Technical Notes on Brick Construction

Technical Notes Index

Cold and Hot Weather Construction

2

Glossary of Terms Relating to Brick Masonry

3

Overview of Building Code Requirements for Masonry Structures (ACI 530-02/ASCE 5-02/TMS 402-02) and Specification for Masonry Structures (ACI 530).

3A

Brick Masonry Material Properties

3B

Brick Masonry Section Properties

4

Heat Transmission Coefficients of Brick Masonry Walls

4B

Energy Code Compliance of Brick Masonry Walls

5A

Sound Insulation - Clay Masonry Walls

 6

Painting Brick Masonry

6A

Colorless Coatings for Brick Masonry

7

Water Penetration Resistance - Design and Detailing

7A

Water Penetration Resistance - Materials

7B

Water Penetration Resistance - Construction and Workmanship

8

Mortars for Brickwork

8B

Mortars for Brickwork - Selection and Quality Assurance

9

Manufacturing of Brick

9A 

Specifications for and Classification of Brick 

9B

Manufacturing, Classification, and Selection of Brick, Selection, Part 3

10

Dimensioning and Estimating Brick Masonry

11

Guide Specifications for Brick Masonry, Part 1

11A

Guide Specifications for Brick Masonry, Part 2

11B

Guide Specifications for Brick Masonry, Part 3

11C

Guide Specifications for Brick Masonry, Part 4

11D

Guide Specifications for Brick Masonry, Part 4 Continued

11E

Guide Specifications for Brick Masonry, Part 5, Mortar and Grout

13

Ceramic Glazed Brick Exterior Walls

14

Paving Systems Using Clay Pavers

14A

Paving Systems Using Clay Pavers on a Sand Setting Bed

14B

Paving Systems Using Clay Pavers on a Bituminous Setting Bed

14C

Paving Systems Using Clay Pavers in a Mortar Setting Bed

14D

Permeable Clay Brick Pavements - NEW!

14E

Accessible Clay Brick Pavements - NEW!

15

Salvaged Brick

16

Fire Resistance of Brick Masonry

17

Reinforced Brick Masonry - Introduction

17A

Reinforced Brick Masonry - Materials and Construction

17B

Reinforced Brick Masonry - Beams

17L

Four Inch RBM Curtain and Panel Walls

17M

Reinforced Brick Masonry Girders - Examples

18

Volume Changes - Analysis and Effects of Movement

18A

Accommodating Expansion of Brickwork

19

Residential Fireplace Design

19A

Residential Fireplaces, Details and Construction

19B

Residential Chimneys - Design and Construction

19C

Contemporary Brick Masonry Fireplaces

19D

Brick Masonry Fireplaces, Part 1, Russian-Style Heaters

19E

Brick Masonry Fireplaces, Part 2 - Fountain and Contemporary Style Heaters

20

Cleaning Brickwork

21

Brick Masonry Cavity Walls

21A

Brick Masonry Cavity Walls -Selection Of Materials

21B

Brick Masonry Cavity Walls - Detailing

21C

Brick Masonry Cavity Walls - Construction

23

Stains - Identification and Prevention

23A

Efflorescence - Causes and Prevention

24

The Contemporary Bearing Wall

24C

The Contemporary Bearing Wall - Introduction to Shear Wall Design

24F

The Contemporary Bearing Wall - Construction

24G

The Contemporary Bearing Wall - Detailing

26

Single Wythe Bearing Walls

27

Brick Masonry Rain Screen Walls

28

Brick Veneer / Wood Stud Walls

28A

Adding Brick Veneer to Existing Construction

28B

Brick Veneer/Steel Stud Walls

28C

Thin Brick Veneer

29

Brick in Landscape Architecture - Pedestrian Applications

29A

Brick in Landscape Architecture - Garden Walls

29B

Brick in Landscape Architecture - Misc. Applications

30

Bonds and Patterns in Brickwork

31

Brick Masonry Arches

31A

Structural Design of Brick Masonry Arches

31B

Structural Steel Lintels

31C

Structural Design of Semicircular Brick Masonry Arches

36

Brick Masonry Details, Sills, and Soffits

36A 

Brick Masonry Details, Caps and Copings, Corbels and Racking

39

Testing for Engineered Brick Masonry- Brick and Mortar

39A

Testing for Engineered Brick Masonry - Determination of Allowable Design Stresses

39B

Testing for Engineered Brick Masonry - Quality Control

40

Prefabricated Brick Masonry - Introduction

41

Hollow Brick Masonry

42

Empirical Design of Brick Masonry

43

Passive Solar Heating with Brick Masonry - Part 1 Introduction

43C

Passive Solar Cooling with Brick Masonry - Part 1 - Introduction

43D

Brick Passive Solar Heating Systems - Part 4 - Material Properties

43G

Brick Passive Solar Heating Systems - Part 7 - Details and Construction

44

Anchor Bolts for Brick Masonry

44A

Fasteners for Brick Masonry

44B

Wall Ties for Brick Masonry

45

Brick Masonry Noise Barrier Walls - Introduction

45A

Brick Masonry Noise Barrier Walls - Structural Design

46

Maintenance of Brick Masonry

47

Condensation - Prevention and Control

48

Sustainability and Brick