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Stone Masonry

Stone Masonry

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STONE MASONRY
 
Masonry
Masonry may be defined as the construction of building units bonded together with mortar.
The building units may be stones, bricks, or precastblocks of concrete.
When stones are used as the building units wehave stone masonry.
Masonry is normally used for the construction of foundations, walls columns and other similarcomponents of the building.
It performs variety of functions such as (i)supporting loads (ii) subdividing space (iii)providing thermal and acoustic insulation. Etc.
 
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. Course: A course is a horizontal layer of masonryunits. Thus, in stone masonry , the thickness of coursewill be equal to the height of the stones plusthickness of one mortar joint.
2.Header: A header is a full stone unit or brickwhich is laid that its length is perpendicular to theface of the wall. Thus , the longest length of aheader lies at right angles to the face of the work.
3. Stretcher: A stretcher is a full stone unit or brickwhich is so laid that its length is along or parallel tothe face of the wall. Thus, the longest length of stretcher lies parallel to the face of the work.

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