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GS-4 Concrete, Cement, Walkways and Driveways (2020-09-23)

35 Questions
Minimum Passing Score of 75%
Time Allowed - 90 Minutes

The reference material listed below was used to prepare the questions for this examination.  The examination may also contain questions based on trade knowledge or general industry practices. Except for Code books, you can base your answers on later editions of references as they become available.  For Code questions, the examinations will be based only on the edition of the Code book that is listed.

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Open Book These books are allowed while taking your test.
Closed Book These books are for pre-test study only and are not available for use during the test.

  • Open Book

    Pipe and Excavation Contracting 2011

    Publication Year: 2011

    $43.00

    This popular manual has been updated and improved to bring it more current with modern earth moving and trenching equipment, refined excavation techniques, stricter safety rules, and improved materials. Here you’ll find how to enter and succeed in the underground utility business. Includes hands-on instructions for operating the equipment and doing the trenching, pipe laying and connecting work and answers to what causes so many skilled equipment operators and pipe layers to fail when they try to start their own business.

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    Placing Reinforcing Bars, 10th Edition

    $90.00

    This unique and popular publication presents the best accepted current practices in placing reinforcing bars in structures and pavement. It is written for apprentices, journeymen ironworkers, and inspectors. A definitive resource for preparing provisions in project specifications. Eighteen heavily illustrated chapters cover topics including types of materials, handling of bars at the jobsite, general principles for bar placing, splicing, and tying, bar placement in footings, walls, columns, floors, roofs, pavement and transportation structures. Also includes a chapter on epoxy and other coated reinforcement.

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    ACI 318-11 Building Code Requirements for Structural Concrete & Commentary

    Publication Year: 2011

    $310.00

    The “Building Code Requirements for Structural Concrete” (“Code”) covers the materials, design, and construction of structural concrete used in buildings and where applicable in non-building Structures. The Code also covers the strength evaluation of existing concrete structures.

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    Formwork for Concrete 8th Edition

    8th Edition

    $295.00

    The 8th Edition, authored by David W. Johnston, North Carolina State University, is a major revision of the document to bring it up-to-date with “Guide to Formwork for Concrete (ACI 347R-14).” Revisions include referencing current standards and practices, removing outdated or irrelevant material, adding content on new developments in formwork technology and practice, and updating the look and layout of the document.

    This edition considers the updated lateral pressure and other provisions now provided by ACI 347R-14. Expanded coverage is provided in SP-4 for wind loads on formwork specialized from ASCE/SEI 7-10 as modified by ASCE/SEI 37-14. The design of formwork has been divided into two chapters, one focusing on bending, shear, and deflection of wall, slab, and column formwork members, and a second focusing on shoring and bracing members. Bridge formwork considerations have been moved into a separate chapter. A new chapter summarizing the recommendations of ACI 347.3R-13, “Guide to Formed Concrete Surfaces,” has been added.

  • Open Book

    New Mexico Residential Building Code

    Publication Year: 2009

    $9.00

    Title 14, Chapter 7, Part 3

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    New Mexico Commercial Building Code

    Publication Year: 2009

    $9.15

    Title 14, Chapter 7, Part 2

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    Blank Quick Reference Tabs

    $11.19

  • Open Book

    Design and Control of Concrete Mixtures 16th Edition

    $85.00

    Design and Control of Concrete Mixtures--the guide to applications, methods, and materials, has been the industry’s primary reference on concrete technology for over 90 years. The fully revised 16th edition published in 2016 by the Portland Cement Association (PCA) provides a concise, current reference on the fundamentals of concrete technology and construction.

    Many advances have been made in concrete technology over the decades ranging from new materials and testing methods, to improved concrete properties and construction practices. Concrete construction today follows a mantra of quicker, stronger, more durable, more resilient, and more sustainable. That story is proudly displayed within the pages of this centennial edition of Design and Control of Concrete Mixtures.

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    Code of Federal Regulations, 29 CFR Part 1926 (OSHA) 2021

    $26.78

    All Federal Construction Regulations (29 CFR 1926) are included in this “perfect bound” book in an easy-to-read, two-color layout.

    All 29 CFR 1926 regulations for construction industry are included along with the following items:

    29 CFR 1903 regulations covering inspections, citations, and penalties
    29 CFR 1904 regulations covering recording and reporting occupational injuries and illnesses
    OSHA keyword dictionary
    Easy to find OSHA interpretations

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    International Building Code 2015

    Publication Year: 2015

    $130.19

    The scope of the International Building Code (IBC) includes all buildings except detached one- and two-family dwellings and townhouses up to three stories.

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    International Building Code Turbo Tabs 2015

    $14.00

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    International Residential Code for One and Two Family Dwellings 2015

    Publication Year: 2015

    $120.00

    This comprehensive code compiles all building, plumbing, mechanical, fuel gas and electrical requirements for non-commercial one- and two-family dwellings in one convenient code. The regulations cover dwellings and townhouses up to three stories.