Civil Engineering - UPSC Civil Service Exam Questions - Discussion


Which of the following measures are resorted to for strengthening masonry walls ?
1. Provide cross walls.
2. Pre-stressing.
3. Provide gunite slab on the surface(s) of walls.
4. Provide buttresses.
Select the correct answer using the code given below :

[A]. 1, 3 and 4
[B]. 1 and 2
[C]. 2 and 3
[D]. 1, 2, 3 and 4

Answer: Option A


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Sachin Waguzari said: (Nov 15, 2018)  
Pre-stressing force is not required in masonry walls as high grade concrete is not used.

Rest three options are correct.

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