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Vertical Reinforcement of Masonry Buildings

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 methods to vertically strengthen masonry buildings to resist earthquake motions. With clear diagrams and simple text, the document is aimed at designers of buildings, clients of engineers, and builders. (2005, 249KB pdf)

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