Test of Bricks: Field Test and Laboratory Test

As we all know, Brick is used to construct the wall, foundation, etc. In RC frame Building Brick wall is used as infill material. It resists the Tension and Compression forces. Test of Bricks Field Test of Bricks Shape and Size Test Good quality of bricks should have a uniform in size and have rectangular faces. It shall be checked by doing observation. Color Test Good quality of Bricks should have a uniform in color throughout. A check shall be made before purchasing the bricks. Sound Test Bricks should have a metallic ring when one brick stuck against another brick.…

Field Test of Cement done by Civil Engineer at Construction Site

As we all know that testing of any building material prior to construction is very important in order to achieve strength and durability. Cement is one preliminary construction material that is used to prepare concrete. At the construction, it is not possible to perform all laboratory tests because once you do laboratory it will take time to get and conform results as per requirement, so in that particular condition, the field test is adopted to check the quality of material in a very short period of time. In this article, you will get to know all the field tests of…

Quality Control of Bricks, Stones, Coarse Aggregate, Fine Aggregates (Sand), Water, and Blocks.

The material used for construction shall be tested and checked before the commencement of work. Material to be used for work shall be confirmed to the specification mentioned on structural drawings. The Source of material shall be checked or verified by the engineers before the work has to be started. It is very important to check the quality of source material in order to improve the strength and durability of structures. Bricks Following points to be remember for the quality of Bricks. Burnt clay shall be confirmed to the requirement of IS: 1077 code. Bricks shall be free from Cracks.…