The bending stress in a wall or column subjected to effective vertical load need not be considered, if the eccentricity ratio is_________________?
A. less than or equal to 1/24
B. less than or equal to 1/6
C. more than 1/24
Full restraint is provided by__________________?
i) foundation footing of a wall
ii) timber floor spanning on the wall and anchored to the wall
iii) RCC slab with a minimum bearing of 10 cm on the wall
select the correct statment.…
For designing masonry components of a structure, seismic forces provision in the design calculation is not necessary for buildings constructed in________________?
A. Zone I onlyB. Zone I and II
C. Zone I, II and III
D. Zone I, II,…
Assertion A : From consideration of structural soundness and economy of design, most codes control the maximum slenderness ratio of masonry walls and columns. Reason R : By controlling the maximum slenderness ratio, failure is by excessive…
Assertion A : Lime based mortars give higher ratio of brickwork strength to mortar strength as compared to non-lime mortar. Reason R : Lime based mortars have lower bond strength as compared to non-lime mortars?
Select your answer…
For earthquake resistant masonry buildings, where seismic coefficient is less than 0.08, the horizontal distance between two openings shall not be less than_________________?
A. Vt x height of shorter opening
B. Vt x height of…