Upgrade to remove ads
Site Preparation Vocabulary
Terms in this set (27)
An area or plot of land comprising of 43,560sq. ft.
The replacement of excavated earth into a trench around and against a foundation.
A mark on some permanent object fixed to the ground from which land measurements and elevations are taken.
A map that identifies the grade and slope of the land in terms of elevations.
The removal of natural soil or rock from a building site.
Deep Foundation System
Foundations that extend several dozen feet into the earth or those that retain large volumes of earth.
An area of a piece of property given right to another party for the purpose of placing power lines, drains, driveways, and other specified uses.
The movement of a significant amount of earth by digging, pushing, and tunneling etc. in preparation for construction.
Sand, gravel, or loose earth used to bring a subgrade up to a desired level around a house or structure.
Adjusting the grade and slope of the site to its final elevations to provide adequate drainage.
The depth of frost penetration in soil. This depth varies in different parts of the country. Footing should be placed below this depth to prevent movement.
The surface of the ground around a building or structure.
Any additions to property which tends to increase its value, such as buildings, streets, sewers, etc.
A measured amount of property (land) having fixed boundaries.
The line forming the legal boundary of a piece of property.
Mat Or Raft Foundation
A foundation system in which the entire structure is placed on a large continuous footing.
A boundary or complete outside edge of a parcel of land or an object on a drawing.
One or more wide/stout columns supporting beams and resting on wide footings.
A slender, structural member consisting of steel, concrete or timber and installed a significant depth below the earth's surface.
A zoning restriction which applies to the location of structures on a lot with respect to lot lines.
Lines on a site/plan which indicate the required distances for the location of a structure in relation to the boundaries of the property.
A footing that transfers the load of a structure over a sufficiently large area of soil.
A fill or earth's surface upon which concrete or another material is placed.
A map of a piece of property that describe its boundaries and important features in detail.
A depression between slopes that provides drainage.
Site characteristics such as contour of the land, trees, or other natural features.
Building restrictions which regulate size, location, and type of structures, roadways, etc. to be built in specific areas.
YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE...
LARE - Section 2 - Problem Definition
Module 4 Introduction to Construction Drawings, Sp…
Chapter 2, 6, 15 and 20
OTHER SETS BY THIS CREATOR
POE - Material Processes
Residential electrical systems vocabulary