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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

Block Wall Thickness The Differences Between Blockwork

Because an allowance is made for 10mm wide mortar joints, the actual size is 390mm x 190mm x 190mm. Bricks are generally made to a traditional size – 230mm long, 110mm wide and 76mm high. The joints should have sufficient… Continue reading