Tag Archives: The Masonry Society

Symposium on Building Science and Building Enclosure Performance

August 31, 2018

TMS Sustainability eNews August 30, 2018 The Symposium on Building Science and the Physics of Building Enclosure Performance Part 1 will be held on October 21-22, 2018 at the Washington Hilton in Washington, D.C. The symposium is co-sponsored by ASTM Committee E06 on Performance of Buildings and Committee D08 on Roofing and Waterproofing, and will…
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New Standard Provides Guidelines for Masonry Units Using Alternative Materials

August 31, 2018

TMS Sustainability eNews August 30, 2018 ASTM International's committee on masonry units (C15) has approved a new standard that provides guidelines for masonry units manufactured with materials not currently addressed by existing ASTM standards. Traditional ASTM masonry units are manufactured out of inorganic materials that can include fired clay, shale, concrete, sand-lime, or calcium silicates.…
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Masonry Structures: Behavior and Design, 4th Edition now available

May 29, 2018

From NCMA's eNews May 24, 2018 The long-awaited update to the popular textbook Masonry Structures: Behavior and Design, 4th Edition is now available from The Masonry Society. Dr. Ahmad Hamid has updated this widely used textbook and guide to discuss new research findings and to reflect the design provisions in the TMS 402/602-16. The textbook…
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