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Design of Masonry and Timber Structure
The book consists of Eight chapters. Chapter 1 and 2 deal with analysis and design of load bearing bricks masonry wall and pillars and their foundations. Chapter 3 deals with stability and design of brick masonry retaining walls subjected to different types of earth pressure including surcharge. Chapter 4 deals with requirements of structural timber and the permissible stresses in different grades of timber. Chapter 5 and 6 deals with analysis and design of timber beams including fletched timber beam. Chapter 7 deals with analysis and design of timber columns and chapter 8 deals with design of timber roof truss including reversal of stresses. All chapters have been provided solved examples covering all types of problems in a graded manner. Masonry design is based on IS:1905-1987 (reaffirmed 2002) and Timber Structure Design is based on IS: 883-1984 (reaffirmed 2005).