Quality Masonry Construction: Best Practices and Quality Assurance
Discipline: Masonry Products
This presentation focuses on common challenges and problems encountered in masonry design and construction. Topic discussions include structural failures, water penetration, efflorescence, cracking, differential movement, grouting and detailing. Case studies are used to illustrate common detailing mistakes, material incompatibilities and construction defects that lead to poor performance of masonry. Common field evaluation methods for assessing masonry performance problems and the use of appropriate detailing and construction industry standards to avoid common mistakes will be reviewed.
1. Identify common problems experienced with masonry construction early in a project
2. Explore important masonry standards related to design and construction
3. Examine state of the art diagnostic techniques for masonry construction
4. Diagnose potential problem issues with knowledge and confidence
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