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Category : Brick Masonry

Brick masonry is used for construction of buildings and other structures by using brick stone, stone blocks, brick blocks with different types of masonry.

Types of Mortar as Binding Material

The different type of mortars used in the construction as binding material are lime mortar, surkhi mortar, cement mortar, gauged mortar and gypsum mortar. The selection of type of mortar depends on the factors such as working conditions, hardening temperature, ...

MASONRY STRUCTURE DESIGN GUIDELINES

Masonry structures upto three storeys or maximum four storeys are not very uncommon in India. Most of housing boards, Development Authorities construct housing flats upto three/four storeys and masonry is definitely economical. National Building Code of India (SP-7) provides all ...

Compressive Strength of Brick Masonry

What is Compressive strength of brick masonry? A wall or column carrying a compressive load behaves like any other strut, and its load bearing capacity depends on the compressive strength of the materials, the cross-sectional area and the geometrical properties as ...