Chapter 37. Firing Optimization of Clay Bricks

  1. William Smothers
  1. J. H. Kung

Published Online: 26 MAR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470320303.ch37

A Collection of Papers Presented at the 86th and 87th Annual Meetings and the 1984 and 1985 Fall Meetings of the Materials & Equipment/Whitewares: Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceedings, Volume 6, Issue 11/12

A Collection of Papers Presented at the 86th and 87th Annual Meetings and the 1984 and 1985 Fall Meetings of the Materials & Equipment/Whitewares: Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceedings, Volume 6, Issue 11/12

How to Cite

Kung, J. H. (1985) Firing Optimization of Clay Bricks, in A Collection of Papers Presented at the 86th and 87th Annual Meetings and the 1984 and 1985 Fall Meetings of the Materials & Equipment/Whitewares: Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceedings, Volume 6, Issue 11/12 (ed W. Smothers), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470320303.ch37

Author Information

  1. National Research Council of Canada M-20 Montreal Rd., Ottawa K1A ORG, Canada

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 26 MAR 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1985

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470374405

Online ISBN: 9780470320303

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Keywords:

  • keybrick system;
  • construction sites;
  • chisels;
  • masonry work;
  • building techniques

Summary

It is shown how the optimum firing conditions of clay bricks subjected to different degrees of firing can be estimated by plotting the specific surface area against the saturation coefficient of bricks