This equation computes the number of bricks needed for the dimensions of a wall. Note: this implies that wall is one unit (brick) deep.
The user identifies the height and length of the wall and chooses the brick standard from the pull down list.
Brick standards used include:
Head joint widths options (in inches) include: 1/4, 5/16, 3/8, 7/16, 1/2, 9/16, 5/8,11/16, 3/4
vCalc calculates the number of bricks needed per row based on the wall length and the standard length of a brick and the number of rows needed based on the height of the chosen brick standard and the height of the wall.
This is an estimation and the actual number of bricks needed may vary based on the thickness of the mortar joints and other factors.
There is usually some bricks broken and therefore lost during cutting.