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The State of the Art in Existing Masonry Structural Testing


Whether adding stories to an existing structure or removing walls to open up interior space, structural engineers are often asked to modify loads to existing masonry walls. It can be disconcerting to analyze the effects of these loads if the masonry properties are not available. Fortunately, there are many tools available for the evaluation of existing masonry and existing masonry distress. This webinar will discuss the latest and greatest in both destructive and nondestructive methods for existing masonry structural evaluation.

  • Course will award 1.5 hours of continuing education
  • Diamond Review approved in all 50 states
  • This webinar will be available as a recording.


  • Donald Harvey, P.E.

    Donald Harvey, P.E. is Associate Vice President at Atkinson‚ÄźNoland & Associates in Boulder, Colorado, a consulting engineering firm specializing in the evaluation and repair of masonry and historic structures. Mr. Harvey received Bachelor of Science and Master of Science degrees from the University of Texas at Austin in Architectural Engineering. He has authored several papers relating to the nondestructive evaluation of structures, masonry material testing, and evaluation methods for existing buildings. He serves on several ASTM committees related to masonry and nondestructive testing. Mr. Harvey recently served on the Board of Directors of the Structural Engineers Association of Colorado (SEAC).

April 6, 2021
Tue 12:00 PM CDT

Duration 1H 30M

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