The Structural Engineer > Archive > Volume 70 (1992) > Issues > Issue 1 > Correspondence on The Design of Masonry Compression Members of Irregular Planform by Dr. J. Morton
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Correspondence on The Design of Masonry Compression Members of Irregular Planform by Dr. J. Morton

Mr A. N. Bed (M) Thomason Partnership) It is unfortunate that, in recent years, masonry design has tended to be based too closely on concrete practice, some of which is of dubious merit. This paper is a welcome return of first principles in estimating strength of slender masonry, and it is no surprise to see the results agreeing more closely than BS 5628 does with experiments. Some years