The following items will test your grasp of the material covered in this lesson. When you have
completed the exercise, check your answer with the answer key that follows. If you answer any item
incorrectly, study again that part which contains the portion involved.
Which part of the floor system for a frame building rests directly on the masonry foundation?
What are the three types of sills used to construct a floor system?
Built-up, T, and girders
T, built-up, and box
Box, T, and plate
Plate, edge, and T
The load area of a building is carried by both the foundation and the--
Suppose you must increase the girder load capacity to four times greater than the existing girder
(which is 3 inches wide and 6 inches deep). What size girder (in inches) would you install?
3 x 10
3 x 12
6 x 12