7 out of 7 points
If Contractors work is delayed at any time during the progress of the
work by an act or neglect of the Owner or Architect, or by changes
ordered in the work, or by labor disputes, fire, unusual delay in
Wood & Heavy Timber Construction
i) A tree is composed of three essential parts:
Branch and leaf system
ii) Trees are made up of very stro
What is the purpose of a foundation?
_Support the Structure_
All buildings have some sort of foundation
What is the definition of a Dead Load?
_Sum of the weight of the building, building materials and sys
* Make sure to enter numeric values only as digits without units, refrain from scientific notation and
do not use commas to separate thousands.
1. The flow of run-off is one inch per hour from one acre, this is equivalent to _
(Round to 3 significant digi
Building Code and
Relevant MEP Codes
Instructor: Iwao Takahashi, Ph.D.
How can we deal with
Building Code for What and How
Short History of International Building
How to use building code
Matter and Energy
Described as any substance that
occupies space and has mass
Is made up of atoms
Exists as a solid, liquid or a gas
The state of matter is determined by
heat content of the matter
Solids exert all their pressure downward
Acre: An area equal to 43,560 ft2.
Acre foot: A volume of water covering an area of 1 acre to a height of
1 foot. Thus, 1 acre-ft = 43,560 ft3.
1 ft3 of water = 7.48 gallons
Flow (Q) = Volume (V) / time (t)
What is the purpose of a
Foundations transfer structural
loads of buildings to the ground.
All buildings have some sort of
Sum of the weight of the building, building material
Systems Types and Selection
THE WORK OF THE DESIGN PROFESSIONAL
o How do buildings or projects begin,
n What drives an idea from the owner?
THE WORK OF THE DESIGN TEAM
o Who are the
Steel Frame Construction
Light in proportion to its strength
Suited for rapid construction (?)
Plentiful & inexpensive
What are some weaknesses of steel?
Loss of strength under _
CONSTRUCTION METHODS & MATERIALS
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