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School of Architecture ' Dr. Jeff Guh Quiz’1: Oct. 6, 2005 Name: ‘ 7f é 1. Which type of braced frame is not allowed in California, a high seismic zone? Chevron Brace.
K Brace. 53.0.00.» X Brace. R % 2. What is the function of the link beam in EBF? . To dissipate earthquake energy by yielding. A
B. To stiffen the beam to increase the lateral stiffness of the frame.
C. To ease the construction of the connection between the brace and the beam.
D . None of the above. % 3. What is the main purpose of doubler plates in MRF? To increase the bending capacity of the beam. To increase the column web shear resistance in the beam-column joint.
To prevent buckling of the column. All the above. 53.0.00? What is the main purpose of continuity plates in MRF? To transmit beam bending moment into the beam-column joint as column web shear.
To stiffen the beam and avoid potential local buckling of the beam. To reduce the axial force in the column due to overturning moment. All the above. .0090? P University of Southern California ARCH 313
School of Architecture Dr. Jeff Guh Quiz 2: Nov. 1, 2005 Name“L Pl 1. A piece of structural lumber has “848” stamped on it. What does it stand for? The wood is "surfaced four sides”
The wood is “suitable for service” The wood is “saturated for sill-plates" com? The wood is cut from "structural 4 species" trees A 2. What is the function of the coating on electrodes? To produce gas for shielding.
To prevent electrode from melting under the sun. Aesthetics. 0.0.03? . Fire protection. 3. Complete the weld symbol. ...
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