Synopses & Reviews
This exceptionally produced trainee guide features a highly illustrated design, technical hints and tips from industry experts, review questions and a whole lot more! Key content includes: Masonry in High-Rise Construction, Specialized Materials and Techniques, Repair and Restoration, Commercial Drawings, Estimating, Site Layout – Distance Measurment and Leveling, and Introductory Skills for the Crew Leader.
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Table of Contents
Masonry in High-Rise Construction (17.5 Hours)
Trainee $19 ISBN 978-0-13-228999-3
Instructor $19 ISBN 978-0-13-229005-0
(Module ID 28301-05) Describes activities involved in organizing and implementing the construction of high-rise buildings. Focuses on masonry construction techniques used in high-rise construction. Emphasizes safety and logistics.
Specialized Materials and Techniques (60 Hours)
Trainee $19 ISBN 978-0-13-229000-5
Instructor $19 ISBN 978-0-13-229007-4
(Module ID 28302-05) Describes specialized materials and techniques used in the masonry trade. Covers properties and work requirements for such materials as natural and cultured stone, acid brick, refractory brick, structural tile, and glass block. Presents techniques for working under cold- and hot-weather conditions and explains construction of masonry sound barriers.
Repair and Restoration (15 Hours)
Trainee $19 ISBN 978-0-13-229001-2
Instructor $19 ISBN 978-0-13-229043-2
(Module ID 28303-05) Explains problems that appear in masonry structures and describes techniques used to repair them, including tuckpointing, brick replacement, crack sealing, waterproofing, and stain removal.
Commercial Drawings (12.5 Hours)
Trainee $19 ISBN 978-0-13-229002-9
Instructor $19 ISBN 978-0-13-229044-9
(Module ID 28304-05) Describes the format and content of commercial drawings and their use in conveying specific construction requirements. Explains the standard format for specifications.
Estimating (25 Hours)
Trainee $19 ISBN 978-0-13-229003-6
Instructor $19 ISBN 978-0-13-229045-6
(Module ID 28305-05) Covers procedures for takeoffs and estimating quantities of masonry material and accessories. Several methods are described, including coursing, square foot, rule of thumb, and table methods. Introduces computer-based estimating aids.
Site Layout—Distance Measurement and
Leveling (22.5 Elective Hours)
Trainee $19 ISBN 978-0-13-229004-3
Instructor $19 ISBN 978-0-13-229046-3
(Module ID 28306-05) Covers the principles, equipment, and methods used to perform distance measurement and differential leveling. Presents the layout responsibilities of surveyors, field engineers, and masons; how to understand and use site/plot plan drawings; and methods used for on-site communication.
Introductory Skills for the Crew Leader
Trainee $40 ISBN 978-0-13-103593-5
Instructor $40 ISBN 978-0-13-103594-2
(Module ID 28307-05) Covers project planning and scheduling techniques as well as coordination and communication of work assignments to masonry work crews and other trades and crafts. Also describes project setup and materials purchasing requirements.