Materiales de Construcción, Vol 40, No 220 (1990)

Concrete blocks. Analysis of UNE, ISO en standards and comparison with other international standards

Marina Álvarez Alonso

Olga Río Suárez

Pilar Rodríguez-Monteverde Cantarell

J. Miguel Barbero Sánchez
M.A.P, Spain


This paper attempts to describe the recently approved UNE standards through a systematic analysis of the main specifications therein contained and the values considered for each of them, as well as the drafts for ISO and EN concrete block standards. Furthermore, the study tries to place the set of ISO standards in the international environment through a comparative analysis against a representative sample of the standards prevailing in various geographical regions of the globe to determine the analogies and differences among them. PALABRAS CLAVE: albañilería, análisis de sistemas, bloque de hormigón, muros de fábrica, normativa KEY WORDS: masonry, system analysis, concrete blocks, masonry walls, standards


masonry; system analysis; concrete blocks; masonry walls; standards

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