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


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: Compression | Stress strain relations | Bricks | Construction management | Stress analysis | Compressive strength | Load bearing capacity | Field tests

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