Reinforced Concrete Masonry Construction Inspector’s Handbook (9th Edition)


This publication is the most recognized resource written exclusively for masonry inspection. This book covers all aspects of reinforced concrete masonry construction and inspection, including:

  • Terminology
  • Materials
  • Quality Control Inspection
  • Standards

The handbook is based on the requirements of the 2015 International Building Code and the 2013 MSJC Code and Specification (TMS 402 and TMS 602).


The Masonry Inspector’s Handbook is not only a comprehensive guide for project inspection, but also a required reference for anyone taking the Structural Masonry Special Inspector Examination.

Every inspector, designer and contractor should have a copy of this most important publication.

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    Concrete Masonry Association of California and Nevada
    6060 Sunrise Vista Dr., Suite 1990
    Citrus Heights, CA 95610