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Gypsum Contractors Trade Knowledge (2015-01-13)
The answers to the examination questions will be based on the editions listed below. Some of the
questions will also be based on field experience and knowledge of trade practices. Editions earlier or
later than those listed below can be brought to the examination but AT YOUR OWN RISK. However,
only one copy of each reference will be allowed into the examination.
Photocopies will not be allowed unless the appropriate authorities (DBPR and the publishers) have
given written authorization. Hand-written and typewritten notes are NOT allowed. Existing handwritten
notes must be blackened out or whitened out completely, by the candidate, prohibiting
legibility. Movable tabs (e.g., Post-it,
Flags) are NOT allowed. You will not be permitted to make any
marks in your references during the examination.
Closed Book These books are for pre-test study only and are not available for use during the test.
Publication Year: 2014
The tried-and-true Gypsum Construction Handbook is a systematic guide to selecting and using gypsum drywall, veneer plaster, tile backers, ceilings, and conventional plaster building materials. A widely respected training text for aspiring architects and engineers, the book provides detailed product information and efficient installation methodology. The Seventh Edition features updates in gypsum products, including ultralight panels, glass-mat panels, paperfaced plastic bead, and ultralightweight joint compound, and modern specialty acoustical and ceiling product guidelines. This comprehensive reference also incorporates the latest in sustainable products.
Publication Year: 2020
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
ASTM C754 -11 Standard Specification for Installation of Steel Framing Members to Receive Screw-Attached Gypsum Panel Products
This specification covers the minimum requirements for the installation of interior nonstructural steel framing and furring members designed to receive screw-attached gypsum panel products.
This specification covers gypsum boards which include the following: gypsum wallboard for use on walls, ceilings, or partitions and that affords a surface suitable to receive decoration; predecorated gypsum board for use as the finished surfacing for walls, ceilings, or partitions; gypsum backing board, coreboard, and shaftliner board for use as a base in multilayer systems or as a gypsum stud or core in semisolid or solid gypsum board partitions...
Publication Year: 2010
This specification covers accessories used in conjunction with assemblies of gypsum wallboard and gypsum veneer base to protect edges and corners and to provide architectural features
Walker’s Building Estimator’s Reference Book is the single most important resource you can own. It gives you the tools you need to work up your own costs per job. With Walker’s, you get material quantities and labor productivity for your job based on your job conditions – that’s the kind of flexibility and reliability no computer program or unit price catalog can provide. For accurate building costs, turn to the source that construction professionals have relied on since 1915.
Our 31st Edition has been updated and revised, and with more than 1,467 pages, this is the most comprehensive, widely-used publication of its kind. The combination of quantities of labor and material with supportive reference data enables the estimator to accurately determine variable components of unit costs. This book consolidates reference material from the supply side of the industry and displays hundreds of pages of charts ,tables, drawings and unit cost tables in appropriate sections .This reduces the user’s need to search multiple sources thus saving substantial time and analysis in the estimating process. For contractors, appraisers, adjusters, architects, engineers, home craftsmen, colleges, universities and technical schools. Walker’s Building Estimator’s Reference Book includes construction methods, material quantities, labor costs, labor productivity, reference tables, charts, and diagrams.
Construction Techniques & Methods
Material Quantities Required
Types of Material
Man hours/Productivity Rates
Updated Wage Rates
Consolidates Multiple Sources
CSI Division Format