Building Wall Foundation using Bricks - English

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Materials required to build a wall foundation. Classification of burnt clay bricks based on the size – conventional, modular. Classification of the bricks based on strength. Characteristics of good quality well burnt clay bricks. Characteristics of under burnt and over burnt clay bricks. Classification of bricks based on water absorption capacity. Field test on bricks. Foundation design and preparatory work for construction of a wall. Steps to build a wall foundation using burnt clay bricks. Curing of the walls and quality control.