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2006 International Building Code


2006 International Building Code


2008 Masonry Standard Joint Committee (MSJC) Building Code Requirements and Specification for Masonry Structures


2008 Masonry Standard Joint Committee (MSJC) Building Code Requirements and Specification for Masonry Structures


2012 International Residential Code for One- and Two-Family Dwellings


2012 International Residential Code for One- and Two-Family Dwellings


ACI 216.1-07 / TMS-0216-07 - Determining Fire Resistance – Concrete and Masonry


ACI 216.1-07 / TMS-0216-07 - Determining Fire Resistance – Concrete and Masonry


ASTM A884 - Standard Specification for Epoxy-Coated Steel Wire and Welded Wire Reinforcement


ASTM A951 - Standard Specification for Steel Wire for Masonry Joint Reinforcement


ASTM C1006 - Standard Test Method for Splitting Tensile Strength of Masonry Units


ASTM C1019 - Standard Test Method for Sampling and Testing Grout


ASTM C1037 - Standard Practice for Inspection of Underground Precast Concrete Utility Structures


ASTM C1072 - Standard Test Method for Measurement of Masonry Flexural Bond Strength


ASTM C1077 - Standard Practice for Laboratories Testing Concrete and Concrete Aggregates for Use in Construction and Criteria for Laboratory Evaluation


ASTM C1080 - Standard Specification for Asbestos-Cement Products Other Than Fill For Cooling Towers


ASTM C1081 - Standard Specification for Asbestos-Cement Corrugated Fill For Use in Cooling Towers


ASTM C1088 - Standard Specification for Thin Veneer Brick Units Made From Clay or Shale


ASTM C1089 - Standard Specification for Spun Cast Prestressed Concrete Poles


ASTM C1091 - Standard Test Method for Hydrostatic Infiltration Testing of Vitrified Clay Pipe Lines


ASTM C1093 - Standard Practice for Accreditation of Testing Agencies for Masonry


ASTM C1096 - Standard Test Method for Determination of Wood Fiber in Asbestos Cement


ASTM C110 - Standard Test Methods for Physical Testing of Quicklime, Hydrated Lime, and Limestone


ASTM C1103M - Standard Practice for Joint Acceptance Testing of Installed Precast Concrete Pipe Sewer Lines [Metric]


ASTM C1124 - Standard Test Method for Kerosene Retention of Asbestos


ASTM C1125 - Standard Test Method for Penetration Index of Asbestos


ASTM C1142 - Standard Specification for Extended Life Mortar for Unit Masonry


ASTM C1148 - Standard Test Method for Measuring the Drying Shrinkage of Masonry Mortar


ASTM C1154 - Standard Terminology for Non-Asbestos Fiber-Reinforced Cement Products


ASTM C1160 - Standard Specification for Chemical-Resistant Carbon Brick


ASTM C1167 - Standard Specification for Clay Roof Tiles


ASTM C1180 - Standard Terminology of Mortar and Grout for Unit Masonry


ASTM C1181 - Standard Test Methods for Compressive Creep of Chemical-Resistant Polymer Machinery Grouts


ASTM C1185 - Standard Test Methods for Sampling and Testing Non-Asbestos Fiber-Cement Flat Sheet, Roofing and Siding Shingles, and Clapboards


ASTM C1186 - Standard Specification for Flat Fiber-Cement Sheets


ASTM C118M - Standard Specification for Concrete Pipe for Irrigation or Drainage (Metric)


ASTM C1195 - Standard Test Method for Absorption of Architectural Cast Stone


ASTM C1196 - Standard Test Method for In Situ Compressive Stress Within Solid Unit Masonry Estimated Using Flatjack Measurements


ASTM C1197 - Standard Test Method for In Situ Measurement of Masonry Deformability Properties Using the Flatjack Method


ASTM C1209 - Standard Terminology of Concrete Masonry Units and Related Units


ASTM C1214 - Standard Test Method for Concrete Pipe Sewerlines by Negative Air Pressure (Vacuum) Test Method


ASTM C1225 - Standard Specification for Fiber-Cement Roofing Shingles, Shakes, and Slates


ASTM C1228 - Standard Practice for Preparing Coupons for Flexural and Washout Tests on Glass Fiber Reinforced Concrete


ASTM C1229 - Standard Test Method for Determination of Glass Fiber Content in Glass Fiber Reinforced Concrete (GFRC) (Wash-Out Test)


ASTM C1230 - Standard Test Method for Performing Tension Tests on Glass-Fiber Reinforced Concrete (GFRC) Bonding Pads


ASTM C1232 - Standard Terminology of Masonry


ASTM C1244M - Standard Test Method for Concrete Sewer Manholes by the Negative Air Pressure (Vacuum) Test Prior to Backfill [Metric]


ASTM C126 - Standard Specification for Ceramic Glazed Structural Clay Facing Tile, Facing Brick, and Solid Masonry Units


ASTM C1261 - Standard Specification for Firebox Brick for Residential Fireplaces


ASTM C1262 - Standard Test Method for Evaluating the Freeze-Thaw Durability of Dry-Cast Segmental Retaining Wall Units and Related Concrete Units


ASTM C1272 - Standard Specification for Heavy Vehicular Paving Brick


ASTM C1283 - Standard Practice for Installing Clay Flue Lining


ASTM C129 - Standard Specification for Nonloadbearing Concrete Masonry Units


ASTM C1298 - Standard Guide for Design and Construction of Brick Liners for Industrial Chimneys


ASTM C1314 - Standard Test Method for Compressive Strength of Masonry Prisms


ASTM C1319 - Standard Specification for Concrete Grid Paving Units


ASTM C1324 - Standard Test Method for Examination and Analysis of Hardened Masonry Mortar


ASTM C1329 - Standard Specification for Mortar Cement


ASTM C1339 - Standard Test Method for Flowability and Bearing Area of Chemical-Resistant Polymer Machinery Grouts


ASTM C1357 - Standard Test Methods for Evaluating Masonry Bond Strength


ASTM C1364 - Standard Specification for Architectural Cast Stone


ASTM C1372 - Standard Specification for Dry-Cast Segmental Retaining Wall Units


ASTM C1384 - Standard Specification for Admixtures for Masonry Mortars


ASTM C1386 - Standard Specification for Precast Autoclaved Aerated Concrete (PAAC) Wall Construction Units


ASTM C139 - Standard Specification for Concrete Masonry Units for Construction of Catch Basins and Manholes


ASTM C140 - Standard Test Methods for Sampling and Testing Concrete Masonry Units and Related Units


ASTM C1400 - Standard Guide for Reduction of Efflorescence Potential in New Masonry Walls


ASTM C1403 - Standard Test Method for Rate of Water Absorption of Masonry Mortars


ASTM C1405 - Standard Specification for Glazed Brick (Single Fired, Brick Units


ASTM C1433 - Standard Specification for Precast Reinforced Concrete Monolithic Box Sections for Culverts, Storm Drains, and Sewers


ASTM C1433M - Standard Specification for Precast Reinforced Concrete Monolithic Box Sections for Culverts, Storm Drains, and Sewers (Metric)


ASTM C144 - Standard Specification for Aggregate for Masonry Mortar


ASTM C1452 - Standard Specification for Reinforced Autoclaved Aerated Concrete Elements


ASTM C1459 - Standard Specification for Performance of Non-Asbestos Fiber-Reinforced Cement Shake, Shingle, and Slate Roofing Systems


ASTM C1472 - Standard Guide for Calculating Movement and Other Effects When Establishing Sealant Joint Width


ASTM C1486 - Standard Practice for Testing Chemical-Resistant Broadcast and Slurry-Broadcast Resin Monolithic Floor Surfacings


ASTM C1489 - Standard Specification for Lime Putty for Structural Purposes


ASTM C1491 - Standard Specification for Concrete Roof Pavers


ASTM C1492 - Standard Specification for Concrete Roof Tile


ASTM C1496 - Standard Guide for Assessment and Maintenance of Exterior Dimension Stone Masonry Walls and Facades


ASTM C14M - Standard Specification for Nonreinforced Concrete Sewer, Storm Drain, and Culvert Pipe [Metric]


ASTM C1504 - Standard Specification for Manufacture of Precast Reinforced Concrete Three-Sided Structures for Culverts and Storm Drains


ASTM C1506 Standard Test Method for Water Retention of Hydraulic Cement-Based Mortars and Plasters


ASTM C1530 - Standard Specification for Non-Asbestos Fiber-Cement Roofing Shakes, Shingles, and Slates with Designed Varying Profiles and Thicknesses


ASTM C1531 - Standard Test Methods for In Situ Measurement Of Masonry Mortar Joint Shear Strength Index


ASTM C1532 - Standard Practice for Selection, Removal, and Shipment of Manufactured Masonry Units and Masonry Specimens from Existing Construction


ASTM C1555 - Standard Practice for Autoclaved Aerated Concrete Masonry


ASTM C1568 - Standard Test Method for Wind Resistance of Concrete and Clay Roof Tiles (Mechanical Uplift Resistance Method)


ASTM C1569 - Standard Test Method for Wind Resistance of Concrete and Clay Roof Tiles (Wind Tunnel Method)


ASTM C1570 - Standard Test Method for Wind Resistance of Concrete and Clay Roof Tiles (Air Permeability Method)


ASTM C1577 - Standard Specification for Precast Reinforced Concrete Monolithic Box Sections for Culverts, Storm Drains, and Sewers Designed According to AASHTO LRFD


ASTM C1586 - Standard Guide for Quality Assurance of Mortars


ASTM C1587-Standard Practice for Preparation of Field Removed Manufactured Masonry Units and Masonry Specimens for Compressive Strength Testing


ASTM C159 - Standard Specification for Vitrified Clay Filter Blocks


ASTM C1591 - Standard Test Method for Determination of the Modulus of Elasticity of AAC


ASTM C1601 - Standard Test Method for Field Determination of Water Penetration of Masonry Wall Surfaces


ASTM C1618 - Standard Test Method for Concrete Sanitary Sewer Pipe by Negative (Vacuum) or Positive Air Pressure


ASTM C1619 - Standard Specification for Elastomeric Seals for Joining Concrete Structures


ASTM C1623 - Standard Specification for Manufactured Concrete Masonry Lintels


ASTM C1634 - Standard Specification for Concrete Facing Brick


ASTM C1645 - Standard Test Method for Freeze-thaw and De-icing Salt Durability of Solid Concrete Interlocking Paving Units


ASTM C183 - Standard Practice for Sampling and the Amount of Testing of Hydraulic Cement


ASTM C185 - Standard Test Method for Air Content of Hydraulic Cement Mortar


ASTM C207 - Standard Specification for Hydrated Lime for Masonry Purposes


ASTM C212 - Standard Specification for Structural Clay Facing Tile


ASTM C216 - Standard Specification for Facing Brick (Solid Masonry Units Made from Clay or Shale)


ASTM C222 - Standard Specification for Asbestos-Cement Roofing Shingles


ASTM C267 - Standard Test Methods for Apparent Density of Chemical-Resistant Mortars, Grouts, Monolithic Surfacings, and Polymer Concretes


ASTM C267 - Standard Test Methods for Chemical Resistance of Mortars, Grouts, and Monolithic Surfacings and Polymer Concretes


ASTM C270 - Standard Specification for Mortar for Unit Masonry


ASTM C279 - Standard Specification for Chemical-Resistant Masonry Units


ASTM C287 - Standard Specification for Chemical-Resistant Sulfur Mortar


ASTM C301 - Standard Test Methods for Vitrified Clay Pipe


ASTM C307 - Standard Test Method for Tensile Strength of Chemical-Resistant Mortar, Grouts, and Monolithic Surfacings


ASTM C308 - Standard Specification for Chemical-Resistant Ceramic Tower Packings


ASTM C315 -Standard Specification for Clay Flue Liners and Chimney Pots


ASTM C32 - Standard Specification for Sewer and Manhole Brick (Made From Clay or Shale)


ASTM C321 - Standard Test Method for Bond Strength of Chemical-Resistant Mortars


ASTM C34 - Standard Specification for Structural Clay Load-Bearing Wall Tile


ASTM C361M - Standard Specification for Reinforced Concrete Low-Head Pressure Pipe [Metric]


ASTM C387 - Standard Specification for Packaged, Dry, Combined Materials for Mortar and Concrete


ASTM C395 - Standard Specification for Chemical-Resistant Resin Mortars


ASTM C397 - Standard Practice for Use of Chemically Setting Chemical-Resistant Silicate and Silica Mortars


ASTM C397 - Standard Practice for Use of Hydraulic Cement Mortars in Chemical-Resistant Masonry


ASTM C399 - Standard Practice for Use of Chemical-Resistant Resin Mortars


ASTM C404 - Standard Specification for Aggregates for Masonry Grout


ASTM C410 - Standard Specification for Industrial Floor Brick


ASTM C412 - Standard Specification for Concrete Drain Tile


ASTM C414 - Standard Test Method for Working, Setting, and Service Strength Setting Times of Chemically Setting Chemical-Resistant Silicate and Silica Mortars


ASTM C426 - Standard Test Method for Linear Drying Shrinkage of Concrete Masonry Units


ASTM C43 - Standard Terminology of Structural Clay Products


ASTM C443 - Standard Specification for Joints for Concrete Pipe and Manholes, Using Rubber Gaskets


ASTM C443M - Standard Specification for Joints for Concrete Pipe and Manholes, Using Rubber Gaskets [Metric]


ASTM C458 - Standard Test Method for Organic Fiber Content of Asbestos-Cement Products


ASTM C459 - Standard Test Methods for Asbestos-Cement Flat Products


ASTM C466 - Standard Specification for Chemically Setting Silicate and Silica Chemical-Resistant Mortars


ASTM C476 - Standard Specification for Grout for Masonry


ASTM C497 - Standard Test Methods for Concrete Pipe, Manhole Sections, or Tile


ASTM C505M - Standard Specification for Nonreinforced Concrete Irrigation Pipe With Rubber Gasket Joints [Metric]


ASTM C507 - Standard Specification for Reinforced Concrete Elliptical Culvert, Storm Drain, and Sewer Pipe


ASTM C51 - Standard Terminology Relating to Lime and Limestone (as used by the Industry)


ASTM C510 - Standard Test Method for Staining and Color Change of Single- or Multicomponent Joint Sealants


ASTM C515 - Standard Specification for Chemical-Resistant Ceramic Tower Packings


ASTM C530 - Standard Specification for Structural Clay Nonloadbearing Screen Tile


ASTM C531 - Standard Test Method for Linear Shrinkage and Coefficient of Thermal Expansion of Chemical-Resistant Mortars, Grouts, Monolithic Surfacings, and Polymer Concretes


ASTM C541 - Standard Specification for Linings for Asbestos-Cement Pipe


ASTM C55 - Standard Specification for Concrete Building Brick


ASTM C551 - Standard Specification for Asbestos-Cement Fiberboard Insulating Panels


ASTM C56 - Standard Specification for Structural Clay Non-Load-Bearing Tile


ASTM C580 - Standard Test Method for Flexural Strength and Modulus of Elasticity of Chemical-Resistant Mortars, Grouts, Monolithic Surfacings, and Polymer Concretes


ASTM C62 – Standard Specification for Building Brick (Solid Masonry Units Made From Clay or Shale)


ASTM C641 - Standard Test Method for Iron Staining Materials in Lightweight Concrete Aggregates


ASTM C652 - Standard Specification for Hollow Brick (Hollow Masonry Units Made From Clay or Shale)


ASTM C654 - Standard Specification for Porous Concrete Pipe


ASTM C668 - Standard Specification for Asbestos-Cement Transmission Pipe


ASTM C67 - Standard Test Methods for Sampling and Testing Brick and Structural Clay Tile


ASTM C723 - Standard Practice for Chemical-Resistant Resin Grouts for Brick or Tile


ASTM C73 - Standard Specification for Calcium Silicate Brick (Sand-Lime Brick)


ASTM C744 - Standard Specification for Prefaced Concrete and Calcium Silicate Masonry Units


ASTM C76 - Standard Specification for Reinforced Concrete Culvert, Storm Drain, and Sewer Pipe


ASTM C780 - Standard Test Method for Preconstruction and Construction Evaluation of Mortars for Plain and Reinforced Unit Masonry


ASTM C811 - Standard Practice for Surface Preparation of Concrete for Application of Chemical-Resistant Resin Monolithic Surfacings


ASTM C822 - Standard Terminology Relating to Concrete Pipe and Related Products


ASTM C842 - Standard Specification for Application of Interior Gypsum Plaster


ASTM C858 - Standard Specification for Underground Precast Concrete Utility Structures


ASTM C896 - Standard Terminology Relating to Clay Products


ASTM C90 - Standard Specification for Loadbearing Concrete Masonry Units


ASTM C901 - Standard Specification for Prefabricated Masonry Panels


ASTM C902 - Standard Specification for Pedestrian and Light Traffic Paving Brick


ASTM C91 - Standard Specification for Masonry Cement


ASTM C926 - Standard Specification for Application of Portland Cement-Based Plaster


ASTM C935 - Standard Specification for General Requirements for Prestressed Concrete Poles Statically Cast


ASTM C947 - Standard Test Method for Flexural Properties of Thin-Section Glass-Fiber-Reinforced Concrete (Using Simple Beam With Third-Point Loading)


ASTM C948 - Standard Test Method for Dry and Wet Bulk Density, Water Absorption, and Apparent Porosity of Thin Sections of Glass-Fiber Reinforced Concrete


ASTM C952 – Standard Test Method for Bond Strength of Mortar to Masonry Units


ASTM C980 - Standard Specification for Industrial Chimney Lining Brick


ASTM C985 - Standard Specification for Nonreinforced Concrete Specified Strength Culvert, Storm Drain, and Sewer Pipe


ASTM C985M - Standard Specification for Nonreinforced Concrete Specified Strength Culvert, Storm Drain, and Sewer Pipe [Metric]


ASTM D1573 - Standard Test Method for Heat Aging of Asbestos Textiles


ASTM D2100 - Standard Specification for Asbestos Textiles Used for Electrical Insulating Purposes


ASTM D2369 - Standard Test Method for Volatile Content of Coatings


ASTM D2590 - Standard Test Method for Sampling Chrysotile Asbestos


ASTM D2985 - Standard Test Method for Color of Asbestos


ASTM D299 - Standard Specification for Asbestos Yarns


ASTM D315 - Standard Specification for Woven Asbestos Tape


ASTM D3639 - Standard Test Method for Classification of Asbestos by Quebec Standard Test


ASTM D3730 - Standard Guide for Testing High-Performance Interior Architectural Wall Coatings


ASTM D375 - Standard Specification for Asbestos Roving


ASTM D3752 - Standard Test Method for Strength Imparted by Asbestos to a Cementitious Matrix


ASTM D3879 - Standard Test Method for Sampling Amphibole Asbestos


ASTM D4261 - Standard Practice for Surface Cleaning Concrete Unit Masonry for Coating


ASTM D43 - Standard Specification for Coal Tar Primer Used in Roofing, Dampproofing, and Waterproofing


ASTM D5146 - Standard Guide to Testing Solvent-Borne Architectural Coatings


ASTM D5324 - Standard Guide for Testing Water-Borne Architectural Coatings


ASTM D5539 - Standard Specification for Seed Starter Mix


ASTM D5703 - Standard Practice for Preparatory Surface Cleaning for Clay Brick Masonry


ASTM D6237 - Standard Guide for Painting Inspectors (Concrete and Masonry Substrates)


ASTM D628 - Standard Specification for Asbestos Tubular Sleeving


ASTM D6684 - Standard Specification for Materials and Manufacture of Articulating Concrete Block (ACB) Revetment Systems


ASTM D6904 - Standard Practice for Resistance to Wind-Driven Rain for Exterior Coatings Applied on Masonry


ASTM D7088 - Standard Practice for Resistance to Hydrostatic Pressure for Coatings Used in Below Grade Applications Applied to Masonry


ASTM D7147 - Standard Specification for Testing and Establishing Allowable Loads of Joist Hangers


ASTM E119 - Standard Test Methods for Fire Tests of Building Construction and Materials


ASTM E1190 - Standard Test Methods for Strength of Power-Actuated Fasteners Installed in Structural Members


ASTM E1465 - Standard Practice for Radon Control Options for the Design and Construction of New Low-Rise Residential Buildings


ASTM E1512 - Standard Test Methods for Testing Bond Performance of Bonded Anchors


ASTM E1602 - Standard Guide for Construction of Solid Fuel Burning Masonry Heaters


ASTM E2226 - Standard Practice for Application of Hose Stream


ASTM E2260 - Standard Guide for Repointing (Tuckpointing) Historic Masonry


ASTM E2265 - Standard Terminology for Anchors and Fasteners in Concrete and Masonry


ASTM E2266 - Standard Guide for Design and Construction of Low-Rise Frame Building Wall Systems to Resist Water Intrusion


ASTM E2353 - Standard Test Methods for Performance of Glass in Permanent Glass Railing Systems, Guards, and Balustrades


ASTM E241 - Standard Guide for Limiting Water-Induced Damage to Buildings


ASTM E2484 - Standard Specification for Multi-Story Building External Evacuation Controlled Descent Devices


ASTM E2515 - Standard Test Method for Determination of Particulate Matter Emissions Collected by a Dilution tunnel


ASTM E330 - Standard Test Method for Structural Performance of Exterior Windows, Doors, Skylights and Curtain Walls by Uniform Static Air Pressure Difference


ASTM E488 - Standard Test Methods for Strength of Anchors in Concrete and Masonry Elements


ASTM E514 - Standard Test Method for Water Penetration and Leakage Through Masonry


ASTM E518 - Standard Test Methods for Flexural Bond Strength of Masonry


ASTM E519 - Standard Test Method for Diagonal Tension (Shear) in Masonry Assemblages


ASTM E754 - Standard Test Method for Pullout Resistance of Ties and Anchors Embedded in Masonry Mortar Joints


ASTM E835 - Standard Guide for Modular Coordination of Clay and Concrete Masonry Units


ASTM E894 - Standard Test Method for Anchorage of Permanent Metal Railing Systems and Rails for Buildings


ASTM E935 - Standard Test Methods for Performance of Permanent Metal Railing Systems and Rails for Buildings


ASTM F1911 - Standard Practice for Installation of Barbed Tape


Informational Guide to Grouting Masonry


Thermal Advantages of Masonry Walls


TMS-0216-07 - Determining Fire Resistance-Concrete and Masonry


TMS-0302-07 - Sound Transmission Standard


TMS-0302-07 - Standard Method for Determining the Sound Transmission Class Rating for Masonry Walls


TMS-0302-07 - Standard Method for Determining the Sound Transmission Class Rating for Masonry Walls


TMS-1001-01 - Masonry Designers Guide, 3rd ed.