Cpccbc4010A Assessment 1 Essay

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Question 1
a) What is meant by a load path?
A load path is the transfer of loads and forces from the through the building to the bottom of the building, following the most direct structural path.

b) Sketch an example of a load path from roof cladding to foundation for a brick veneer dwelling with trussed roof. Label clearly and indicate the load path with arrows.
Diagram 1.b

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Question 2
Outline the roles of the following people in the design of a building:

Architect: design the building and supervise construction and cost.
Service engineer: design layouts and requirements for Environmental, Heating, ventilation, air conditioning, electrical and hydraulic
Draftspersons: draws the plans

Question 3
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Check this footing size with Table 3.3 in AS1684.2 or Table 3.1 in As1684.4. What is the footing classification type?
100kPa = 25 Kn
= 500mmx500mm
Classification type No. 5 22Kn / (.43x.43)
= 119 kPa i.e. exceeds and is not safe

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Question 6
a) Calculate the following for each of the shapes below:

Cross section area
Shape 1 D= 40/2 = 20mm
B = 250/2 = 125mm

Shape 1 B = 40/2 =20mm diagram 6a, 6b
D = 250/2 = 125mm

Shape 2 B = 210/2=105mm diagram 6c
D = 525/2=262.5mm

Moment of inertia
Shape 1 standing up I = 40x2503/12
= 52.09 106 mm4
Shape 1 laying down I = 250x403/12
= 1.33 106 mm4

Shape 2 I =210x5253/12
=2532.30 106 mm4…