Masonry Construction; A Guide to Approved American Practice in the Selection of Building Stone, Brick, Cement, and Other Masonry Materials, and in All Branches of the Art of Masonry Construction

Masonry Construction; A Guide to Approved American Practice in the Selection of Building Stone, Brick, Cement, and Other Masonry Materials, and in All Branches of the Art of Masonry Construction

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1908 edition. Excerpt: ...contents of all the various materials in the structure. The following data will Ix1 useful in determining the weight of the structure. TABLE 8. Weight of Masonry. Kind of Masonry. Brickwork, pressed brick, thin joints "ordinary quality soft brick, thick joints Concrete Granite or limestone, well dressed throughout rubble, well dressed with mortar-. roughly dressed with mortar well dressed, dry roughly dressed, dry Mortar dried Sandstone, Tl less than granite Ordinary lathing and plastering weighs about 10 lb. per sq. ft. Floors weigh approximately: Dwellings 10 lb. per sq. ft. Public buildings 25 lb. per sq. ft. Warehouses 40 to 50 lb. per sq. ft. Roofs vary according to the kind of covering, span, etc. Shingle roof weighs-about 10 lb. per sq. ft. Slate or corrugated iron 25 lb per sq. ft. The movable load on the flix, r depends upon the nature of the building. It is usually taken as follows: Dwellings 10 lb. xt sq. ft. Office buildings 20 lb. per sq. ft. Churches, theatres, etc..... 100 lb. per sq. ft. Warehouses, factories 100 to 400 lb. per sq. ft. The weight of snow on the roof will vary from 0 in a warm climate to 20 lb. in the latitude of Michigan. The pressure of the wind is usually taken at 50 lb. per sq. ft. on a flat surface perpendicular to the wind, and on a cylinder at about 40 lbs. per sq. ft. over the vertical projection of the cylinder. Bearing Power of Soils. The best method of determining the load which a particular soil will hear is by direct experiment and examination--particularly ', f its compactness and the amount of water it contains. The values given in the following table may be considered safe for good examples of the kind of soil quoted. TABLE 9. Bearing Power of Soils. Area Required. Having determined the...show more

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  • English
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  • 1236510836
  • 9781236510839