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Tag: Preliminary Discussion of Masonry Units Basic Components of Masonry

Masonry can be used in a wide variety of architectural applications, including • Walls (bearing, shear, structural, decorative, bas-relief, mosaic) • Arches, domes, and vaults • Beams and columns Masonry, while often simple and elegant in form, can be complex in behavior. Also, unlike concrete, it cannot be ordered by the cubic yard. To understand its behavior, and to be able to specify

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