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Architecture Ch.11

Footings, Foundations, and Concrete

QuestionAnswer
square corners of a rectangle may be laid out using the ______ unit method. 9-12-15
The finished floor of a house should be at least _____ above the grade. 8"
Residetial footings should be at least _____ below the average maximum frost penetration. 6"
excavating in ______ may be nearly vertical. clay
Footings for most residential structures are made from ____. cast concrete
The footing for a chimney is generally ____ thick. 12"
The plot plan provides the necessary dims required for ___. Staking out the location of the house on the site.
The exact location of a proposed house foundation is maintained through the use of ____. Batter boards
A _____ point is needed to determine the depth of excavation and foundation wall height. Control
Excavation for residential footings should extend down to minimum of ____ into undisturbed earth. 6"
The ______ spreads the weight of a building over a broad area. footing.
The footing for a residential structure is generally _______ wide when the foundation wall is 8" thick 16"
Steel reinforcing bar is required in footings. located over soft or poorly drained soils.
Stepped footings are frequently necessary when building on hilly terrain.
Foundation walls are the part of the house that extends From the first floor to the footings
nails and other fasteners used in an all-weather wood foundation should be made from ___. silicon bronze, copper, or hot-dipped zinc-coated steel
in an AWWF foundation, all lumber and plywood that comes into contact with the ground should be pressure treated with _____. waterborne preservative salts.
concrete and masonry basement wall thickness depends on lateral earth pressure and ___. vertical load to be supported.
Created by: sjackson1 on 2010-04-30



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