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506769 - What Structural Engineers need to know about Historic Masonry

Friday, April 26
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Location: Celebration 1-2

Through amazing images and lessons learned from a number of interesting projects, a background on the history of masonry construction in the United States will be reviewed, with emphasis on behavioral problems associated with specific periods and styles of construction. Information will be shared related to materials and techniques used in the repair and strengthening of historic masonry structures.

Length requested 1 hour.


 

Phillip Sambalnet

The Masonry Society

Phillip J. Samblanet, P.E. is the Executive Director of The Masonry Society and a structural designer and inspector by training. He has extensive background in masonry design, construction, and inspection both in practice and as an educator. Samblanet serves on the ICC/TMS Structural Masonry Special Inspector’s Examination Committee, ACI’s Masonry Testing Technician Certification Committee, and numerous other committees. His design and inspection experience extends beyond masonry and includes long span bridges, water tanks, and buildings of other materials. He has written numerous articles and portions of books on masonry design, construction, and inspection.

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