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* Unit 2 - Masonry

Unit 2 review for test

What is the term used for one layer or row of bricks if brick that has been bonded together? A Course
A continuous vertical section of masonry one unit in thickness wythe
Constructed with standardized units or dimensions Modular
Courses of brick that are laid with staggering head joints Running Bond
This is the most common bond when laying brick Running Bond
List 2 different types of masonry products Brick and Concrete Masonry Units
List the actual sizes of a 8”x8”x16” concrete block 7-5/8”x 7-5/8”x 15-5/8”
What does the abbreviation CMU stand for? Concrete Masonry Units
One vertical course of CMU (one CMU and one mortar joint) equals how many courses of Brick? 3
How many CMU are there in a wall 48’-0” long, 5 courses high using 10” concrete block? 180 CMU
How many courses of 10” concrete block are there in a wall 12’-0” tall? 18
A masonry wall is 14’8” tall. How many courses of 8”x8”x16” concrete block are in the wall? 22
A masonry wall is 14’8” tall. How many courses of brick are in the wall? 66
A wall is built using 15 courses of 4”x8”x16” concrete block, and one course of 4 x 4 x 16 CMU. How tall is the wall? (Answer expressed in feet and inches) 10’-4”
Which of the following 3 overall dimensions courses out? A CMU wall 33’-4” long, a CMU wall 34’-4” long or a CMU wall 30’-4”? A CMU wall 33’-4” long.
How thick is a typical mortar joint? A typical mortar joint is 3/8” thick.
The callout size of a concrete masonry unit is 10 x 8 x 16. Which number indicates the thickness of the wall created by the block, the 10, the 8 or the 16? The 10
The abbreviation CMU is another way to say what? Concrete Masonry Units
True or False? Masonry can be divided into two categories, the first is fired clay masonry and the second is concrete masonry. True
True or False? The size of concrete masonry units are based on the size of a standard 8” x 8” x 16” concrete masonry unit. True
True or False? In describing the size of a masonry unit, the height is expressed first, the width (also called depth) second, and the length third. False, masonry units are expressed W x H x L
Approximatly what percent of the total cost for the masonry construction is the labor cost? 67%
Approximatly how many CMU are in a wall 33’-4” long x 7 courses high if you use 6 x 8 x 16 CMU? Approx. 175 CMU
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