2012 IBC Inspection of Fire-resistance-rated Floors, Ceilings & Roofs

Course Title 2012 IBC Inspection of Fire-resistance-rated Floors, Ceilings & Roofs
ICC CEU0.3
Contact Hours3
Duration3 hours
Education CategoryStandard
ObjectivesUpon completion of this course participants will be better able to:
  • Identify requirements of chapter 7 related to the construction and protection of rated horizontal assemblies.
  • Describe the differences between floor, floor/ceiling and roof/ceiling assemblies.
  • Describe the protection requirements for penetrations, joint systems, ducts and air transfer openings in each of the separate elements.
  • Discuss test standards used to evaluate the assembly and protection systems and how those protection systems are limited or could be compromised if not installed as tested.
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DescriptionThis course deals with the application of IBC Chapter 7 related to the construction and protection of rated horizontal assemblies. The topics covered include understanding the differences between floor, floor/ceiling and roof/ceiling assemblies, as well as the protection requirements for penetrations, joint systems, ducts and air transfer openings in each of the separate elements. Additional discussion will look at the test standards used to evaluate the assembly and protection systems and how those protection systems are limited or could be compromised if not installed as tested.