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Series: ASTM Selected Technical Papers
Publisher: ASTM International
Published: 2023
ISBN: 978-0-8031-7747-5
... concerns, and structural deterioration. The model code requirements for roofs, particularly for reroofing and recover projects, do not provide adequate guidance on how to prevent condensation for “cool” roofing in mixed and heating climate zones. Reroofing and recover projects are particularly susceptible...
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Series: ASTM Selected Technical Papers
Publisher: ASTM International
Published: 2017
ISBN: 978-0-8031-7647-8
... In masonry veneer wall assemblies, lateral ties are a structural requirement. Traditionally they are fabricated from steel, which has a high conductivity. Building codes require that ties be tightly spaced and, in most climate zones, it requires continuous insulation in the majority of wall...
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Series: ASTM Selected Technical Papers
Publisher: ASTM International
Published: 2016
ISBN: 978-0-8031-7615-7
... This paper addresses the current code requirements for the use of exterior insulation and finish systems (EIFS) specified in the 2015 editions of the International Building Code and the International Residential Building Code. A description of the code sections of interest and the fire...
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Series: ASTM Selected Technical Papers
Publisher: ASTM International
Published: 1995
ISBN-10: 0-8031-2005-2
ISBN: 978-0-8031-2005-1
... The paper describes international progress in preparing standards and codes dealing with fire safety engineering. It identifies the challenge, defines fire safety engineering, lists its benefits and gives an account of work within a number of organisations and countries. In particular...
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Series: ASTM Selected Technical Papers
Publisher: ASTM International
Published: 1993
ISBN-10: 0-8031-1492-3
ISBN: 978-0-8031-1492-0
... Interior masonry partition walls in three different buildings were found to fail when subjected to significant unanticipated lateral loads due to air pressures. These walls were built around the 1970's and were empirically designed. Governing codes then, as now, commonly required...
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Series: ASTM Selected 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...
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Series: ASTM Selected Technical Papers
Publisher: ASTM International
Published: 1979
ISBN-10: 0-8031-0320-4
ISBN: 978-0-8031-0320-7
... to defining fire safety. building code building fire safety model codes computer simulation Decision Tree equivalency escape potential fire prevention code fire protection fire safety logic tree realm state transition systems analysis H. J. Roux^ and G. N. Berlin^ Toward a Knowledge...
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Series: ASTM Selected Technical Papers
Publisher: ASTM International
Published: 1979
ISBN-10: 0-8031-0291-7
ISBN: 978-0-8031-0291-0
... A brief review and evaluation of the provisions of existing codes and standards regarding steel piles is presented. The reasoning behind the current proposal for an allowable bearing load of 50 percent of the steel yield strength is presented. The use of existing codes and standards to provide...
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Series: ASTM Selected Technical Papers
Publisher: ASTM International
Published: 1976
ISBN-10: 0-8031-0352-2
ISBN: 978-0-8031-0352-8
..., and recommendations are given to face the identified problems. fires fire safety standardization regulations standards codes fire test /. Witteveen^ and L. Twilt^ International Standardization: Advantages, Progress, and Problems REFERENCE: Witteveen, J. and Twilt, L., "International Standardization...