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Vol. 1, No. 1, January-June 1981

  • Prelaid Masonry Panels on Multi-story Buildings, K. Bailey
  • Yugoslavian Research Conference on Earthquake Engineering, J. E. Amrhein
  • Glossary of Masonry Terms
  • A Practical Methodology for the Design of Masonry Walls, J. Colville
  • Effect of the Aspect Ratio of the Unit on Flexural Tensile Strength of Brick Masonry, A. Hamid
  • Modern Masonry Structures and Their Weather Resistance, P. T. Mikluchin

Vol. 1, No. 2, July-December 1981

  • Slender Walls Research Program by California Structural Engineers, J.E. Amrhein
  • Distribution of Lateral Forces in Multistory Masonry Shear Wall Systems, L. Cerny and C. Baldridge
  • Analysis of the Diametral Masonry Core Shear Test Specimen, R. H. Atkinson
  • Torsional Strength of Brick Masonry Joints, A. A. Hamid and M. E. Tate
  • Ductility of Unconfined and Confined Concrete Masonry Shear Walls, M. J. N. Priestly

Vol. 2, No. 1, January-June 1982

  • A Truly Heavy Hobby, R. P. Anjaro, SR.
  • Measured Earthquake Response of a Concrete Block Masonry Shear Wall Building, G. C. Hart and S. C. Huang

Vol. 2, No. 2, January-June 1983

  • Behavior of Hollow Concrete Masonry Prisms Under Axial Load and Bending, I. J. Besica and H.G. Harris
  • Measurment of the Creep Strain Distribution in an Axially Loaded Brickwork Wall, D. Warren and D. Lenczner

Vol. 2, No. 3, July-December 1983

  • Variability of Reinforced Concrete Masonry Beam Strength in Flexure and Shear, H. Keller and G.T. Suter
  • Behavior of Floor-to-Wall Connections in Concrete Masonry Buildings, A. Anuar, S.K. Arya and G.A. Hegemier
  • An Earthquake Design Equation for Shear Walls in Shear, G.C. Hart, S.C. Huang, R.E. Englekirk, and S. Dow

Vol. 3, No. 1, January-June 1984

  • An Overview of Research Projects on Strengthening Masonry Buildings in the United States, J. B. Scalzi
  • ASTM Standards for the Masonry Industry, J. Heslip
  • Nonparametric Tests of Energy Consumption in Brick Frame Residences, J. Dituri, R. E. Turley and W. J. Kennedy
  • Failure of Acrylic Paint and Sealers over Stone and Brick Masonry, S. L. Marusin

Vol. 3, No. 2, July-December 1984

  • Long Beach 1333 – Coalinga 1983 But with a Difference, J. E. Amrhein and J. A. Giron
  • Hurricane Alicia Tests Materials in Materials in Houston’s Skyline, J. G. Borchelt and F.S. Pongette
  • Investigation of the Interface between Brick and Mortar, G. W. Chase
  • Effect of Grouting on the Flexural Tensile Strength of Concrete Block Masonry, R. G. Drysdale and A.A. Hamid

Vol. 4, No. 1, January-June 1985

  • Seismic Design of Reinforced Concrete Masonry Moment-Resisting Frames, M. J. N. Priestly and C. Yuk Han
  • Bond Characteristics of Sand-Molded Brick Masonry, A. A. Hamid

Vol. 4, No. 2, July-December 1985

  • Masonry 1990 – An Australian Seminar on Research Needs, J. C. Scrivener
  • Mexico Earthquakes – September 1985, J. E. Amrhein, J. Anderson and V. Robles
  • A History of Reinforced Masonry Construction Designed to Resist Earthquakes: 1755-1907, S. Tobriner

Vol. 5, No. 1, January-June 1986

  • U.S.  PRC Workshop on Seismic Design of Masonry Structures, D. Abrams
  • First U.S. – Italy Workshop on Evaluation and Retrofit of Existing Masonry Structures, J. Noland
  • Bond Iron and the Birth of Anti Seismic Reinforced Masonry Construction in San Francisco, S. Tobriner
  • Effloresence: Cause and Control, M. Merrigan
  • Wind Loading Mechanisms on Masonry Construction, K. Mehta and J. Minor
  • Dynamic Thermal Analysis of Masonry Wall Systems, A, Hamid and C. Tansler

Vol. 5, No. 2, July-December 1986

  • Optimum High Lime Mortar Mixes for the Pacific Northwest, J. Mendes
  • Flexural Strength of Rectangular Unconfined Masonry Shear Walls with Distributed Reinforcement, M.J.N. Priestley
  • Applied Stress Equations – Walls with Axial Load Combined with Bending Moment, J.G. Tawresey
  • Limit State Strength Design Criteria for One to Four Story Reinforced Concrete Masonry Buildings, G.C. Hart, R.E. Englekirk and T.A. Sabol
  • Stress Distributions in Hollow Masonry Due to Concentrated Loading, K.W. Simbeya, A.E. McMullen, E.L. Jessop, and N.G. Shrive

Vol. 6, No. 1, January-June 1987

  • Research-At What Price?, J.B. Scalzi
  • Effect of Long Term Deformations on Brick Masonry: A Nonlinear Analysis, E.M.F. Naguib and G.T. Suter
  • Bond Stress Slip in Masonry Reinforced with Spliced Reinforcement, Z. Soric and L.G. Tulin
  • Universal Elastic Flexural Design Technique for Reinforced Masonry, J.E. Amrhein

Vol. 6, No. 2, July-December 1987

  • A Review of the U.S. Coordinated Program for Masonry Building Research, J.L. Noland
  • Could Masonry Wall Design Codes Be Improved?, R.F. Campbell, Sr.
  • The Japanese 5 Story Full Scale Reinforced Concrete Masonry Test – Design and Construction of the Test Specimen, F. Seible, T. Okada, Y. Yamazaki, and M. Teshigawara
  • The Japanese 5 Story Full Scale Reinforced Concrete Masonry Test – Loading and Instrumentation of the Test Building, F. Seible, Y. Yamazaki, T. Kaminosono, and M. Teshigawara
  • Masonry Panel Wall Design, C.T. Grimm
  • Technical Note: Concentrated Loads on Hollow Masonry-Load Dispersion Through Bond Beams, A.W. Page and N.G. Shrive

Vol. 7, No. 1, January-June 1988

  • The Japanese 5 Story Full Scale Reinforced Concrete Masonry Test – Forced Vibration and Cyclic Load Test Results, Y. Yamazaki, F. Seible, H. Mizuna, T. Kaminosono, and M. Teshigawara
  • Dynamic and Static Testing of Reinforced Concrete Masonry Structures, D. Abrams
  • Characterization of Mortars and Plasters from Ancient Monuments of Milan (Italy), G. Baronio and L. Binda

Vol. 7, No. 2, July-December 1988

  • The Japanese 5 Story Full Scale Reinforced Concrete Masonry Test – Pseudo Dynamic and Ultimate Load Test Results, Y. Yamazaki, T. Kaminosono, M. Teshigawara, and F. Seible
  • The Use of Confinement Steel to Increase the Ductility in Reinforced Concrete Masonry Shear Walls, G. Hart, J. Noland, G. Kingsley, R. Englekirk, and N, Sajjad
  • Cost Differences Among Fire Separations in Multiunit Residential Buildings, R.I. Carr

Vol. 8, No. 1, January-June 1989

  • Survey into Motives for Choosing Reinforced Concrete over Loadbearing Masonry for Residential Buildings, K. Medallah
  • Probable Performance of Reinforced Masonry Shearwalls Conforming to Current Seismic Requirements, J. Kariotis and A. M. El-Mustapha
  • Residential Basement Walls: Problems and Solutions, D. R. Eimer and D.D. Bell
  • Analytical Stress-Strain Curves for Grouted Concrete Masonry, G.C. Hart, N. Sajjad, G.R. Kingsley and J.L. Noland

Vol. 8, No. 2, July-December 1989

  • Engineered Aseismic Masonry Veneers, D. Allen
  • Effect of Properties of Steel on the Flexural Behavior of Joint Reinforced Concrete Masonry Walls, A. A. Hamid and C. Chai-Calabria
  • Limit States Design Criteria for Minimum Flexural Steel in Concrete Masonry Beams, G.C. Hart
  • Ultimate Strength Flexural Behavior of Reinforced Concrete Masonry Walls, R.L. Heeringa and D. I. McLean
  • Masonry P-M Diagrams Made Easy, J. G. Tawresey

Vol. 9, No. 1, August 1990

  • Research and Innovation, One and the Same, J.B. Scalzi
  • Seismic Response of T-Section Masonry Shear Walls, M.J.N. Priestly and H. Limin
  • Masonry Structures in the Chilean Earthquake of March 3, 1985: Behavior and Correlation with Analysis, R.E. Klingner, R. Villablanca, M. Blondet, and R.L. Mayes
  • The Influence of Structural Layout and Reinforcement on the Seismic Behavior of Masonry Buildings: An Experimental Study, M. Tomazevic, C. Modena, T. Velechovsky, and P. Weiss
  • Investigations of the Collapse of a Medieval Masonry Tower, G.M. Calvi and M.J.N. Priestley
  • Nonlinear Analysis of Reinforced Concrete Masonry Shear Wall Structures – Monotonic Loading, , F. Seible, H.L. LaRovere, and G.R. Kingsley
  • Masonry Flexural Strength vs. Course Height, C.T. Grimm
  • Results of a Statistical Study of Masonry Deformability, R.H. Atkinson and G.G. Yan
  • Masonry Conversion Factors, S.R. Sanders and H.R. Thomas
  • An Alternative Test for Determining the Frost Resistance of Bricks, M.R. Arnott and A.H.P. Maurenbrecher

Vol. 9, No. 2, February 1991

  • Flexural Bond Strength of Concrete Masonry Prisms using Portland Cement and Hydrated Lime Mortars, E.G. Hedstrom, K.M. Tarhini, R.D. Thomas, V.S. Dubovoy, R.E. Klingner, and R.A. Cook
  • Seismic Design of Ductile Masonry Walls, G.C. Hart
  • Design and Testing of Masonry Slab System, A. Nanni and L.F. Geschwinder
  • Behaviour of Unreinforced Masonry Buildings Subjected to Earthquakes, M. Qamaruddin and B. Chandra
  • A Test Program to Determine the Structural Properties of Unreinforced Hollow Clay Tile Masonry Walls at the DOE Oak Ridge Plants, K.E. Fricke and W.D. Jones
  • Flexural Bond Strength of Masonry: An Experimental Review, S.K. Ghosh
  • Friction at Supports of Clay Brick Walls, W.M. McGinley and J.G. Borchelt
  • Failure Criterion for Laterally Loaded Masonry Walls, R. Guggisberg and B. Thorlimann\Compressive Strength of Hollow Concrete Masonry, J. Colville and A.M. Wolde-Tinsae

Vol. 10, No. 1, August 1991

  • An Overview of Prestressed Masonry, A.E. Schultz and M.J. Scolforo
  • Present and Future Techniques for Nondestructive Evaluation of Masonry Structures, D.P. Abrams and J.H. Matthys
  • Cyclic Behavior of Joint Reinforced Concrete Masonry Walls, A.A. Hamid, C. Chia-Calabria, and H.G. Harris
  • Distribution of Shear Forces in Walls having Openings, J.E. Saliba and A.J. Sexton
  • Flexural Strength of Masonry with Reference to a New Code of Practice for Europe (Eurocode 6), C. Fudge, N. Bright, and A Ohler
  • A Limit State Design Criteria for Masonry, G.C. Hart
  • Prestressed Clay Brickwork Bridge Abutments, S.W. Garrity and T.G. Garwood
  • Bricks for Future Lunar Structures, I.C. Dialer
  • Effect of Loading Platen Thickness on Masonry Unit and Prism Strengths, R.H. Atkinson
  • U.S. Coordinated Progam for Masonry Building Research: Sixth Year Status, J.L. Noland

Vol. 10, No. 2, February 1992

  • What is Wrong with Brick Masonry Veneer over Steel Studs?, C.T. Grimm
  • Expected Value Wall Performance, G.C. Hart
  • Engineering Design Provisions for Prestressed Masonry, Part 1 – Masonry Stresses, and Part 2 – Steel Stresses and other
  • Considerations, A.E. Schultz and M.J. Scolforo
  • The Effect of Slenderness and End Restraint on the Behavior of Masonry Prisms – A Literature Review, G.R. Kingsley, J.L. Noland and M.P. Schuller
  • Computer Program for Analysis of Masonry Shear Walls, A. Nanni and J.S. Juwana
  • Evaluating Lateral Strength of Existing Unreinforced Brick Piers in the Laboratory, G.S. Epperson and D.P. Abrams
  • Relationship of Earthquake Damage of Reinforced Masonry Shear Walls to the Frequency of the Ground Motion, J.C. Kariotis, M.A. Rahman, and A.M. El-Mustapha
  • Seismic Isolation and Analysis of the Salt Lake City and County Building, R.L. Mayes, B.I. Sveinsson, and L.R. Jones

Vol. 11, No. 1, August 1992

  • Service Load Design Equations for Unreinforced Masonry Construction, J. Colville
  • Thermal Stresses in Composite Masonry Walls, M.A. Rahman and S.C. Anand
  • A Proposed Seismic Design Approach for Masonry Shear Walls incorporating Foundation Uplift, D.K. Nakaki and G.C. Hart
  • Splitting Tensile and Compressive Strength Relationship of Concrete Paving Blocks, N. Ghafoori, and D. R. Smith
  • State-of-the-Art of Concrete Masonry Units, M.K. Tadros, G.L. Krause, B.Amiri and Steve Sweeney
  • Stability of Hollow Masonry Walls, J. Colville
  • Compressive Strength of Partially Grouted Concrete Masonry Using Small Scale Wall Elements, A.A. Hamid and S.R. Des. Chandrakeerthy
  • Old Research on Masonry Bond, H.C. Fischer
  • Statistical Requirements for Masonry Testing, R.H. Atkinson

Vol. 11, No. 2, February 1993

  • Reinforced Concrete Masonry Walls under Combined Axial and Flexural Loading, R.A. McLain, D.I. McLean, and T.L. McLain
  • The Time-Dependent Behaviour of Masonry Prisms: An Interpretaion, L. Binda and A. Anzani
  • Performance of Concrete Masonry Beams, G.C. Hart and J.J.E. Jang
  • Structural Reliability Analysis of Concrete Masonry Beams, G.C. Hart and J.J.E. jang
  • Clay Brickwork – An Alternative Material for New Highway Structures, S.W. Garrity
  • Quality Assessment of Concrete Paving Blocks Using Non-Destructive Measurements of Early-Age Properties, N. Ghafoori and D.R. Smith
  • Influence of Confining Steel on Flexural Rsponse of Reinforced Masonry Shear Walls, P.B. Shing, E.W. Carter and J.L. Noland
  • Flexural Strength of Masonry with Reference to a New Code of Practice for Europe (Eurocode 6), C. Fudge, N. Bright, and A. Ohler

Vol. 12, No. 1, August 1993

  • Masonry Veneer Anchors and Cavity Wall Ties, C.T. Grimm
  • Flexural Behavior and Strength of Reinforced Masonry Walls Built with Masonry Cement Mortar, B.E. Abboud, A. Hamid and H.G. Harris
  • A Structural Component Model for Masonry Flexural Walls, Gary C. Hart and J.W. Jaw
  • The Effect of Reinforcement on the Shear Response of Grouted Concrete Masonry, M.M Khattab and R.G. Drysdale
  • Transverse Strength of Damaged URM Infills, D.P. Abrams, R. Angel, and J. Uzarski
  • Preliminary Results from the TCCMAR 5-Story Full-Scale Reinforced Masonry Research Building Test, F. Seible, G. Hegemier, N. Priestley, G. Kingsley, A. Igarashi, and A. Kirkchbasche
  • Evaluation of Shear Strength of Reinforced Masonry Walls, P.B. Shing, J.D. Brunner and H.R. Lotfi
  • The Seismic Resistance of Historical Urban Buildings and the Interventions in Their Floor Systems: An Experimental Study, M. Tomasevic, M. Lutman, and P.WeissMortar Tensile/Compressive Strength Ratio, C.T. Grimm

Vol. 12, No. 2, February 1994

  • Shear Strength of Reinforced Concrete Masonry Beams Without Web Reinforcement, S.M. Fereig
  • Shape Optimization of an Ultra-Lightweight CMU, M.A. Khalifa, M.K. Tadros, S.G. Low, and A.E. Magzoub
  • Seismic Resistance of Brick-Infilled Steel Frames With and Without Retrofit, J.B. Mander and B. Nair
  • Effects of Time-Dependent Deformations on the Behavior of Reinforced Masonry Columns, H. Ben-Omran, J.I. Glanville, and M.A. Hatzinikolas
  • State-of-the-Art of Masonry Retaining Walls, R.K. Devalapura, G.L. Krause, and M.K. Tadros
  • Masonry Lintels – Shear Failure Analysis, Z. Soric
  • Nonlinear Models for Shear Failure in Confined Masonry Walls, M.O. Moroni, M. Astroza, and S. Tavonatti
  • Behavior of Unreinforced Masonry Structures during the 1992 Erzincan Turkey, Earthquake, M. Bruneau and M Saatcioglu
  • Effect of the Time of Application of Curing Membranes on Mortar Properties, M.A. Amjad and S.H. Srour
    Delamination of Masonry Pavements, C.T. Grimm
  • Masonry Keywords, C.T. Grimm

Vol. 13, No. 1, August 1994

  • Behavior and Design of Multi-Story Masonry Walls Under In-Plane Seismic Loading, G. Leiva and R.E. Klingner
  • Influence of Curing Types and Age on Bulk and Surface Properties of Concrete Paving Blocks, N. Ghafoori and B.M Sukandur
  • Probabilities, Safety Factors, and Limit State Design, J.C. Kariotis
  • Aseismic Strengthening of Historical Stone-Masonry Buildings by Building-Friendly Technologies, M. Tomasevic, V Apih, and M. Lutman
  • Finite Block Analysis of Masonry Arches, J.M. Gebara and A.D. Pan
  • Performance of Structures During the Oct. 12, 1992 Cairo Earthquake, A.A. Rahman and K.M. Yousri
  • How to Look at a Brick Wall, C.T. Grimm

Vol. 13, No. 2, February 1995

  • Preliminary Results of the Influence of Shear Connected Wythes on the Ability of Cavity Walls to Carry Vertical Loads, A. Goyal, M.A. Hatzinikolas, and A.E. Elwi
  • Lap Splices in Flexurally Loaded Masonry Walls, J.D. Blake, M.L. Marsh, and D.I. McLean
  • Evaluation of the Flatjack Test of Brick Masonry, L.F. Kahn and S.E. Turner
  • Flexural Bond Strength of Clay Brick Masonry, S.L. Wood
  • Evaluation of the Compressive Strength of Masonry by Prism Sampling, R.D. Thomas and M.J. Scolforo
  • Test Program on the Seismic Behavior of Confined Masonry Structures, S.M. Alcocer and R. Meli
  • Effect of Mortar Shrinkage on In-Plane Stresses in Clay Brickwork, D.P. Abrams
  • Use of Masonry as a Building Material in the Arabian Gulf Region, A.A. Hamid
  • Masonry Cavity Walls: A Bibliography, C.T. Grimm

Vol. 14, No. 1, August 1996

  • Masonry Throughout History, C.T. Grimm
  • Structural Response to Bomb Blasts, M.A. Amjad
  • A Study of Masonry Arch Bridges Using Finite Element Analysis, N.G. Gong, B.S. Choo, and M.G. Coutie
  • Strengthening of Hollow Block Masonry Basement Walls with Plastic Reinforcing Bars, A.A. Hamid
  • Effects of Horizontal Confinement on the Behavior of Ancient Masonry Towers, G. Ballio and G.M. Calvi
  • Minimum Horizontal Reinforcement Requirements for Seismic Design of Masonry Walls, A.E. Schultz
  • Shear Strength of Reinforced Masonry Walls, J.D. Brunner and P.B. Shing
  • The Significance of the Gauging System in the Flatjack In-Situ Test, P. Ronca
  • Flexural Behavior of Reinforced Masonry Shear Walls, A. Madan, A.M. Reinhorn, and J.B. Mander
  • Development and Testing of Prestressed Clay Brick Walls, R.K. Devalapura, G.L. Krause, and M.K. Tadros

Vol. 14, No. 2, December 1996

  • Use of Finite Element in Masonry Structures, J.E. Saliba, R.S. Al-Akkad, and G. Sawaya
  • Insulated Concrete Masonry: Theoretical R. Values, T.A. Holm
  • Effect of Mortar Air Content on Masonry, C.T. Grimm
  • Deterioration of Masonry Surfaces and Surfaces Treatments, L. Binda, P. Rocca, and T. Squarcina
  • Development of Plastic-Reinforced Wall Ties, J.Q. Burndette, A.A. Hamid, and J. Larralde
  • The Strength of Hollow Masonry Walls Under Concentrated Vertical Loads, P.W. Kleemon, N. DeVitis, and A.W. Page
  • Behavior of Unreinforced Brick Masonry under Lateral Cyclic Loading, Y. Zhuge, J. Corderoy, and D. Thambiratnam
  • Seismic Retrofitting of URM Walls with Fiber Composites, M.R. Ehsami and H. Saadatmanesh

Vol. 15, No. 1, June 1997

  • Fontana’s Re-Erection of the Obelisk at Saint Peter’s Basilica, C.T. Grimm
  • Concentrically and Eccentrically Loaded Concrete Masonry Prisms, F. Khalaf
  • Historical Development of Brick Size and Nomenclature, C.T. Grimm
  • Material Model for Concrete and Clay Masonry, A. Hamid
  • Waste Thermoplastic in Concrete Masonry, M.J. Gawedzinski and D.N. Richardson
  • Waste Materials in Brick Manufacturing, E. Ramadan, A.M. Made, and J. Colville
  • Deicing Salt Resistance of Concrete Block Pavers, N. Ghafoori and R. Mathis
  • Non destructive Evaluation of Masonry Structures using the Impact-Echo Method, T.J. Williams, M. Sansalone, W.B. Streett, R.W. Poston, and A.R. Whitlock
  • Performance Assessment of Concrete Masonry Wall Buildings using Monte Carlo Simulation, G.T. Zorapapel, G.C. Hart, and D.M. Frangopol

Vol. 15, No. 2, December 1997

  • Brick in Renaissance Architecture, C.T. Grimm
  • Design Criteria and References for Masonry Cavity Walls, C.T. Grimm
  • Shear Strength of Masonry Bed Joints, F.M. Khalaf and M.W. Naysmith
  • Response of Sand-Lime Mortar Joints to Variable Eccentric Thrust, T.E. Boothby
  • Evaluation and Analytical Verification of Shaking Table Data from Infilled Frames, R.E. Klingner, N.R. Rubiano, T.R. Bashandy, and S.C. Sweeney
  • Experimental Study of Reinforced Masonry Using Slop-Molded Bricks, P. Walker
  • Compressive Behavior of Insulated Concrete Masonry Prisms, S.W. Hawk, D.I. McLean, and T.C. Young
  • Flexural and Shear Behavior of Insulated Concrete Masonry Walls, S.W. Hawk, D.I. McLean, and T.C. Young
  • Masonry Foundation Wall Systems Under Combined Uplift and Shear Forces, W.M. McGinley and M.J. Scolforo

Vol. 16, No. 1, June 1998

  • Effect of Capping Technique on Observed Compressive Strength of Facing Brick, L.K. Crouch, J.F. Brogdon, R.C. Henderson, and D. Lanham
  • Masonry Performance Criteria, C.T. Grimm
  • Gypsum Morat in Historic Structures, R.A. Livingston, A.M. Made, and A. Chaturbahai
  • Evaluation of Seismic and Wind Resistance of a Low-Rise Masonry Building, N.K. Kristeva and S.D. Schiff
  • Structural Performance of Residential Chimneys in Earthquakes, M.J. Scolforo, J. Chrysler, and J.E. Amrhein
  • Waste Materials in Block Manufacturing, E. Ramadan, A.M. Made, and J. Colville
  • Microwave Noninvasive Detection of Grout in Masonry, K.J. Bois, H. Campbell, A. Benally, P.S. Nowak, and R. Zoughi
  • Establishing the Basis for Using Transient Stress Waves for Nondestructive Evaluation of Masonry, T.J. Williams, M. Sansalone, and M. Grigoriu
  • Mechanical Properties of Masonry Walls, C.T. Grimm

Vol. 17, No. 1, November 1999

  • Technical Papers
    • Strength Assessment of Clay Bricks using Porosity Dependent Techniques, F.M. Khalaf and J.G. Wilson
      A Study of the Deflection of Prestressed Masonry Walls, R.K. Devalapura, G.L. Krause, and M.K. Tadros
    • Microstructural Investigation of Mortar/Unit Interaction, D.A. Lange, H.D. DeFord, and A.M. Werner
      Special Reports Section
    • Performance of Masonry in Hurricane Fran, September 5, 1996, W.M. McGinley and R.D. Thomas
    • Performance of Masonry during the Middle Tennessee Tornadoes, January 24, 1997, Craig Henderson, K. Fricke
  • General Interest Topics
    • Allowable Axial Compressive Stress in Masonry, A Simplified Procedure, Narendra Taly
    • The Voss Plastometer: Sand-Carrying Capacity of Matrices, Harold C. Fisher

Vol. 18, No. 1, July 2000

  • Technical Papers
    • An Anistropic Failure Criterion for Masonry Suitable for Numerical Implementation, Paulo B. Lourenco and Jan G. Rots
    • Creep Losses in Post-Tensioned Concrete Masonry, H. R. Hamilton III and C. C. R. Badger
    • Hysteretic Behavior of Concrete Masonry Shear Walls with Unbonded Reinforcement, Alok Madan, Andrei M. Reinhorn, and John B. Mander
    • Interaction of In-Plane Shear and Flexure in Masonry Walls with Unbonded Longitudinal Reinforcement, Alok Madan, Andrei M. Reinhorn, and John B. Mander
    • Load Tests on Post-Tensioned Masonry Walls, Nebojsa Mojsilovic and Peter Marti
    • Seismic Response Patterns for URM Buildings, Daniel P. Abrams
    • Wall Density and Seismic Performance of Confined Masonry Buildings, Maria Moroni, Maximillano Astroza, and Rodrigo Caballero
  • General Interest Papers
    • Brick Color Selection and Specification, Clayford T. Grimm
    • Words that Sell Brick, Clayford T. Grimm

Vol. 18, No. 2, December 2000

  • Technical Papers
    • An Alternative Design for Brick Veneer Steel Stud Walls, W. Mark McGinley
    • Behavior of Masonry Mortars – A Factorial Design Approach, V. Sathish, Dr. K. Ramamurthy, and Dr. R. Ambalavanan
    • Proposed Provisions for Design of Anchorage to Masonry, Richard Allen, J. Gregg Borchelt, Richard E. Klingner, and Rob Zobel
    • The Role of Water Transport between Brick and Mortar, V. A. Jennings, A. M. Werner, C. W. Park, and D. A. Lange
    • Testing of Anchor Bolts in Concrete Block Masonry, Joel B. Tubbs, David G. Pollock, Jr., and David I. McLean
  • General Interest Papers
    • Brick Specifications Flowcharts, Clayford T. Grimm
    • Masonry and the Modernist Ethic, Lino Bianco

Vol. 19, No. 1, September 2001

  • Analytical Stress Strain Curves For Confined And Reinforced Concrete Masonry, Niaz A. Nazir and Gary C. Hart
  • Effect of Mortar on Shrinkage of Clay Masonry Wall Panels, Brian James Harris and Richard E. Klingner
  • Modeling of Flexural and Shear Response in Reinforced Masonry Walls Under Seismic Loading, Vincenzo Colotti
  • Stability of Unreinforced Masonry Under Compressive Load, James Colville
  • Strain Transfer Analysis of Masonry Prisms Reinforced with Bonded Carbon Fiber Reinforced Polymer Sheets,   K. E. Roko, T. E. Boothby, and C. E. Bakis
  • Structural Testing of Single-Storey Post-tensioned Concrete Masonry Walls, Peter T. Laursen and Jason M. Ingham
  • Testing and Codification of Partially Grout-filled Nominally-reinforced Concrete Masonry Subjected to In-Plane Cyclic Loads, Jason M. Ingham, Barry J. Davidson, David R. Brammer and Kok C. Voon
  • Using Slag in Manufacturing Masonry Bricks and Paving Units, Yasser Korany and Salah El-Haggar

Vol. 20, No. 1, December 2002

  • Technical Papers
    • Tensile Strength of Headed Anchor Bolts in Tops of Fully Grouted CMU Walls, Terence A. Weigel, J.P. Mohsen, Anthony Burke, Karl Erdmann, and Andrew Schad
    • Strength and Stiffness of Masonry Shear Walls with Openings, Hany Elshafie, Ahmad Hamid, and El-sayed Nasr
    • Experimental Investigation of Long-Term Behavior of Dry-Stack Masonry, Gero Marzahn and Gert König
    • Performance of Masonry Buildings in St. Peter, Minnesota during the March 29, 1998 Tornadoes, Arturo E. Schultz, Max L. Porter, Olene Bigelow, and Richard Stehly.
    • Flexural Tension in Unreinforced Masony: Evaluation of Current Specifications, Young Sang Kim and Richard M. Bennett
  • General Interest Papers
    • Quality Control of Concrete Masonry Compressive Strength, Clayford T. Grimm
    • Structural Design of Unreinforced Masonry, James Colville
    • Corrosion Protection of Metal Connectors in Masonry, Clayford T. Grimm

Vol. 21, No. 1, September 2003

  • Anchor Bolts in Masonry Under Combined Tension and Shear Loading, Anne M. Fabrello-Streufert, David G. Pollock and David I. McLean
  • Elastic Stability Of URM Walls Under Transverse Loading, A. E. Schultz and J. G. Mueffelman
  • Design Considerations for Stability of Transversely-Loaded URM Walls, A. E. Schultz and J. G. Mueffelman
  • Evaluation of the Seismic Performance of Brick Walls Retrofitted and Repaired, Expansive Epoxy Injection, Al Zeiny
  • Flexural Strengthening of Masonry Walls with External Composite Bars, Kunwar Bajpai and Dat Duthinh
  • Seismic Analysis of Masonry-Infilled Reinforced Concrete Frames, Armin B. Meharbi and P. Benson Shing

Vol. 22, No. 1, September 2004

  • Technical Papers
    • Blast Resistance of FRP Retrofitted Un-Reinforced Masonry (URM) Walls With and Without Arching Action, John Myers, Abdeldjelil Belarbi and Khaled El-Domaity
    • Enhancing Flexural Resistance of Historic Masonry Walls Using Carbon Fiber Ropes, Yasser Korany and Robert Drysdale
    • In- Plane Strengthening of URM Infill Wall Assemblages Using GFRP Laminates, Wael El-Dakhakhni, Ahmad Hamid and Mohamed Elgaaly
    • Influence of Confinement on the Cyclic Behavior of Reinforced Brick Masonry Walls, Adrian S. Durham and Mervyn Kowalsky
    • Pushover Tests on Intermediate-Scale Models of Masonry Buildings With Rigid Floors, B. Calderoni, P. Lenza, and P.P. Rossi
    • Shear Behavior of UCMW Using CFRP Sheet: A Case Study, Tong Zhao, Chenjun Zhang, and Jian Xie
    • Static Determination of the Internal Forces and Displacements in Arch Bridges, A. Audenaert, H. Peremans, and W.P. DeWilde
  • General Interest
    • Disaster Investigation Report: Tornado and Severe Storm Damage in Tennessee November 10, 2002 – Behavior of Brick and Veneer Structures, Jim Bryja and Richard Bennett

Vol. 23, No. 1, December 2005

  • Technical Papers
    • Development and Evaluation of Hollow Concrete Interlocking Block Masonry System, K. B. Anand, and  K. Ramamurthy
    • Effective Per Model for the Nonlinear In-Plane Analysis of Individual URM Piers, Tianyi Yi, Franklin L. Moon, R. T. Leon, and Lawrence F. Kahn
    • Experimental Replication of Masonry Arch Bridge Spandrel Wall Collapse, Thomas E. Boothby, Yurianto Yurianto, and Ece Erdog
    • FPR Strengthening of URM Walls With Openings- Experimental Results, Tong Li, Nestore Galati, J. Gustavo Tumialan, and Antonio Nanni
    • FPR Strengthening of URM Walls With Openings- Numerical Analysis and Design, Tong Li, Nestore Galati, J. Gustavo Tumialan, and Antonio Nanni
    • Methodology for the Design of Lightweight Concrete with Expanded Clay Aggregates, Ana M. Bastos, Hipolito Sousa, and Hipolito Sousa
    • Performance of URM Walls Under In-Plane Seismic Loading, Mohamed A. ElGawady, Pierino Lestuzzi, and Marc Badoux
    • Structural Behavior of Tie Connections for Residential Brick Veneer Construction, James M. LaFave and Dziugas Reneckis
  • General Interest
    • Bond Between Concrete and Building Stones in Stone Masonry Structures, Muhammad I. M. Rjoub

Vol. 24, No. 1, November 2006

  • Dowel Action of Titanium Bars Connecting Marble Fragments,  Elizabeth N. Vintzileou , Eleni-Eva E. Toumbakari and Konstantinos A. Papadopoulos
  • Effect of Air Entrainment on the Performance of Cement-lime Mortars, W. Mark McGinley
  • Impact Resistance of Residential Wall Systems to Wind-Borne Debris, Richard M. Bennett, J. Gregg. Borchelt, Jim Bryja, and Bill Kjorlien
  • In-plane Performance Assessment of URM Walls Retrofitted with FRP, Pedro F. Silva, Abdeldjelil Belarbi, and Tong Li
  • Influence of Prior Out-of-Plane Damage on the In-Plane Behavior of Masonry Infilled Frames, R.C. Henderson, M. L. Porter, W. D. Jones, and E. G. Burdette
  • Time-Dependent Strength and Creep in Masonry, Guilherme Aris Parsekian and Luiz Sergio Franco

Vol. 25, No. 1, September 2007

  • Brick Veneer Steel Stud Wall Systems: State-of-the-Art  Joseph O. Arumala.
  • Comparison of Distribution of Properties in Segmental Retaining Wall Units Between Manufacturers  Cesar Chan, Kenneth C. Hover and Kevin J. Folliard
  • The Effects of Moisture on Compressive Strength and Modulus of Brick Masonry, Amde M. Amde, J. V. Martin and James Colville
  • Load Capacity of Dry- Stack Masonry Walls  H. C. Uzoegbo , R. Senthivel and J.V. Ngowi
  • Out-of-Plane Flexural Strength of Unreinforced Clay Brick Masonry Walls, M. C. Griffith and J. Vaculik
  • Polymer Modification of Masonry Cements in Brick Masonry, Amde M. Amde, James Colville and J. Christian Brown

Vol. 26, No. 1, July 2008

  • Appropriate Control Prism for Prestressed or Reinforced Masonry Floor Systems, Abdul Baqi
  • Effect of Moisture on FRP-Masonry Bond Strength, D. D. Stierwalt and H. R. Hamilton III
  • Evaluation of Thermal Resistance of Autoclaved Aerated Concrete (AAC) Masonry Systems, Christina M. Behrens and Jennifer E. Tanner
  • Finite Element Interface Modeling and Experimental Verification of Masonry-Infilled R/C Frames, Ghassan Al-Chaar, Armin B. Mehrabi and Teymour Manzouri
  • In-Plane Seismic Response of Reinforced Concrete Masonry Shrinkage Control Joints, Jason Ingham, Gavin Wight and K. C. Voon

Vol. 26, No. 2, November 2008

  • Technical Papers
    • Compressed Earth Block: Achieving Building Code Requirements with Lime Stabilization, Richard J. Godbey and Margaret L. Thomson
    • Development of Laboratories for Masonry Testing and Non-Destructive Evaluation, John M. Coombs and Jennifer E. Tanner
    • Flange Effects on the Nonlinear Behavior of URM Piers, T. Yi, F. L. Moon, R. T. Leon, and L. F. Kahn
    • Statistical Analysis of Compressive Strength of Clay Brick Masonry: Testing, Saman A. Aryana and John H. Matthys
    • A Study on the Use of GFRP as an External Reinforcement for Autoclaved Aerated Concrete, Ayca Eminaga and Ali M. Memari
  • General Interest Papers
    • The First United States Prestressed Masonry Structures, Richard M. Bennett

Vol. 27, No. 1, July 2009

  • Compressive Strength of Clay Brick Masonry, Saman A. Aryana and John H. Matthys
  • In-Plane Behavior of a Confined Masonry Wall, Khashair Pourazin and Sassan Eshghi
  • Performance of Lap Splices in Concrete Masonry Shear Walls, J.Z. Mjelde, D.I. McLean, J.J. Thompson, and W.M. McGinley
  • Wind and Earthquake Shear Load in Symmetrical Loadbearing Masonry Buildings, Pedro Sing-Sang, Yuri Totoev, and Adrian W. Page
  • Wind and Earthquake Shear Load in Asymmetrical Loadbearing Masonry Buildings, Pedro Sing-Sang, Yuri Totoev, and Adrian W. Page

Vol. 28, No. 1, January 2010

  • Finite Element Analysis of a Panelized Brick Veneer Wall System and Comparison with Wind Load Testing Results, Jianhai Liang and Ali M. Memari
  • A Moment Magnification Approach for Unreinforced Masonry Design, Richard M. Bennett
  • A Planar-Frame Model for Nonlinear Response of Low-Rise URM Buildings, Youssef Belmouden and Pierino Lestuzzi
  • Study of System-Component Interactions in a Thin-Tile Masonry Dome, Andrew D. Sorensen and Ece Erdogmus

Vol. 28, No. 2, December 2010

  • Design Provisions for Post-Tensioned Masonry Walls Loaded Out-of-Plane, Jennifer R. Bean Popehn and Arturo E. Schultz
  • Effective Shear Design of Reinforced Masonry Beams, Salah R. Sarhat and Edward G. Sherwood
  • Evaluation of Design Provisions for In-Plane Shear in Masonry Walls, C.L. Davis, D.I. McLean, and J.M. Ingham
  • Performance of Poor-Quality Indigenous Brick Walls Strengthened by GFRP, Ghassan K. Al-Chaar
  • Stochastic Bayesian Calibration of Finite Element Models of Masonry Vaults, Sezer Atamturktur and Thomas Boothby

Vol. 29, No. 1, December 2011

  • Behavior of Masonry Subject to Load Parallel to Bed Face, Sreekanta Das, Thomas Ring, and David Stubbs
  • Effects of Fibers on Flexural Strength of Masonry Mortars, Catherine K. Armwood, Ece Erdogamus, and Hani Haider
  • In-Plane Behavior and Strength of Fully-Grouted Reinforced Masonry Shear Walls, Ehsan Minaie, Michael C. Mota, Franklin L.
  • Moon, and Ahmad A. Hamid
  • MSJC Deep Beam Requirements, Fernando Fonseca, Sunup S. Mathew, and Richard M. Bennett
  • Study of Tile Layer Contribution of a Thin-Tile Masonry Dome, Andrew D. Sorensen and Ece Erdogamus

Vol. 30, No. 1, December 2012

  • Behavior of Clay Brick Confined Masonry Walls under Cyclic Loads, Behrang Sarrafi and Sassan Eshghi
  • Effect of Test Conditions on the Compressive Strength of Concrete Masonry Units, Mina Gayed, Yasser Korany, and Mohammed Nazief
  • Interface Shear Transfer Between Grout and AAC Masonry, Miguel Forero Henao, Monica Puglisi, and Richard E. Klingner
  • Splice Provisions for Deformed Reinforcement Surrounded by Grout in AAC Masonry, Miguel Forero Henao, Monica Puglisi, and Richard E. Klingner

Vol. 31, No. 1, December 2013

  • Technical Papers
    • Concepts of Shear Friction Applied to Masonry Shear Walls, Shane C. Morrison and Richard M. Bennett
    • In-Plane Loading of Brick Veneer over Wood Shear Walls, James M. Lintz and Elias A. Toubia
    • Performance Based Seismic Design of a Confined Masonry Building, Sassan Eshghi & Khashaiar Pourazin
    • Sliding Shear Resistance of Reinforced Masonry Shear Walls, Farhad Ahmadi , Jaime Hernandez , Geoff Scheid , and Richard E. Klingner
  • General Interest Topics
    • Testing Flexural Tension Strength of Masonry with Low-Pressure Vacuum, Kenneth C. Hover, Timothy K. Bond, David Farmer

Vol. 32, No. 1, December 2014

  • Effect of Height-to-Thickness Ratio on Compressive Strength of Masonry, Sreekanta Das, Jiaji Liu, Mohamed El Sayed, and Sara Kenno
  • Evaluation of Modeling Scheme for Unreinforced Masonry Under Seismic Loading, Laura Redmond, Andreas Stavridis, and Reginald DesRoches
  • Seismic Behavior of Reinforced Concrete Masonry Shear Walls as Governed by Flexure, Farhad Ahmadi, Jaime Hernandez, Juan Diego Rodriguez, and Richard E. Klingner
  • Evaluation of 2011 MSJC Strength-Design Shear Provisions for Reinforced Masonry Shear Walls, Saleh Alogla, Farhad Ahmadi, Jaime Hernandez, Richard E. Klingner, and David I. McLean
  • FRCM-Strengthened CMU Masonry Walls Subjected to Out-of-Plane Load, Saman Babaeidarabad, Giovanni Loreto, Diana Arboleda, and Antonio Nanni

Vol. 33, No. 1, December 2015

  • A Review on the Prognostic Evaluation of Historic Masonry Structures, Greg Roche, Saurabh Prabhu, and Sez Atamturktur
  • Analysis of Field-Measured Reversible Deformations in Masonry Cavity Walls, A. J. Lohonyai, Yassar Korany, and N. Trovato
  • Analysis of Shear-Dominated Reinforced Masonry Walls Using Truss Models, Mohammadreza Moharrami, Ioannis Koutromanos, and Scott A. Williams
  • Effects of Cement Stabilization and Fibers on the Water Resistance of Compressed Stabilized Earth Blocks, Ebrima Colley and Ece Erdogmus
  • Nominal Shear Strength of Partially Grouted Masonry Walls, Patrick B. Dillon and Fernando S. Fonseca