Failures In Masonry Structures Lec 1

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Failures In Masonry Structures Lec 1

  1. 1. A.R.Santhakumar Visiting Professor IIT ( Madras) Failures in masonry structures Based on slides of
  2. 2. Contents <ul><li>Failures in masonry structures </li></ul><ul><li>Planning consideration </li></ul><ul><li>Construction aspects </li></ul><ul><li>Seismic resistance of URM </li></ul><ul><li>Effects of loading on URM </li></ul>
  3. 3. Brick, Block or Dressed Stone Masonry Random Rubble Undressed Stone Masonry
  4. 15. Gable to roof Truss to walls Roof to walls Floor to walls Peripheral walls to cross walls or return walls Peripheral walls at corners
  5. 24. Construction Aspects
  6. 29. <ul><li>Integrate the box action of walls </li></ul>
  7. 30. Required at the corners of the wall and jambs of openings
  8. 34. Seismic Resistance of URM
  9. 44. Effects of loading on URM

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