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Building Construction Management Vocab

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1. A panelized material applied to the exterior surfaces of wood or light-gauge steel frame members to add rigidity to the frame and to serve as a base for (wall) cladding or roofing.






2. They review the plan sets to make sure they meet code requirements - then they will issue building permits if all codes and regulations are met. During the construction process - an inspector will be called to review the construction of specific part


3. Cost - Schedule - and Quality






4. Pile: Driven or drilled long - slender foundation element. Pile: a piece of machinery used to drive piles into the ground.






5. Control Joint: A sawed or tooled joint on the top surface of a concrete slab-on-ground; a continuous vertical joint in a concrete masonry wall. Cold Joint: A nonmovement joint resulting when fresh concrete is placed against previously placed concrete






6. Construction Document






7. Soldier Piles are placed into pre-drilled holes that are filled with concrete after the piles are set. Excavation begins - and as the pit is dug deeper - lagging is bolted to the soldier piles to support them.






8. Oriented Strandboard: A wood-based panel made by gluing several layers of wood strands under heat and pressure so that the adjacent layers are oriented in opposite directions.






9. Design Development






10. M = Least amount of lime; O = Most lime; N = Second most lime; S = Second least lime






11. Pre-Construction - Construction - and Post-Construction Phases






12. Two pieces of glass laminated under heat and pressure to a plastic interlayer to form a fused unit.






13. A type of glass made by adding a metallic pigment during manufacture.






14. 10' - 15' discontinuous trenches are dug down to bedrock and filled with a bentonite slurry. Concrete is then pumped from the bottom up to create a waterproof wall for excavation pits.






15. A panelized material applied to the exterior surfaces of wood or light-gauge steel frame members to add rigidity to the frame and to serve as a base for (wall) cladding or roofing.






16. Chemical compounds that are used in concrete mixes to increase the workability of the mix without reducing the slump.






17. Place where materials are stored on or near the project site.






18. Truss: a structural member with triangulated - linear elements - typically used for large spans. Bottom Chord:






19. Lengths of dimension lumber - glued and laminated together to create a structural member of a large cross section.






20. Advantages: High early strength Disadvantages: Very expensive






21. They review the plan sets to make sure they meet code requirements - then they will issue building permits if all codes and regulations are met. During the construction process - an inspector will be called to review the construction of specific part


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23. Used where columns are lightly loaded or bear on soils with a high bearing capacity.






24. One-Way Slab: An elevated reinforced concrete slab where most of the load on the slab is carried to the supporting beams in one direction; a four-sided - supported rectangular slab whose length is greater than or equal to twice its width. Two Way Sla






25. Design-Build






26. A stuccolike exterior finish that includes a layer of foam insulation - fiberglass reinforcing mesh - and one or two coats of a polymer-based finish - also called synthetic stucco.






27. The combination of high-strength steel strands - sleeves - and end anchorages used for post-tensioning concrete.






28. A surface coating that reflects most of the long-wave radiation.






29. Used commonly for load-bearing wood - masonry - or concrete walls.






30. A thin layer of material over a back-up component.






31. I - C - L - T - Pipes - Tubes - round - Rectangular bars - plates






32. A large-diameter - deep reinforced-concrete foundation element made by drilling a hole into the ground and filling it with concrete; an enclosure that permits excavation work to be carried out under water.






33. Load=bearing or non-load bearing wall to which exterior cladding is adhered or anchored.






34. Construction Management






35. Flat glass obtained by heating and then gradually cooling it to relieve internal stresses that develop during the early stage of its manufacturing process. Annealed glass is the basic form of flat glass.






36. Shoring placed under concrete to support it while it cures.






37. Contiguous Bored Concrete Piles: Closely spaced - reinforced concrete piles. Often has shock-crete sprayed on the front to make a wall. Secant Piles: Two sets of interlocking contiguous piles.






38. Hollow Core Slabs: Precast - prestressed concrete slabs that contain voids in their central region that reduce dead loads by 40-50%. - Planks: Precast concrete slabs that are solid.






39. Use air-entrainment in the concrete mix






40. One-Way Slab: An elevated reinforced concrete slab where most of the load on the slab is carried to the supporting beams in one direction; a four-sided - supported rectangular slab whose length is greater than or equal to twice its width. Two Way Sla






41. Construction Document






42. A framing system that mimics wood light frame construction - but the elements are made of cold-formed - galvanized sheet steel.






43. A large-diameter - deep reinforced-concrete foundation element made by drilling a hole into the ground and filling it with concrete; an enclosure that permits excavation work to be carried out under water.






44. A manufactured wood product rated for structural applications - such as plywood - oriented strandboard - or laminated veneer lumber.






45. Design-Bid-Build






46. Piles made of interlocking sheet steel driven into the ground to support an excavation. Shoring: Temporary vertical or inclined supports used in concrete formwork or excavation.






47. Friction Pile: Bears the load by using friction between it and the ground around it by having a tapered form. End-Bearing Piles: Most of the load is transferred to the bottom of the pile.






48. A manufactured wood product rated for structural applications - such as plywood - oriented strandboard - or laminated veneer lumber.






49. A rafter is one of a series of sloped structural members that extends from the ridge or the hip down to the downslope perimeter of the eave - designed to support the roof deck and its loads.






50. The ability of a building assembly to endure fire - measured in hours or minutes of time and determined from standardized full-scale tests.