Materials and Structures

, Volume 29, Issue 8, pp 467–469 | Cite as

MS-D.5—Measurement of ultrasonic pulse velocity for masonry units and wallettes

RILEM Technical Committees RILEM TC 127-MS: Tests for Masonry Materials and Structures Recommendations


Pulse Velocity Ultrasonic Pulse Ultrasonic Pulse Velocity Masonry Unit Masonry Specimen 
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D.5.9 Bibliography

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