Footing Systems Questions/Quiz by xJEW4M

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									Footing Systems Questions/Quiz


1.         What is the purpose of Footings? ________________________________________________________
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     2.         Which Australian Standard sets out design parameters for footings?
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     3.         Concrete is strong in ________________________
     4.         Concrete is weak in ______________________
     5.         Steel is always placed in areas of _________________ in all reinforced concrete members
     6.         What does cover refer to ? _________________________________________________________
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     7.         What does the concrete cover do? ____________________________________________________
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           8.    For domestic residential housing reinforcing steel is available in what forms
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     9.         What does cogged mean when referring to reinforcement steel? _____________________________
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     10.        For Basic footing when ordering concrete what does 20/20 mean?
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     11.        Pad footings are also known as _______________________________________________________
     12.        What are pad footings usually used for? ________________________________________________
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     13.        Is it acceptable to use bricks for a pad footing ? _________________________________________
     14.        In a pad or strip footing was is the minimum cover where no vapour barrier is used? _________ mm
     15.        What is the minimum size of a pad footing? ____________________________________________
     16.        What is reo ? ____________________________________________________________________
     17.        What is a lintel? __________________________________________________________________
     18.        What is the basic premise of pier and beam construction? _________________________________
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19.   What is the pier (post) in pier and beam construction? _______________________________
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20.   The piers support the beam at what centres? __________________________________________
21.   What does ABP refer to? _________________________________________________________
22.   Why are piers sometimes belled at the ends? __________________________________________
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23.    In highly reactive soils the beams may require slip joints why? ___________________________
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24.   Why would you place compressible material under the beam? _____________________________
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25.   What are piles? __________________________________________________________________
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26.   What is a Raft Slab?
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27.   What is a SOG? __________________________________________________________________
28.   With what construction would you used a Slab on ground?
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29.   What is the last step in constructing a Slab on Ground?
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30.   What class sites are SOG suitable for? _________________________________________________
31.   Why is a edge rebate used on slabs?
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32.   What are the three (3) factors that determine the height of the FFL of a slab?
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