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May 11, 2016

Take out Talk Engineering Series #8: Detailing Reinforcement & Anchorage

Fitting reinforcement into congested masonry walls can be tricky. We have to worry about anchorage, development length, splices, hooks, stirrups, and all the rest. The way we treat lap splices in masonry has been constantly changing since the formula was updated with the 1999 MSJC Code. Did you know...

May 17, 2016

12th North American Masonry Conference

Masonry: Science • Craft • Art
For more info visit the NAMC website: www.masonrysociety.org/namc
"The Masonry Society" Advancing the Knowledge of Masonry

Hosted By: Colorado University, Denver Department of Civil Engineering

June 23, 2016

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