Assessment, Maintenance, and Repair of Transitional Masonry Structures #3: Planning and Conducting a Transitional Masonry Building Investigation

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This session of the existing masonry series focuses on the important aspects of developing an investigation program for a transitional masonry building, including information to gather, areas for inspection, ongoing monitoring, the potential for investigative openings and laboratory testing to inform potential structural analyses to consider. Examples of different deterioration mechanisms and manifestations will be highlighted.

Learning Objectives:

  • Develop and organize a masonry investigation program
  • Describe investigation techniques and select appropriate options to understand root causes of deterioration for site specific field investigation
  • Explain on-site and laboratory options and reasons to complete testing
  • Execute a transitional masonry building field investigation

Assessment, Maintenance, and Repair of Transitional Masonry Structures reviews the most common issues in assessing, maintaining, and where needed, repairing masonry cladding systems constructed in North America between the 1880 and 1945. View other courses in this series or purchase the Existing Masonry Bundle to access all 7 and save 10% compared to buying them separately.

Presenter: Peter Babaian, Simpson Gumpertz & Heger, Inc.
Date Presented: November 10, 2021
Credit: 1 AIA LU / 1 PDH / 0.10 CEU
AIA Course Number: TMSEMTS03

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