Masonry

Masonry - Masonry Advantages Aesthetically pleasing, many...

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Masonry
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Advantages Aesthetically pleasing, many styles, colors textures & arrangements Easily used to create one of a kind structures Sound deadening, water resistant, fire resistant long lasting, maintenance free May be reinforced, & insulated, naturally moderates temperature extremes
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Advantages - Cont. May be prefabricated in modular units set in final position with a crane
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Masonry Veneer Construction Curtain, veneers or garden walls, obtain their strength from the mortar and masonry units, and the supporting structure (wood, steel or engineered masonry)
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Engineered Masonry Uses steel reinforcing and is designed with principles similar to reinforced concrete. Uses both brick and block with voids for reinforcing steel & grout The rain screen design method
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Stone, Marble & Terra Cotta
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Masonry Bonds
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Apprenticeship - Union Journeyman Mason Requires ~4,500 hrs of mostly on the job training
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Mortar Used to bind the joints of masonry units together
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Concrete Masonry Units ( CMU ) Composition Aggregate, sand, water & cement, Manufacturing Process cast or extruded & high temperature & sometimes pressure cured.
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Concrete Masonry Units
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Concret e Masonr y Units
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Materials Brick - clay, colorings & glazed coatings, water - formed, scored, scraped or cut, dried, coated & fired
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Materials - Brick grades SW Severe Weathering - clay or shale brick designed to withstand freeze-thaw cycles of moist northern climates. MW Moderate Weathering - Clay or shale brick
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This note was uploaded on 12/15/2011 for the course CM 217 taught by Professor Rogers,m during the Fall '08 term at BYU.

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