Flashcards in Construction Deck (20):
And some mid rise buildings rather than having an attic or cockloft the top floor may have what?
Vaulted ceiling or loft
In ordinary construction what is the weakest point of dimensional lumber?
When casement windows or found what should be done?
The location and status of them should be communicated when firefighters are operating in the compartment they enclose
Outside ventilation crews must do what when casement windows are noted?
Remove the windows
Chimneys in order mid rise buildings of ordinary construction usually originated in what room?
What is a common type of flat roof construction in a noncombustible mid rise building?
Q-deck with a rubberized or tour in gravel top layer supported by the steel bar joist
This type of stairway may be present to allow occupants to transverse floors without using the buildings public stairway?
Firefighters should access the roof with what?
Portable or aerial ladder and not a interior access way
These are typically gypsum or plywood and act as a partition to help slow the horizontal movement of fire?
Heights of greater than three stories use what kind of wall studs on the lower floors?
2" by 6"
When commercial, utility, or storage areas have residential occupancies above they typically have what type of ceiling to provide the needed fire rating?
Concrete or multiple layer drywall
Balconies in lightweight mid rise buildings are generally of what three types?
This type of balcony generally projects else over the loadbearing wall. The balcony is open to the exterior on three sides and extends away from the building?
This type of balcony is supported on three sides by bearing walls. There is a railing between the two walls in the balcony is open only on one side?
This type of balcony which is supported on two sides by bearing walls and columns on the corner from the ground to the roof?
In residential lightweight mid rise buildings what type of doors will normally be in counter?
Wood covered in metal
What type of doors and locks will commercial mid rise buildings have?
Aluminum framed tempered glass doors
Mortise style locks
Two level apartments in lightweight mid rise buildings are normally found where in the structure?
Found on the ends of the structure
Many mid rise buildings use what type of sprinkler system?