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---james korff <jgkorff(--nospam--at)yahoo.com> wrote:
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> Cells with reinforcing MUST be grouted.
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> Cells w/o reinf should be grouted based on the judgment of the
> engineer of record, not on the preference of contractors.
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> Per the paper "Practical Detailing of Structural Masonry" by Joe
> Uzarski, SOHA - SF written for SEAOC :
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> "... Partial grouting becomes more economical than solid grouting only
> when vertical reinf spacing is 32 inches or greater and/or horizontal
> reinf spacing is 48 inches or greater. In Seismic Zones 3 and 4, solid
> grouting is the most common type of construction because reinf
> spacings are usually less than the limits for economical partial
> grouting ..."
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> jgk
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> ---kolby orcher <korcher(--nospam--at)yahoo.com> wrote:
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> > Does anyone have any recent experience with masonry construction in
> > Eugene, Oregon?  We are design a structure there and were
wondering if
> > the local contractors prefer to grout all their masonry walls
solid or
> > if the grout only those cells with reinforcing.  Thanks in advance.
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James Korff, PE, PMP
Structural Composite Consultants
985 E. Hillsdale Blvd, Suite 128, Foster City, CA 94404
Phone/Fax 650-345-1355

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