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AS16844 Construction IV In Building And Construction

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  • Course Code: AS16844
  • University: Tafe NSW
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  • Country: Australia


Q. 1. Look at the plans provided for Mr & Mrs Walk. Check the scope of AS1684.4 to see whether components of this building can be designed using AS1684.4 Residential timber-framed construction, with respect to:
i. Wind classification (assume that, from AS4055, the site has been determined to be N2). Give
a reason for your answer.
ii. Plan. Give a reason for your answer.
iii. Number of storeys of timber framing
iv. Width. Give a reason for your answer.
v. Wall height. Give a reason for your answer.
vi. Rafter overhang. Give a reason for your answer.
vii. Roof types. Give a reason for your answer.
Q. 2. Can AS1684 be used to design the floor for this building? Give your reason(s).
Q. 3. Referring to the BCA, what would be the minimum depth of the concrete slab thickened edge beam for this brick veneer (masonry veneer) building on a Class S site?
Q. 4. For drainage purposes, what is the minimum height of the slab above the surrounding natural ground level if the dwelling is to be built in a medium intensity rainfall area? Where would you find this information?
Q. 5. From the contour lines on the site plan, and the finished floor level shown, and the requirements as noted in the BCA, will there be any requirement for fill? (Assume that 150mm of topsoil will need to be stripped from the area of the building footprint). Give reason(s) for your answer.
Q. 6. What is the allowable bearing pressure of the soil on which the slab edge beams are to be founded? What is meant by controlled fill and rolled fill? What is kPa a term for, and what does this allowable bearing pressure mean?
Q. 7. Look at the drawings provided of the residential dwelling for Mr & Mrs Walk. With reference to the BCA, which of the figures;,, or would most resemble a detail through the external wall at floor level? Give your reasons.
Q. 8. With reference to definitions in the BCA; what is a DPC and how does it work?
Q. 9. With reference to the definitions in the BCA; what is ‘ flashing’?
Q. 10. Give several examples of where flashing would be installed? Sketch a typical flashing detail.
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