Welcome To Our
Presentation
Department of Civil Engineering
Details of Construction
2nd Year; 2nd Semester
Sec : A
Presentation on
Brick masonry, Paint and
Plastering
Presented by
Group – 5
Group Members :
 Abontee Barua
 Sanchari Halder
 Mahfijur Rahman
 Tusher Kanti Munshi
 Asif Ha...
What’s Masonry?
The construction of stone or brick which in hardened by heat is termed
as masonry. It’s also defined as co...
BRICK MASONRY
BRICK MASONRY
What is Brick Masonry::
What is Brick Masonry
Construction of brick units bonded together wi...
Types Of Bricks
 Generally two types,
=>Traditional bricks;
Size: 23cm*10cm*10cm (with mortar),
=>Modular bricks;
Size: 2...
Figure: Different shapes and random color bricks
GENERAL PRINCIPLES TO BE OBSERVED IN BRICK
MASONARY CONSTRUCTION
1.

The bricks used in a good work
should be sound hard a...
2. The bricks should be thoroughly soaked in clear water . It helps to remove dirt, dust
and other soluble salts which cau...
3. The bricks should be laid on a full bed of mortar. They should be slightly
pressed in to the bed mortar while laying so...
4. All the joints should be properly flushed and filled with mortar
so that no cavity is left in between.
5. No brick bats...
7. Only specified mortar of a good quality should be used in the
work, the mortar ratio is 1:4 .Thickness of joints should...
Basic Brickwork Terminology

Head
Joint
Bed
Joint

Course - horizontal layer of brick
15
Header - Bonds two wythes together
Wythe: vertical layer 1 unit thick

Rowlock laid on face,
end visible

Stretcher - long...
Masonry Joints
Weathered
Concave
Vee
Raked Joints

Flush
Racked

Concave
Struck
Concave Joints
Why bond is necessary ???
• Eliminates continuous vertical joints
• Imparts strength to the masonry
• Defective arrangemen...
Types of Bond
 English Bond
 Flemish Bond
 Stretching Bond
Heading Bond
Garden Wall Bond
Facing Bond
Raking Bond
D...
ENGLISH BOND

FACING BOND

HEADER BOND

STRECTCHER BOND

FLEMISH BOND
ZIG ZAG BOND






Heading course should never start with a queen
closer
Stretchers should have a minimum lap of ¼ their
length ov...
FLEMISH BOND





Every course consists of header and stretcher
Header are centered over stretcher
Every alternate cou...









Single flemish bond:
Combination of english and flemish bond
In a course, facing is flemish and backing is
e...









Double Flemish bond:
Each course presents the same appearance both in the
face and back of the wall
Every co...
Comparison ??
English bond is stronger
Flemish is more attractive
Flemish requires more attention
Flemish is economica...
Strength Of
Brick Masonry Depends On:
1. TYPES &
STRENGTH OF
BRICKS

2. MIX OF MORTAR

3. SIZE & SHAPE
OF MASONRY
CONSTRUC...
PERMISSIBLE COMPRESSIVE STRESS
IN BRICK MASONRY
S.NO.

Slenderness
Ratio

Stress
reduction
Factor (Kf)

1

6

1

2

8

0.9...
Defects In Brick
Masonry
1. SULPHATE ATTAC
Crystallization Of Salts From Bricks
Corrosion Of Embedded Iron
Or Steel
Shrinkage On Drying
NOW THE
QUESTION
MAY BE
ARRISED ........
HOW CAN WE REMOVE DEFECTS IN
BRICK MASONRY?
WE CAN REMOVE DEFECTS IN BRICK
MASONRY:

• Sulphate attack can be removed by

suitable
construction details and choosing m...
SEISMIC RISKS DUE TO BRICK MASSONRY
IN BANGLADESH (DHAKA):
AT THIS TIME DHAKA IS IN A
GREAT RISK DUE TO
EARTHQUAKE. IT CAN...
Plastering
• DEFINATION OF PLASTERING:
The word “plaster” comes from the Greek language meaning
“to daub on”.
This is a pr...
Plastering Tools

• Trowel
• Float
• Hawk
PLASTERING MATERIALS:
1. Cement
2. Lime or clay
3. Aggregates
4. Water
5. Accelerator
6. Admixture
Admixture

Cement

Aggregate
SAND USED IN
PLASTERING
• River Sand: Find, round, polished, it may have
impurities like pebbles , contains gravels
smalle...
KINDS OF PLASTERING :

There are several different types of Plaster
available such as :

(a) Lime Plaster
(b) Cement Plast...
LIME PLASTER
When lime is used as the binding materials, it
is called lime plaster.
Lime plaster is type of plaster compos...
PICTURE OF LIME PLASTER:
MUD PLASTERING:
The surface to be plastered is prepared exactly in the same manner as that
for lime or cement plaster. Mud...
STUCCO PLASTERING
Stucco is the name given to a
decorative type of plaster which
gives an excellent finish. Stucco
plaster...
PICTURE OF STUCCO PLASTER
CEMENT PLASTER
When cement is used as the binding materials, it is called cement plaster. It is
especially suited for damp...
PICTURE OF CEMENT PLASTER
PLASTER ON LATH
Lathing may be either of wood or that of expanded metal.
Wooden lath consists of thin strips of well seaso...
PICTURE OF LATH PLASTER
SPECIAL TYPES OF
FINISHING

a)
b)
c)
d)
e)

Smooth Cast
Rough Cast
Pebble Dash
Scrapped Finish
Textured Finish
Smooth Cast
It is a finish which presents levelled and smooth
surface. The mortar for the finish is made by
mixing cement ...
Rough Cast
• It is a finish in which the mortar
for the final coat contains a
proportion of fairly big size coarse
aggrega...
Pebble Dash
• It is a finish in which small pebbles or crushed
stones of suitable size are thrown on to a freshly
applied ...
Scrapped Finish
It is a finish in which the final coat after being
leveled and allowed to stiffen for a few hours.
The fin...
Textured Finish
In this finish, ornamental patterns or textured
surfaces are produced by working with various tools
on the...
Defects in plaster work

Cracking
Efflorescence
Falling out of plaster
Blowing of plaster
Cracking
a. Old surface not being properly prepared.
b. Movements in the backing either on account due to
shrinkage caused...
CRACKING
Efflorescence
It is solvable salt are present in
bricks or the mortar they absorb
moisture
From atmosphere and go in to
so...
Falling out of plaster
a. The adhesion of the plaster to the back ground may not be
perfect.
b. The suction of the backing...
Blowing of plaster

This consists of information of small patches of plaster
swelling out beyond the plastered surface and...
ADVANTAGES OF
PLASTERING
a) Easy in application
b) No surgery is required.
c) Plaster is the most common form of
interior ...
DISADVANTAGES OF PLASTERING

a) When plaster cracks then difficult to
repair.
b) Repairing is very expensive.
c) Despite t...
PAI N
T
 What is paint?
Paints generally consist of three components:
Pigment, Binder, and Solvent. The pigment
gives col...
Characteristics of a Good
Paint
•
•
•
•
•
•
•
•

stick well to surface & able to seal porous substrata
consistency should ...
Types of Paints












Aluminum paints
Anti-corrosive paints
Asbestos paints
Bituminous paints
Bronze pain...
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Presentation on Brick Masonry, Paint and Plastering

  1. 1. Welcome To Our Presentation
  2. 2. Department of Civil Engineering Details of Construction 2nd Year; 2nd Semester Sec : A
  3. 3. Presentation on Brick masonry, Paint and Plastering
  4. 4. Presented by Group – 5 Group Members :  Abontee Barua  Sanchari Halder  Mahfijur Rahman  Tusher Kanti Munshi  Asif Hasan  Yeasin Ali Talukder  Md. Ashraful Alam  Sarwar Murshed
  5. 5. What’s Masonry? The construction of stone or brick which in hardened by heat is termed as masonry. It’s also defined as construction of building units bonded together with mortar. Types: Masonry is basically a wall material. Masonry walls can be divided into three categories, as follows: Load bearing walls. Non-load bearing walls Retaining walls. Now from the point of view of using in construction, masonry can be divided into 4 categories, as follows: 1)Stone masonry 2)Brick masonry 3)Reinforced masonry & 4)Composite masonry
  6. 6. BRICK MASONRY BRICK MASONRY What is Brick Masonry:: What is Brick Masonry Construction of brick units bonded together with mortar is termed as brick Construction of brick units bonded together with mortar is termed as brick masonry. Brick is a building unit of hard inorganic clay material of a size which can be masonry. Brick is a building unit of hard inorganic clay material of a size which can be conveniently handled. The strength of brick masonry work depends upon the quality conveniently handled. The strength of brick masonry work depends upon the quality of bricks and type of mortar used. of bricks and type of mortar used.
  7. 7. Types Of Bricks  Generally two types, =>Traditional bricks; Size: 23cm*10cm*10cm (with mortar), =>Modular bricks; Size: 20cm*10cm*10cm (with mortar). For beautification other types of ceramic bricks are also be used
  8. 8. Figure: Different shapes and random color bricks
  9. 9. GENERAL PRINCIPLES TO BE OBSERVED IN BRICK MASONARY CONSTRUCTION 1. The bricks used in a good work should be sound hard and well burnt with uniform size shape and color. The bricks should not absorb water more than 20% of their weight when dry when immersed in water at about 24 hours.
  10. 10. 2. The bricks should be thoroughly soaked in clear water . It helps to remove dirt, dust and other soluble salts which causes efflorescence. It also reduces their tendency of suction of water from wet mortar.
  11. 11. 3. The bricks should be laid on a full bed of mortar. They should be slightly pressed in to the bed mortar while laying so as to ensure proper adhesion.
  12. 12. 4. All the joints should be properly flushed and filled with mortar so that no cavity is left in between. 5. No brick bats should be used in the work except when it is absolutely necessary 6.Brick work is generally laid in the English bond .Other types of bonds like Flemish bond, diagonal bond, Dutch bond etc are also be used
  13. 13. 7. Only specified mortar of a good quality should be used in the work, the mortar ratio is 1:4 .Thickness of joints should not exceed 13mm in any case 8. The bricks must be laid on proper bed with their frogs pointing upwards 9. Plastering should be done after about 28 days of completion of brick masonry.
  14. 14. Basic Brickwork Terminology Head Joint Bed Joint Course - horizontal layer of brick 15
  15. 15. Header - Bonds two wythes together Wythe: vertical layer 1 unit thick Rowlock laid on face, end visible Stretcher - long dimension horizontal & face parallel to the wall Soldier - Laid on its end, face parallel 17
  16. 16. Masonry Joints Weathered Concave Vee Raked Joints Flush Racked Concave Struck Concave Joints
  17. 17. Why bond is necessary ??? • Eliminates continuous vertical joints • Imparts strength to the masonry • Defective arrangement reduces strength & durability • A wall having continuous vertical joints does not act as homogeneous mass
  18. 18. Types of Bond  English Bond  Flemish Bond  Stretching Bond Heading Bond Garden Wall Bond Facing Bond Raking Bond Dutch Bond English Cross-Bond Zig-Zag Bond Silverlock’s bond
  19. 19. ENGLISH BOND FACING BOND HEADER BOND STRECTCHER BOND FLEMISH BOND ZIG ZAG BOND
  20. 20.      Heading course should never start with a queen closer Stretchers should have a minimum lap of ¼ their length over the header Even number of half brick walls present same appearance For odd number we see stretcher on one face and header on other In thick walls, the middle portion is entirely filled with header
  21. 21. FLEMISH BOND     Every course consists of header and stretcher Header are centered over stretcher Every alternate course start with header Closers are inserted next to the quoin
  22. 22.      Single flemish bond: Combination of english and flemish bond In a course, facing is flemish and backing is english Cannot be adopted in walls having thickness less than one and half brick Provided for the attractive appearance of the flemish bond
  23. 23.      Double Flemish bond: Each course presents the same appearance both in the face and back of the wall Every course consists of headers and stretchers alternately Best suited for consideration of economy and appearance This type of bonding is comparatively weaker than English bond
  24. 24. Comparison ?? English bond is stronger Flemish is more attractive Flemish requires more attention Flemish is economical
  25. 25. Strength Of Brick Masonry Depends On: 1. TYPES & STRENGTH OF BRICKS 2. MIX OF MORTAR 3. SIZE & SHAPE OF MASONRY CONSTRUCTION
  26. 26. PERMISSIBLE COMPRESSIVE STRESS IN BRICK MASONRY S.NO. Slenderness Ratio Stress reduction Factor (Kf) 1 6 1 2 8 0.9 3 10 0.8 4 12 0.7 5 14 0.6 6 16 0.5 7 18 0.49 8 20 0.41 9 22 0.3 10 24 0.2
  27. 27. Defects In Brick Masonry
  28. 28. 1. SULPHATE ATTAC
  29. 29. Crystallization Of Salts From Bricks
  30. 30. Corrosion Of Embedded Iron Or Steel
  31. 31. Shrinkage On Drying
  32. 32. NOW THE QUESTION MAY BE ARRISED ........ HOW CAN WE REMOVE DEFECTS IN BRICK MASONRY?
  33. 33. WE CAN REMOVE DEFECTS IN BRICK MASONRY: • Sulphate attack can be removed by suitable construction details and choosing materials. • Efflorescence can be removed by brushing and washing the effected surface repeatedly • Shrinkage on drying can be prevented by using good quality brick and by protecting masonry from moisture penetration • Corrosion of embedded iron or steel can be removed by encasing the reinforcement or iron member in dense cement mortar .
  34. 34. SEISMIC RISKS DUE TO BRICK MASSONRY IN BANGLADESH (DHAKA): AT THIS TIME DHAKA IS IN A GREAT RISK DUE TO EARTHQUAKE. IT CAN BE AN ABANDONED CITY, IF WE DO NOT TAKE ESSENTIAL STEPS. Earthquake cannot be prevented but the damage they cause can be greatly reduced by following seismic provisions, proper structural planning, design and detailing.
  35. 35. Plastering • DEFINATION OF PLASTERING: The word “plaster” comes from the Greek language meaning “to daub on”. This is a process of covering rough surfaces with a plastic material to obtain an even , smooth , regular ,clean & durable surface. On the other hand we say that A mixture of lime or gypsum, sand, and water, sometimes with fiber added, that hardens to a smooth solid and is used for coating walls and ceilings.
  36. 36. Plastering Tools • Trowel • Float • Hawk
  37. 37. PLASTERING MATERIALS: 1. Cement 2. Lime or clay 3. Aggregates 4. Water 5. Accelerator 6. Admixture
  38. 38. Admixture Cement Aggregate
  39. 39. SAND USED IN PLASTERING • River Sand: Find, round, polished, it may have impurities like pebbles , contains gravels smaller in size, suitable for plastering. • Fine Sand: All particles i.e.100% pass through #16(ASTM) sieve used for plastering. Size: 1/16 in Fineness Modulus: 2.2-2.6
  40. 40. KINDS OF PLASTERING : There are several different types of Plaster available such as : (a) Lime Plaster (b) Cement Plaster (c) Mud Plaster (d) Stucco Plaster (e) Plaster on lath
  41. 41. LIME PLASTER When lime is used as the binding materials, it is called lime plaster. Lime plaster is type of plaster composed of hydrated lime, sand and water. Lime plaster is similar to Lime mortar, the main difference is the based on use rather than composition. Hydraulic lime is harder and stronger .Mortar for lime plaster is usually prepared by mixing sand and lime in equal proportions. Cement is small quantity added to the mixture to improve its strength.
  42. 42. PICTURE OF LIME PLASTER:
  43. 43. MUD PLASTERING: The surface to be plastered is prepared exactly in the same manner as that for lime or cement plaster. Mud plaster is generally applied in two coats, the first coat being 18mm thick while the thickness of the second coat is kept 6mm.
  44. 44. STUCCO PLASTERING Stucco is the name given to a decorative type of plaster which gives an excellent finish. Stucco plaster can be used for interior as well as exterior surfaces. It is usually laid in three coats making the total thickness of the plaster to about 25mm .the first coat is called the scratch coat ; the second a finer coat , also known as the brown coat, and the third is called white coat or finishing coat.
  45. 45. PICTURE OF STUCCO PLASTER
  46. 46. CEMENT PLASTER When cement is used as the binding materials, it is called cement plaster. It is especially suited for damp condition. Cement plaster is usually applied in one coat. The thickness of coat can be 12mm, 15mm or 20mm depending upon the site conditions and type of building. When the thickness of plaster is more than 15mm. 6 MM thickness of cement plaster and cement mortar 1:3 or 1:4 is recommended for cement plastering on RCC surfaces.
  47. 47. PICTURE OF CEMENT PLASTER
  48. 48. PLASTER ON LATH Lathing may be either of wood or that of expanded metal. Wooden lath consists of thin strips of well seasoned wood, about 25mm .in width and 90 to 120cm.
  49. 49. PICTURE OF LATH PLASTER
  50. 50. SPECIAL TYPES OF FINISHING a) b) c) d) e) Smooth Cast Rough Cast Pebble Dash Scrapped Finish Textured Finish
  51. 51. Smooth Cast It is a finish which presents levelled and smooth surface. The mortar for the finish is made by mixing cement and fine sand in ratio of 1:3.
  52. 52. Rough Cast • It is a finish in which the mortar for the final coat contains a proportion of fairly big size coarse aggregates. The mortar for the finish is made by mixing cement fine sand & coarse aggregates in the ratio of 1: ½ : 3.
  53. 53. Pebble Dash • It is a finish in which small pebbles or crushed stones of suitable size are thrown on to a freshly applied final coat of mortar and left exposed. Ratio: • cement : coarse sand =1:3
  54. 54. Scrapped Finish It is a finish in which the final coat after being leveled and allowed to stiffen for a few hours. The final coat is usually 6 to 12mm thickness
  55. 55. Textured Finish In this finish, ornamental patterns or textured surfaces are produced by working with various tools on the freshly applied final coat.
  56. 56. Defects in plaster work Cracking Efflorescence Falling out of plaster Blowing of plaster
  57. 57. Cracking a. Old surface not being properly prepared. b. Movements in the backing either on account due to shrinkage caused by the drying of the backing material. c. Excessive shrinkage of plaster due to the application of mortar in thick coats.
  58. 58. CRACKING
  59. 59. Efflorescence It is solvable salt are present in bricks or the mortar they absorb moisture From atmosphere and go in to solution which appears on the surface in the form of whitish substance as the moisture dries out and the salts crystallize. Remove of efflorescence by applying a solution zinc sulphet and water and brushing off the surface when dry.
  60. 60. Falling out of plaster a. The adhesion of the plaster to the back ground may not be perfect. b. The suction of the backing materials may not be uniform. c. Excessive thermal changes in plaster.
  61. 61. Blowing of plaster This consists of information of small patches of plaster swelling out beyond the plastered surface and chiefly due to improper slaking of lime particles in the plaster.
  62. 62. ADVANTAGES OF PLASTERING a) Easy in application b) No surgery is required. c) Plaster is the most common form of interior wall finishing d) If properly mixed and applied, a plaster coating creates a stronger and more durable.
  63. 63. DISADVANTAGES OF PLASTERING a) When plaster cracks then difficult to repair. b) Repairing is very expensive. c) Despite the extra labor of hanging and finishing drywall, it tends to be less expensive than plastering
  64. 64. PAI N T  What is paint? Paints generally consist of three components: Pigment, Binder, and Solvent. The pigment gives colour, the binder makes sure the pigment stays where you put it and the solvent makes the paint fluid and evaporates when you have applied the paint.  Constituents of an Oil Paint: • • • • • • A base An inert filler or extender Coloring pigment A vehicle A solvent or thinner A drier
  65. 65. Characteristics of a Good Paint • • • • • • • • stick well to surface & able to seal porous substrata consistency should provide easy workability thickness should be adequate for good protection & decoration paint film should dry easily able to withstand adverse weather effect without losing gloss offer resistance to failure by checking, cracking & flaking possess good moisture resistance color should not fade
  66. 66. Types of Paints            Aluminum paints Anti-corrosive paints Asbestos paints Bituminous paints Bronze paints Cellulose paints Casein paints Cement based paints Enamel paints Oil paints Rubber base paints
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