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eBook Chapter
Series: ASTM Select Technical Papers
Publisher: ASTM International
Published: 2022
ISBN: 978-0-8031-7721-5
... of material development and continuing through to completion—the purpose of which is to create greater efficiency and uptake in the novel use of AM in construction and other highly regulated industries. 3D printing construction development standards building codes additive manufacturing PROGRESS...
eBook Chapter
Series: ASTM Select Technical Papers
Publisher: ASTM International
Published: 2015
ISBN: 978-0-8031-7621-8
... Since the 1920s, fire protection design approaches along with the model building codes have traditionally relied on a prescriptive-based system utilizing fire resistance ratings of wall, floor, and roof assemblies achieved from standard fire tests, including ASTM E119 and UL 263. Much has...
eBook Chapter
Series: ASTM Select Technical Papers
Publisher: ASTM International
Published: 2010
ISBN: 978-0-8031-3417-1
... The most recent model residential building code has been modified to require increased use of water/weather resistive barrier (WRB) materials in construction, and to require some means of draining water from the building enclosure. However, “drainage” performance is not defined, and the Code...
eBook Chapter
Series: ASTM Select Technical Papers
Publisher: ASTM International
Published: 2002
ISBN-10: 0-8031-3458-4
ISBN: 978-0-8031-3458-4
... This paper examines the development and adoption process of building code requirements and standards related to glass in buildings in the United States. Issues covered include safety glazing, skylights, handrails, and glass strength. The relationship between the building codes and consensus...
eBook Chapter
Series: ASTM Select Technical Papers
Publisher: ASTM International
Published: 1999
ISBN-10: 0-8031-2620-4
ISBN: 978-0-8031-2620-6
..., and (4) areas that need to be addressed further in order to assist the fire protection engineers in PBD. The model building codes and NFPA all required PBD for certain areas and allow PBD as a viable alternative to prescriptive codes. In an effort to standardize an approach to PBD, the SFPE has developed...
eBook Chapter
Series: ASTM Select Technical Papers
Publisher: ASTM International
Published: 1992
ISBN-10: 0-8031-1447-8
ISBN: 978-0-8031-1447-0
... The Building Code Assessment Framework (BCAF) is an analytical tool which systematically evaluates changes to the National and Provincial Building Codes in Canada. It is intended to provide strategic advice to code developers. This paper discusses the fire risk analysis and assessment approach...
eBook Chapter
Series: ASTM Select Technical Papers
Publisher: ASTM International
Published: 1990
ISBN-10: 0-8031-1278-5
ISBN: 978-0-8031-1278-0
... and analysis of assemblies. • Identification of recent advances and newer developments now in the research stage that are likely to be used within the next five years and areas requiring research for future use and application. adhesion aging anomalies building codes building envelope coatings...
eBook Chapter
Series: ASTM Select Technical Papers
Publisher: ASTM International
Published: 1990
ISBN-10: 0-8031-1292-0
ISBN: 978-0-8031-1292-6
... ASTM Subcommittee E06.25 on Whole Buildings and Facilities are summarized. building building codes building performance codes evaluation facility facility serviceability future offices performance performance concept rating rating scales serviceability standards Gerald Davis...
eBook Chapter
Series: ASTM Select Technical Papers
Publisher: ASTM International
Published: 1985
ISBN-10: 0-8031-0426-X
ISBN: 978-0-8031-0426-6
... Fire risk assessment, using experience as a basis, has led to the development of fire test methods and building codes and standards. Fire risk is composed of the multiple elements of potential for harm, probability of occurrence, and probability for exposure. The integration of fire test methods...
eBook Chapter
Series: ASTM Select Technical Papers
Publisher: ASTM International
Published: 1983
ISBN-10: 0-8031-0230-5
ISBN: 978-0-8031-0230-9
... An overview is offered of the pertinent provisions of the Massachusetts State Building Code as it relates to construction requirements for innovative building insulation systems. The process for review and acceptance of new systems and products is described, and the process for accreditation...
eBook Chapter
Series: ASTM Select Technical Papers
Publisher: ASTM International
Published: 1983
ISBN-10: 0-8031-0230-5
ISBN: 978-0-8031-0230-9
.... building codes standards (design) regulations construction residential buildings cost effectiveness cost analysis energy losses government (state) Robert Feinbaum' and Earl Ruby} Implementation and Enforcement of Residential Energy Conservation Standards The California Experience REFERENCE...
eBook Chapter
Series: ASTM Select Technical Papers
Publisher: ASTM International
Published: 1983
ISBN-10: 0-8031-0214-3
ISBN: 978-0-8031-0214-9
... Trading off one form of fire protection for another is becoming a common place occurrence in construction today. On both a national and local level, building codes are allowing direct substitution of one form of fire protection for another. The objective of this paper is to question...
eBook Chapter
Series: ASTM Select Technical Papers
Publisher: ASTM International
Published: 1982
ISBN-10: 0-8031-0724-2
ISBN: 978-0-8031-0724-3
... Building codes and standards traditionally have set levels of performance based on the experienced judgment of the code writer. Occasionally, a certain level of safety is envisioned, but the objective tends to be expressed in imprecise terms, such as the “minimum” or “reasonable” level of safety...
eBook Chapter
Series: ASTM Select Technical Papers
Publisher: ASTM International
Published: 1981
ISBN-10: 0-8031-0606-8
ISBN: 978-0-8031-0606-2
... similarities exist in terminology, goals, and risk analysis, but while fire protection measures have been well codified over the years, security requirements have not found their way into building codes and standards. One exception is a building code for an international airport complex, which contains...
eBook Chapter
Series: ASTM Select Technical Papers
Publisher: ASTM International
Published: 1980
ISBN-10: 0-8031-0368-9
ISBN: 978-0-8031-0368-9
... structural testing for the evaluation of performance and significant planning considerations. buildings bridges structural testing building codes concrete steel light gage steel structures composite construction deflection deformation construction materials experimental techniques strain...
eBook Chapter
Series: ASTM Select Technical Papers
Publisher: ASTM International
Published: 1980
ISBN-10: 0-8031-0607-6
ISBN: 978-0-8031-0607-9
... standards building codes performance standards prescriptive standards energy conservation fresh air requirements combustion air leakage construction quality measurements H. D. Ross' Significance of Air Infiltration on Building Energy Conservation Design, Standards, and Codes REFERENCE: Ross, H...
eBook Chapter
Series: ASTM Select Technical Papers
Publisher: ASTM International
Published: 1979
ISBN-10: 0-8031-0291-7
ISBN: 978-0-8031-0291-0
... The maximum pile design stresses specified in building codes exert a strong influence on the design of pile foundations and have a major impact on the efficiency of utilization of pile materials. This paper presents an overview of code requirements in the United States, with emphasis on model...
eBook Chapter
Series: ASTM Select Technical Papers
Publisher: ASTM International
Published: 1979
ISBN-10: 0-8031-0291-7
ISBN: 978-0-8031-0291-0
... Building codes generally specify maximum allowable compressive stresses for basic pile materials that control the structural design of piles. Sometimes these prescriptive type provisions are qualified by performance type provisions that permit such allowable stresses to be exceeded under...
eBook Chapter
Series: ASTM Select Technical Papers
Publisher: ASTM International
Published: 1979
ISBN-10: 0-8031-0291-7
ISBN: 978-0-8031-0291-0
..., it is suggested that timber piles may be utilized for higher capacity requirements. The view is expressed that limitations on pile material stresses are not proper in a building code, that such limitations are more appropriately placed in guidelines for foundation engineers selecting piles for specific...
eBook Chapter
Series: ASTM Select Technical Papers
Publisher: ASTM International
Published: 1976
ISBN-10: 0-8031-0352-2
ISBN: 978-0-8031-0352-8
... The complete regulatory process involves the application and enforcement of building and fire codes. Building codes govern new construction and embody standards designed to protect occupants and property from the hazards of fire. Fire codes are intended to preserve fire safety features...