by Dept. of Agriculture, Science and Education Administration in [Washington] .
Written in English
|Statement||by Merrill S. Timmins, Jr. ; prepared by Science and Education Administration.|
|Series||Farmers" bulletin ; no. 2227, Farmers" bulletin (United States. Dept. of Agriculture) -- no. 2227.|
|Contributions||United States. Science and Education Administration.|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||18 p. :|
|Number of Pages||18|
The Fire-Resistance Study Guide is a perfect guide for inspections, plan reviews or designs. The study guide lets you work at your own pace, and is designed to help users grasp the code provisions found in Chapters 6, 7 and 8 of the IBC. The guide is based on the IBC, and is arranged as a Format: Paperback. Fire-RatedFire-resistance ratings have long been used by UL, ASTM and building codes to measure the performance of various constructions for fire containment purposes. As applied to elements of buildings, the fire-resistance rating classifies the ability of an assembly to confine and isolate fire within a zone comprised of fire-resistance rated. Fire-Resistant Construction Bulletin Division of Building, Safety, and Inspection for International Codes. The purpose of this bulletin is to clarify when and where firehelp -resistant construction is required for non-sprinklered residential construction. The code language and table provide limited guidance. Fire-resistance rated designs are used to achieve code compliant installations where the building codes require hourly rated designs. We test assemblies to international standards, establishing an hourly rating to provide evidence of compliance to code requirements. Suitable fire-resistance-rated constructions can be identified by using our.
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