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MDG 2016 Now Available for Purchase

Parul Dubey on July 12, 2018 - in News

The 9th Edition of the Masonry Designers’ Guide, designated as the MDG-2016 so that readers know it is based on the 2016 TMS 402 /602, has been completely updated and is available for purchase now.


Numerous revisions have been made, including an additional Chapter on Reinforcement and Connectors. Discussion on new TMS 402-16 provisions have also been incorporated and the Guide’s numerous practical examples have been amended to both the TMS 402-16 and ASCE 7-16. Information related to masonry design requirements in the International Building Code (IBC) has been modified to reflect changes in the IBC 2018.


The MDG 2016 is an excellent resource for designers and students learning about masonry. Developed by dozens of masonry experts who are familiar both with masonry design and with the Code requirements governing masonry’s use, it includes:


  • over 110 practical examples of typical masonry buildings and components
  • provides constructive tips on how to quickly and efficiently design typical masonry
  • includes drawings and photographs to illustrate concepts and procedures


Bundle the most recent editions of the MDG and the TMS402/602 for more savings!

To order the MDG 2016 or the bundle, you may use this link

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