Design of Reinforced Masonry Structures by Narendra TalyDesign of Reinforced Masonry Structures by Narendra Taly

Design of Reinforced Masonry Structures

byNarendra Taly

Hardcover | July 12, 2010

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The Definitive Guide to Designing Reinforced Masonry Structures

Fully updated to the 2009 International Building Code (2009 IBC) and the 2008 Masonry Standards Joint Committee (MSJC-08), Design of Reinforced Masonry Structures, second edition, presents the latest methods for designing strong, safe, and economical structures with reinforced masonry. The book is packed with more than 425 illustrations and a wealth of new, detailed examples.

This state-of-the-art guide features strength design philosophy for reinforced masonry structures based on ASCE 7-05 design loads for wind and seismic design. Written by an internationally acclaimed author, this essential professional tool takes you step-by-step through the art, science, and engineering of reinforced masonry structures.


  • Masonry units and their applications
  • Materials of masonry construction
  • Flexural analysis and design
  • Columns
  • Walls under gravity and transverse loads
  • Shear walls
  • Retaining and subterranean walls
  • General design and construction considerations
  • Anchorage to masonry
  • Design aids and tables
Narendra Taly, Ph.D., P.E., is a professor of Civil Engineering at California State University, Los Angeles. He has more than 44 years of experience and has published several technical papers and three books.
Title:Design of Reinforced Masonry StructuresFormat:HardcoverDimensions:752 pages, 9.3 × 6.4 × 1.72 inPublished:July 12, 2010Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0071475559

ISBN - 13:9780071475556

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Table of Contents

Preface to the Second Edition; Preface to the First Edition; Acknowledgments; Notation; Acronyms; Chapter 1. Introduction; Chapter 2. Masonry Units: Applications, Types, Sizes, and Classification; Chapter 3. Materials of Masonry Construction; Chapter 4. Design of Reinforced Masonry Beams; Chapter 5. Columns; Chapter 6. Walls under Gravity and Transverse Loads; Chapter 7. Shear Walls; Chapter 8. Retaining and Subterranean Walls; Chapter 9. Construction Aspects; Chapter 10. Anchorage to Masonry; Appendix: Design Aids: Tables; Glossary; Index