Experimental Study of Masonry Walls on Beams

by S. Rosenhaupt,

Serial Information: Journal of the Structural Division, 1962, Vol. 88, Issue 3, Pg. 137-166

Document Type: Journal Paper


Masonry walls on point supported beams were tested to failure under uniformly distributed load; results are compared with proposed theory; ultimate strength, modes of failure, and influence of various factors are considered and recommendations for design of foundation beams are given.

Subject Headings: Masonry | Walls | Beams | Material failures | Failure analysis | Structural failures | Foundation design | Failure loads

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