Slab band-beams that are several times as broad as they are deep
One-way concrete joist system, ribbed slab- bottom steel is concentrated in spaced ribs or
Pan-a form used to produce the cavity between joists in a one-way concrete joist system
Chapter 14: Sitecast Concrete
Slab on grade-a level surface of concrete that lies directly on the ground, used for roads,
sidewalks, patios, airport runways, and basements or ground floors of buildings.
Capillary break-a slot or groove intended to create
Framed connection: A shear connection between steel members made by means of steel
angles or plates connecting to the web of the beam or grid
Moment connection: two structural members(column and beam) that are resistant to rotate
Full penetration groove w
Lecture 5: Steel
Bessemer-process: An early method of steel manufacturing in which air was blown into
vessel of molten iron to burn out impurities
Open-hearth method: economical steelmaking process
Steel: range of alloys of iron that contains less than 2
Mason- One who builds with bricks, stones, or concrete masonry units; one who works with
Masonry unit- A brick, stone, concrete, block, glass block, or hollow clay tile intended to be
laid in mortar
Trowel- A thin flat steel stool, eit
Hold-Down- prevents walls from pulling up
Let-in Diagonal Bracing- nailed into notches of studs
Flat Roof- self explanatory
Shed Roof, Single-pitch Roof- A building or dormer with a single pitched roof
Gable Roof- A roof consisting of 2 oppositely sloping
Wood Light Frame Construction- Most versatile of all building constructions
Balloon Frame- Earliest wood framing system
Joist- Closely spaced beams used to support a floor deck or low slope roof
Stud- Closely spaced parallel wall framing member
Bark- Dead layer outside tree
Cambium- The thin layer beneath the bark of tree that manufactures cells of wood and bark.
Sapwood- The living wood in the outer region of a tree trunk or branch.
Heartwood- The dead wood cells in the center region
Sustainability- providing for the needs of the current generation without compromising the
ability of future generations to provide for their needs. Providing healthy, resourceconserving, energy efficient buildings.
Green Building- su
Institute for research in Construction (NRC-IRC)- Sponsor research, establish standards
for building products and systems.
Construction Specification Institute (CSI)Construction Specification Canada (CSC)Masterformat- The copyrighted title of a uniform in