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DE JESUS, SHANNEN KHRISHA P.

CORRCOURSE- SECTION 8
I. IDENTIFICATION
Q1: If the minimum wall thickness for bearing wall is 6 or (150mm). What is the minimum
for non-bearing walls?
A1: 4 (100 mm)
SOURCE: Francis D.K. Ching, Building Structures Illustrated 2nd Ed. - Page 171

Q2: Identify what type of dome is in the photo.


A2: SCHWEDLER DOME
SOURCE: Francis D.K. Ching, Building Structures
Illustrated 2nd Ed. - Page 275

Q3: Refers to any of various spanning members designed for closely spaced, multiple
member spanning assemblies.
A3: JOIST
SOURCE: Francis D.K. Ching, Building Structures Illustrated 2nd Ed. - Page 132

Q4: This is typically used with a supporting grid of columns to form a skeleton frame
structure.
A4: PLANK-AND-BEAM SYSTEMS
SOURCE: Francis D.K. Ching, Building Structures Illustrated 2nd Ed. - Page 128

Q5: These are exterior walls supported wholly by the steel or concrete structural frame of
a building and carrying no loads other than their own weight and lateral loads.
A5: CURTAIN WALLS
SOURCE: Francis D.K. Ching, Building Structures Illustrated 2nd Ed. - Page 176

Q6: A method of casting reinforced concrete wall panels on site in a horizontal position
then tilting them up into their final position.
A6: TILT-UP CONSTRUCTION
SOURCE: Francis D.K. Ching, Visual Dictionary of Architecture - Page 50

Q7 A technique of constructing multi-story buildings in which all horizontal slabs are cast
at ground level and when cured, are raised into position by hydraulic jacks.
A7: LIFT-SLAB CONSTRUCTION
SOURCE: Francis D.K. Ching, Visual Dictionary of Architecture - Page 50
Q8: Planning and design utilizing prefabricated modules or modular coordination for ease
of erection, flexible arrangement or variety of use.
A8: MODULAR DESIGN
SOURCE: Francis D.K. Ching, Visual Dictionary of Architecture - Page 50

Q9: A construction process using a high degree of prefabrication in the manufacture of


standardized units or components to speed assemble and erection of a building. Also
called as industrialized building.
A9: SYSTEMS BUILDING
SOURCE: Francis D.K. Ching, Visual Dictionary of Architecture - Page 50

Q10: A prefabricated section of a floor, wall, ceiling, or roof, handled as a single unit in the
assembly and erection of a building.
A10: PANEL
SOURCE: Francis D.K. Ching, Visual Dictionary of Architecture - Page 50

II. FILL IN THE BLANKS

Q11: ________ is a major design determinant in the design of long-span structure.


A11: DEFLECTION
SOURCE: Francis D.K. Ching, Building Structures Illustrated 2nd Ed. - Page 237

Q12: Cable structures use the ________ as the principal means of support
A12: CABLE
SOURCE: Francis D.K. Ching, Building Structures Illustrated 2nd Ed. - Page 260
Q13: __________ are membrane structures prestressed by externally applied forces so
that they are held completely taut under all anticipated load conditions.
A13: TENT STRUCTURES
SOURCE: Francis D.K. Ching, Building Structures Illustrated 2nd Ed. - Page 266

Q14: __________ is a spherical surface structure having a circular plan and constructed of
a continuous rigid material like reinforced concrete.
A14: DOME
SOURCE: Francis D.K. Ching, Building Structures Illustrated 2nd Ed. - Page 274

Q15: A cantilever is a ________, girder, truss, or other rigid structural framework that is
securely fixed at one end and free at the other end.
A15: BEAM
SOURCE: Francis D.K. Ching, Building Structures Illustrated 2nd Ed. - Page 136