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Sill7-1 Precast Concrete Window Sills

The reason why brick may be used for a window sill is because of cost. Preparing custom shapes takes longer than making standard types, and the process requires detailed, contractor-approved drawings prior to production. Tread shapes are manufactured to properly… Continue reading

Are Manufactured Homes Construction

Whether you are working on a new-build project or converting a basement, installing a robust basement waterproofing system is vitally important for protecting the structure against water ingress. Other than the stone walls, it is made of wood and metal.… Continue reading

Scaffold Trailer Ladders Scaffolding

There are five main types of scaffolding used worldwide today. A base jack or plate which is a load-bearing base for the scaffold. Brackets, used to extend the width of working platforms. At the time of hire, all employees are… Continue reading

Relief Angle Brick Concrete Masonry Failures

Continuous steel brick relief angles were installed approximately 4″ below each floor level. Caulking at windows exhibited systemic cohesive failure. Improper detailing as it relates to building movement can be another problem. The concrete expands at a slower rate than… Continue reading

Steel Bar Joist Connections Ee1 Masonry Connectors

www.youtube.com/watch?v=EYKHdX7OxXg The 32-minute video guide on the safe erection of open web steel joists and joists girders was developed jointly with the Steel… Masonry Connectors Design Details - Steel Bar Joist Connections Masonryee1W-KOLcLSa9SpprAO Building An Extension # Joists And more...

Bar Connections Strengthening Existing Steel Joist

Warren type truss configuration and incorporated two top chord bars and two bottom chord bars. Some modifications have included welding steel plates, angles, channels, and rounds to the joist chords in an effort to increase the gross section modulus of… Continue reading

Above Window Lintel Repair

This was done by a mixture of deep-pointing, where cracks were wide, and by the injection of an epoxy crack filling resin where the cracks were narrow. Had it worked on two different times. They had to add on several… Continue reading

How Do You Tell If Is Or Shear Strength Unreinforced Masonry

But engineers and civic leaders have known for decades that one type of structure will, indeed, be reduced to rubble: old brick buildings. If a building remains unreinforced, it’s at risk for collapsing walls and “peeling” of masonry elements. Even… Continue reading

Steel Frame Analysis Masonry Infill Multi

The use of materials such as bricks and stones can increase the thermal mass of a building. Masonry is very heat resistant and thus provides good fire protection. Masonry walls are more resistant to projectiles, such as debris from hurricanes… Continue reading

Most Common Types Of Concrete Masonry Units

The cement-aggregate ratio in concrete blocks is 1:6. So, it takes less time to construct concrete masonry than brick masonry. They are laid with their length parallel to the face of the wall. A typical mortar consists of 1 part… Continue reading