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Procedure of Brickwork in Masonry Construction

Brickwork in Masonry Construction work 1- brickwork Materials Bricks The quality of bricks used in masonry construction should meet industry standards (good brick earth, thoroughly burnt and deep cherry red or copper in color). The shape of the bricks should be consistent, and the edges should be crisp. When struck, bricks should produce a clean ringing sound and be devoid of any fractures, chips, defects, or lumps. After one hour of soaking in water, bricks should absorb no more than one-sixth of their weight. Crushing strength for standard bricks should be 105 kg/sq.cm or 1500 lbs/sq.in. Mortar Mortar should be of the prescribed grade, and the …
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