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S Masonry Construction (2021-07-08)
This classification covers the installation, with or without the use of mortar or adhesives, of the following: Brick, concrete block, gypsum partition tile, pumice block or other lightweight and facsimile units and products common to the masonry industry; Installation of fire clay products and refractory construction; and Installation of rough cut and dressed stone, marble panels and slate units, and installation of structural glazed tile or block, glass brick or block, and solar screen tile or block.
Questions - 50
Minimum Passing Score of 70%
Time Allowed - 120 Minutes
Closed Book These books are for pre-test study only and are not available for use during the test.
Includes all of the administrative codes and policies of the 2015 North Carolina State Building Codes.
The Code covers the design and construction of masonry structures while the Specification is concerned with minimum construction requirements for masonry in structures. Some of the topics covered in the Code are: definitions, contract documents; quality assurance; materials; placement of embedded items; analysis and design; strength and serviceability; flexural and axial loads; shear; details and development of reinforcement; walls; columns; pilasters; beams and lintels; seismic design requirements; glass unit masonry; veneers; and autoclaved aerated concrete masonry. An empirical design method and a prescriptive method applicable to buildings meeting specific location and construction criteria are also included.The Specification covers subjects such as quality assurance requirements for materials; the placing, bonding and anchoring of masonry; and the placement of grout and of reinforcement. This Specification is meant to be modified and referenced in the Project Manual. The Code is written as a legal document and the Specification as a master specification required by the Code.
The NASCLA Contractors Guide to Business, Law and Project Management is organized into 3 sections.
Part 1 focuses on business planning and start up. This section will help you formulate a business plan, choose a business structure, understand licensing and insurance requirements and gain basic management and marketing skills.
Part 2 is centered on fundamentals that you will need to operate a successful construction business. This section will cover estimating, contract management, scheduling, project management, safety and environmental responsibilities and building good relationships with employees, subcontractors and customers.
Part 3 gives you valuable information for running the administrative function of your business. Financial management, tax basics and lien laws are covered. Effective management of these areas of business is vital and can cause you serious problems if you do not give them the proper attention.
Publication Year: 2020
Modern Masonry: Brick, Block, Stone provides a broad understanding of the properties and applications of masonry materials. It begins with coverage on careers to help students learn about the industry. It then progresses to teaching safe and proper procedures for working with brick, block, and stone. Coverage of concrete form construction and flatwork is also included. Green features address specific topics relating to masonry’s impact on the environment.
Over 75 illustrated step-by-step procedures guide student learning.
Over 175 new full-color photos and illustrations provide instruction for visual learners.
Code features reference the International Residential Code and International Building Code, familiarizing students with their requirements.