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Fire Restive Building Construction is what type of construction?

Type I

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Type I Construction

Fire Resistive Construction

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Two types of in-concrete construction

-Cast in place

-Pre Cast

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Concrete poured into molds

Casting

4

Keeps rods off forms surface for concrete flow

Chairs

5

Steel tendons and rods are placed under tension, drawing anchors together

Pre and Post Tensioning

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Concrete that is cast off site is known as what?

Precast concrete

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Concrete that is a composite of steel and concrete is known as what?

Reinforced Concrete

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A loss of surface material when subjected to heat is known as what?

Spalling

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A beam that is supported at more than two points

A Continuous Beam

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What are the vertical reinforcing bars in concrete beams called?

Stirrups

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Known as tendons but also called strands or cables

Cold Drawn Steel Cables

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Where is pre-tensioning done? Where is post-tensioning done?

Pre-tensioning is done in a plant

Post-tensioning is done on the job site

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What is the construction of a Ordinary Brick Bearing Wall entail?

The wall is two wythes of brick wide, with the width of one brick in between the two layers. Reinforcing cables are placed vertically and finally concrete is poured into the void

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What is "Falsework"?

Temporary structure to support concrete work in the course of construction

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Temporary structure to support concrete work in the course of construction

Falsework