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What are the IS Codes used for Stone Works?

What are the IS Codes used for Stone Works?

Here is the list of the Indian Standard codes required by an engineers for standardization in the field of Stone Work:-

IS 1121(Part 1):1974 Methods of test for determination of strength properties of natural building stones: Part I Compressive strength

IS 1121(Part 2):1974 Methods of test for determination of strength properties of natural building stones: Part II Transverse strength

IS 1121(Part 3):1974 Methods of test for determination of strength properties of natural building stones: Part III Tensile strength

IS 1121(Part 4):1974 Methods of test for determination of strength properties of natural building stones: Part IV Shear strength

IS 1122:1974 Method of test for determination of true specific gravity of natural building stones

IS 1123:1975 Method of identification of natural building stones

IS 1124:1974 Method of test for determination of water absorption, apparent specific gravity and porosity of natural building stones

IS 1125:1974 Method of test for determination of weathering of natural building stones

IS 1126:1974 Method of test for determination of durability of natural building stones

IS 1127:1970 Recommendations for dimensions and workmanship of natural building stones for masonry work

IS 1128:1974 Specification for limestone (slab and tiles)

IS 1129:1972 Recommendation for dressing of natural building stones

IS 1130:1969 Specification for marble (blocks, slabs and tiles)

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IS 1706:1972 Method for determination of resistance to wear by abrasion of natural building stones

IS 1805:1973 Glossary of terms relating to stones, quarrying and dressing

IS 3316:1974 Specification for structural granite

IS 3620:1979 Specification for laterite stone block for masonry

IS 4121:1967 Method of test for determination of water transmission rate by capillary action through

IS 4122:1967 Method of test for surface softening of natural building stones by exposure to acidic atmospheres

IS 4348:1973 Methods of test for determination of permeability of natural building stones

IS 5218:1969 Method of test for toughness of natural building

IS 5640:1970 Method of test for determining aggregate impact value of soft coarse aggregates

IS 6241:1971 Method of test for determination of stripping value of road aggregates

IS 6250:1981 Specification for roofing slate tiles

IS 6579:1981 Specification for coarse aggregate for water bound macadam

IS 7779(Part 1/Sec 1):1975 Schedule for properties and availability of stones for construction purpoes: Part 1 Gujarat state Section 1 Availability of stones

IS 7779(Part 1/Sec 2):1975 Schedule for properties and availability of stones for construction purposes: Part 1 Gujarat state: Section 2 Engineering properties of building stones

IS 7779(Part 1/Sec 3):1975 Schedule for properties and availability of stones for construction purposes: Part 1 Gujarat state: Section 3 Engineering properties of stone

IS 7779(Part 2/Sec 1):1979 Schedule for properties and availability of stones for construction purposes: Part 2 Maharashtra state Section 1 Availability of stones

IS 7779(Part 2/Sec 2):1979 Schedule for properties and availability of stones for construction purposes: Part 2 Maharashtra state Section 2 Engineering properties of building

IS 7779(Part 2/Sec 3):1979 Schedule for properties and availability of stones for construction purposes: Part 2 Maharashtra state: Section 3 Engineering properties of stone

IS 7779(Part 3/Sec 2):1980 Schedule for properties and availbility of stones for construction purposes Part 3 Tamilnadu state Section 2 Engineering properties of building stone

IS 7779(Part 3/Sec 3):1980 Schedule for properties and availability of stones for construction purposes: Part 3 Tamilnadu State section 3 Engineering properties of stone aggregates

IS 7779(Part 4/Sec 1):1996 Schedule of properties and availability of stones for construction purposes Part 4 Karnataka states Sections (1 to 3)

IS 7779(Part 5/Sec 1):1997 Schedule of properties and availability of stones for construction purposes Part 5 Andhra Pradesh Section 1 Availability of stones

IS 7779(Part 5/Sec 2):1997 Schedule of properties and availability of stones for construction purposes Part 5 Andhra Pradesh Section 2 Engineering properties of building stones

IS 7779(Part 5/Sec 3):1997 Schedule of properties and availability of stones for construction purposes Part 5 Andhra Pradesh Section 3 Engineering properties of stone

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IS 8348:1977 Code of practice for stacking and packing of stone slabs for transportation

IS 8381:1977 Recommended practice for quarrying stones for construction purposes

IS 8759:1977 Code of practice for maintenance and preservation of stones in building

IS 9394:1979 Specification for stone lintels

IS 14223(Part 1):1994 Specification for polished building stones: Part 1

This list is updated as on September 4, 2011 on engineeringcivil.com. We have tried to list all Indian Standard Codes but might have missed a few. If you know any code which we have missed, just comment below and help us add it in this list.

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