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:

technical

Our Masonry Code and Specification: Where do they come from?

Our Masonry Code and Specification: Where do they come from?

Take an in-depth look at how and why masonry codes and standards are created. Full story

masonry

Using Autoclaved Aerated Concrete Correctly

Using Autoclaved Aerated Concrete Correctly

Aautoclaved aerated concrete is examined, including cost, durability, benefits, design flexibility, and resistance to pests, fire and mold. Full story

masonry

Anchor Bolts in Masonry

Anchor Bolts in Masonry

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