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7 fire resistive construction 1 st part exercises

Session 13 | Codes | Gary Parker

7 | Fire-Resistive Construction (1st part)

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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.

Determine:the maximum area permitted for unprotected openings


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.

Determine:the maximum area permitted for unprotected openings


7 fire resistive construction 1 st part exercises

  • 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


7 fire resistive construction 1 st part exercises

  • 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


7 fire resistive construction 1 st part exercises

  • 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


7 fire resistive construction 1 st part exercises

  • 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


7 fire resistive construction 1 st part exercises

  • 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


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