# Anson Nickel

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• Anson Nickel commented,

Hi Dafne, Let's say you have an 8" thick non-bearing exterior masonry wall. Given the chart in your image, the maximum L/t for such a wall is 18. That leaves only the 'L' as a variable. A reminder ...

• Anson Nickel commented,

Yes, your note is correct and the drawing is wrong. The top plate already has its own call out note.    In other news, this method is completely foreign to me. Can someone explain why one would use...

• Anson Nickel commented,

Hi Joseph,  I'm also in NYC. Once you finish your exams, you'll get a notice from NCARB saying "Congrats on finishing the exams". If you've also finished your AXP hours, you will get an email from ...

• Anson Nickel commented,

Hi Rebecca,  For budgeting at this stage, you'd want to make assumptions about project length and rough approximations of expenditures. If a project is estimated to take 10 years (ahhh!) and is pla...

• Anson Nickel commented,

This is a Black Spectacles question right? I was initially confused too and I chalked it up to poor wording of the question/my brain "reading" a different sequence of words.  Have you found that th...

• Anson Nickel commented,

Hi Jonathan, Various sources (archtoolbox, ballast, etc) will give you the nominal dimensions of modular brick and cmu. These nominal dimensions include the 3/8" mortar joint, so you can divide the...

• Anson Nickel commented,

Agree with David - you should be familiar with what ASTM is, not necessarily the standards it documents.  While studying for the AREs, anytime you come across a huge dump of information (charts, ta...

• Anson Nickel commented,

As a follow-up, I've found a good rule of thumb is if the information you are studying can be found via large tables or excessive formulae, then that info will either 1) not be on the test or 2) wi...

• Anson Nickel commented,

Hi Angela, While duct sizing is interesting (.....), I don't think it'll be a huge component of either PPD or PDD tests. If anything, you'll probably see something like a ceiling clearance coordina...

• Anson Nickel commented,

Agree with David above.