HC-Lecture14-Reinforced-Masonry

HC-Lecture14-Reinforced-Masonry - Heavy Construction Heavy...

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Unformatted text preview: Heavy Construction Heavy Construction Lecture #14 Lecture #14 Reinforced Masonry L Prieto-Portar 2008 Reinforcing bars are shown as dowels after the continuous footings have been cast. Notice how the cells with re-bars are filled (every 24 on center). Note the rebar spacer to center the rebar in the hole. Building cavity walls using reinforced CMUs. The use of a cavity wall (an empty air space between the CMU wall and the exterior finish) is common for exterior walls because it greatly increases the insulating value for the building, reduces the overall weight and provides a path for the drainage of condensation. The inner wythe or support wall provides the structural support for the air space whereas the outer wythe provides the cladding. Masonry ties hold the two wythes together. Masonry veneer anchors Masonry Flashing The use of an external flashing (metal strip) is to prevent the penetration of moisture into the walls by re-directing the flow of water. There are several types; (1) cap into the walls by re-directing the flow of water....
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