Steel Doors and Frames 101

Steel Doors and Frames 101

to take this course

Learn what you need to know about steel doors and frames because every building has them. See how fire ratings work and the different performance capabilities of doors. You will also learn about the most common door upgrades to improve your building.

Learning Objectives: 
  1. Describe the various components of steel doors and frames
  2. Explain the basics of fire rated openings and how to avoid negating a rating
  3. Discuss the performance levels of doors, and how to avoid over- or under-specifying doors’ gauges
  4. Describe the importance of hinge and strike locations, including the importance of proper reinforcement
  5. List the types of specialty doors that are available and the general performance capabilities of each
Design Category (CSI Division): 
(08) Doors, Windows and Openings
AIBD Division: 
Building Design
AIA Course Number: 
Delivery Format: 
Slide Show - No Audio
Device Format: 
Course & Quiz Details: 

10 Multiple Choice and True/False Questions

A score of 80% or higher is required to receive a certificate of completion