Permissible Load on stone Masonry

Permissible Load on stone Masonry

14th March 2020 0 By Malay Sautya

Permissible Load on stone Masonry

The safe allowable or permissible load on stone masonry are as follows:

Types of Stone MasonrySafe Allowable/Permissible Load
1. Ashlar (granite) in cement mortar20 KN/mm2
2. Ashlar (granite) in lime mortar16 (KN/mm2)
3. Random Rubble in cement mortar8.8 (KN/mm2)
4. Random Rubble in lime mortar3.3 (KN/mm2)
5. Coursed rubble in cement mortar8.8 (KN/mm2)
6. Coursed rubble in lime mortar5.5 (KN/mm2)
7. Ashlar block-in-course13.2 (KN/mm2)
8. Stone masonry in limestone and sand stone25 to 100 tone/m2

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