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South Carolina Pre-Engineered Metal Buildings (2021-08-05)

There are 40 questions in this examination. You will need to answer 28 questions correctly in order to pass. You are allowed 3 hours to complete this examination. NOTE: All PreEngineered Metal Buildings - Commercial Contractor candidates are required to pass the Business Management and Law for Contractors Examination and the Pre-Engineered Metal  Buildings Examination.

1. Sitework (3 Items)

2. Concrete (4 Items)

3. Concrete - Framework (4 Items)

4. Concrete - Reinforcement (4 Items)

5. Masonry - (4 Items)

6. Metal - Structural Framing (10 Items)

7. Insulation (3 Items)

8. Metal - Siding and Roofing (4 Items)

9. Safety (4 Items)

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

    Metal Building Systems Manual

    2012 Edition

    $296.64

    Used to be Low Rise Building Systems Manual

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    ASTM C754 -11 Standard Specification for Installation of Steel Framing Members to Receive Screw-Attached Gypsum Panel Products

    2011 Edition

    $65.85

    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.

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    ASTM C1007 Standard Specification for Installation of Load Bearing Stel Studs and Related Accessories

    2011 Edition

    $41.40

    axial; loadbearing; runners; steel; studs; tracks; transverse; Gypsum products--specifications; Installation--gypsum products; Loadbearing steel--specifications; Partitions; Runners; Studs--gypsum board applications; Studs (materials/applications)--specifications; Transverse load-bearing materials/applications;

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    Blank Quick Reference Tabs

    $11.19

  • Open Book

    Energy Design Guidelines for Metal Building Systems

    Publication Year: 2010

    $124.35

    The Energy Design Guide for Metal Building Systems is the best and only resource available on energy efficient design options for code compliant metal buildings.

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    Specification for Structural Joints Using High-Strength Bolts

    2009 Edition

    $12.93

    Research Council onStructural Connections, 2012

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    Contractors Guide to Quality Concrete Construction 4th Edition

    Publication Year: 2018
    4th Edition

    $106.80

    This document is published jointly by the American Concrete Institute (ACI) and the American Society of Concrete Contractors (ASCC). It has been reviewed in accordance with the Educational Committee Manual document review procedures of the ACI Educational Activities Committee. ACI and ASCC reports are intended for guidance in planning, designing, executing, and inspecting construction. This document is intended for the use of individuals who are competent to evaluate the significance and limitations of its content and recommendations and who will accept responsibility for the application of the material it contains.

    Now 262 pages – over 100 pages longer than the previous edition – the guide includes full-color photos and illustrations, a new, easier-to-read layout, and substantial content updates. Also included in the fourth edition are 43 Position Statements from ASCC, details on ACI Certification programs, and an appendix introducing several legal issues of interest to concrete contractors. A summary, review questions, and additional recommended reading list accompany each of the 12 chapters.

    Published 2018

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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 2018

    Publication Year: 2018

    $125.00

    The scope of the International Building Code® (IBC®) includes all buildings except detached one- and two-family dwellings and townhouses up to three stories. For the most current adoptions details go to International Code Adoptions The 2018 IBC contains many important changes such as:Accessory storage spaces of any size are now permitted to be classified as part of the occupancy to which they are accessory. New code sections have been introduced addressing medical gas systems and higher education laboratories. Use of fire walls to create separate buildings is now limited to only the determination of permissible types of construction based on allowable building area and height. Where an elevator hoistway door opens into a fire-resistance-rated corridor, the opening must be protected in a manner to address smoke intrusion into the hoistway. The occupant load factor for business uses has been revised to one occupant per 150 square feet. Live loads on decks and balconies increase the deck live load to one and one-half times the live load of the area served. The minimum lateral load that fire walls are required to resist is five pounds per square foot. Wind speed maps updated, including maps for the state of Hawaii. Terminology describing wind speeds has changed again with ultimate design wind speeds now called basic design wind speeds. Site soil coefficients now correspond to the newest generation of ground motion attenuation equations (seismic values). Five-foot tall wood trusses requiring permanent bracing must have a periodic special inspection to verify that the required bracing has been installed. New alternative fastener schedule for construction of mechanically laminated decking is added giving equivalent power-driven fasteners for the 20-penny nail. Solid sawn lumber header and girder spans for the exterior bearing walls reduce span lengths to allow #2 Southern Pine design values.

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    International Building Code Turbo Tabs 2018

    Publication Year: 2018

    $15.62

    2018 IBC Turbo Tabs consist of clear plastic self-adhesive tabs that have key sections of the 2018 International Building Code printed on them in an easy-to-read format. Can be used with either the 2018 International Building Code or the 2018 IBC Code and Commentary.

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    South Carolina Building Code 2018

    Publication Year: 2018

    $165.00

    This is a fully integrated code based on the 2018 IBC. Effective date January 1, 2020