Construction Material

Tests for Bricks and Grading

Tests for Bricks and Grading   A brick is subjected to following tests for suitability of the construction work. Absorption iii. Crushing strength or compression strength Hardness Presence soluble salts Shape and size vii. Soundness

Field Tests

Field Tests for Bricks

Field Tests for Bricks : Field Tests for Bricks  generally  subjected  to  suitability of the construction work. Absorption Crushing strength or compression strength Hardness Presence soluble salts Shape and size Soundness Structure 1)  Absorption: A good

Gendral Civil Engineering

Type of Bricks

It is essential to know the type of bricks Bricks for properly understanding the masonry work. Brick can be many types depending on its quality, making process, its raw material and purpose of their using.

Gendral Civil Engineering

Ways to Check the Quality of Bricks

To know the quality of bricks following 7 tests can be performed. In these tests some are performed in laboratory and the rest are on field. Compressive strength test Water Absorption test Efflorescense test Hardness

Design Spreadsheets

Check List for Block / Brick work

Brick wall is made by joining bricks with cement mortar. We make brick wall to arrange floor area for different purposes of uses. It also provides privacy to dwellers. Properly made brick wall increase the

Field Testing

Field Tests To Check If A Brick Is Good

Field test of brick, cement, sand and stone chips are very much essential as they are the most common construction materials which are used in almost all of the civil engineering construction from brickwork to