PERIMETER INFILL WALLS:THE USE OF BED JOINT REINFORCEMENT OR RC TIE BEAMS.

Ref.No: 62197500
Start date: 01.10.2005
End date: 30.10.2006
Approval date: 28.09.2005
Department: CIVIL ENGINEERING
Sector: STRUCTURAL ENGINEERING
Financier: ΔΕΝ ΥΠΑΡΧΕΙ, SUNDESMOS ELLINIKON VIOMIHANION KERAMOPOIIAS
Budget: 2.500,00 €
Scientific Responsible: Prof. VINTZILAIOU
Email: elvintz@central.ntua.gr
Description: THE MAJORITY OF INFILLS IN GREECE ARE MADE OF GLAY BRICK WALLS.DUE TO THE SEISMICITY OF THE COUNTRY, THE TRADITION IS TO CONSTRUCT, AT MID-HEIGHT OF THE WALL A RC TIE BEAM.THE TIE BEAM, WHICH IS REINFORCED WITH 4 STEEL BARS, IS PROVIDED TO IMPROVE.....