Eurocode 6: Design of Masonry Structures

Design Examples

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These design examples have been prepared using the best endeavours of the authors. They do not represent full design solutions and the authors expressly disclaim any liability with respect to their accuracy. To download the examples amd solutions as a pdf file please click on the respective link for each file.

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Thanks are due to the Charlwood Partnership Limited for contributing to the devlopment of the design examples.

Vertical Load

  1. This example covers the characteristic strength and load capacity of a brick wall and a block wall. Solution Example 1 .
  2. This example extends Example 1 to cover a Group 1 concrete block. Solution Example 2.
  3. This example looks at an eccentric load on the lower storey of a four storey building. Solution Example 3.
  4. This example looks at an internal loadbearing wall constructed with Group 1 and Group 2 units. Solution Example 4.
  5. This example looks at part of a four storey building. Solution Example 5.
  6. This example extends Example 3 to include wind load. Solution Example 6.
  7. This example considers a single storey cavity wall. Solution example 7.

 

Concentrated Load

  1. This example considers the design of a plain masonry wall carrying precast concrete floor beams. Solution Example 1.

Lateral Load

  1. This example considers the design of a plain masonry panel subjected to wind load. Solution Example 1.

Fire

  1. This example considers the fire resistance of single leaf brickwork and blockwork walls. Solution Example 1.
  2. This example extends Example 1 to cover aac blockwork laid using thin joint mortar. Solution Example 2.
  3. This example considers an internal compartment loadbearing wall of lightweight aggregate blockwork.Solution Example 3.
  4. This example considers a brick-block cavity wall. Solution Example 4.

Reinforced Masonry

  1. This example considers a reinforced retaining wall Solution Example 1.
  2. This example considers a reinforced masonry beam Solution Example 2.
  3. This example considers a reinforced masonry column.Solution Example 3.
  4. This example considers a grouted cavity retaining wall. Solution Example 4.

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24 November 2014