NCC 2019 Volume Two
Part 3.3.2 Reinforced masonry

Part 3.3.2 Reinforced masonry

Appropriate Performance Requirements

Appropriate Performance Requirements

Where an alternative reinforced masonry system is proposed as a Performance Solution to that described in Part 3.3.2, that proposal must comply with—

  1. Performance RequirementP2.1.1; and
  2. the relevant Performance Requirement s determined in accordance with A2.2(3) and A2.4(3) as applicable.

Performance RequirementP2.1.1 is satisfied for reinforced masonry if it is designed and constructed in accordance with one of the following:


AS 3700, except


'(for piers—isolated or engaged)' is removed from Clause 8.5.1(d); and


where Clause 8.5.1 requires design as for unreinforced masonry in accordance with Section 7, the member must also be designed as unreinforced masonry in accordance with Tables 10.3 and 4.1(a)(i)(C) of AS 3700.


AS 4773.1 and AS 4773.2.

Explanatory information:

Explanatory information:

Design requirements for other materials that may be used in combination with masonry (heavy steel support beams etc.) are described in Part 3.0 — Structural provisions.