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Tactical Diagramming. DOORs. Characteristics of Doors. Doors are one of only two moveable components in a building Doors are the primary means of escape from a building Most highly regulated of any building component Size, shape, hardware and which way they swing are mandated

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characteristics of doors
Characteristics of Doors
  • Doors are one of only two moveable components in a building
  • Doors are the primary means of escape from a building
    • Most highly regulated of any building component
    • Size, shape, hardware and which way they swing are mandated
    • Exit system must be displayed in certain buildings like schools, hospitals, hotels and motels
    • Exit system is oriented from inside to outside
      • Field expedient “compass”
residential door facts
Residential Door Facts
  • Typical three-bedroom house will have seven to eleven interior doors
    • Must have at least two exit doors accessible from different parts of the house so that one fire cannot block both exits
  • Swinging door (hinged) most common, followed by pocket doors
  • Garages will have at least two doors
    • Vehicle (7' high—9' wide for one-car, 16' for two cars)
    • Pedestrian (entrance to house or exit to outside)
residential doors
Residential Doors

Exterior 36"Interior 28-32"

  • Designed to allow access while screening visitors
  • All residential doors are about 80" (6'8") tall
  • Exterior doors are nearly all 36" (3') wide and 1-3/4" thick (solid core)
  • Interior doors vary between 28" and 32" and 1-3/8" thick (hollow core)

80"6'8"

doors are appliances
Doors are “appliances”
  • 36" door requires about14 square feet to open 180°
  • Hardware
    • Privacy Locks
    • Passage Locks
  • No door may cover a light switch
    • Light switch is nearly always near the doorway on the wall on knob side of the doorway
  • Breaking a door against the jamb takes approximately 50 times the force as against the latch!
exterior doors business
Exterior Doors—Business
  • Part of an exit system
    • Must be clearly marked
  • If occupancy load of ≥50 must:
    • All doors that are part of the system must swing toward the outside (Field expedient compass)
    • Be equipped with nonmanipulable handles(“panic locks”)

36-48"

InsideOutside

exterior doors residence
Exterior Doors—Residence
  • All houses require two exit doors
  • Front “entrance” door leaves (>95%=36 wide“)
  • Most are single doors, multiple doors look for:
    • Peephole & Doormat—identify moving leaf
    • Mail slot—in fixed leaf
  • Rear door may be hinged (~30-32"), but also French or Sliding Patio Doors

36-48"1-3/4" solid core

InsideOutside

exploiting terrain
Exploiting “Terrain ”
  • Interior doors swing into the roomand against walls
  • Exceptions (few) are verysmall rooms such as closets
  • Adjust stack from hinge side
    • Visually acquire >90% ofa typical room from thethreshold
    • Light switch on wall withdoor and same side asdoor handle but slightly higher
practical application 1
Practical Application #1

You are outside of a residence. This is a door in a side of the house away from the main door.

  • Which way do you think the door should swing?
  • What type of room might you expect upon entering?
practical application 2
Practical Application # 2

You are outside of a residence. This is a door in the back of the house.

  • Which way do you think the door should swing?
  • What type of room should you expect on the other side?
practical application 3
Practical Application #3

You are outside of a residence. This is the main door.

  • Which one is the live leaf and which way does it swing?
  • What type of roomshould you expecton the other side?
  • What are somestrong clues?
practical application 4
Practical Application #4

You are inside of a residence. This is a door in a side of the house away from the maindoor.

  • Which way do you thinkthe door should swing?
  • What should you expecton the other side?
practical application 5
Practical Application #5

You are in a hallway in a large house. There is a bedroom immediatelyadjacent to this door.

  • Which way do you expectthis door to swing?
  • What type of room shouldyou expect on the otherside?
  • Where is the closestinterior wall?
practical application 6
Practical Application #6

You are standing outside a large multi-story apartment building in an older section of a large city. This is the only door in this side of the building.

  • Which way do you think this door should swing?
  • What is likely to be on the other side?
practical application 7
Practical Application #7

You are standing near the entrance door to one of a number of apartments.

  • Which way doyou expect the door to swing?
  • What type ofroom is most likely on the other side?
practical application 8
Practical Application #8

You have just entered a small apartment and are in the living room. This door is on the far wall.

  • Which way do you expectthis door to swing?
  • What type of room should you expect on the other side?
  • Can you turn on the lights without entering the room?
practical application 9
Practical Application #9

You have entered the kitchen of an older, single-story, single-family house when you see this door in the far corner.

  • Which way is this door most likely to swing?
  • What should you expect on the other side?
practical application 10
Practical Application #10

You have entered the master bedroom from the main hallway of an older house when you see this door on the opposite wall.

  • Which way do youexpect this doorto swing?
  • What type ofroom do youexpect on the other side?
practical application 11
Practical Application #11

You are about to force entry through this door, which you suspect is a bedroom.

  • From a tactical standpoint,on which side of the doorshould you expect to encounter the suspect?
  • How would you suggestyour entry team be formed?

BONUS QUESTIONS!What is the typical size andcomposition of the door?