What Non-Engineers Need to Know About Structural Masonry - 1 LU/HSW

Tuesday, January 24, 2023 | 12-1 p.m. Eastern Time

Presented by: IMI

Structural masonry design concepts impact project budgets, installation sequencing, architectural details, and occupant health and safety. Join us to see how efficient structural masonry designs support project budget goals while enhancing functional and aesthetically pleasing architectural details. Walk away with a range of practical structural masonry design strategies to implement on your upcoming projects.


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 Learning Objectives:
  • Understand basic and advanced structural masonry design strategies.

  • Review how modern building codes and industry standards support efficient structural masonry designs.

  • Discover how pure structural masonry solutions avoid conflicts with embedded structural steel elements.

  • Learn how to develop structural masonry details that are budget-friendly and logical to assemble to create durable and aesthetically pleasing architectural details.


About the Speaker

Dan Siteman

Director of Industry Development and Technical Services, IMI

Siteman-Dan-1440x1440Dan is a member of BAC with 15 years of experience in bricklaying and PCC work. Key interests include constructability, structural systems, material science, and weatherproofing systems.

He has a Bachelor of Civil Engineering from Rowan University and a Bachelor of Physics from Stockton University.




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