Minimum Thickness of Stone Wall is Generally Restricted to

By Aina Parasher|Updated : July 26th, 2022

Minimum thickness of stone wall is generally restricted to

  1. 100mm
  2. 250mm
  3. 350mm
  4. 450mm

Answer: C. 350 mm

Minimum thickness of stone wall is generally restricted to 350mm.

Solution

Stone masonry is a traditional construction method used in places where stones were found in abundance and available locally. Stone masonry walls are classified into two:

  1. Rubble masonry
  2. Ashlar masonry

Minimum thickness of stone wall is generally restricted to 350mm, while minimum thickness in case of brick wall is generally 100mm. 

Stone masonry structures are generally weak against seismic activities. 

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