Richard E. Klingner
Richard E. Klingner, Ph.D. is the L. P. Gilvin professor of civil engineering at the University of Texas at Austin, where he specializes in the behavior and design of masonry, particularly for earthquake loads. He is also the author of Masonry Structural Design and the former chair of the Masonry Standards Joint Committee (MSJC).
3 articles by Richard E. Klingner:
Take an in-depth look at how and why masonry codes and standards are created. Full story
Aautoclaved aerated concrete is examined, including cost, durability, benefits, design flexibility, and resistance to pests, fire and mold. Full story
Common practice within the masonry industry has been to use weaker anchor bolts, when stronger anchors would cost about the same and could give much better performance. Full story