Ch. 7-9

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Ch. 7-9
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  1. What
    are the distribution lines that flow out of the septic tank?
    Leach Lines
  2. Relative
    to the soil, what test is required for a septic permit to be issued?
    Percolation Test
  3. Which
    of the following soils is least stable for building support
    Clay
  4. A
    building needs a foundation.
    True
  5. Identify
    the term for liquid that emerges from the septic tank or other sewage treatment
    facilities.
    Effluent
  6. The typical thickness of an interior non load bearing
    slab is 12 inches.
    False (4")
  7. What
    is the term for the cross bracing or solid blocking between joists?
    Bridging
  8. The
    min width of a residential stair is 30”.
    False (36")
  9. What
    is the term for the base of a foundation?
    Footing
  10. The min. run for a stair tread is 10”.
    True
  11. Organic solids are not suitable for the support of building foundations
    True
  12. Underground electric lines are less expensive to install
    than overhead lines.
    False

    • (anything
    • underground where you have to dig a hole is going to be more expensive)
  13. Concrete must be insulated to meet code requirement to conserve energy conservation, whereas concrete block foundations do not need to be insulated
    False
  14. Underground electric supply lines are easier to maintain
    than underground ones.
    True
  15. Fibrous add mixture to concrete are sued to control plastic shrinkage cracking
    True
  16. The 2 standard o.c. spacings for wall studs and floor
    joists are 18” and 36”.
    False (16" and 24")
  17. A permanent utility pole bring electricity to a building is required by building
    codes before construction can be begin.
    False
  18. Live load refers to the combined weight of the people and the building.
    True
  19. A slab on grade is used for driveways and sidewalks as opposed to buildings itself.
    False
  20. In order to maintain location of corners during site prep what are constructed 4”
    outside the building?
    Batter Boards
  21. What type of plan is addressed potential
    Ask Emily
  22. Rough sitework involves removing excess vegetation, laying foundation? And placing utility cables?
    True
  23. In platform frame construction, what does the author identify as the main category of the wooden frame that forms the wall framing?
    Studs
  24. What is the term for upward thrust of foundations due to freezing expansion?
    Heaving
  25. Back filing is typically done as late as possible to allow access to the footing and foundation.
    False
  26. Plywood and osb panels must by laid with the grain of their faces parallel to the direction of the joists.
    False
  27. Fibrous reinforcing in concrete is not strong enough to replace fabric wire for general crack control in slabs.
    False
  28. What is an ICF?
    Insulated Concrete Form
  29. The approximation span limitation of the 2’ x 10’ is 20’.
    False
  30. Troweling is done to achieve a smooth dense surface on a concrete slab.
    True

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