Flashcards in Chapter 3 Building Construction Deck (7)
Building Codes, Fire Codes, and Plumbing and Electrical Codes are all forms of what?
What is cement made of?
Mixture of portland cement, water, and aggregates
At what temperature does structural steel fail?
1000 - 1100 degrees F
What temperature does cold-drawn steel fail?
800 degrees F
Construction of cables used to brace failing buildings or as tendons in tensioned concrete
-used in post and pre tension concrete
What is a fireproofing agent for steel?