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are the distribution lines that flow out of the septic tank?
to the soil, what test is required for a septic permit to be issued?
of the following soils is least stable for building support
building needs a foundation.
the term for liquid that emerges from the septic tank or other sewage treatment
The typical thickness of an interior non load bearing
slab is 12 inches.
is the term for the cross bracing or solid blocking between joists?
min width of a residential stair is 30”.
is the term for the base of a foundation?
The min. run for a stair tread is 10”.
Organic solids are not suitable for the support of building foundations
Underground electric lines are less expensive to install
than overhead lines.
underground where you have to dig a hole is going to be more expensive)
Concrete must be insulated to meet code requirement to conserve energy conservation, whereas concrete block foundations do not need to be insulated
Underground electric supply lines are easier to maintain
than underground ones.
Fibrous add mixture to concrete are sued to control plastic shrinkage cracking
The 2 standard o.c. spacings for wall studs and floor
joists are 18” and 36”.
False (16" and 24")
A permanent utility pole bring electricity to a building is required by building
codes before construction can be begin.
Live load refers to the combined weight of the people and the building.
A slab on grade is used for driveways and sidewalks as opposed to buildings itself.
In order to maintain location of corners during site prep what are constructed 4”
outside the building?
What type of plan is addressed potential
Rough sitework involves removing excess vegetation, laying foundation? And placing utility cables?
In platform frame construction, what does the author identify as the main category of the wooden frame that forms the wall framing?
What is the term for upward thrust of foundations due to freezing expansion?
Back filing is typically done as late as possible to allow access to the footing and foundation.
Plywood and osb panels must by laid with the grain of their faces parallel to the direction of the joists.
Fibrous reinforcing in concrete is not strong enough to replace fabric wire for general crack control in slabs.
What is an ICF?
Insulated Concrete Form
The approximation span limitation of the 2’ x 10’ is 20’.
Troweling is done to achieve a smooth dense surface on a concrete slab.