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Concrete and Concrete Forms Final
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Ready-Mix is Sold by the __________ yard.
Concrete has high _______________ strength.
In ________________ climates, footings must be placed as much as 6 feet below the surface.
Concrete wall forms have more stress at the top and bottom than they do in the _____________.
_____________ tests are done to determine the proper mixture of ingredients before placing concrete.
_________________ do not need to be accurately cut to length for around the perimeter of the footer.
All weather-wood foundations are made of _________________ lumber and plywood.
Any water used to make concrete should be ______________ and even drinkable.
______________ is the vertical distance of a step, the height of each step.
_____________concrete foundations sections are set by a crane and then bolted together.
_____________are materials added to a concrete mix to achieve certain desired qualities.
____________tests are made by inspectors on the job to determine the consistency of concrete.
The ___________ line is the point below the surface to which the ground usually freezes in winter.
The purpose of a(n) _______________ is to provide a lock between the footing and the foundation wall.
The footing width is usually ____________ the wall thickness and the footing depth is often equal to the wall thickness.
Form panels are built of special form plywood backed by metal ribs or 2 x 4 __________.
______________ strength is the quality of being resistant to breaking under a pulling force.
Protect concrete from freezing for a minimum of _______________ after being placed by providing insulation or artificial heat, if necessary.
________________ are doubled 2 x 4 pieces with spaces between them used to stiffen wall forms.
Most concrete used in construction is _________ concrete delivered to the job in a large truck.
A combined slab and foundation/footing is called a _______________.
A rigid foam forming system called insulated concrete forms (ICFs) uses ___________-inch thick expanded polystyrene.
To determine the number of cubic yards of concrete needed for a job, find the number of cubic feet and divide by ________.
Metric rebar are measured in _____________.
Most concrete masonry units (CMUs) are called _______________, which have the familiar shape of a CMU.
_________________ is a mixture of Portland Cement, fine and coarse aggregates, water, and various admixtures.
Steel reinforcing bars, called rebars, are used in concrete to increase its ______________.
Where necessary, to prevent heat loss through the floor and foundation walls, __________ made of extruded polystyrene is installed under the concrete slab.
If concrete is moist-cured for 7 days, its strength is up to about __________ percent of full strength.
The ________ for a foundation provides a base on which to spread the load of a structure over a wider area of the soil.
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