Masonry Design and Detailing by Christine Beall

By Christine Beall

Overlaying an unparalleled variety of fabrics, applied sciences, and rules, Masonry layout and Detailing is a necessary source for architects and masonry contractors. thoroughly up-to-date, this hands-on consultant gains perception at the entire variety of masonry subject matters: wall structures, unit and mortar choice, part detailing, construction code compliance, and lots more and plenty, even more. Plus, you get discussions on a bunch of topical concerns, including:* ASTM criteria* MSJC Code (ACI 530)* foreign construction Code standards (New)* New drainage add-ons* Residential origin necessities (New)* Masonry bracing criteria (New)* Barrier, drainage and rain monitor partitions (New)* Window flashing information (New)* greater than eighty new illustrations* and masses more!Detailed sufficient for the operating expert - and nonetheless applicable for the apprentice - Masonry layout and Detailing presents enormous quantities of illustrations to maximise your realizing of those severe matters. by way of caliber masonry, this e-book could be on the starting place of your paintings.

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This increased workability can be beneficial in relatively stiff, highcompressive-strength mixes. Figure 2-16 ASTM C1384 modifiers for masonry mortar. (Copyright ASTM, 100 Barr Harbor Drive, West Conshohocken, PA 19428. com) Copyright © 2004 The McGraw-Hill Companies. All rights reserved. Any use is subject to the Terms of Use as given at the website. RAW MATERIALS AND MANUFACTURING PROCESSES 34 Chapter 2 Raw Materials and Manufacturing Processes Air-entraining agents help hardened mortar resist freeze-thaw damage and improve the workability of wet mortar by creating minute air bubbles in the mix.

Using water-repellent-treated mortar with untreated masonry units, or vice versa, can reduce mortar-to-unit bond and the flexural strength of the wall. Reduced bond can negate the effects of the water repellent by allowing moisture to penetrate the wall freely at the joint interfaces. Mortars and block treated with integral water repellents achieve better bond and better moisture resistance only if the admixtures are chemically compatible. Wall panels should be tested both for flexural bond strength and water permeance compared to an identical but untreated wall.

Durability standards. com) Copyright © 2004 The McGraw-Hill Companies. All rights reserved. Any use is subject to the Terms of Use as given at the website. 1 Brick Figure 3-3 Brick manufacturing tolerances. (Copyright ASTM, 100 Barr Harbor Drive, West Conshohocken, PA 19428. com) Copyright © 2004 The McGraw-Hill Companies. All rights reserved. Any use is subject to the Terms of Use as given at the website. 47 CLAY AND CERAMIC PRODUCTS 48 Chapter 3 Clay and Ceramic Products of the imported brick sold in that state each year is found to be substandard in water absorption, weathering, and compression tests.

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