The Performance of Walls Built of Wirecut Bricks Built With and Without Perforations

Author: West, H W H;Hodgkinson, H R;Beech, D G;Davenport, S T E

Date published

N/A

First published: N/A

Price

Standard: £9 + VAT
Members/Subscribers: Free

Buy Now

Added to basket

Back to Previous

The Performance of Walls Built of Wirecut Bricks Built With and Without Perforations

The Structural Engineer
The Performance of Walls Built of Wirecut Bricks Built With and Without Perforations
Date published

N/A

First published

N/A

Author

West, H W H;Hodgkinson, H R;Beech, D G;Davenport, S T E

Price

Standard: £9 + VAT
Members/Subscribers: Free

Buy Now

The literature on the comparative properties of solid and perforated bricks is reviewed. In view of the extensive use of perforated bricks it is surprising that there has been little detailed experimental work comparing ceramically similar bricks with and without perforations. The paper describes an extensive investigation to remedy this deficiency. Bricks covering a wide range of strength and water absorptions were used, together with two mortars. H.W.H. West, H.R. Hodgkinson, D.G. Beech and S.T.E. Davenport

Additional information

Format:
PDF
Publisher:
The Institution of Structural Engineers

Tags

Issue 12

Related Resources & Events

The Structural Engineer
Practical Limits to Loadings and Strength and their Effects on Safety

Practical Limits to Loadings and Strength and their Effects on Safety

The strength and loading statistics used as a background to structural safety measures in design are commonly expressed by frequency distributions in mathematical form. This paper points out that the more relevant parts of frequency distributions-the lower tails of strength curves and the upper tails of loading curves-are in practice limited or truncated. The effects of this are illustrated by a bridge example, using a numerical procedure to deal with the non-mathematical frequency curves involved. The value of proof tests on structures and of controls over their loading is demonstrated. Sir Alfred Pugsley

Author - Pugsley, Sir Alfred
Price - £9
The Structural Engineer
Examinations July 1970

Examinations July 1970

This review of the performance of candidates in the Institution Parts 2 and 3 examinations held in July 1970 is offered as a guide to those who are preparing for future examinations and to those members and others responsible for the teaching and training of potential candidates.

Price - £9
The Structural Engineer
Dynamic Stability of Arches Curved Plates Rings and Pipes Submitted to Periodically Variable Stresse

Dynamic Stability of Arches Curved Plates Rings and Pipes Submitted to Periodically Variable Stresse

Applying a new variant of the energy method, established by the author, differential equations of the vibrational movement are obtained for the axes of the rods and for curved plates. Professor Ing. N.D. Popescu

Author - Popescu, N D
Price - £9