2012 IBC Inspection of Fire-resistance-rated Walls

Course Title 2012 IBC Inspection of Fire-resistance-rated Walls
ICC CEU0.3
Contact Hours3
Duration1/2 Day
Education CategoryStandard
ObjectivesUpon completion of this training participants will be better able to:
  • Apply Chapter 7 related to the construction and protection of rated walls.
  • Identify the five types of walls and their differences, including construction, continuity, marking and identification, as well as the protection requirements for penetrations, joint systems, ducts and air transfer openings, door and window openings.
  • Describe the test standards used to evaluate the wall and protection systems.
  • Calculate the fire resistance for existing walls or archaic assemblies.
  • Identify requirements for walls which serve multiple purposes.
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DescriptionThis seminar deals with the application of IBC Chapter 7 related to the construction and protection of rated walls.  The topics covered include identifying the five types of walls and their differences, including construction, continuity, marking and identification, as well as the protection requirements for penetrations, joint systems, ducts and air transfer openings, door and window openings.  Additional discussion will look at the test standards used to evaluate the wall and protection systems, how to calculate the fire resistance for existing walls or archaic assemblies and the requirements for walls which serve multiple purposes. 

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