Masonry Tech Notes

Technical Notes on Brick Construction

BIA Technical Note 1 - Cold and Hot Weather Construction
BIA Technical Note 10 - Dimensioning and Estimating Brick Masonry
BIA Technical Note 11 - Guide Specifications for Brick Masonry, Part 1
BIA Technical Note 11A - Guide Specifications for Brick Masonry, Part 2
BIA Technical Note 11B - Guide Specifications for Brick Masonry, Part 3
BIA Technical Note 11C - Guide Specifications for Brick Masonry, Part 4
BIA Technical Note 11D - Guide Specifications for Brick Masonry, Part 4 Continued
BIA Technical Note 11E - Guide Specifications for Brick Masonry, Part 5, Mortar and Grout
BIA Technical Note 13 - Ceramic Glazed Brick Exterior Walls
BIA Technical Note 14 - Paving Systems Using Clay Pavers
BIA Technical Note 14A - Paving Systems Using Clay Pavers on a Sand Setting Bed
BIA Technical Note 14B - Paving Systems Using Clay Pavers on a Bituminous Setting Bed
BIA Technical Note 14C - Paving Systems Using Clay Pavers in a Mortar Setting Bed
BIA Technical Note 15 - Salvaged Brick
BIA Technical Note 16 - Fire Resistance of Brick Masonry
BIA Technical Note 17 - Reinforced Brick Masonry - Introduction
BIA Technical Note 17A - Reinforced Brick Masonry - Materials and Construction
BIA Technical Note 17B - Reinforced Brick Masonry - Beams
BIA Technical Note 17L - Four Inch RMB Curtain and Panel Walls
BIA Technical Note 17M - Reinforced Brick Masonry Girders - Examples
BIA Technical Note 18 - Volume Changes - Analysis and Effects of Movement
BIA Technical Note 18A - Accommodating Expansion of Brickwork
BIA Technical Note 19 - Residential Fireplace Design
BIA Technical Note 19A - Residential Fireplaces, Details and Construction
BIA Technical Note 19B - Residential Chimneys - Design and Construction
BIA Technical Note 19C - Contemporary Brick Masonry Fireplaces
BIA Technical Note 19D - Brick Masonry Fireplaces, Part 1 - Russian-Style Heaters
BIA Technical Note 19E - Brick Masonry Fireplaces, Part 2 - Fountain and Contemporary Style Heaters
BIA Technical Note 2 - Glossary of Terms Relating to Brick Masonry
BIA Technical Note 20 - Cleaning Brickwork
BIA Technical Note 21 - Brick Masonry Cavity Walls
BIA Technical Note 21A - Brick Masonry Cavity Walls - Selection of Materials
BIA Technical Note 21B - Brick Masonry Cavity Walls - Detailing
BIA Technical Note 21C - Brick Masonry Cavity Walls - Construction
BIA Technical Note 23 - Stains - Identification and Prevention
BIA Technical Note 23A - Efflorescence - Causes and Prevention
BIA Technical Note 24 - The Contemporary Bearing Wall
BIA Technical Note 24C - The Contemporary Bearing Wall - Introduction to Shear Wall Design
BIA Technical Note 24F - The Contemporary Bearing Wall - Construction
BIA Technical Note 24G - The Contemporary Bearing Wall - Detailing
BIA Technical Note 26 - Single Wythe Bearing Walls
BIA Technical Note 27 - Brick Masonry Rain Screen Walls
BIA Technical Note 28 - Anchored Brick Veneer, Wood Frame Construction
BIA Technical Note 28A - Adding Brick Veneer to Existing Construction
BIA Technical Note 28B - Brick Veneer/Steel Stud Walls
BIA Technical Note 28C - Thin Brick Veneer - Introduction
BIA Technical Note 29 - Brick in Landscape Architecture - Pedestrian Applications
BIA Technical Note 29A - Brick in Landscape Architecture - Garden Walls
BIA Technical Note 29B - Brick in Landscape Architecture - Misc. Applications
BIA Technical Note 3 - Overview of Building Code Requirements for Masonry Structures (ACI 530- 02/ASCE 5-02/TMS 402-02) and Specification for Masonry Structures (ACI 530.1-02/ASCE 6-02/TMS 602-02)
BIA Technical Note 30 - Bonds and Patterns in Brickwork
BIA Technical Note 31 - Brick Masonry Arches
BIA Technical Note 31A - Structural Design of Brick Masonry Arches
BIA Technical Note 31B - Structural Steel Lintels
BIA Technical Note 31C - Structural Design of Semicircular Brick Masonry Arches
BIA Technical Note 36 - Brick Masonry Details, Sills, and Soffits
BIA Technical Note 36A - Brick Masonry Details, Caps and Copings, Corbels and Racking
BIA Technical Note 39 - Testing for Engineered Brick Masonry - Brick and Mortar
BIA Technical Note 39A - Testing for Engineered Brick Masonry - Determination of Allowable Design Stresses
BIA Technical Note 39B - Testing for Engineered Brick Masonry - Quality Control
BIA Technical Note 3A - Brick Masonry Material Properties
BIA Technical Note 3B - Brick Masonry Section Properties
BIA Technical Note 4 - Heat Transmission Coefficients of Brick Masonry Walls
BIA Technical Note 40 - Prefabricated Brick Masonry - Introduction
BIA Technical Note 41 - Hollow Brick Masonry
BIA Technical Note 42 - Empirical Design of Brick Masonry
BIA Technical Note 43 - Passive Solar Heating with Brick Masonry - Part 1 - Introduction
BIA Technical Note 43C - Passive Solar Cooling with Brick Masonry - Part 1 - Introduction
BIA Technical Note 43D - Passive Solar Heating with Brick Masonry - Part 4 - Material Properties
BIA Technical Note 43G - Passive Solar Heating with Brick Masonry - Part 7 - Details and Construction
BIA Technical Note 44 - Anchor Bolts for Brick Masonry
BIA Technical Note 44A - Fasteners for Brick Masonry
BIA Technical Note 44B - Wall Ties for Brick Masonry
BIA Technical Note 45 - Brick Masonry Noise Barrier Walls - Introduction
BIA Technical Note 45 - Brick Masonry Noise Barrier Walls - Structural Design
BIA Technical Note 46 - Maintenance of Brick Masonry
BIA Technical Note 47 - Condensation - Prevention and Control
BIA Technical Note 48 - Sustainability and Brick
BIA Technical Note 4B - Energy Code Compliance of Brick Masonry Walls
BIA Technical Note 5A - Sound Insulation - Clay Masonry Walls
BIA Technical Note 6 - Painting Brick Masonry
BIA Technical Note 6A - Colorless Coatings for Brick Masonry
BIA Technical Note 7 - Water Penetration Resistance - Design and Detailing
BIA Technical Note 7A - Water Penetration Resistance - Materials
BIA Technical Note 7B - Water Penetration Resistance - Construction and Workmanship
BIA Technical Note 8 - Mortars for Brickwork
BIA Technical Note 8B - Mortars for Brickwork - Selection and Quality Assurance
BIA Technical Note 9 - Manufacturing of Brick
BIA Technical Note 9A - Specifications for Classification of Brick
BIA Technical Note 9B - Manufacturing, Classification and Selection of Brick, Selection, Part 3

Provided by the Brick Industry Association

Technical Notes on Concrete Masonry Construction

NCMA TEK 01-01F ASTM Specifications for Concrete Masonry Units
NCMA TEK 01-02C Specification for Masonry Structures
NCMA TEK 01-03D Building Code Requirements for Masonry Structures
NCMA TEK 01-04 Glossary of Concrete Masonry Terms
NCMA TEK 02-01A Typical Sizes and Shapes of Concrete Masonry Units
NCMA TEK 02-02B Considerations for Using Specialty Concrete Masonry Units
NCMA TEK 02-03A Architectural Concrete Masonry Units
NCMA TEK 02-04B Segmental Retaining Wall Units
NCMA TEK 02-05A Specification for Concrete Masonry Roof Pavers
NCMA TEK 02-06 Density-Related Properties of Concrete Masonry Assemblies
NCMA TEK 03-01C All-Weather Concrete Masonry Construction
NCMA TEK 03-02A Grouting Concrete Masonry Walls
NCMA TEK 03-03B Reinforced Concrete Masonry Construction
NCMA TEK 03-04B Bracing Concrete Masonry Walls During Construction
NCMA TEK 03-05A Surface Bonded Concrete Masonry Construction
NCMA TEK 03-06C Concrete Masonry Veneers
NCMA TEK 03-07A Concrete Masonry Fireplaces
NCMA TEK 03-08A Concrete Masonry Construction
NCMA TEK 03-09A Strategies for Termite Resistance
NCMA TEK 03-10A Metric Concrete Masonry Construction
NCMA TEK 03-11 Concrete Masonry Basement Wall Construction
NCMA TEK 03-12 Construction of High-Rise Concrete Masonry Buildings
NCMA TEK 03-13 Construction of Low-Rise Concrete Masonry Buildings
NCMA TEK 03-14 Post-Tensioned Concrete Masonry Wall Construction
NCMA TEK 04-01A Productivity and Modular Coordination in Concrete Masonry Construction
NCMA TEK 04-02A Estimating Concrete Masonry Materials
NCMA TEK 05-01B Concrete Masonry Veneer Details
NCMA TEK 05-02A Clay and Concrete Masonry Banding Details
NCMA TEK 05-03A Concrete Masonry Foundation Wall Details
NCMA TEK 05-04B Concrete Masonry Residential Details
NCMA TEK 05-05B Integrating Concrete Masonry Walls with Metal Buildings
NCMA TEK 05-06A Curtain and Panel Walls of Concrete Masonry
NCMA TEK 05-07A Floor and Roof Connections to Concrete Masonry Walls
NCMA TEK 05-08B Detailing Concrete Masonry Fire Walls
NCMA TEK 05-09A Concrete Masonry Corner Details
NCMA TEK 05-10A Concrete Masonry Radial Wall Details
NCMA TEK 05-11 Residential Details for High Wind Areas
NCMA TEK 05-12 Modular Layout of Concrete Masonry
NCMA TEK 05-13 Rolling Door Details for Concrete Masonry Construction
NCMA TEK 05-14 Concrete Masonry Hurricane and Tornado Shelters
NCMA TEK 05-15 Details for Half-High Concrete Masonry Units
NCMA TEK 05-16 Aesthetic Design with Concrete Masonry
NCMA TEK 06-01C R-Values of Multi-Wythe Concrete Masonry Walls
NCMA TEK 06-02C R-Values for Single Wythe Concrete Masonry Walls
NCMA TEK 06-03 Shifting Peak Energy Loads with Concrete Masonry Construction
NCMA TEK 06-04B Energy Code Compliance Using COMcheck
NCMA TEK 06-05A Passive Solar Design Strategies
NCMA TEK 06-06B Determining the Recycled Content of Concrete Masonry Products
NCMA TEK 06-07A Earth Sheltered Buildings
NCMA TEK 06-09B Concrete Masonry and the LEED Program
NCMA TEK 06-10A Concrete Masonry Radiant Heating/Cooling Systems
NCMA TEK 06-11A Insulating Concrete Masonry Walls
NCMA TEK 06-12C International Energy Conservation Code and Concrete Masonry
NCMA TEK 06-12D Concrete Masonry in the 2009 Edition of the IECC
NCMA TEK 06-12E Concrete Masonry in the 2012 Edition of the IECC
NCMA TEK 06-13B Thermal Bridges in Wall Construction
NCMA TEK 06-14A Control of Air Leakage in Concrete Masonry Walls
NCMA TEK 06-15A Radon-Resistant Concrete Masonry Foundation Walls
NCMA TEK 06-16A Heat Capacity Values for Concrete Masonry Walls
NCMA TEK 06-17B Condensation Control in Concrete Masonry Buildings
NCMA TEK 07-01C Fire Resistance Rating of Concrete Masonry Assemblies
NCMA TEK 07-02 Balanced Design Fire Protection for Multifamily Housing
NCMA TEK 07-03A Firestopping for Concrete Masonry Walls
NCMA TEK 07-04 Increasing the Fire Resistance of Concrete Masonry
NCMA TEK 07-05A Evaluating Fire-Exposed Concrete Masonry Walls
NCMA TEK 07-06A Steel Column Fire Protection
NCMA TEK 08-01A Maintenance of Concrete Masonry Walls
NCMA TEK 08-02A Removal of Stains from Concrete Masonry
NCMA TEK 08-03A Control and Removal of Efflorescence
NCMA TEK 08-04A Cleaning Concrete Masonry
NCMA TEK 09-01A Mortars for Concrete Masonry
NCMA TEK 09-02B Self Consolidating Grout for Concrete Masonry
NCMA TEK 09-03A Plaster and Stucco for Concrete Masonry
NCMA TEK 09-04A Grout for Concrete Masonry
NCMA TEK 10-01A Crack Control in Concrete Masonry Walls
NCMA TEK 10-02C Crack Control in Concrete Masonry Walls
NCMA TEK 10-03 Control Joints for Concrete Masonry Walls - Alternative Engineered Method
NCMA TEK 10-04 Crack Control for Concrete Brick and Other Concrete Masonry Veneers
NCMA TEK 11-09B Articulated Concrete Block for Erosion Control
NCMA TEK 11-12A Articulating Concrete Block Revetment Design - Factor of Safety
NCMA TEK 11-12A Design Articulating Concrete Block Hydraulic Stability Spreadsheet
NCMA TEK 11-13 Articulating Concrete Block (ACB) Installation
NCMA TEK 12-01B Anchors and Ties for Masonry
NCMA TEK 12-02B Joint Reinforcement for Concrete Masonry
NCMA TEK 12-03C Design of Anchor Bolts Embedded in Concrete Masonry (11-2004)
NCMA TEK 12-03C MSJC 2013 Masonry Anchor Bolt Design Spreadsheet
NCMA TEK 12-04D Steel Reinforcement for Concrete Masonry
NCMA TEK 12-05 Fasteners for Concrete Masonry
NCMA TEK 12-06 Splices, Development and Standard Hooks for Concrete Masonry
NCMA TEK 12-06A Splices, Development & Standard Hooks for Concrete Masonry Based on the 2009 & 2012 IBC
NCMA TEK 13-01C Sound Transmission Class Ratings for Concrete Masonry Walls
NCMA TEK 13-02A Noise Control with Concrete Masonry
NCMA TEK 13-03A Concrete Masonry Highway Sound Barriers
NCMA TEK 13-04A Outdoor-Indoor Transmission Class of Concrete Masonry Walls
NCMA TEK 14-01B Section Properties of Concrete Masonry Walls
NCMA TEK 14-03A Designing Concrete Masonry Walls for Wind Loads
NCMA TEK 14-04B Strength Design Provisions for Concrete Masonry
NCMA TEK 14-05A Loadbearing Concrete Masonry Wall Design
NCMA TEK 14-06 Concrete Masonry Bond Patterns
NCMA TEK 14-07B Allowable Stress Design of Concrete Masonry Based on the 2005 and 2008 MSJC
NCMA TEK 14-07C Allowable Stress Design of Concrete Masonry Based on the 2012 IBC and 2011 MSJC
NCMA TEK 14-08B Empirical Design of Concrete Masonry Walls
NCMA TEK 14-09A Engineered Concrete Masonry Warehouse Walls
NCMA TEK 14-10B Impact Resistance of Concrete Masonry for Correctional Facilities
NCMA TEK 14-11B Strength Design of Concrete Masonry Walls for Axial Load & Flexure
NCMA TEK 14-12B Seismic Design Forces on Concrete Masonry Buildings
NCMA TEK 14-13B Concrete Masonry Wall Weights
NCMA TEK 14-14 Concrete Masonry Arches
NCMA TEK 14-15B Allowable Stress Design of Pier and Panel Highway Sound Barrier Walls
NCMA TEK 14-16B Concrete Masonry Fence Design
NCMA TEK 14-17A Concrete Masonry Cantilever Highway Noise Barrier Walls
NCMA TEK 14-18B Prescriptive Seismic Reinforcement Requirements for Masonry Structures
NCMA TEK 14-19A Allowable Stress Design Tables for Reinforced Concrete Masonry Walls
NCMA TEK 14-20A Post-Tensioned Concrete Masonry Wall Design
NCMA TEK 14-21A Blast and Bullet Resistant Concrete Masonry Buildings (1998)
NCMA TEK 14-22 Design and Construction of Dry-Stack Masonry Walls
NCMA TEK 14-23 Design of Concrete Masonry Infill
NCMA TEK 15-01B Allowable Stress Design of Concrete Masonry Foundation Walls
NCMA TEK 15-02B Strength Design of Reinforced Concrete Masonry Foundation Walls
NCMA TEK 15-03A Reinforced Eight Inch Basement Walls
NCMA TEK 15-04B Segmental Retaining Wall Global Stability
NCMA TEK 15-05B Segmental Retaining Wall Design
NCMA TEK 15-06 Concrete Masonry Gravity Retaining Walls
NCMA TEK 15-07B Concrete Masonry Cantilever Retaining Walls
NCMA TEK 15-08A Guide to Segmental Retaining Walls
NCMA TEK 15-09A Seismic Design of Segmental Retaining Walls
NCMA TEK 16-01A Multiwythe Concrete Masonry Walls
NCMA TEK 16-02B Structural Design of Unreinforced Composite Masonry
NCMA TEK 16-03B Reinforced Concrete Masonry Composite Walls
NCMA TEK 16-04A Design of Concrete Masonry Noncomposite (Cavity) Walls
NCMA TEK 17-01D ASD of Concrete Masonry Lintels Based on the 2012 IBC/2011 MSJC
NCMA TEK 17-02A Precast Lintels for Concrete Masonry Construction
NCMA TEK 17-03A Allowable Stress Design of Concrete Masonry Columns
NCMA TEK 17-04B Allowable Stress Design of Concrete Masonry Pilasters
NCMA TEK 18-01B Compressive Strength Evaluation of Concrete Masonry
NCMA TEK 18-01C Evaluating the Compressive Strength of Concrete Masonry based on 2015 IBC/2013 MSJC
NCMA TEK 18-02C Sampling and Testing Concrete Masonry Units
NCMA TEK 18-03B Concrete Masonry Inspection
NCMA TEK 18-04A Creep Properties of Post-Tensioned and High-Rise Concrete Masonry
NCMA TEK 18-05B Masonry Mortar Testing
NCMA TEK 18-06 Structural Testing of Concrete Masonry Assemblages
NCMA TEK 18-07 Compressive Strength Testing Variables for Concrete Masonry Units
NCMA TEK 18-08B Grout Quality Assurance
NCMA TEK 18-09A Evaluating Existing Concrete Masonry Construction
NCMA TEK 18-10 Sampling and Testing Segmental Retaining Wall Units
NCMA TEK 18-11B Inspection Guide for Segmental Retaining Walls
NCMA TEK 19-01 Water Repellents for Concrete Masonry Walls
NCMA TEK 19-02B Design for Dry Single-Wythe Concrete Masonry Walls
NCMA TEK 19-03B Preventing Water Penetration in Below-Grade Concrete Masonry Walls
NCMA TEK 19-04A Flashing Strategies for Concrete Masonry Walls
NCMA TEK 19-05A Flashing Details for Concrete Masonry Walls
NCMA TEK 19-06A Joint Sealants for Concrete Masonry Walls
NCMA TEK 19-07 Characteristics of Concrete Masonry Units with Integral Water Repellent

Provided by the National Concrete Masonry Association