Course NumberST-02-503
PDH Hours11
International Building Code - Fire Resistance Rated Construction

International Building Code – Fire Resistance Rated Construction

This course is designed to provide engineers with information regarding the fire resistance rated construction section of the International Building Code. The provisions of this course govern the materials and assemblies used for structural fire resistance and fire-resistance-rated construction separation of adjacent spaces to safeguard against the spread of fire and smoke within a building and the spread of fire to or from buildings.

Once you complete your course review, you need to take a multiple-choice quiz consisting of thirty (30) questions to earn 11 PDH credits.

Learning Objectives

This course is intended to provide you with the following specific knowledge and skills:

  • Fire resistance ratings and fire testing
  • Exterior walls
  • Fire walls
  • Fire barriers
  • Shaft enclosures
  • Fire partitions
  • Smoke barriers
  • Smoke partitions
  • Horizontal partitions
  • Penetrations
  • Fire resistant joint systems
  • Fire resistance ratings of structural members
  • Opening protective’s
  • Ducts and air transfer openings
  • Concealed spaces
  • Thermal and sound insulating materials
  • Calculated fire resistance

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We provide technical courses for PDH credits that meet Board requirements for Professional Engineers, Geologists and Land Surveyors. This course is guaranteed to be accepted in AK, AL, AR, FL, GA, IA, IL, ID, IN, KS, KY, MD, ME, MI, MN, MO, MS, MT, NC, ND, NE, NH, NJ, NM, NV, NY, OH, OK, OR, PA, SC, SD, TN, TX, UT, VA, VT, WI, WV, and WY. Before purchasing this course, please confirm that your state Board is listed above.