# Civil Engineering - Building Materials - Discussion

### Discussion :: Building Materials - Section 2 (Q.No.35)

35.

The standard size of masonry bricks, is

 [A]. 18 cm x 8 cm x 8 cm [B]. 19 cm x 9 cm x 9 cm [C]. 20 cm x 10 cm x 10 cm [D]. 21 cm x 11 cm x 11 cm [E]. none of these.

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 M.Lokeswara Rao said: (Oct 8, 2014) IS : 456 recommeds that standard size of brick is. 19 cm* 9cm* 9cm.

 Sandeep Kumar said: (Jul 18, 2016) The standard size of bricks with a mortal is 20cm * 10cm * 10cm.

 Pankaj Prabhat Jamshedpur Jharkhand said: (Jul 19, 2016) In India, standard brick size is 190 mm x 90 mm x 90 mm as per the recommendation of BIS. With mortar thickness, the dimension of the brick becomes 200 mm x 100 mm x 100 mm which is also known as the nominal size of the modular brick.

 Avi Upadhyay said: (Feb 11, 2017) It is 19 * 9 * 9cm.

 Anjali.Deswal said: (Jun 4, 2017) Masonry brick size 20 * 10 * 10.

 Jibin Tm said: (Aug 19, 2017) Standard Brick size =19x9x9cm. Nominal Brick size including mortar thickness =20x10x10cm.

 Vijay Kumar said: (Oct 10, 2018) IS 456 recommended as the standard size of brick is 19 * 9 * 9cm and nominal size of brick is with mortar is 20 * 10 * 10 cm 1 cm thickness of the mortar.

 Amrita said: (Oct 24, 2018) For India, a brick of standard size 190 mm x 90 mm x 90 mm is recommended by the BIS. With mortar thickness, the size of such a brick becomes 200 mm x 100 mm x 100 mm and it is known as the nominal size of the modular brick. Thus the nominal size of brick includes the mortar thickness.