I thin layer of flowing hot gases that develops under a horizontal surface
Rapid transition from the growth stage to the fully developed stage is Known as
Type one construction is known as
Reinforced and pre cast concrete masonry in protected steel frame construction meet the criteria for
Type one construction
This construction Type requires that exterior walls be constructed of non combustible materials
Type 5 construction is commonly known as
Wood frame Or frame construction
Assembly occupancy is any structure or compartment that is used for the gathering of
50 or more persons
What occupancy is a structure that is used by 6 or more persons through the 12 the grade that meets for 4 or more hours in A-day or more than 12 hours in a week
These codes allow one person for every 20 square feet of
Laboratories And vocational shops are permitted one person for every
What can be applied to wood to make its surface fire resistant
This system of framing Evolveed from the use of tree trunks for framing and is still commonly associated with wood beams and columns
Post and beam
Glass or thermo plastic panel in a window that allows light to pass
Broad top surface of a column or pellister designed to spread the load hailed by a column
Typical dimensions for the post in post and beam framing when Supporting roofs only are
6 by 8"
Wood framing systems most frequently encountered are classified into 3 basic Types
Wood framing post and beam framing heavy timber framing
Stats are continuous from the foundation to the roof
Balloon frame construction
Horizontal layer of individual masonry units
A stretcher course has bricks placed
A soldier course as bricks placed
Vertically on End
Single vertical row of multiple rows of masonry units in a wall usually brick
Steel plate located on the exterior of a nice and re building to which a tension rod is anchored
Portion of the exterior walls of a building that extends above the roof
I wall that is located on a lot line between 2 buildings and is common to both buildings
Non load bearing exterior wall attached to the outside of a building
These doors are often used in industrial occupancies as loading dock doors garage doors fright elevator doors or fire doors protecting openings
The oldest and simplest detection device that detects the heat from an approaching fire and melts allowing the door to close is
A window includes a large number of narrow overlapping glass sections swinging outward
Convert energy from the Sun into usable electricity
Test that is the only standardized test method currently universally accepted by building codes
Class I floor finishes can withstand higher temperatures before igniting than blank
What is Steiner Tunnel Test?
most commonly used method for evaluating surface-burning characteristics of materials.
What is smoke developed index?
A measure of the concentration of smoke a material emits as it burns.
Common path of travel is considered to be down the center of a straight corridor and a ____ foot radius around each corner?
Horizontal exits require fire walls of fire-barrier walls with at least a 2-hour fire resistance rating. A 1 1/2 hour fire-rated door assembly would be installed in the fire barrier to permit movement between the 2 compartments.
Doors serving as components of a means of egress should be atleast how wide?
To operate panic hardware, causing the latch to release by applying a force of no more than ___ pounds?
Setting a panic door in motion my applying no more than __ pounds?
Stairways must be atleast __ inches wide?
44, unless less than 50 people use it then it may be atleast 36" wide
Landings must be provided so that no flights of stairs are greater than?
New ramps must be at least __ inches wide with a maximum slope of 1 to 12.
The maximum length for a single ramp is __ feet w/out a landing?
Emergency lighting system must provide the proper amount of illumination for __ mins. Floors must be illuminated at no less than _ foot-candle at floor level. A reduction of .2 foot-candle is permitted in auditoriums.
Illuminated signs should be placed so that no point in the exit access is more than 100' from the nearest visible sign. The letters on the sign should be at least __ inches high and principal strokes at least 3/4" wide.
The bottom of a floor proximity sign must be between _ and _ inches.
Required width of the means of egress is .3 inches per person for stairways and __ for ramps or level exit components.
Hazardous occupancies width for exits use .7 inches for stairways and __ for ramps or level exit components.
One-half diagonal rule is used to determine exit placement.
When 2 exits are required they should be located no less than half the length of the overall diagonal dimension of the room.
when a corridor has no outlets to a means of egress and is more than 20' in length
Fire lanes and fire apparatus must extend to w/in ___ of all portions of the building?
Vertical clearance over a fire lane?
13' 6" minimum
Fire lanes and fire apparatus access roads must be a minimum width of __?
Angle not exceeding _ degrees for angle of approach or departure?
Gates across fire access lanes must open to a minimum of __?
equipment designed and approved for use in flammable atmospheres that is capable of releasing sufficient electrical energy to cause the ignition of a flammable atmosphere mixture.
Fuel loading/unloading stations must be located at least __ft from storage tanks?
5 conditions for a dust explosion to occur?
Fuel, Confinement, Dispersion, Heat and Oxygen
Combustible dusts are grouped and classified in 3 different groups
Group E- Metal dust
Group F- 8% carbonaceous
Group G - Flour, grain, wood, plastic, and chemical processing
Flammable solids have an ignition temperature of less than __?
212 degrees Fahrenheit
AST's stands for?
Aboveground Storage Tanks
A pressure/vacuum vent(PV) must terminate at least __ ft above grade and __ ft from lot lines?
ESFR sprinklers used for warehouse protection require at least __ psi at the most demanding sprinkler?