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MDG-2013, Masonry Designer's Guide - 2013


Masonry Designers Guide 2013

The 8th Edition of the Masonry Designers' Guide, which has been re-designated as the MDG 2013, has been completely updated with numerous additions and changes that include discussion and examples on new TMS 402 provisions on limit design of masonry and on partition walls. The MDG 2013 is based on the 2013 TMS 402/ACI 530/ASCE 5 and TMS 602/ACI 530.1/ASCE 6 and the examples use loading requirements from ASCE 7-10. Information related to masonry design requirements in the 2015 International Building Code (IBC) are also included.


The book was developed by masonry experts who are familiar both with masonry design and with the Code requirements governing masonry's use. Topics covered in the MDG-2013: masonry materials, testing, quality assurance, quality control, construction methods, structural design, seismic design, and includes over 70 practical examples for typical masonry buildings and components, along with drawings and photographs to illustrate concepts and procedures discussed.

The MDG-2013 is an excellent resource for designers as well as students learning about masonry and has become one of the most popular design guides for masonry due to its extensive examples and practical coverage of masonry design issues.

Description Stock # ISBN Number Price
MDG-2013, Masonry Designer's Guide - 2013 656-15   -   $128.00