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Assessment, Maintenance, and Repair of Transitional Masonry Structures #1: Review of Common Masonry Materials$75.00 Add to cart
Assessment, Maintenance, and Repair of Transitional Masonry Structures #1: Review of Common Masonry Materials
This session reviews masonry materials commonly used in cladding systems between the 1880 and 1945 in North America, including brick, terra cotta, concrete masonry, cast stone, natural stone, and mortar. Common material properties, uses, and deterioration mechanisms will be presented.
It is recommended that attendees watch Masonry 101 – Introduction to Masonry Units before watching this webinar in order to become familiar with the terminology used. Purchasing this course also provides free access to that course.
During Existing Masonry Night School: Assessment, Maintenance, and Repair of Transitional Masonry Structures, instructors discuss the most common issues in assessing, maintaining, and where needed, repairing masonry cladding systems constructed in North America between the 1880 and 1945.
View other courses in this series or purchase the Existing Masonry Bundle to access all 7 and save 10% compared to buying them separately.$75.00
Masonry 101 #3 – Mortar$75.00 Add to cart
Masonry 101 #3 – Mortar
This lesson provides a comprehensive introduction to mortar for masonry construction, especially for those who have little to no experience with masonry but find themselves needing to design or review projects.
Get all 6 Masonry 101 lessons at a discounted rate when buying the Masonry 101 bundle. Members save an additional $50 off Member price and Non-Members save $75 compared to buying them separately.
Nondestructive Evaluation and Testing of Masonry$75.00 Add to cart
Nondestructive Evaluation and Testing of Masonry
Nondestructive evaluation methods are valuable approaches for evaluating conditions of existing masonry construction without causing damage. Masonry strength can also be measured in place using in situ test methods, without resorting to destructive sample removal for laboratory testing.$75.00
Special Inspection of Structural Masonry #4 – Mortar and Mortar Mixing$75.00 Add to cart
Special Inspection of Structural Masonry #4 – Mortar and Mortar Mixing
This lesson is designed to provide a thorough understanding of mortar for new masonry construction, especially as it pertains to the responsibilities of a Special Inspector. It describes the purpose of mortar joining masonry units and the desirable properties of fresh and hardened mortar. It describes the materials that comprise mortar and explains how mortars are specified, batched, and mixed. Mixing considerations necessarily include good practices for hot and cold weather construction and the additional care required for colored mortar, both for materials and mixing requirements. This lesson briefly describes quality assurance and quality control for mortar, the difference between QA and QC, and typical reporting requirements related to that.
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Specifying the Right Mortar and Grout for your Projects$75.00 Add to cart
Specifying the Right Mortar and Grout for your Projects
This lesson reviews current cementitious materials that are allowed by ASTM mortar (C270) and grout (C476) specifications, provides a description of each type of cement, discusses key properties of mortar and grout, and shows how to specify cements for mortar and grout efficiently and effectively.$75.00