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National Standard Building Contractor (2022-02-16)
Number of Questions 80
Time Allowed 4 Hours
The reference material listed below was used to prepare the questions for this examination. The examination may also contain questions based on trade knowledge or general industry practices. Except for Code books, you can base your answers on later editions of references as they become available. For Code questions, the examinations will be based only on the edition of the Code book that is listed.
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International Building Code 2015
Publication Year: 2015
The scope of the International Building Code (IBC) includes all buildings except detached one- and two-family dwellings and townhouses up to three stories.
Concrete Manual 2021
Publication Year: 2021
The Concrete Manual, now updated to the 2021 IBC and ACI 318-19, provides the guidance and information that inspectors and other construction professionals need to become more proficient in concrete field practices and inspection.
The Concrete Manual will:
- Introduce concrete and explain what it is and why it behaves as it does
- Explain conventional concrete construction procedures
- Discuss control and inspection procedures
- Detail proper field testing procedures
- Detail proper placement of reinforcement
A Resource Reference section includes a list of the concrete industry and technical organizations to contact for additional information. Your purchase of the Concrete Manual includes exclusive online access to the Concrete Manual Workbook to help you master concrete inspection and field practices. The workbook contains learning objectives, lesson notes, key points for studying, and quizzes for each chapter. The answer key includes references to the applicable sections in the Concrete Manual.