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The Coy Mistress - a view of masonry behaviour

Based on his 2012 James Sutherland History Lecture and drawing on a range of examples, Dr Bill Harvey illustrates the difficulties of predicting masonry behaviour.

Author(s): W.J. Harvey

Keywords: masonry, behaviour, safety, strength, stability, wells cathedral, cathedrals, flying buttresses, vaults, cracking, arches, calva bridge, workington, cumbria, Bridges, scour, rockshaw bridge, merstham, surrey, gullies, damage, modelling, errors