Description of Data Element 10017





NAME:         Building Structure                                                



NUMBER:       10017                                                             



FILES/TABLES: SPA                                                               



INTENT:                                                                         
   Current Facilities Inventory Data                                            



DEFINITION:                                                                     
   A code to identify the major structural design and construction              
   of the building.                                                             



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TABLE VALUES:                                                                   
   1              Wood Pole                                                     
                  Farm-type structures using wood poles as the main             
                  vertical structural members.                                  
   2              Wood Frame                                                    
                  Usually 2 x 4 stud walls, similar to residential              
                  construction.                                                 
   3              Brick/Block Masonry                                           
                  Brick, block, glass block, structural facing file.            
   4              Cast-in-Place Concrete                                        
                  Solid concrete walls with steel reinforcing.                  
   5              Prestress Concrete                                            
                  Panels are built and allowed to "Set" before being            
                  lifted into place. Usually a series of panels.                
   6              Steel                                                         
                  Shop fabricated steel columns with horizontal steel           
                  beams or steel joists.  Columns are usually bolted to         
                  concrete foundations.                                         
   7              Aluminum                                                      
                  Rarely used in university buildings.  Sometimes used as       
                  part of factory fabricated vertical wall panels.              
   8              Geodesic Dome                                                 
                  Special curved "Dome" combining both walls and roof in        
                  one structure.                                                
   9              Other                                                         



REFERENCES:                                                                     
   Capital Outlay Committee                                                     



DATABASE INFORMATION:                                                           
   PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION: X(1)                                                   
   COLUMN NAME:          BLDG_STRUCTURE                                         
   SHORT NAME:           BLDGSTR                                                



CREATE-CHANGE DATE:  04/25/07                                                   



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