In-Situ Determination of the Compressive Stress-Strain Relationship of Multi-Wythe Brick Masonry

by John Kariotis, Kariotis and Associates, Pasadena, United States,
Doc Nghiem, Kariotis and Associates, Pasadena, United States,



Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Structural Engineering in Natural Hazards Mitigation

Abstract:

In-situ stress-strain relationships of existing multi-wythe brick masonry have been determined by introducing flatjacks into sawcuts made in the exterior wythe of the multi-wythe masonry.



Subject Headings: Stress strain relations | Masonry | Bricks | Field tests | Compressive strength | Load bearing capacity | Compression | Frames

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