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Masonry, Bricklaying and Plastering / Edition 2

Masonry, Bricklaying and Plastering / Edition 2

by Robert Scott Burn


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ISBN-13: 9781873394489
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 02/06/2013
Pages: 618
Product dimensions: 8.70(w) x 10.70(h) x 1.90(d)

Table of Contents

Materials employed in construction: Stones - their varieties, constituents and natures; Bricks; Limes, cements, mortars, concrete, beton; Metals; Practical construction in masonry and brickwork: Foundations; Formation of embankments for reservoirs, riverbanks and sea margins; Stone cutting - shaping of stones for arches, groins, domes, niches, steps; Stone in buildings of walls - retaining walls, arches; Brick in building - bond, hollow walls, vaults, groins, arches, prevention of damp in walls, modes of using mortar; Earth, cement and concrete in the formation of walls; Timber and iron in conjunction with mortar, concrete stone and brick in fireproof construction; Appliances used in building - tools, machines, scaffolding, hoists; Principles and practice of design: General view of the styles of architecture; Styles of domestic architecture; Principles of design; Application and working of styles - the classical orders, their parts and proportions, mouldings, domestic, Gothic, Elizabethan and Italian styles in doors, windows and chimney shafts; Practical drawing, projection, intersection of solids, development of surfaces, projection of shadows, perspective; Planning and designing domestic structures; Sanitary arrangements and economical appliances of buildings; Plastering and wall decoration in plaster and other recently introduced materials; Specifications, measurement and estimates.

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