I.C.S. reference library, Volume 159

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International Textbook Co., 1909 - Correspondence schools and courses
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Page 32 - The side anchors shall be built into the side or party walls not less than sixteen inches, and into the front and rear walls, so as to secure the front and rear walls to the side or party walls when not built and bonded together.
Page 55 - ... inches more than is required for the section next above it down to the tier of beams nearest to the curb level ; and thence downward, the thickness of walls shall increase in the ratio prescribed in Section 26, this Code.
Page 41 - All walls of dwellings 26 feet or less in width between bearing walls which are hereafter erected or which may be altered to be used for dwellings, and being over...
Page 31 - In no case shall any wall or walls of any building be carried up more than two stories in advance of any other wall, except by permission of the Commissioner of buildings having jurisdiction, But this prohibition shall not include the inclosure walls for skeleton buildings.
Page 41 - ... feet, or to the nearest tier of beams to that height, and from thence not less than twelve inches thick to the top. If over seventy-five feet in height, and not over 100...
Page 55 - ... feet of the uppermost height thereof, or to the nearest tier of beams to that measurement in any building so constructed, and every lower section of...
Page 19 - To obtain the best results in bonding throughout the mass of the wall, strict attention must be given to the location of every joint in the brickwork. On the faces of the wall, the vertical joints in each course throughout the height should be kept perpendicular, or directly over those in the second course below. This is called keeping the perpends. Unless the closest attention is paid, the lap is ultimately lost through irregularity of the brick and mortar joints, and extra bats, or closers, are...
Page 7 - The enameled surface can be distinguished from one that is merely glazed by chipping off a piece of the brick. The enameled brick will show no line of demarcation between the body of the brick and the enamel, while the glazed brick will show a layer of slip between the glaze and the brick. The bricks are enameled or glazed only on one face or on one face and one end.
Page 32 - At a is shown the groove or chase cut, where the new wall is to enter in the old wall; c is the new wall, and d the old wall. In cheap construction, where new work is bonded into old, the method most commonly used is to nail a piece of 2" X 4" timber against the wall, as shown in Fig. 22, where a shows the 2" X 4" timber spiked to the old wall and entering the center of the new wall.
Page 26 - In all brick walls every sixth course shall be a heading course, except where walls are faced with brick in running bond, in which latter case every sixth course shall be bonded into the backing by cutting the course of the face brick and putting in diagonal headers behind the same, or by splitting the face brick in half and backing the same with a continuous row of headers.

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