Flashcards in BALLAST Deck (42):
A rough structural wall may be out of plumb by as much as __ in a 10 foot height
Which construction components allow some of the greatest tolerances?
Concrete footings… Up to 2 inches
What is a bound book containing all contract and non-contract documents for a construction project, except the drawings?
A project manual
It is in a project manual (7)?
1. Bidding requirements
2. supplements to bid forms
3. contract forms
4. general and supplementary conditions
5. general conditions of the contract
6. supplementary conditions
7. technical specifications
Prescriptive specifications are also called…
Closed specifications… They tell the contractor exactly what brand and product to use
What is division 01 of the specifications?
What is division 02 of the specifications?
What is division 11 of the specifications?
What is division 13 of the specifications?
Construction… Security access, building automation, detection and alarm, fire suppression
What is division 03 of the specifications?
Specifications site and infrastructure subgroup is between divisions __ and __.
Division 30 – division 39
Specifications process equipment subgroup is between divisions __ and __.
Division 40 – division 49
Specification facility services subgroup is between division __ and division __.
Division 20 – division 29
Specifications subgroup facility construction is between division __ and division __.
Division 02 – division 19
What is division 04?
What is division 05?
What is division 06?
Wood, plastics, and composites
What is division 07?
Thermal and moisture protection
What is division 08?
What is division 09?
What is division 10?
What is division 12?
What is division 14?
What is division 22?
What is division 23?
Heating, ventilating, and air-conditioning
What is division 26?
What is division 31?
What is division 33?
What is the specifications division that includes items that are not standard and, like visual display boards, lockers, while in order cards, and access flooring? They are small relative to the building and there's usually more than one of them installed.
DiVision 10, specialties
What is the specifications division that includes items generally larger and more expensive than those in division 10? Like volts, tell her and security equipment, library commitment, theater and stage equipment, musical equipment… Athletic equipment, mortuary equipment etc.
DiVision 11, equipment
Which is the division that includes much larger elements that can almost be thought of as a building within a building? Like air support structures, seismic control, and animal kennels?
Division 13, special construction… Clean rooms, sonnets, planetariums... Pre-engineered structures, hot tubs, and kennels
What is the three-part format of a section within a division?
Part one, general
Part two, products
Part three, execution
What is part one, general?
Scope of the section, submittals required, project conditions, etc.
What is part two, products?
Details for the materials and products themselves, including acceptable manufacturers, standards and test methods
It's part three, execution?
How to install, apply... Establish quality control in the field, how to maintain, adjust, clean, protect
What is a material safety data sheet?
Listing of product safety information prepared by manufacturers and marketers products containing toxic chemicals
What is an exculpatory clause?
Tries to shift responsibility
What is in the contract documents (7)?
1. Owner-contractor agreement
2. General conditions of the contract
3. Supplementary conditions, if any
7. Any modifications
What is a contract modification?
Change order, construction change directive, written order issued by the architect for minor change, or written amendment to the contract signed by both parties
What is project delivery?
Everything that happens until the client is handed his building
Who are the three parties involved in the legal concept of agency?
The principal, the agent, and the third party… The owner is the principal, the architect is the agent, and the architect is the third-party Who is considered to be a vendor