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an aisle next to an accessible parking space that allows disabled individuals to exit and enter vehicles with a device, such as a wheelchair, and travel to the sidewalk or building entrance
access aisle
a parking space specially designed for disabled persons that meetsor exceeds the requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act
accessible parking space
route that connects the accessible parking area to an accessible entrance of the building the parking lot serves. Should be a minimum of 36 inches(91 cm) wide and have no abrupt surface transitions or obstructions that would present hazards to a visually impaired person
accessible route
synthetic material used in making fabric or molded transparent fixtures or surfaces
acrylic
a dark brown or black thermoplastic material refined from petroleum that is often used in parking lot construction
asphalt
continuous strands of fiber that are used to construct non-woven or tufted carpet
bulk continuous filament (BCF) fibers
a roof system comprising multiple layers of overlapping roofing material
built-up roof
elevator system in which an elevator car moves up and down with the help of cables and counterweights
cable elevator system
fine hairline cracks that form a map-like pattern on the surface of concrete
crazing
a structure'sown weight
dead load
process used on nylon carpet to lessen the shine and to give the surface a duller finish that looks more like wool.
delustered
the pile of the carpet
face
yarns that form the pile of the carpet
face fibers
the measure of a carpets pile. equal to the weight of the face fibers in one square yard of carpet
face weight
copper, aluminum, or fiber sheeting that joins the roof covering to the building structure where the roof meets a wall, chimney, etc.
flashing
elevator system with no cables or counterweights. Instead, elevator car is mounted on a giant piston inside a cylinder that extends underground to a depth equal to the height the elevator will rise
hydraulic elevator system
the subtraction of cementing constituents from cement due to water migration through the cement
leaching
the weight of the people, equipment, furnishings, and so on within a building
live load
acrylic fiber that is less resistant to stains and abrasions
modacrylic
the surfaceof a carpet;consists of fibers or yarns that form raised loops that can be cut or sheared
pile
the part of the carpet to which face fibers are attached and which holds these fibers in place
primary backing
fiber-filled paper impregnated with asphalt or tar
roofing-felt
the part of a carpet that is lamenated to the primary backing to provide additional stability and more secure installation
secondary backing
a roof system using large pieces of roofing material that are bonded together using heat or chemicals to form a one-piece roof system
single-ply roof
a surface cavity of a cememtn slab, caused by corrosionof embedded metals
spall
fibers approximately seven to ten inches long that are twisted together into long strands and used to construct non-woven or tufted carpet
staple fibers
in parking lot construction, a layer of sand, gravel, crushed stone, or other granular material that is sometimes placed btw a prepared subgrade and the surface course
subbase
in parking lot construction, soil that has been prepared and compacted to support a layer of concrete or asphalt
subgrade
a wearing surface for vehicles to drive on, usually made of concrete or asphalt
surface course
the strength to bear longitudinal stress
tensile strength
Use of infrared camera to detect water leaks by identifying insulation deterioration
thermal imaging