TAMU COSC 254 - Cosci 254 Exam 2 Review FINAL (31 pages)

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Cosci 254 Exam 2 Review FINAL

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Texas A&M University
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Cosc 254 - Const Matrls & Methds Ii

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Cosci 254 Exam 2 Review BOOK NOTES Pg 248 255 Sustainability and MasterFormat Division 5 Metals The first known metals were those found in nature such as gold and silver Later other metals probably discovered accidentally were obtained by melting ores The first relatively hard metals produced were mostly copper alloys such as brass and bronze Copper used in roofing flashing piping wiring and in the manufacture of equipment Copper alloys used to manufacture doors and their frames windows door and window hardware cladding panels plumbing fixtures and for many decorative purposes In modern construction it is impossible to construct a building using no metal products Products made from iron steel aluminum copper bronze lead alloys of these metals and other metals are contained in a large number of building components ranging from those forming the underlying structure to those in the shell Masonry structures contain metal reinforcements anchors and fasteners Concrete structures are reinforced with steel Wood framing is held together with metal nails lag bolts and screws Finishes are hung on metal furring and framing In addition to the use of steel and iron in structural systems ferrous metals are used in many other building products For example Ferrous metal components are used in roofing siding cladding and flashing Both structural and nonstructural Ferrous standing seam metal roofing have a long history of use in several styles These products offer a broad choice of finishes and coatings for durability texture and color Aluminum Aluminum which was not produced until the nineteenth century is another common metal in most of today s buildings Aluminum used to make cladding panels storefronts curtain walls doors and their frames windows siding roofing flashing wiring piping railings hardware and many other products Both steel and aluminum siding in traditional clapboard designs as well as vertical and other patterns are increasingly popular products Wall panel systems cladding often in combination with lightweight steel framing are used in many types of buildings today Stainless steel is used for flashing and carbon steel sheets are used in composite flashing Many types and styles of metal exterior and interior doors are available Steel doors provide fire safety security durability and dimensional stability Modern exterior swinging steel doors contain an insulating core surrounded by steel skins and sides Designs range from smooth flush faces to variations with glazing moldings textured surfaces and vinyl laminations Metal windows offer a complete range of designs for residential commercial and institutional uses Steel products used in interior finishes include non load bearing studs and furring components as well as acoustical ceilings and wall panels Non load bearing studs and furring members provide non combustible dimensionally stable framing and furring for gypsum wallboard plaster and other interior surfaces Steel acoustical ceilings are found



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