Applying principle to residential low rise construction

Question 1The rein” rel=”nofollow”>inforced concrete ‘slab on ground’ floorin” rel=”nofollow”>ing system for the 2 storey dwellin” rel=”nofollow”>ing detailed in” rel=”nofollow”>in the plans is to be constructed utilisin” rel=”nofollow”>ing expanded polystyrene void formers. The site will be excavated to provide a level ‘bench’ in” rel=”nofollow”>incorporatin” rel=”nofollow”>ing cut and fill. Piers will be required to support the slab on an even foundation. a) Prepare a sketch of the plan view of the slab in” rel=”nofollow”>indicatin” rel=”nofollow”>ing the possible location of the piers You can assume the piers are 300mm in” rel=”nofollow”>in diameter (Hin” rel=”nofollow”>int: position piers at all comers/beams in” rel=”nofollow”>intersections, then place between these at maximum 1800 centres) b) Provide a section in” rel=”nofollow”>in parts (‘break’ the sketch to show relevant parts of the slab) through the slab from front to back and through the garage, detailin” rel=”nofollow”>ing the use of the void formers and the rein” rel=”nofollow”>inforcement. Indicate the foundation and any change in” rel=”nofollow”>in floor level. c) Prepare a typical section through the edge beam of the slab. Clearly show the external wall detail to 300mm above the slab.

Question 2
Prepare a sketch of the join” rel=”nofollow”>int between the external wall frames and the first floor joists. Fully label the sketch and provide dimensions and member sizes. Clearly show the fitout of the buildin” rel=”nofollow”>ing on this sketch in” rel=”nofollow”>includin” rel=”nofollow”>ing: • Ceilin” rel=”nofollow”>ing and wall lin” rel=”nofollow”>inin” rel=”nofollow”>ings • Full external wall detail • Floorin” rel=”nofollow”>ing • Skirtin” rel=”nofollow”>ing boards etc
Question 3
Prepare a sketch detailin” rel=”nofollow”>ing the head flashin” rel=”nofollow”>ing over a win” rel=”nofollow”>indow in” rel=”nofollow”>in the external wall Clearly label all components and provide sizes of elements where appropriate.
Question 4
Sketch a full detail of the waterproofin” rel=”nofollow”>ing to the shower in” rel=”nofollow”>in the ensuite. A full detail will show all parts of the waterproofin” rel=”nofollow”>ing, in” rel=”nofollow”>includin” rel=”nofollow”>ing wall, floor, floor waste and hob. Include two options for the construction of the shower base: 1. Detail a hob constructed with a brick on edge clearly locatin” rel=”nofollow”>ing the position of the shower screen on the hob. 2. No hob with the floor level contin” rel=”nofollow”>inuous from the bathroom in” rel=”nofollow”>into the shower. Also provide a sketch detailin” rel=”nofollow”>ing the waterproofin” rel=”nofollow”>ing at the doorway to prevent moisture escapin” rel=”nofollow”>ing to adjoin” rel=”nofollow”>inin” rel=”nofollow”>ing rooms.

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