Masonry Design, Spring 05
Practice for Exam 3
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1. Calculate the stiffness of the 1st-Story North Wall using the Schneider-Dickey Method.
2. Calculate the shear due to wind load distributed to the North Wall at each floor level
(Roof and 2nd Floor). Cal
HW 8 Solution
2-Story Building
Masonry Design, Spring 2005
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Loads
DL
30
A_trib_gravity
LL
20
40
roof
3rd Fl
2nd Fl
60
100
sf
psf
psf
psf
Loads at top of 1st Story Piers of South Wall
unit_wt_wall
37
pcf
h_wall_above
25
ft
width_wall_above
20
ft
A_openi
Masonry Design, Spring 2005
HW_1_Soln.xls
Unreinforced Masonry Wall, Axial and Out-of-Plane Flexure
CMU_Size
12
5
density
110
4
Mortar_Type
Portland cement/lime or mortar cement, Type M or S
1
A
I
S
r
36
929
160
5.08
f'm
Em
h
2000
1800000
20
Psd
Pl
W
300
Masonry Design
Spring 2005
Exam 2
Wall Design: Shear, In-Plane Axial & Flexure
Height of Wall = 18, Length of Wall = 16
8 CMU, unit weight of block = 120 pcf,
Type S Portland Cement/Lime Mortar, running bond
fm = 1500 psi, grade 60 reinforcement
Gravity L
Exam #1
Wall Design, Axial & Out-of-Plane Flexure
Masonry Design, Spring 2005
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Design a masonry wall on the long side of the building shown below for the following
conditions.
60
8 CMU, density = 130 pcf, fully grouted
fm = 2000 psi
Type S, PCL mortar