Ten100: Chapter 13 Assignment

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  • 1. 
    Prity does not design structures, but she says she does use the engineering design process. How?
  • 2. 
    What is the primary way that the architect communicates his or her building plans to Prity's team?
  • 3. 
    Prity describes two new construction technologies that help her team deliver a higher-quality product for the money. What are they?
  • 4. 
    You are a structural engineer working for a design firm, and you have been given the task of designing a scaffold that can support a load of 300 pounds. The scaffold must have a safety factor of 2. How many pounds must your design be able to support?
  • 5. 
    An __________________ is a scale drawing of the front view from the above-ground portion of a structure.
  • 6. 
    A ______________ is drawn as though the ceiling and roof are removed so you can look down at how the floor is divided into different sections.
  • 7. 
    A _______________ refers to the area contained within the perimeter of the building.
  • 8. 
    A _________________ transmits loads form the structure to the ground.
  • 9. 
    Community ordinances that govern how a home can be constructed or modified are called ______________.
  • 10. 
    The measurable force that resists a change in the volume or shape of a material measured in units of force per area is called _____________.
  • 11. 
    Stress = Force / __________
  • 12. 
    A _______________ is a factor by which a maximum likely stress is multiplied in order to ensure the safety of a structure.
  • 13. 
    ____________ stabilize a roof considerably, but they also limit how high the ceiling can be inside the structure.
  • 14. 
    The technique used by the woman to insulate the house using thick Styrofoam molds with ICF, which stands for ______________.
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