The Science of Brickmaking
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The Science of Brickmaking

By Georg F. Harris
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Table of Contents
  • THE SCIENCE OF BRICKMAKING
  • PREFACE.
  • CONTENTS.
  • THE SCIENCE OF BRICKMAKING.
  • CHAPTER I. FLUVIATILE BRICK-EARTHS.
  • CHAPTER II. LACUSTRINE AND FLUVIATILE BRICK-EARTHS.
  • CHAPTER III. MARINE BRICK-EARTHS.
  • CHAPTER IV. THE MINERAL CONSTITUTION OF BRICK-EARTHS.
    • KAOLIN.
    • FELSPAR.
  • CHAPTER V. MINERALS: THEIR BEHAVIOUR IN THE KILN.
    • THE SILICA GROUP.
    • MICA.
    • IRON.
  • CHAPTER VI. MINERALS: THEIR BEHAVIOUR IN THE KILN (continued).
    • CALCITE, ARAGONITE, &c.
    • SELENITE.
    • DOLOMITE.
    • MAGNESITE.
    • SALT.
  • CHAPTER VII. THE CHEMISTRY OF BRICK-EARTHS.
    • Introduction: THE BLOWPIPE.
  • CHAPTER VIII. THE CHEMISTRY OF BRICK-EARTHS (Continued).
  • CHAPTER IX. DRYING AND BURNING.
  • CHAPTER X. THE DURABILITY OF BRICKS.
    • THE EFFECT OF THE ATMOSPHERE ON BRICKS.
  • CHAPTER XI. THE MICRO-STRUCTURE OF BRICKS.
  • CHAPTER XII. THE MICRO-STRUCTURE OF BRICKS (Continued).
  • CHAPTER XIII. ABSORPTION.
  • CHAPTER XIV. STRENGTH OF BRICKS.
  • CHAPTER XV. ABRASION, SPECIFIC GRAVITY.
  • FOOTNOTES
  • INDEX, &c.
  • Transcriber’s Notes
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