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JWBK274_Ch01. indd Sec1:10 10/30/08 5:54:15 AM The paintings of the layout expert: settling on development platforms development. for instance, the 1st line states that the structural body, together with such components as columns, beams, and trusses, needs to be rated at three hours. the second one line additionally mandates a 3-hour resistance for bearing partitions, which serve to hold flooring or determine 1. 2 peak and quarter obstacles of structures of varied sorts of development, as outlined within the 2006 IBC. (Portions of this ebook reproduce tables from the 2006 overseas development Code, foreign Code Council, Inc. , Washington, D. C. Reproduced with Permission. All rights reserved. ) / eleven determine 1. three hearth resistance of establishing components as required through the 2006 IBC. (Portions of this ebook reproduce tables from the 2006 foreign construction Code, overseas Code Council, Inc. , Washington, D. C. Reproduced with Permission. All rights reserved. ) desk 601 FIRE-RESISTANCE score standards FOR construction parts (hours) style I Structural variety II e kind III e variety IV kind V e construction aspect A B A B A B HT A B framea 3b 2b 1 zero 1 zero HT 1 zero three 3b 2 2b 1 1 zero zero 2 1 2 zero 2 1/HT 1 1 zero zero Bearing partitions Exteriorg inside Nonbearing partitions and walls external See desk 602 Nonbearing partitions and walls Interiorf zero zero zero zero zero zero See part 602. four. 6 zero zero ground development together with helping beams and joists 2 2 1 zero 1 zero HT 1 zero Roof development together with assisting beams and joists 11/2c 1c, d 1c, d 0d 1d 0d HT 1c, d zero For SI: 1 foot = 304. eight mm. a. The structural body will probably be thought of to be the columns and the girders, beams, trusses and spandrels having direct connections to the columns and bracing individuals designed to hold gravity a lot. The individuals of flooring or roof panels that have no connection to the columns might be thought of secondary contributors and never part of the structural body. b. Roof helps: Fire-resistance scores of structural body and bearing partitions are approved to be diminished by means of 1 hour the place assisting a roof purely. c. other than in team F-1, H, M and S-1 occupancies, fireplace security of structural contributors shall now not be required, together with security of roof framing and decking the place all the things of the roof building is 20 toes or extra above any flooring instantly lower than. Fire-retardant-treated wooden individuals can be allowed for use for such unprotected individuals. d. In all occupancies, heavy trees can be allowed the place a 1-hour or much less fire-resistance score is needed. e. An licensed computerized sprinkler method based on part 903. three. 1. 1 will probably be allowed to be substituted for 1-hour fire-resistance-rated building, supplied such approach isn't really another way required via different provisions of the code or used for an allowable sector bring up in line with part 506. three or an allowable top raise in response to part 504. 2. The 1-hour substitution for the fireplace resistance of external partitions shall now not be approved.

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