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Flashcards in Chapter 5 Building Construction Deck (9):
1

Cold drawn steel such as cables, rebar, and light weight fasteners lose 55% of its strength at _________

800°F

2

Extruded structural steel used for beams and columns loses 50% of its strength at _________

1100°F

3

At 1100°F, a 100 foot long been can elongate_________

10 inches

4

The triangular truss is the most common truss used to form a _________ roof

Peaked

5

_________ connections use nuts and bolts, screws, nails, rivets and similar devices to transfer a load through attached elements

Pinned

6

Beams resting on exterior walls are simply called _________ buildings

Wall bearing

7

A _________ is a non-loadbearing wall that supports only itself and is used only to keep whether out

curtain wall

8

A prescriptive code tells the user house something has to be accomplished, we’re as a _________ tells the user what something needs to do when it’s done

Performance-based code

9

Structural failure is often the result of a _________ failure

Connection