Chimney Cricket and its flashing with roofing system

The next time you have a roof repair or replaced never ever try to ignore the chimney roof valley as well as other dead valleys because they are the ignored spots overlooked and is the main reason for a deteriorated roofing system. Chimney Cricket and its flashing with roofing system What is cricket or saddle? … Read more

Stone Masonry and its Types

Rock, that is removed from its natural site and generally, cut or dressed and then finished for building purposes, is called \”Stone\” and the art of building the structure with stones as constructional units is called \”Stone Masonry\”. (1) Rubble Masonry(2) Ashlar Masonry Rubble Masonry The stone masonry in which either undressed or roughly dressed … Read more

Download Design of Reinforced Masonry Structures by Narendra Taly [PDF]

Motivated by a professional need to update changes in the reinforced masonry design philosophy that have occurred as a result of incorporation of strength design philosophy in the 2008 building code requirements for masonry structures reported by the masonry standards joint committee (referred to in this book as MSJC-08 code) and corresponding requirements of the … Read more