Masonry Design Aids for Engineers

Adhered Masonry Veneer – Mortar Recommendation Table

Spreadsheets for the Structural Design of Shelf Angles,
Brick Ties, Concrete Block Columns & Pilasters

Available upon request – email:

Structural Block Design Using the MASS Software

The MASS software can be used to design concrete block masonry beams, OOP walls, and shear walls.

To find out more about MASS visit the website: click here


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