Moisture state in wood- understanding different states and distribution of moisture inside cellular structure
of unseasoned, partially seasoned and seasoned timbers
o Unseasoned timber/growing tree (100% moisture content) cell walls and cel
Non destructive testing methods- understanding purpose and considerations that need
to be taken into account when carrying out ultrasonic pulse velocity and Schmidt
rebound hammer measurements.
Recalling features, accuracy and limitations of eac
Cement and water contents understanding behaviour in concrete and how to meet different conditions of supply for
addressing workability and strength requirements
Recalling factors and methods related to workability and strength
Masonry mortar understanding role of mortar in construction to join individual masonry units to form a masonry
Recalling characteristic features, requirements and bonding criteria
Lime and lime cement masonry mortar understanding role o
Stress-Strain concepts of metals Determination of mechanical properties
and recalling formulae for determining unknown values.
o Force, measured in newtons (N), needs magnitude and direction
o Change in length, measured in mm.