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Quiz 25 :

Masonry Materials-II Concrete Masonry Units, Natural Stone, and Glass Masonry Units

Quiz 25 :

Masonry Materials-II Concrete Masonry Units, Natural Stone, and Glass Masonry Units

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The nominal width (through- wall thickness)of a typical CMU is
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E

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Which of the following CMU shapes has a U- shaped profile in its vertical cross section?
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E

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Arching action occurs in a masonry wall with
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A

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A typical CMU has
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A lintel over an opening in all masonry walls is designed to carry the load from triangle- shaped superimposed masonry.
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If a CMU wall is vertically reinforced at 16 in. on centers, which of the following units will you recommend for use in the wall?
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Which of the following CMU shapes has a rounded corner?
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Which of the following CMU shapes is used to simulate a stack- bond wall, although the wall is, in fact, made with a running- bond pattern?
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CMUs with projecting face shells can be used on both sides of a control joint in a wall. The other unit that is commonly used in the same situation is a
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Which of the following CMUs has slotted webs that are broken before being laid in the wall?
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A typical CMU has
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A split- face CMU is made by treating a standard CMU with an oxyacetylene torch to produce a very smooth surface on one or more faces of the unit.
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The voids in CMUs are called
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If a CMU wall is vertically reinforced at 8 in. on centers, which of the following units will you recommend for use in the wall?
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The center- to- center spacing of vertical reinforcement in a CMU wall cannot be less than 8 in.
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A burnished CMU is made by treating a standard CMU with an oxyacetylene torch to produce a very smooth surface on one or more faces of the unit.
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The terms pilaster and pier are synonymous.
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the nominal height of a typical CMU is
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The nominal length of a typical CMU is
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If a CMU wall is vertically reinforced at 24 in. on centers, which of the following units will you recommend for use in the wall?
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