Seminars

Masonry seminars and presentations hosted by MIH

Recent Seminars

Energy Code Updates and Design of Tall Masonry Walls

  • Thursday, March 12, 2020 from 8:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
  • Pearl Country Club
  • Cost: $20
  • Participants: Engineers and Architects
  • AIA CES Credits: 5 Units
  • Registration Deadline: Wednesday, March 4, 2020.

Dr. W. Mark McGinley will review the Mass Masonry Wall Energy Code compliance studies. He will also provide information on Chapters 8 and 9 of TMS 402/ACI 530/ASCE 5 – 2013 including provisions for design of masonry for load bearing and nonloadbearing masonry walls. Also included will be application of both the p-delta analysis and moment magnifier method allowed by strength design provisions. The final subject will be “Tips for Optimizing Structural Masonry” which will focus on giving a clearer understanding of the interrelationship in masonry buildings between materials, architecture, engineering and construction.

Download the session notes:

file Session 1: Masonry Walls and Energy Codes - Effective Compliance Methods
file Session 2: Design of Tall Masonry Walls
file Session 3: Tips to Optimize Structural Masonry
file Session 4: Structural Masonry Design Software

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