Wednesday, 12 October 2011

Filipino Construction Terms

FILIPINO CONSTRUCTION TERMS 1. POSTE - HALIGE
2. GUILILAN - GIRDER
3. SULERAS - JOIST
4. SAHIG, SUELO - FLOORING
5. SEPO - GIRT
6. BIGA - BEAM
7. BARAKILAN - BOTTOM CHORD
8. REOSTRA - PURLIN
9. SENEPA - FASCIA BOARD
10. KOSTILYAHE - CEILING JOIST
11. TABIKE - SIDING (EXTERNAL)
12. PILARETE - STUD (VERTICAL)
13. PABALAGBAG - STUD (HORIZONTAL)
14. PASAMANO - WINDOW SILL
15. SUMBRERO - WINDOW HEAD
16. HAMBA - WINDOW JAMB / DOOR JAMB
17. SINTURON - COLLAR PLATE
18. HARDINERA - STRINGER (OPEN)
19. MADRE (de escalera) - STRINGER (CLOSED)
20. BAYTANG - TREAD
21. TAKIP (SILIPAN) - RISER

22. GABAY - HANDRAIL
23. MULDURA - MOULDING
24. SIBE - EAVE
25. BOLADA - PROJECTION
26. BALANGKAS - FRAME WORK
27. KANAL - GUTTER
28. ALULOD - CONDUCTOR
29. PLANCHUELA - W. I. STRAP
30. PIERNO - BOLT
31. PLANCHA - SCAFFOLDING
32. ESTAKA - STAKE
33. KUSTURADA - PLASTERED COURSE
34. PALITADA - STUCCO OR PLASTER
35. REBOCADA - SCRATCH COAT
36. PIKETA - PICKWORK (on masonry) 37. MONYEKA - VARNISH FINISH
38. BIENTO - SPACING OF GAP
39. LARGA MASA - CONCRETE SLAB(rough)
40. ASINTADA - ALIGNMENT
41. HULOG - PLUMB LINE
42. BALDOSA - CEMENT TILE
43. LADRILYO - CEMENT BRICK
44. BATIDORA - DOOR FILLET
45. KANAL - GROOVE
46. HASPE - GOOD GRAIN
47. PLANTILYA - PATTERN / SCHEDULE
48. BISAGRA - HINGE
49. DE BANDEHA - PANELED DOOR
50. ESCOMBRO - EARTHFILL
51. LASTILYAS - MASONRY FILL
52. LIYABE - ADOBE ANCHOR
53. HINANG - SOLDER
54. ESTANYO - NICOLITE BAR
55. SUBAN, SUBUHAL - TEMPER (metal work)
56. PIE DE GALLO - DIAGONAL BRACE
57. PUNSOL - NAIL SETTER
58. POLEYA - WIRING KNOB
59. ESPOLON - CABINET HINGE

Plumbing Symbols

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Wednesday, 5 October 2011

Building Materials & Construction Quiz


Here is a sample quiz on Building Technology (Materials and Methods of Construction) which is given in the afternoon session of Day 1 board examinations (see scope of subject below this post). Some questions in the recent board exams given in Day 1 are included in this compilation of more than 700+ questions. Try this quiz as part of your review.

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BUILDING MATERIALS , ARCHITECTURAL SPECIFICATIONS  AND METHODS OF CONSTRUCTION

A. Rationale and Description
1. Understanding of the properties of building construction and finishing materials; their application and articulation; systems and methods of specifying and construction;
2. Awareness of the different types/ formats of architectural specifications and presentations i.e. specifications brief, outline specifications, specifications matrix, technical specifications, schedules of finishes/ fenestrations (doors and windows)/ fixtures (sanitary, electrical, etc.)/ furniture (assembled, custom, etc.)/ equipment/ hardware, etc. ;
3.    Understanding of the types of con¬struction systems and methods; and
4. Application of certain management principles relative to the realization of the various stages of construction (including pre-construction and post-construction)

B.  Terminal Competencies for LEA Candidates
1. Ability to promote awareness and to apply in practice the principles of public safety through the correct specification and application of construction and finishing materials;
2. Ability to utilize the basic properties and compositions of construction and finishing materials, including their basic application and articulation for the building envelope;
3. Ability to specify appropriate building materials considering their applicability, practicability and functionality and in accordance with the standard and uniform system of architectural and/ or building specification e.g. Masterformat, etc.;
4. Ability to expresses the language of building materials, both in English and the vernacular e.g. Filipino, as used in the construction and design industries;
5. Ability to apply the essentials of architectural specification writing in identifying, recommending and using the appropriate type of materials for a particular building situation and/ or condition;
6. Ability to utilize architectural specifications as non-graphical tool to fully complement architectural working drawings;
7. Ability to promote awareness and to apply in practice the principles of public safety through systems and methods of construction;
8. Ability to describe the essentials of working drawing production through the language of graphical presentation;
9. Ability to translate conceptual architectural designs into architectural working drawings;
10. Ability to do detailing for architectural working drawings;
11. Ability to apply methods and techniques in the production of construction drawings/ documents for the construction, erection or assembly of a building/ structure;
12. Ability to describe essential concepts and principles relative to construction, erection, assembly and fabrication of various types of common buildings;
13. Ability to apply the different methods and techniques of estimating different quantities of materials, equipment and labor for use as a basis for sound project programming, scheduling and control;
14. Ability to describe the fundamental principles governing the design, purpose and application of the different types of non-conventional systems of construction and the advantages of using such systems;
15. Ability to provide some architectural working details for the various types of alternative building construction systems and components;
16. Ability to describe the latest system/s available in the construction industry; and
17. Ability to comprehend tender and construction documents and to understand the basic functions and legal importance of such documents.

C. Scope
The applicable architectural specifications for the following conventional and alternative building works:
a. Non-engineering civil works;
b. Carpentry and joinery;
Concrete and masonry;
d. Various metal works;
e. Structural steel for architectural applications;
f. Concrete and reinforced concrete for architectural applications;
g. Waterproofing, damp-roofing, insulation and the like;
h. Glass and glazing;
i. Painting and varnishing;
j. Doors, Windows and Other Fenestrations;
k. Hardware; and
1. Specialty works (pre-fabrication, vaults, signage, parking systems, etc.)

           The methods of construction for the following conventional and alternative building works:
a. Non-engineering civil works;
b. Carpentry and joinery;
c. Concrete and masonry;
d. Various metal works;
e. Structural steel for architectural applications;
f. Concrete and reinforced concrete for architectural applications;
g. Waterproofing, damp-roofing, sound and thermal insulation and the like;
h. Glass and glazing;
i. Painting and varnishing;
j. Doors, Windows and Other Fenestrations;
k. Hardware; and
1. Specialty works (pre-fabrication, vaults, signage, parking systems, etc.)


Monday, 3 October 2011

Building Utilities Quiz


Here is a sample quiz for Building Utilities: Electrical and Electronic Systems and Equipment, including Lighting and Acoustics (see scope of subject below this post) which is given in the afternoon of Day 1 of the Architects Licensure Examination. Try this quizzes as part of your review.

There are 15 questions in this Quiz. You may repeat the quiz by refreshing your browser and different questions will appear.. Enjoy!!!

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UTILITIES

A. Rationale and Description
1. Understanding of the basic practices, principles, general design and installation and/or construc-tion of utilities required for a building/ struc¬ture and its grounds/premises;
2. Understanding and analyses of utility, facility, and equipment require¬ments in relation to aesthetics, function, and stability of a building/ structure and its pre¬mises.

B.  Terminal Competencies for LEA Candidates
1. Ability to identify and apply the fundamentals of building utilities and systems;
2. Ability to apply fundamental concepts and principles covering the general design and installation of electrical, mechanical, electronic/ communications, fire protection, building management, plumbing and sanitary systems, waste management systems, and the like in buildings and its grounds, consistent with trade practices and recommendations by the pertinent professionals;
3. Ability to applies the pertinent code provisions relative to the planning/ lay-outing, design, installation, operation and maintenance of such utility systems and their components;
4. Ability to converse and coordinate with the professionals and their staff concerned with such utility systems and components;
5. Ability to apply the basic principles of planning, designing, operating and maintaining such utility systems and components;
6. Ability to identify and to apply  the different important aspects of acoustics and lighting as these relate to planning and design principles for buildings/ structures and their grounds; and
7. Ability to relate the psychological and physiological effects of such utility systems, sound and light on building occupants/ end-users.

C. Scope
Design and construction and/or installation of the following utility systems and their respective components:

1. Sanitary and Plumbing Systems and Equipment
a. Water source, storage, supply and distribu¬tion;
b. Plumbing rough-in and fixtures;
c. Drainage and sewerage systems; and
d. Waste collection, disposal, treatment and/or recycling.

2. Mechanical Systems
a. Heating, ventilating, and air-conditioning (HVAC) systems;
b. Conveyors and other building mechanical equipment e.g. elevators, funiculars, escalators, walkalators, etc.;

3. Electrical and Other Power Systems
a. Electrical power and lighting supply, distri¬bution and fixtures; and
b. Electrical power source and alternative power sources.

4. Acoustics and Illumination
a. The psycho-physics of acoustics and lighting; and
b. Acoustical treatment and corrections.

5. Disaster Prevention and Protection Systems; Security Systems
a. Building fire-fighting, prevention, and pro¬tection apparatus;
b. Installation and/or construction of the different protection systems;
c. Materials and fixtures; and
d. Disaster prevention and mitigation systems.

6. Communication Systems
a. Electronics system; and
b. Telephone, intercom, internet/ DSL, cable TV, audio/video facilities, public address (PA) system, etc.

7. Building management and other systems
a. Climate/ lighting/ security controls and related applications for buildings/ structures;
b. Robotics and related intelligent building features.


BldgLaws Quiz 3 - Housing, BP344, etc.










Here's Part 2 of Building Laws Quiz on the IRR of the Revised Fire Code of the Philippines of 2008 - RA 9514.

There will be 30 questions randomly picked from a database of 200+ questions.
Each time you take the quiz, there will be different questions appearing. Enjoy!!!



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