Effect of filling joints on resistance of walls under vertical loading

Vol. 552 (8) 2018 / czwartek, 3 stycznia, 2019
[in Polish]

T. Rybarczyk,
Ł. Drobiec

DOI: 10.15199/33.2018.08.14

Volume 552: Issue 8
Pages 62-63
Accepted for publication: 28.06.2018 r.

The paper describes the results of testing Autoclaved Aerated Concrete (AAC) walls on a natural scale. The walls were made of 18 cm wide blocks and thin layer joints. Walls were tested with filled and non-filled perpend (vertical) joints. The vertical load was applied by a reinforced concrete rim beam. The load-bearing capacity and deformability of walls was analysed.
Keywords: AAC masonry; compression tests; the effect of joint filling; tests on a natural scale.
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mgr inż. arch. Tomasz Rybarczyk, Solbet Sp. z o.o.
dr hab. inż. Łukasz Drobiec, Politechnika Śląska, Wydział Budownictwa

mgr inż. arch. Tomasz Rybarczyk


Full paper is available at Publisher house SIGMA-NOT Sp. z o.o. webpage

DOI: 10.15199/33.2018.08.14