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Construction Foundations Vocabulary Baseball

Basic Construction Vocabulary

Created Date 10.21.19
Last Updated 10.22.19
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  • Materials such as sand, rock, and gravel used to make concrete
  • Bolta embedded in concrete to hold structural members in place
  • Building material formed by combining cement, water, and aggregate
  • A type of shallow foundation that is used to provide continuous, level strip support to a linear structure such as a wall
  • The weight of permanent, stationary construction and equipment included in a building
  • An enlargement at the base of a foundation wall, pier, or column that supports the structure while distributing its weight to the surrounding soil
  • The supporting portion of a structure; located below the structure and supported by only rock or soil
  • A trench filled with gravel or rock or containing a perforated pipe that redirects surface water and groundwater away from an area
  • Live loads that are applied parallel to the ground, they are horizontal forces acting on a structure
  • The total of all moving and variable loads that may be placed on a building
  • Steel reinforcing rod placed in concrete
  • Slab foundation that is directly supported on top of the ground
  • A footing that changes grade levels at intervals to accommodate a sloping site
  • A pit or hollow in which liquid collects, especially in the floor of a mine or basement