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Session 13 | Codes | Gary Parker. 7 | Fire-Resistive Construction (1 st part) Exercises. Given: the 1-hr exterior wall shown is located 12 feet from an interior property line. It has protected openings as shown.

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7 | Fire-Resistive Construction (1 st part) Exercises

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Session 13 | Codes | Gary Parker

7 | Fire-Resistive Construction (1st part)

Exercises

Given: the 1-hr exterior wall shown is located 12 feet from an interior property line. It has protected openings as shown.

Determine:the maximum area permitted for unprotected openings

Given: the 1-hr exterior wall shown is located 12 feet from an interior property line. It has protected openings as shown.

Determine:the maximum area permitted for unprotected openings

• All of the following building components may be used to create a fire area except .

• fire walls

• fire barriers

• exterior walls

• fire partitions

• Reference

dSec. 702.1

• A projection is considered a building element that extends beyond the of a building.

• exterior wall

• fire area

• building area

• floor area

• Reference

dSec. 704.2

• 3For wall and opening protection and roof covering requirements, an imaginary property line shall be placed between .

• court walls

• fire areas

• buildings on the same lot

• different occupancies

• Reference

cSec. 704.3

• 4In a nonsprinklered building, what is the maximum area of unprotected exterior wall openings for a fire separation distance of 8 feet?

• 10%

• 25%

• unlimited

• unprotected openings are prohibited

• Reference

aTable 704.8

• 5In a fully-sprinklered office building, what is the maximum area of unprotected exterior wall openings for a fire separation distance of 5 feet?

• 10%

• 15%

• 25%

• unprotected openings are prohibited

• Reference

bSec. 704.8.1, Table 704.8

• 6A parapet is not required for those buildings having a maximum floor area of square feet on any floor.

• 400

• 1000

• 1500

• 3000

• Reference

bSec. 704.11, Exception 2

• 7A parapet is not required on the exterior wall of a fully sprinklered building located a minimum of feet from an interior property line.

• >5

• >10

• >15

• >20

• Reference

aSec. 704.11, #6; 704.8.1

• 8The measurement between the face of an exterior wall and the closest interior lot line is described as the .

• fire separation distance

• fire exposure setback

• clearance to construction

• exterior fire exposure

• Reference

aSec. 702.1

• 9In a building of Type I or II construction, nonbearing exterior walls having a maximum fire-resistance rating of are permitted to be constructed of fire-retardant-treated wood.

• 0 hours (no rating is required)

• ½ hour

• 1 hour

• 2 hours

• Reference

aSec. 603.1, #1.2

• 10Show windows may be of combustible construction in Types I and II construction where located a maximum of above grade.

• 15 feet

• 35 feet

• one story

• three stories

• Reference

aSec. 603.1, #6