This course addresses the statistics associated with fires, discusses the balanced design of fire resistance for buildings, suppression and detection systems, as well as fire testing procedures and methods for determination of fire resistance ratings for concrete masonry assemblies including code approval calculation methods.
(65 slides – 1 hr. LU/HSW)
Understand fire statistics and trends
Apply the concepts of balanced design for fire safety
Distinguish the methods of evaluating fire ratings for concrete masonry
Utilize the code approved calculated method for determining fire resistance rating of concrete masonry assemblies