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Modern Masonry, 8th Edition

Modern Masonry, 8th Edition
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By: Clois E. Kicklighter, Ed. D. and Timothy L. Andera, Ed. D.

ISBN: 978-1-63126-095-7
Format: Hardcover
Copyright: ©2016
Subject: Construction
Grade Level: 9-14
Retail Price: $93.28
School Price: $69.96


Modern Masonry: Brick, Block, Stone provides a broad understanding of the properties and applications of masonry materials. It then progresses to teaching safe and proper procedures for working with brick, block, and stone. Coverage of concrete form construction and flatwork is also included. Green features address specific topics relating to masonry's impact on the environment. New supplemental teaching materials include PowerPoint presentations and test creation software.
  • Code features reference the International Residential Code and International Building Code, familiarizing students with their requirements.
  • Updated, color images have been added throughout the text to reinforce chapter topics.
  • Over 75 illustrated step-by-step procedures guide student learning.

Related Title(s)
G-W Masonry Technology DVDs

Table of Contents

Section 1-Introduction to Masonry
  1. Tools and Equipment
  2. Safety
  3. Print Reading
  4. Math for Masonry Trades

Section 2-Materials
  5. Clay Masonry Materials
  6. Concrete Masonry Units
  7. Stone
  8. Mortar and Grout
  9. Anchors, Ties, and Reinforcement

Section 3-Techniques
10. Laying Brick
11. Laying Block
12. Stonemasonry
Section 4-Construction Details
13. Foundation Systems
14. Wall Systems
15. Paving and Masonry Construction Details

Section 5-Concrete
16. Concrete Materials and Applications
17. Form Construction
18. Concrete Flatwork and Formed Shapes

Section 6-Succeeding on the Job
19. Careers in the Masonry Trades
20. Job Performance, Leadership, Ethics, and Entrepreneurship

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Online Text, 1yr. Individual Access Key Code
   sample Front Matter (g-wonlinetextbooks.com, Construction)
   sample Chapter 14 (g-wonlinetextbooks.com, Construction)
   sample Chapter 18 (g-wonlinetextbooks.com, Construction)
Presentations for PowerPoint
   sample Chapter 14 (PPS, 7.4 MB)
   sample Chapter 18 (PPS, 6.2 MB)
  Note: Sample file quality has been reduced to allow for Internet streaming and viewing.

About Author(s)

Clois E. Kicklighter, Ed. D. - During his career, Dr. Clois E. Kicklighter was a nationally known educator and the author of several books in the fields of architecture, drafting, and construction technology. He held a variety of industrial, teaching, and administrative positions and retired as dean and professor at the School of Technology at Indiana State University. He held the highest leadership positions in the National Association of Industrial Technology (NAIT). Dr. Kicklighter was awarded the respected Charles Keith Medal for exceptional leadership in the technology profession.

Dr. Kicklighter's published textbooks include Architecture: Residential Drafting and Design; Drafting and Design: Engineering Drawing Using Manual and CAD Techniques; Modern Masonry: Brick, Block, and Stone; Residential Housing and Interiors; Upholstery Fundamentals; and Modern Woodworking.

Timothy L. Andera, Ed. D. - is a Professor at South Dakota State University in Brookings, South Dakota. During the tenure at SDSU, he has served as the Coordinator of Career and Technical Education in the College of Education & Human Sciences and is currently a Safety Consultant in the College of Engineering. Dr. Andera received his doctorate in Curriculum and Instruction with an emphasis in Construction from Illinois State University, Normal, Illinois. His master's degree from Bemidji State University is in Industrial Technology with an emphasis in Construction. He received bachelors' degrees in Vocational Education and Industrial Technology in Construction from the University of South Dakota in Springfield, South Dakota.

Dr. Andera has served as the Director of Education and Safety at Associated Builders and Contractors in Grand Rapids, Michigan. He taught Construction Management at Illinois State University, overseeing courses in Architecture, Construction, Scheduling, and Masonry, as well as coordinating the On-Site Construction Project. Dr. Andera oversaw the Residential Construction Program at Ellsworth College in Iowa Falls, Iowa, where students built a brick veneered residential home each year. Dr. Andera has presented nationally and internationally on construction and safety topics. He is a consultant on construction projects related to the masonry industry and construction in general.


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