The International Masonry Institute IMI is a strategic alliance between the International Union of Bricklayers and Allied Craftworkers and the contractors who employ those members. Through education, technical support, research and training the IMI works to
GABION RETAINING WALL SYSTEMS ARE MONOLITHIC GRAVITY MASS STRUCTURES THAT ARE IDEALLY SUITED FOR EROSION CONTROL APPLICATIONS AND FOLLOW STANDARD DESIGN METHODS FOR GRAVITY AND MSE RETAINING WALLS.
When designing a wood shear wall with gypsum board or wood diaphragms, is there a maximum distance the hold downs can be from each other? If a shear wall is 20' long versus 100' long, the uplift is more for the 20' than the 100' so longer shear walls give you
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What is included in the STEEL FRAME ONLY Eco friendly steel framing packages? Engineered drawings Engineering seals are available for all 50 USA states The Steel Package includes the following materials unless otherwise noted: Exterior walls are 8 3/8
Ancon’s range of shear connectors offers significant advantages over plain dowel bars. These Shear Connectors are more effective at transferring load and accommodating movement, and are more simple to install. Solutions for: Suspended Slabs Post Tensioned
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A steel building is a metal structure fabricated with steel for the internal support and for exterior cladding, as opposed to steel framed buildings which generally use other materials for floors, walls, and external envelope. Steel buildings are used for a variety of