RW Ruanda
  • 91 - Bauwesen, Baustoffe

Masonry (ICS code(s): 91.080.30)

DRS 538: 2023, Masonry units test methods — Determination of initial shear strength; (21 page(s), in English)

This Draft Rwanda Standard specifies a method for determining the in plane initial shear strength of horizontal bed joints in masonry using a specimen tested in shear. Guidance is given on the preparation of the specimens, the conditioning required before testing, the testing machine, the method of test, the method of calculation and the contents of the test report.