Elements of Loadbearing Brickwork - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780080168142, 9781483157443

Elements of Loadbearing Brickwork

1st Edition

International Series of Monographs in Civil Engineering

Authors: David Lenczner
Editors: D. J. Silverleaf J. L. Raikes
eBook ISBN: 9781483157443
Imprint: Pergamon
Published Date: 1st January 1972
Page Count: 128
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Elements of Loadbearing Brickwork focuses on the developments in brickwork design and construction. Organized into seven chapters, this book first discusses the manufacture and properties of bricks. Subsequent chapters describe the properties of mortars and brickwork; design of brickwork members; reinforced brickwork; and composite action of loadbearing walls under wind loads. The last chapter presents the development in brickwork technology. This book will be valuable for students of structural engineering, building and architecture.

Table of Contents


Author's Note


Specifications and Codes of Practice

1 Manufacture and Properties of Bricks

1.1 Nature of Ceramics

1.2 Raw Materials

1.3 Processing

1.4 Action of Heat

1.5 Porosity

1.6 Strength of Bricks

1.7 Elastic Properties

1.8 Movements in Bricks

1.9 Thermal Conductivity

1.10 Durability of Bricks

2 Properties of Mortars

2.1 Development of Brickwork Mortars

2.2 Properties of Wet Mortar

2.3 Strength of Mortar

2.4 Tensile Bond Strength

2.5 Elastic Properties of Mortars

2.6 Durability of Mortars

3 Properties of Brickwork

3.1 Behavior of Brickwork in Compression

3.2 Mechanism of Failure in Brickwork under Axial Load

3.3 Simple Theory of Failure for Brickwork

3.4 Strength of Brickwork in Shear

3.5 Strength of Brickwork in Tension

3.6 Concentrated Loads on Brickwork

3.7 Movements in Brickwork

3.8 Durability of Brickwork

4 Design of Brickwork Members

4.1 Historical Background

4.2 Materials and Workmanship

4.3 Types and Layout of Building in Loadbearing Brickwork

4.4 Modes of Failure in a Brickwork Building

4.5 Loadings on a Building

4.6 Design of Brickwork Members

4.7 Design of Members with Axial Loads

4.8 Design of Members with Eccentric Loads

4.9 Design of Laterally Loaded Wall Panels

5 Reinforced Brickwork

5.1 Introduction

5.2 Principles of Design

5.3 Analysis of Reinforced Brickwork

6 Composite Action of Loadbearing Walls under Wind Loads

6.1 Parallel Walls

6.2 Parallel Walls with Asymmetry

6.3 Loadbearing Walls with Stiffening Beams

6.4 Coupled Shear Walls

7 Recent Developments in Brickwork Technology

7.1 High-Tensile Bond Mortars

7.2 Prefabricated Brickwork

7.3 Bricklaying Methods

7.4 Prestressed Brickwork

7.5 Design of Brickwork for Accidental Forces


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About the Author

David Lenczner

About the Editor

D. J. Silverleaf

J. L. Raikes

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