Out-of-plane and In-plane Testing of URM Infills

by R. Craig Henderson, Martin Marietta Energy Systems, Inc, Oak Ridge, United States,
W. Dale Jones, Martin Marietta Energy Systems, Inc, Oak Ridge, United States,
Max L. Porter, Martin Marietta Energy Systems, Inc, Oak Ridge, United States,



Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Structural Engineering in Natural Hazards Mitigation

Abstract: This paper summarizes the out-of-plane followed by in-plane quasi-static testing of two, full-scale Unreinforced Masonry (URM) Hollow Clay Tile (HCT) infills. The testing is part of a comprehensive research program underway at the U.S. Department of Energy's Oak Ridge Y-12 Plant.

Subject Headings: Masonry | Clays | Tiles | Statics (mechanics) | Soil tests | Full-scale tests | Power plants | Construction management

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