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Paul and Syed:

Thank you for your response.  I will check out the books you
mentioned.

Gautam 

>>> pfeather(--nospam--at)SE-Solutions.net 11/21/2004 12:40:05 PM >>>
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
> To: seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org 
> Subject: [SPAM] - Re: Any Recommendation on book on CMU - Bayesian
> Filter detected spam
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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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