The University of Wisconsin-Madison is offering a professional development course in May 2014 titled “Masonry: Learn to Do It Right.”

The university says course attendees will gain the skills needed to identify causes of failure, determine repair strategies for existing buildings, and achieve success in future masonry projects. The program is scheduled for May 14-15, 2014 in Madison, Wis.

This masonry design, construction, and maintenance course will focus on:

  • Strategies for existing buildings
  • Design and detailing
  • Moisture control
  • Construction practices
  • Evaluation of masonry failure  

The course fee is $995. For more information, visit the website for University of Wisconsin-Madison’s Department of Engineering Professional Development.