties of clay brick, cellular concrete block, autoclave aerated concrete (AAC) block, adobe and stone masonry units, categories of masonry walls for seismic resistance, in-plane and out-of-plane behaviour of masonry assemblages and walls, analytical methods for masonry walls, seismic design of masonry moment resisting wall frames and masonry-infilled frames, assessment of unreinforced masonry structures, design principles and code specifications for masonry construction, repair and strengthening techniques for damaged masonry buildings after earthquakes, displacement based design of masonry structures.

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