Masonry, Level 1

ISBN-10: 0132287188

ISBN-13: 9780132287180

Edition: 3rd 2006

Authors: NCCER

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This exceptionally produced trainee guide features a highly illustrated design, technical hints and tips from industry experts, review questions and a whole lot more! Key content includes Introduction to Masonry, Masonry Tools and Equipment, Measurements, Drawings, and Specifications, Mortar and Masonry Units and Installation Techniques.
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Book details

List price: $89.33
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 11/22/2005
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 288
Size: 8.75" wide x 11.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.892
Language: English

28101-04 Introduction to Masonry (20 Hours)
Introduces the trainee to the historic and current materials and processes used in the masonry trade and covers safety concerns specific to the trade
Explains the uses of brick and concrete block, along with basic techniques for mixing mortar and laying masonry units
Covers opportunities in the trade
Allows the trainee to mix mortar and perform basic bricklaying
28102-04 Masonry Tools and Equipment (12.5 Hours)
Describes the hand and power tools and equipment used in mixing mortar and in cutting, laying, and finishing masonry units
Explains the safe operation of masonry saws and mortar mixing machines
28103-04 Measurements, Drawings, and Specifications (10 Hours)
Guides the trainee in using mathematics to calculate distances, areas, and volumes common in masonry work
Describes the information typically found on residential construction drawings and specifications
Includes blueprints
28104-04 Mortar (10 Hours)
Explains the types and properties of mortar and the materials used in the mixture, including admixtures
Includes instructions for mixing mortar by hand and machine and describes how to properly store mortar
28105-04 Masonry Units and Installation Techniques (60 Hours)
Covers all types of concrete and clay masonry units and their applications
Explains the use of ties and reinforcing materials
Covers the processes used in placing masonry units, including layout and setup, spreading mortar, cutting brick and block, laying to the line, making corners, tooling joints, patching, and cleanup
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