Masonry Notes, Details, & Prototypes - 1 LU/HSW

Wednesday, September 14, 2022 | 12:00 - 1:00 p.m. Eastern Time

Presented by: FORSE Consulting

Get an in-depth analysis of the various components of a structural masonry wall system. Learn the “how” and “why” specific to each element of structural masonry. We’ll walk you through examples that show how to specify block strength, mortar type, and grout strength. You’ll also explore various types of wall design and flexible masonry corridor walls. Finally, review typical 2D and 3D structural masonry details including practical usage, limitations, and common errors.

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Learning Objectives:

  • Explore structural masonry wall system components.
  • Analyze general notes and common errors in documenting structural masonry in contract documents.
  • Discuss the use of partition wall design, common masonry walls, and masonry corridor walls.
  • Illustrate how and when to apply masonry details in the contract documents.

About the Speaker

Mike Manor PE, MLSE

Structural Engineer, FORSE Consulting

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Over the course of his career, Mike has amassed a wide background across the gamut of structural engineering in the realm of building design, including big box retail, residential podium mid-rise, schools, office buildings, and many more. Having worked with all of the major building materials, he understands how masonry works as the primary material on a project and how it can interact well with other materials. Through his current work at FORSE, he educates and assists contractors, engineers, and architects on the cost-effectiveness of masonry through software modeling and project design review. Combining all of these experiences over the past 17 years, Mike enjoys presenting to audiences sharing practical design concepts to convey good engineering practice.

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