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Thanx!!

-----Original Message-----
From: Paul Feather [mailto:pfeather(--nospam--at)SE-Solutions.net]
Sent: Monday, November 22, 2004 7:08 PM
To: seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org
Subject: Re: Re: Any Recommendation on book on CMU ==>>where are guys
from NCMA/PCA?? 


Syed,

It is published by the Masonry Institute of America

My current copy is ISBN 0-940116-20-0, which is the Fifth Edition.  I 
believe there is a new Edition.


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Syed Faiz" <sfaiz(--nospam--at)saudioger.com>
To: <seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org>
Sent: Sunday, November 21, 2004 9:50 PM
Subject: RE: Re: Any Recommendation on book on CMU ==>>where are guys from 
NCMA/PCA??


> Paul:
>
> Could you provide further details about the title recommended
> like publisher, date published, etc?
>
> Thanx in advance.
>
> Syed Faiz Ahmad; MEngg, MASCE
> Senior Structural Engineer
> Saudi Oger Ltd
> P.O. Box: 1449
> Riyadh-11431
> Saudi Arabia
> Cell: +966-508-169304
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Paul Feather [mailto:pfeather(--nospam--at)SE-Solutions.net]
> Sent: Sunday, November 21, 2004 11:40 PM
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>
> The book by Schneider and Dickey is excellent and one of our key 
> references.
> The other Masonry book no design office should be without is the 
> Reinforced
> Masonry Engineering Handbook by James Amrhein.
>
>
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "Syed Faiz" <sfaiz(--nospam--at)saudioger.com>
> To: <seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org>
> Sent: Saturday, November 20, 2004 10:33 PM
> Subject: Re: Any Recommendation on book on CMU ==>>where are guys from
> NCMA/PCA??
>
>
>> Gautam:
>>
>> I am surprised no body responded to your query so far.
>>
>> At first I thought some one from NCMA/PCA would respond; looks like there
>> are
>> none on this List from these organizations.
>>
>> Let me respond then:
>>
>> I have a book that fits your description in all respect.
>>
>> The title of the book is: CONCRETE MASONRY HANDBOOK
>>                     For Architects, Engineers and Builders
>>                 By: Frank A. Randall, Jr. and William C. Panarese
>>                    Pub: Portland Cement Association (PCA), USA.
>>                      Ist published: 1976; 4th Ed. (rev) 1980.
>>
>> I have another book that deals basically with design aspects, however it
>> also has substantial
>> amount of details, here and there, that you're looking for.
>>
>> The title of the book pe se is: REINFORCED MASONRY DESIGN
>>                          By: Robert R. Schneider and Walter L. Dickey
>>                           Pub: Prentice-Hall, Inc; Englewood Cliffs,
>>                                   New Jersey 07632; 1980.
>>
>> Hope this helps. Best regards to all.
>>
>> Syed Faiz Ahmad; MEngg, MASCE
>> Senior Structural Engineer
>> Saudi Oger Ltd
>> P.O. Box: 1449
>> Riyadh-11431
>> Saudi Arabia
>> Cell: +966-508-169304
>>
>> P.S: I found the following statement in the preface (of the first
>> title)interesting and thought I
>>     must share the same with you guys. The statement per se is: (quote)
>> "Since 1882 when the first
>>     concrete block was molded, the concrete masonry industry in the 
>> United
>> States and Canada has
>>     grown to produce 4 billion 8x8x16-in. equivalent units each year. 
>> Laid
>> end to end at the equator,
>>     these units would extend 40 times around the world"
>> (unquote)==>>interseting, isn't it? By the way,
>>     this statistics was as of 1980; any idea about production quantum as
>> of today?
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Gautam MANANDHAR [mailto:GMANANDH(--nospam--at)ci.alameda.ca.us]
>> Sent: Friday, November 19, 2004 12:49 AM
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>> Subject: [SPAM] - Re: Any Recommendation on book on CMU - Bayesian
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>>
>>
>> List members:
>>
>> I am looking to buy a book on concrete masonry that go beyond the
>> formulae and member design examples.  I am looking for more info on
>> detailing, interaction with other construction material (steel
>> sections), expansion joints, etc.  Any recommendation.
>>
>> Gautam
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