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Residential Construction Academy: Masonry, Brick and Block Construction

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A valuable addition to the popular Residential Construction Academy series, this book introduces and explains modern residential masonry construction procedures, as well as current building and construction industry safety regulations relevant to the field. Beginning masons, designers, homebuilders, students, and apprentices alike will benefit from the clear diagrams and step-by-step procedures. With technical information from nationally recognized trade associations like the National Association of Home Builders, Masonry Brick and Block Construction is a "must-have" for the aspiring mason.

About the Author

Robert Benjamin Ham is the instructor for the Masonry Program at Valley Vocational-Technical Center in Fishersville, Virginia. He holds a Bachelor?s degree in Agriculture Education and a Collegiate Professional License from the Common wealth of Virginia. He is also a licensed and insured masonry contractor and the lead masonry teacher for the Virginia Department of Education?s Trade and Industrial Education. He has received numerous awards, including the Valley Vocational-Technical Center?s Outstanding Teacher Award, and the 2002 Virginia Association of Trade and Industrial Education?s Outstanding Teach of the Year Award.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Brick Positions and Sizes Chapter 2 Brick Bonds and Patterns Chapter 3 Masonry Hand Tools Chapter 4 Masonry Construction Equipment Chapter 5 Laying Brick to the Line Chapter 6 Constructing Brick Leads Chapter 7 Masonry Spacing Scales Chapter 8 Masonry Mortars Chapter 9 Concrete Masonry Units Chapter 10 Laying Block to the Line Chapter 11 Constructing Block Leads Chapter 12 Estimating Masonry Materials Chapter 13 Residential Footings and Foundations Chapter 14 Constructing Water-Resistant Walls Chapter 15 Brick Veneer Construction Chapter 16 Composite and Cavity Walls Chapter 17 Brick Paving Chapter 18 Steps, Stoops, and Porches Chapter 19 Piers, Columns, Pilasters, and Chases Chapter 20 Appliance Chimneys Chapter 21 Masonry Fireplaces Chapter 22 Brick Masonry Arches Chapter 23 Cleaning Brick and Concrete Masonry Chapter 24 Residential Masonry As A Career Chapter 25 Safety for Masons Chapter 26 Reading Drawings and Plans

Product Details

ISBN:
9781418052843
Author:
Ham, Robert Benjamin
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Author:
Ham, Robert Benjamin(Robert Benjamin Ham)
Subject:
Construction - Masonry
Subject:
Masonry
Subject:
Concrete blocks
Subject:
Technical & Manufacturing Industries & Trades
Subject:
masonry textbook; residential masonry; bricklaying; masonry construction; bricklaying procedures; masonry procedures; constructing with brick and block; blocklaying
Subject:
masonry textbook; residential masonry; bricklaying; masonry construction; bricklaying procedures; masonry procedures; constructing with brick an
Subject:
d block; blocklaying
Subject:
masonry textbook
Subject:
residential masonry
Subject:
Bricklaying
Subject:
masonry construction
Subject:
bricklaying procedures
Subject:
masonry procedures
Subject:
constructing with brick and block
Subject:
block laying
Subject:
Construction-Masonry and Concrete
Subject:
masonry procedur
Subject:
Es
Copyright:
Publication Date:
August 2007
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
Professional and scholarly
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
496
Dimensions:
10.96x8.72x.94 in. 2.72 lbs.

Related Subjects

Engineering » Construction » General
Engineering » Construction » Masonry and Concrete
Science and Mathematics » Chemistry » Chemical Engineering

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