Masonry Construction Techniques

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Masonry Construction Techniques
1010401Masonry Construction TechniquesResidential masonry construction involves the laying of brick, concrete block, or stone in beds of mortar, the installation of accessory items, and sometimes reinforcement. One of the most important operations is mixing mortar batches that are correctly and consistently proportioned to produce mortar with adequate strength and durability. The functional and financial success of a project, however, are often determined before construction begins—based on proper planning and estimating.
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Christine Beall: Masonry and Concrete. Masonry Construction Techniques, Chapter (McGraw-Hill Professional, 2001), AccessEngineering Export