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Behavior of Brick Masonry in Earthquakes


Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur (IITK) logoProduced by the National Information Centre of Earthquake Engineering at the Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur (IITK), this two page tip sheet explains how brick masonry behaves in earthquakes and how buildings using the material can be strengthened. With clear diagrams and simple text, the document is aimed at designers of buildings, clients of engineers, and builders. (2005, 269KB pdf)

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