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Behaviour of mortar joints in compression

George Somerville

Behaviour of mortar joints in compression

by George Somerville

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Published by Cement & Concrete Assn. in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementG. Somerville.
SeriesTechnical report -- 42.476, Technical report (Cement and Concrete Association) -- 42.476.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20326506M
ISBN 100721008763
OCLC/WorldCa473467906

Technical Notes 3A - Brick Masonry Material Properties December Abstract: Brick masonry has a long history of reliable structural rds for the structural design of masonry which are periodically updated such as the Building Code Requirements for Masonry Structures (ACI /ASCE 5/TMS ) and the Specifications for Masonry Structures (ACI /ASCE 6/TMS ) advance theMissing: compression book.   The results presented show that a 3⁄8-inch in-situ mortar joint will have significantly greater compressive strength over a cube specimen made of the same mortar and tested according to prescribed ASTM standards. References. Elwell, D. J., and Fu, G. (). Compression testing of concrete: cylinders vs. cubes.

The complex structure of masonry walls makes it harder to determine wall behavior; however, wall behavior is affected by the types of material used in conventional walls and the way in which joints interact with masonry units. The aim of this study is to investigate the effect of joint thickness and material factors on wall performance. Seismic behaviour of L- and T-shaped unreinforced masonry shear walls C. Mordant, V. Denoel & H. Degee. Compressive strength behaviour of hollow clay block prims filled with bed joint mortar M.R. Nascimento, I.R. Gomes & H.R. Roman. Mechanical characteristics of traditional type bricks used in repair interventions of byzantine monuments.

  Historic masonry materials primarily refer to brick, terra cotta, stone, concrete block, cast stone, and secondarily, mortar. In a typical masonry wall assembly, mortar might comprise 20 to 25 percent of the masonry wall system. Masonry materials are good in compression, and generally poor in tension unless reinforced. permit to evaluate polynomial formulas which can be used to describe the behaviour of block masonry with different mortar joints under compression (Capozucca ). The polynomial formulas may be also compared with some laws suggested by some Authors. The following cubic polynomial formula is generally adequate to describe a.


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Behaviour of mortar joints in compression by George Somerville Download PDF EPUB FB2

Non-linear Behavior of Weak Brick-Strong Mortar Masonry in Compression. to be higher than mortar joints. most significant parameter to consider was the dilatant behavior of the mortar.

Elastic and inelastic behavior of mortar filled tubes in compression was investigated. The work was restricted to seamless steel tubes ranging from 1 to 3 in. in diameter. Experimental values of the ultimate axial load capacities are compared to the theoretical values obtained from the tangent modulus by: 8.

Based on the experimental results, five limit states for clay brick masonry in compression are proposed, as well as equivalent stress blocks for design. Thin galvanized steel plates placed in the mortar joints during construction provided prism confinement.

The variables considered included volumetric ratio of confining steel (0, ∼, and ∼) and the presence of machined holes within the confinement plates to improve the bond between the masonry Cited by: pressure, within the mortar joint, the mechanical behaviour of the mortar can shift from a very brittle material to highly elasto-plastic, while in the mean time a pore collapse mechanism is induced.

In order to describe the mechanical behaviour of the masonry composite from the individual materials, an adequate modelling of the mechanical behaviour in triaxial compression of the mortar becomes.

A fracture was found on the mortar joint of the empty concrete block, and as such, an increase in compression stress caused lateral deformation.

Furthermore, it was discovered that the concrete block filled with grouted concrete showed a compression behavior similar to that of cast-in-place by: 2. Non-linear behaviour of mortar joints plays a crucial role in the response of masonry structures subjected to lateral loading due to earthquake or wind, which can produce a combination of shear, tension and compressive stresses in the mortar joints.

References Almeida, C. et al. [] “ Shear and compression experimental behaviour of one leaf stone masonry walls,” in 15th World Conference Earthquake Eng., Lisbon, Portugal. Google Scholar; ASTMC [] “Standard Method for Constructing and Testing Masonry Prisms Used to Determine Compliance with Specified Compressive Strength of Masonry”, Annual Boot of American.

The tri-axial stress state of mortar in brickwork 27 Numerical simulation of joint behaviour 27 Mortar joint in a concrete column connection 27 Soft joints in historic masonry 29 Fracture of prismatic concrete specimens 31 Fracture.

behaviour under compression, much more than a simple extension of a. bricks of dimensions 55 mm 3 and mortar joint thickness of 10 mm. These FEM analyses.

stress-strain diagram of materials (compression test are most used for rock and concrete) cylindrical specimen are used ASTM standard specimen for tension test (round bar) d = in ( mm) GL = in (50 mm) when the specimen is mounted on a testing system (MTS, Instron etc.), the load P and the elongation between GL are measured.

The mortar joint is modelled by an interface element, using multisurface plasticity in order to describe compression, shear and tensile behaviour. A similar approach is developed in considering the constitutive equation of the interface in terms of two internal variables representing the frictional sliding and the mortar joint damage.

This model has a brittle response under tensile stresses and presents frictional dissipation possibilities together with stiffness degrading under compressive. Experimental techniques commonly used for high strain-rate testing of concrete in compression, together with the methods used for measurement and recording of stress and strain, are critically assessed in the first part of this paper.

The physical capability of each loading method is discussed and some consideration is given to the definitions used for specifying the loading rate. from the target pre-compression value should occur due to the normal expansion of the mortar joints during shear softening. The whole arrangement was fixed in a testing machine of MTS type with hinged connections.

The tests were conducted under constant deformation rate, with the mean tangential deformation of the mortar joint as a guiding input. A typical frictional behavior is observed for the N-IMB joints, and a significant stiffening effect is observed for the IMB joints during their sliding stage.

The friction coefficients of all of the researched joints increase with the augmentation of the compression stress level and improvement of the smoothness of the interlocking surfaces. A removable chuck and a small pin size facilitate the testing of mortar joints; this is the only system for testing the in-place strength of brick mortar joints.

Purchasing Notes: Consumables: W-P Hardened Steel Pins for Windsor ® Pin System (sold separately, can. Despite the characterization of shear behaviour of frictional contact was widely studied in the past, limited research is available on the behaviour of dry masonry joints implying interactions among shear, bending and torsion.

Brick and Block Masonry book Proceedings of the 16th International Brick and Block Masonry Conference, Padova, Italy, June Edited By Claudio Modena, F. da Porto, M.R. Valluzzi. Compression Behavior of Concrete Masonry Prisms The effects of type of mortar bedding, mortar deformational characteristics, block size, heightto‐thickness ratio, number of mortar joints, and stiffness of bearing plates on the behavior of axially loaded prisms were studied.

block size, heightto‐thickness ratio, number of mortar. When the size of the mortar joint is in the order of 30 to 40mm the following mechanical tests can be carried out: 1) Compression test (EN) 2) Indirect tensile strength (RILEMTC76LUMA.3 on hollow bricks) For thin mortar joints the following two tests are proposed within RILEM TC g: compression book.

There are also tables of data on brick and mortar strength. Table calls out Allowable Compressive Strength of Brick Masonry as psi for good brick in good lime mortar and psi for best brick in Portland cement mortar. I've only just received the book, so I have only skimmed it so far, but it seems worth the money to me!.

Preservation Briefs 2: Repointing Mortar Joints in Historic Brick Buildings. In fact, a hard, dense mortar can accelerate deterioration of the masonry. It tends to shrink when drying, causing hairline cracks between it and the masonry where moisture can penetrate. The mortar also tends to crack and break, trapping additional moisture which will Missing: compression book.Where the modulus of rupture, f r, is obtained from Table 1 for the type of mortar and construction under consideration.

Material Properties. Due to the lack of available research data substantiating its use, the specified compressive strength of concrete masonry, f’ m, designed by the strength design method is required to be at least 1, psi ( MPa), but not larger than 4, psi (The compression-shear behavior of mortared masonry joints has been deeply investigated for a number of masonry classes by, among others, Atkinson et al.

[ 23 ], van der Pluijm [ 24 ], van Zijl [ 25 ], Lourenço et al. [ 26 ], Augenti and Parisi [ 27 ]. The shear displacement curves and failure modes of mortared masonry have been investigated.