Below is a collection of education and self study materials that include videos and articles.
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CRAFTWORKER TRAINING DAY
Saturday, October 15, 2016
Masonry Rain Screen Upgrade
Sponsored by International Masonry Institute and the International Union of Bricklayers & Allied Craftworkers ADC #1 of Illinois
What is BIM for Masonry?
Learn more about BIM for Masonry in this 9-minute video. It is a great resource to more learn about designing and detailing masonry construction using BIM-M software. Watch it now> Building Information Modeling for Masonry (BIM-M)
Masonry Unit Database (MUD)
The BIM-M Executive Committee has authorized development of Version 1 of the Masonry Unit Database (MUD). This will be one of the most significant projects of BIM-M and make masonry products more accessible to designers and contractors.
Version 1 will include generic concrete masonry and clay masonry units applicable to most manufacturers. This MUD version will include a web site for masonry users to obtain the database information for use in designing and detailing masonry construction. Read more…
The thematic issue on “Advances in Masonry Materials and Structures: Experimental & Numerical Modelling Aspects” comprises of eleven contributions from leading international research workers and practitioners. Contributions cover a wide range of experimental and computational techniques; the later includes analysis at different levels of sophistication and methodological approaches.
In the process of investigating recent incidents involving bearing bridge applications achieved with Hydro Mobile equipment, it was decided to reiterate the crucial importance of proper inspection and maintenance procedures of bridges, specifically older bridges showing signs of excessive rust on the bottom steel chords around the link plate attachment areas.