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Chapter 6 - Building Construction

  • Building materials under fire will combust, conduct heat, , or lose strength.
  • Most construction uses masonry, , steel, glass, gypsum board, , and plastics.
  • Fire-resistive construction, construction, ordinary construction, construction, and wood frame construction are the five major types of building construction.
  • Each type of building construction has different strengths and during a fire.
  • Foundations, floors, ceilings, roofs, trusses, walls, doors, windows, interior finishes, and are the major components of buildings.

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