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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

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

    Blank Quick Reference Tabs

    $11.19

  • Open Book

    North Carolina State Building Code Administrative Code and Policies, 2018 Edition

    $45.00

    Includes all of the administrative codes and policies of the 2015 North Carolina State Building Codes.

  • Open Book

    North Carolina State Building Code, 2018 Edition

    $136.00

    This is a fully integrated code based on the 2015 International Building Code.

  • Open Book

    ACI 530-13 Building Code Requirements For Masonry Structures

    $160.00

    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.

  • Closed Book

    NASCLA Contractors Guide to Business, Law and Project Management, North Carolina, 8th edition

    $62.00

    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.

  • Closed Book

    Modern Masonry - Brick, Block, Stone 9th Edition

    Publication Year: 2020

    $118.00

    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.