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Title
Response of Reinforced Block Masonry Walls to Out-of-Plane Static Loads.
File
PB93214567.pdf
Author(s)
Hamid, A. A.; Abboud, B. E.; Farah, M. W.; Hatem, M. K.; Harris, H. G.
Source
National Science Foundation, Washington, DC., September 1989, 130 p.
Identifying Number(s)
REPT-3.2(A)
Abstract
The report presents the results of a comprehensive test program conducted in the Structural Testing Laboratory, Department of Civil and Architectural Engineering, Drexel University to study the response of reinforced block masonry walls under out-of-plane monotonic and cyclic loads.
Keywords
; Earthquake engineering; Cracking (Fracturing); Reinforcing steels; Masonry; Lateral pressure; Seismic design; Eccentrics; Loads (Forces); Walls