CM Lab 2 - CVE 474 Construction Materials/ Concrete Lab...

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CVE 474 Construction Materials/ Concrete Lab Experiment #2: Brick/Concrete Masonry Unit Properties 4/12/2011 Jonathan Brate Abstract: This report describes the four part procedure that was performed to become familiar with the physical properties of brick, learn ASTM standards, and perform standard ASTM tests on masonry units. The procedure includes initial rate of absorption for oven dry brick, moisture
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conditions of brick, flexural test of brick, and compressive test of brick. Properties measured include gross area, net area, net volume, gross compressive strength, net compressive strength, absorption, absorption percentage, saturation coefficients, and dry density. The properties are important to record and understand because they directly relate to the strength and durability of the brick.
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Table of Contents I. Introduction of Experiment 2: Brick/Concrete Masonry Unit Properties II. Results 1. Part 1: Initial Rate of Absorption (ASTM C67 – Section 10) 2. Part 2: Moisture Conditions of Brick (ASTM C67 – Section 8) 3. Part 3: Flexural Test of Bricks (ASTM C67 – Section 6) 4. Part 4: Compression Test of Bricks (ASTM C67 – Section 7) III. Discussion and Conclusions IV. Questions to Consider V. References VI. Appendix A Introductory Remarks: Part I: Initial Rate of Absorption
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Part I was performed according to ASTM C67 standards. First, the three brick’s dry weights and dimensions were recorded. Second, each brick was submerged in water for 60 seconds and then weighed again to acquire the 60 second wet weight. Last, the initial rate of absorption in 1 minute was calculated. Original documentation can be found in Appendix A. Part II: Moisture Conditions of Brick
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This note was uploaded on 10/20/2011 for the course ENGIN 200 taught by Professor Miller during the Spring '11 term at University of Cincinnati.

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CM Lab 2 - CVE 474 Construction Materials/ Concrete Lab...

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