Masonry Design Example Comparisons Using ASD and SD

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Have you wondered what the differences are between allowable stress design and strength design of masonry structures? Do you know which method generally requires less required reinforcement? Are you aware of the advantages and disadvantages of each method? These questions and others are answered in this web seminar. The two design methods are compared through examples, with the examples including beams, pilasters,bearing walls, and shear walls. This web seminar helps you decide which method is most appropriate for your project.

Richard Bennett, Ph.D, P.E. is a Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of Tennessee. He is a member of the Board of Directors of The Masonry Society Journal and a Fellow of The Masonry Society. He is a member of ASTM C12 on Mortars and Grouts for Unit Masonry, and ASTM C15 on Manufactured Masonry Units. Dr. Bennett has been very active in the Masonry Standards Joint Committee which writes the Building Code for Masonry Structures. He has chaired the Flexural, Axial Loads, and Shear subcommittee and served as the vice-chair of the 2013 MSJC Committee. Dr. Bennett is currently the chair of the main committee developing the 2016 code. He has been appointed as chair of the main committee for the next code cycle, which will develop the 2022 provisions.

Richard Bennett, Ph.D, P.E. is a Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of Tennessee. He is a member of the Board of Directors of The Masonry Society Journal and a Fellow of The Masonry Society. He is a member of ASTM C12 on Mortars and Grouts for Unit Masonry, and ASTM C15 on Manufactured Masonry Units. Dr. Bennett has been very active in the Masonry Standards Joint Committee which writes the Building Code for Masonry Structures. He has chaired the Flexural, Axial Loads, and Shear subcommittee and served as the vice-chair of the 2013 MSJC Committee. Dr. Bennett is currently the chair of the main committee developing the 2016 code. He has been appointed as chair of the main committee for the next code cycle, which will develop the 2022 provisions.

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Speakers Richard Bennett, Ph.D., P.E.
Duration 120 mins
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