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Illinois Lands $1.2 Million Nsf Hybrid-Masonry Research Grant

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign will measure potential seismic-resistance benefits of hybrid masonry for low- to mid-rise buildings, perhaps providing building developers and contractors with a cost-effective construction solution applicable to all seismic zones

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Ncma Quantifies Efficiency In Masonry WallsÌ Confined Reinforcement

Effects of Confinement Reinforcement on Bar Splice Performance – Summary of Research and Design Recommendations documents four testing phases to determine the effect of confining steel reinforcement on lap-splice strength in reinforced concrete masonry construction

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Aci Council Weighs Bim, Performance Specs At Fall Meeting

The ACI-affiliated Strategic Development Council has scheduled presentations on Building Information Modeling and Performance Specifications for Concrete as part of its fall meeting, Oct. 1-2 at the Inverness Hotel & Conference Center, near Denver

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