Smoke control provisions of the 2000 IBC
Read Online

Smoke control provisions of the 2000 IBC an interpretation and applications guide by Douglas H. Evans

  • 636 Want to read
  • ·
  • 51 Currently reading

Published by International Conference of Building Officials in Country Club Hills, Ill .
Written in English



  • United States.


  • Building law -- United States.,
  • Buildings -- Smoke control systems -- United States.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Other titlesInternational building code
StatementDouglas H. Evans and John H. Klote.
ContributionsKlote, John H.
LC ClassificationsKF5701 .E93 2003
The Physical Object
Pagination120 p. :
Number of Pages120
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3432986M
ISBN 101580011071
LC Control Number2005271359

Download Smoke control provisions of the 2000 IBC


When a fire occurs in a building, controlling smoke can mean the difference between life and death. A newly revised reference book addresses smoke management in the International Building Code (IBC). This book creates a bridge between the complex subject of smoke management and the code requirements of the IBC. Smoke control provisions of the IBC Douglas H. Evans Not in Library. Handbook of smoke control engineering John H. Klote Not in Library. Principles of smoke management John H. Klote Not in Library. A guide to smoke control in the IBC John H. Klote Not in Library. , 1 book. Lists.   Forty-four states in the United States have adopted the International Building Code (IBC), either in its entirety or with local amendments. Of these states, many formerly enforced building codes are based upon the BOCA and SBCCI building codes. In these cases, the transition to the IBC means a major change in smoke control design. By Jennifer Sapochetti, P.E. Looking at the importance of Smoke control in buildings it becomes very necessary to review the provisions made in the National Building Code of India and the provisions inother countries, like International Building Code (IBC) and the National Fire Protection Association NFPA 92A– A comparative study of the provisions made in the.

The IBC contains mandatory provisions for smoke control systems. Designers can find NFPA’s detailed provisions in two non-mandatory documents, the Recommended Practice for Smoke Control Systems (NFPA 92A) and the Guide for Smoke Management Systems in . Smoke Control Provisions of the IBC: An Interpretation and Applications Guide Jan 1, by P.E. Douglas H. Evans, P.E. Dr. John H. Klote.   The International Building Code (IBC) calls for smoke control for several high-risk building conditions, including large-volume spaces like shopping malls, where many occupants may be exposed to the effects of fire.. Other system requirements Proper documentation for the system is not only best practice, but also required by code. IBC Section mandates a smoke control rational .   The International Building Code (IBC) provides criteria for smoke control systems, but the provisions are limited to providing a tenable environment for the evacuation or relocation of the occupants. In fact, the IBC specifically states that the design criteria are not intended for the preservation of contents, the timely restoration of.

  The International Building Code (IBC) calls for smoke control for several high-risk building conditions. Typically, it is required in large-volume spaces (e.g. shopping malls, theaters, airport terminals, entrance lobbies, and sports arenas) where many occupants may be exposed to . Los Angeles Existing Building Code > 3 Provisions for All Compliance Methods > Existing High-Rise Buildings [SFM] > Smoke Control Systems JUMP TO FULL CODE CHAPTER Existing air-circulation systems shall be provided with an override switch in a location approved by the enforcing agency which will allow for the manual control of. This paper is an overview of the smoke control provisions of Section of the International Building Code (IBC). The IBC allows third-party testing/commissioning and third- party assistance in review of design aspects. A rational analysis in accordance with well-established engineering principles is specifically required. When control air tubing is present for the smoke control/management system, it shall be inspected and pressure tested according to section of the IBC requirements. • Control air tubing shall be of sufficient size to meet the required response times.