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Installing Seismic Restraints for Mechanical Equipment


Quiz Questions

1.Busbars is a conducting bar (usually made of copper) that carries currents to various electric circuits.
True
False
2. ___________ is an enclosure designed for surface mounting or flush mounting that houses controls and electrical components.
Cabinet
Bumpers
3.____________is light gauge sheet metal folded support or equipment frame to shed water or snow onto the roof.
Counter flashing
Cold joint
4.What does ASCE stand for?
American Society of Civil Engineers
American Standards for Civil Engineers
American Society of Construction Engineers
None of the above
5.___________ is defined as a turning force around a bolt applied by twisting a bolt head or nut so the components will not separate.
Torque
Buckling
6.Angles or other steel shapes with elastomeric padding rigidly mounted to the building structure in a pattern around the equipment base to limit horizontal movement are known as Anchors.
True
False
7._____________ is a steel cable designed for use as a seismic sway brace for suspended equipment, piping, ductwork, or raceways.
Cable brace
Cold joint
8.What does CAMA stand for?
Concrete Anchors Manufacturers Association
Concrete Anchors Manufacturers Association
Concrete Anchors Manufacturers Association
None of the above
9.Construction documents consist of drawings, specifications, and manufacturer’s instructions (approved by the appropriate design professional) that define the scope of a project and provide detailed information to seismically restrain the equipment, piping, ductwork, or raceways. These documents are also known as blue prints.
True
False
10.Head joint is a space provided between buildings or portions of a building to prevent contact caused by differential movement during an earthquake.
True
False
11.A large bolt with a threaded shaft and a hexagonal-shaped bolt head typically used for embedment into concrete surfaces or in-filled concrete walls is called as a ______________.
Headed stud
Housekeeping stud
12.Raceway is a channel (conduit or open raceway) designed to hold wires and cables or Busbars.
True
False
13.What does FEMA stand for?
Federal Emergency Management Agency
Federal Earthquake Management Agency
Federal Emergency Management Association
None of the above
14.Post-tension (pre-stressed) building is a concrete building structure surface with internal steel cables that are stretched and restrained to permanently compress the concrete surface.
True
False
15.Seismic support of equipment and internal components that can be traced through connections and support steel to the building structure is called as a Load path
True
False
16.What does VISCMA stand for?
Vibration Isolation and Seismic Control Manufacturers Association
Vibration Isolation and Society Control Manufacturers Association
Vibration Isolation and Seismic Civil Manufacturers Agency
None of the above
17.____________is a weld between two pieces of steel where the welded surfaces are at right angles.
Fillet weld
Plug weld
18.An enclosed space usually made from galvanized sheet steel allowing airflow one duct system to another is called a plenum.
True
False
19._____________ is a steel angle or strut channel designed for use as a seismic sway brace for suspended equipment, piping, ductwork, or raceways.
Solid brace
Strut
20.Transverse braces are components containing resilient elements such as steel springs, air springs, molded pre-compressed fiberglass or elastomeric pads used to separate vibrating equipment, piping and ductwork from the building structure.
True
False