5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- fire load
- Gusset Plates
- a a horizontal structural member used to support beams or joists
- b a horizontal structural component subjected to vertical loads
- c total potential heat release if a building and its contents burn
- d Metal or wooden plates used to connect and strengthen the intersections of metal or wooden truss components roof or floor components into a load-bearing unit.
- e degradation of concrete due to prolonged exposure to high heat.
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- the ratio of rise to span of a roof assembly
- The area extending horizontally from the base of the wall to one and one-half times the height of the wall.
- Wall that is used for structural support.
- a wooden structural panel formed by gluing and laminating very thin sheets of wood together under pressure
- Those vertical or horizontal forces that tend to pull things apart; for example, the force exerted on the bottom chord of a truss.
5 True/False Questions
interstitial space → Interior non-load bearing wall that separates a space into rooms.
decking → plywood, OSB, or wooden planking applied to a wall or roof over which a weather resistant covering is applied
header course → course of bricks laid with the ends facing outward
Gang Nail → Form of gusset plate. These thin steel plates are punched with acutely V-shaped holes that form sharp prongs on one side that penetrate wooden members to fasten them together.
stud → the main structural members of a truss as distinguished from diagonals