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Wood with high moisture content.
Oriented Strand Board
A wooden structural panel formed by gluing and compressing wood strands together under pressure.
Walls with a surface layer of attractive material laid over a base of common material.
Chipping or pitting of concrete or masonry surfaces.
Elongation and Temp of Steel
4 inches and 1,000 degrees
Major building codes of the U.S.
NFPA and ICC
Building elements of every building
Structural frame, floor construction and roof construction
Type I construction
Fire resistive (including roof), can resist fire for 3-4 hours
Type II construction
Noncombustible or limited combustible, composed of materials that will not contribute to fire spread, 1-2 hour fire rating
Type III construction
Type IV construction
Heavy timber/mill construction, low surface area so it burns slower.
Type V construction
Wood or Stick frame, most common, outside walls are load bearing walls
Structure occupancy categories
Single use and separated use
Foundation, floor/ceiling, walls, roof, stairs, doors and windows
A load-bearing wall shared by two adjacent structures.
Three prevalents roof types
Pitched, flat and arched
a low wall along the edge of a roof or balcony
4 types of arched roofs
Bowstring, ribbed, diagonal grid and pleated barrel
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.
Horizontal member between trusses that support the roof.
Layers of Roof deck (flat roof)
Decking, Tar paper, roofing tar and pea gravel
The weight of the building and building components.
Roof installation that is designed to prevent interior heat from escaping into attic space.
Second roof constructed over an existing roof
The weight of movable objects such as people, furnishings, machines, vehicles, and goods in or on a building.
Types of stairs
Protected stairs, exterior stairs, fire escapes, smokeproof stair enclosures, unprotected stairs.
Types of doors
Swinging, sliding, folding, vertical and revolving
Panel, solid core, hollow core, glass, metal and fire doors
Fixed and moveable
Double hung window
window with two sashes, one above the other, each of which slides vertically
Single Hung Window
Only one sash openable
Side-hinged sash that is usually installed to swing outward
Horizontal Sliding Window
two or more sashes of which at least one moves horizontally within the window frame
One or more top-hinged, outward swinging sashes
Large number of narrow overlapping glass sections swinging outward.
Swings outward at the top or bottom and slides upwards/downwards in grooves
Sash that pivots horizontally or vertically about a central axis