368 pages | 551 Color Illus.
The BDA Guide to Successful Brickwork is the definitive practical guide to obtaining
successful results in brickwork construction. Written by a team of experts from the Brick Development Association, the representative group in industry for brickwork construction, this best-selling text has now been brought fully in line with the latest site practice, innovations, British and European Standards, to ensure readers are receiving the most up-to-date and accurate information available in the field.
Based on actual teaching practice, the book is highly illustrated throughout to increase accessibility of the text for the reader in their exploration of the practical aspects of brickwork. It also includes an extensive glossary of brickwork terms for ease of reference. This edition contains new material detailing recent innovations in brickwork, in the areas of components and façade performance requirements.
Students in full time education and following apprenticeship routes, will find this book to be an invaluable source of information which will accompany them throughout their studies. Building professionals concerned with the design, detailing and specification of brickwork will also find The BDA Guide to be an essential reference.
1.0. Foreword and Glossary; 2.0. Design and Performance; 3.0. Background; 4.0. Accessories; 5.0. Materials, handling and preparation; 6.0. Installation and execution; 7.0. Specialist techniques; 8.0. Use of tools, accuracy and coordination; 9.0. Checking and handover; 10.0. Index