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|Experiment Type:||Large Scale|
|Description:||Specimen UT-W-20 was detailed according to the requirements of the 2008 MSJC Code. It has a height of 12 ft and a plan length of 2.67 ft (aspect ratio 4.5), required prescriptive reinforcement for a Intermediate Reinforced Masonry Shear Wall (2008 MSJC Code), and a normalized axial load ratio P / (fm¢ Ag) of 0.15. The vertical reinforcement ratio was 0.0033, with No. 4 reinforcing bars at 8 in. (every cell); and the horizontal reinforcement ratio was 0.0016, with No. 4 bars at 16 in. The specimen used cement-lime mortar conforming to the proportion specification for Type S of ASTM C270, and grout conforming to the strength specification of ASTM C476.
This folder contains all the design details, material properties, and data obtained during the test.
|Dates:||December 01, 2010 - October 20, 2011|
|Facility:||University of Texas at Austin, TX, United States|
|Specimen Type:||CMU Wall-UT-W-20|
|Material:||CMU Wall (view)|
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