Concrete Masonry Units – Materials and Methods

February 13, 2013 in Materials and Methods

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Concrete Masonry Unit Lecture Notes

Chapter 8

Concrete Masonry Units have come alone way in the last 20 years.  Today you can find them in any color and texture.  Topics covered in this chapter include; CMU Production, Concrete Masonry Unit Classification, and CMU Sizes.

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Brick and Tile – Materials and Methods

February 13, 2013 in Materials and Methods

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Brick and Tile Lecture Notes

Chapter 9

Clay bricks and tile are one of the oldest building products we have.  The concept of the production of  brick and tile has not changed much, however today we have a greater understanding of the raw materials, and have advanced the manufacturing process.  This chapter will cover the following topics; Properties of Clay, Principal Forms of Clay, the Manufacturing Process of Brick and Tile, Brick Sizes, and Mortar.

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Light Frame Construction – Materials and Methods

February 13, 2013 in Materials and Methods

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Light Frame Construction Lecture Notes

Chapter 6

This chapter will cover the History of Light Frame Construction, compare and contrast Platform Frame Construction and Balloon Frame Construction, and Framing Members.

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Aggregate – Materials and Methods

February 13, 2013 in Materials and Methods

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Aggregate Lecture Notes

Chapter 10

Aggregate and Stone are one of the oldest building materials.  This chapter will cover the use of stone and aggregates, classification of stone, commercial forms, properties, ad types.

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