>From "Recommended Practice for engineered Brick Masonry" pub.= Brick
Institute of America : f'm=A(400 + Bf'b) where A= coef.=2/3 without
inspection and 1.0 with inspection. B=0.3 for type M mortar, 0.25=S mortar,
For M or S mortar: Vm=0.5(sqr( f'm)) but < 40 without inspection and < 80
with inspection. For type N mortar same eq. but 28 without and 56 with
The reference I used is copywrite 1980.
From: Dcon Ltda <dconltd(--nospam--at)entelchile.net>
To: seaint <seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org>
Date: Wednesday, April 07, 1999 9:17 AM
>I am looking for "experienced" values for f´m and fv for masonrys of clay.
>It looks like the values for this properties are to overestimated in the
>any coments will be thankful
>Rodrigo Delgado Zirpel