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Masonry and Concrete

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ISBN-10: 0070067066

ISBN-13: 9780070067066

Edition: 2001

Authors: Christine Beall

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Masonry and Concrete represents a comprehensive guide to all aspects of building with masonry and concrete for residential purposes. It will equip home builders and contractors with the practical tools needed to plan and execute quality construction.
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Book details

List price: $39.95
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date: 8/25/2000
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 400
Size: 7.50" wide x 9.50" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.782
Language: English

Introduction to Concrete and Masonry
Characteristics and Performance
Job Site Safety
Building Codes
How to Use this Book
Understanding Concrete
Basic Properties of Concrete
Properties of Fresh Concrete
Properties of Hardened Concrete
Concrete Ingredients
Concrete Mix Designs
Formwork and Reinforcement
Formwork Materials
Concrete Reinforcement
Control, Construction, and Isolation Joints
Control Joints
Construction Joints
Isolation Joints
Cement Hydration and Concrete Curing
Concrete Construction Techniques
Estimating Total Concrete Volume
Estimating Individual Ingredients
Site Preparation
Size and Layout
Excavating or Filling
Building Formwork
Temporary Formwork
Permanent Formwork
Curved Formwork
Placing Reinforcement
Placing Steel Reinforcing Bars
Placing Steel Reinforcing Mesh
Mixing Concrete on Site
Hand Mixing
Machine Mixing
Pouring Concrete
Concrete Finishing
Floating, Troweling, and Brooming
Special Finishes
Curing Concrete
Cold Weather Concreting
Hot Weather Concreting
Avoiding Common Problems
Understanding Masonry
Basic Properties of Masonry
Brick Sizes, Shapes, and Colors
Brick Properties
Brick Pavers
Fire Brick
Concrete Masonry Units
Block Sizes and Shapes
Special-Purpose Blocks
CMU Colors and Finishes
CMU Properties
Concrete Pavers
Coatings for Concrete Masonry
Cast Stone and Cultured Stone
Natural Stone
Rubble, Ashlar, and Flagstone
Common Types of Natural Stone
Selecting Stone
Masonry Mortar and Grout
Mortar and Grout Properties
Gementitious Materials
Mixing Water
Mortar and Grout Admixtures
Mortar and Grout Mixes
Masonry Accessories
Anchors, Ties, and Fasteners
Flashing and Weep Holes
Weather-Resistant Masonry
Limit Moisture Penetration
Prevent Moisture Accumulation
Masonry Construction Techniques
Planning and Estimating
Modular Planning
Estimating Materials
Construction Preparation
Material Delivery, Storage, and Handling
Inspecting Surfaces to Receive Masonry
Layout and Coursing
Masonry Units
Reinforcement, Connectors, and Accessories
Mixing Mortar
Unit Masonry Construction
Unit and Mortar Placement
Flashing and Weep Holes
Installing Accessories and Reinforcement
Control and Expansion Joints
Stone Masonry Construction
Cutting and Shaping Stone
Mortar for Stone Masonry
Setting Stone
Flashing and Weep Holes
Grouting Masonry
Cold Weather
Hot Weather
Moist Curing
Cleaning Masonry
Construction Precautions
Methods of Cleaning
Cleaning Fresh Mortar Smears
Efflorescence and Calcium Carbonate Stains
Clear Water Repellents
Footings, Foundation Walls, Basements and Slabs
Building Code Requirements
Soil-Bearing Pressures
Frost Depth
Concrete Footings
Stepped Footings
Footings Without Forms
Steel Reinforcement
Foundation Walls and Basements
Foundation Walls
Basement Walls
Basement Slabs
Drainage and Waterproofing
Water Movement In Soils
Water Vapor Movement In Soils
Surface and Subsurface Drainage
Waterproofing Membranes and Dampproof Coatings
Vapor Retarders
Frost-Protected Shallow Foundations
Ventilation and Radon Protection
Masonry Veneer
Veneer Anchorage
Veneer Support Above Grade
Lintels and Arches
Drainage Cavity
Flashing and Weep Holes
Expansion and Control Joints
Design Guidelines
Concrete Paving
Masonry Paving
Brick Paving
Concrete Masonry Paving
Natural Stone Paving
Masonry Garden Walls
Brick Garden Walls
Brick Screen Walls
CMU Garden Walls
CMU Screen Walls
Stone Garden Walls
Dry-Stack Stone Wall
Mortared Stone Wall
Retaining Walls
Retaining Wall Types
Reinforced Cantilever Retaining Walls
Dimensions and Reinforcement
Drainage and Waterproofing
Segmental CMU Retaining Walls
Dry-Stack Stone Gravity Retaining Walls
Tree Wells