Flashcards in Chapter 11 Building Construction Deck (16):
Fire Restive Building Construction is what type of construction?
Type I Construction
Fire Resistive Construction
Two types of in-concrete construction
-Cast in place
Concrete poured into molds
Keeps rods off forms surface for concrete flow
Steel tendons and rods are placed under tension, drawing anchors together
Pre and Post Tensioning
Concrete that is cast off site is known as what?
Concrete that is a composite of steel and concrete is known as what?
A loss of surface material when subjected to heat is known as what?
A beam that is supported at more than two points
A Continuous Beam
What are the vertical reinforcing bars in concrete beams called?
Known as tendons but also called strands or cables
Cold Drawn Steel Cables
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
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
What is "Falsework"?
Temporary structure to support concrete work in the course of construction