Academic Catalog

CE804 ANALYSIS AND DESIGN OF STRUCTURAL MASONRY

Course Code: 5625804
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(3-0)
ECTS Credit: 8.0
Department: Civil Engineering
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Graduate
Course Coordinator: Prof.Dr. MURAT ALTU ERBERK
Offered Semester: Fall and Spring Semesters.

Course Content

Introduction to masonry and non-engineered construction. Mechanical properties of clay brick, cellular concrete block, autoclave aerated concrete (AAC) block, adobe and stone masonry units. In-plane and out-of-plane behavior of masonry buildings. Design principles and code specifications for masonry construction. Repair and strengthening techniques for damaged masonry buildings after earthquakes. Confined and reinforced masonry construction. Historical masonry structures.