hollow block masonry

hollow block masonry

Extruded block of concrete or burnt clay, which consists of voids and consequently is a good insulator. It is used for walls and as a backing for brick. See also: Masonry
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The results are smooth finishes, no lumps or bumps, which are common in hollow block masonry.'
Based on the available experimental results, strength correlation between individual blocks, prisms and basic wall panels of interlocking mortarless hollow block masonry are developed (Jaafar et al.
"Strength Correlation Between Individual Block, Prism and Basic Wall Panel for Load Bearing Interlocking Mortarless Hollow Block Masonry." Construction and Building Materials 20: 492-498.
"Structural Behaviour of Load-bearing Interlocking Hollow Block Masonry." Master thesis, Universiti Putra Malaysia.
[13] and technical specification for concrete small-sized hollow block masonry buildings of China JGJ/T2011 [21].