design of masonry walls for in-plane and out-of-plane loads using the strength
design provisions of TMS 402-16 will be discussed. Rules of thumb for initial
proportioning of masonry walls will be shared, the strength design provisions
will be reviewed, and some new and lesser used provisions that can allow for
more efficient wall designs will be highlighted. Recommendations for the design
and detailing of shear walls with openings will conclude the presentation.
- Course will award 1.5 hours of continuing education
- This course is Diamond Review approved in 49 states. New York does not accept hours from recordings.