Architectural Fire Rated Joint Assemblies

Architectural Fire Rated Joint Assemblies

Through an evaluation on head-of-wall, bottom-of-wall and wall-to-wall assemblies, as well as the UL standards for approval, the design professional will have a better understanding of the components involved with each application.

Learning Objectives: 
  1. Define and differentiate wall-to-wall, bottom of wall and head of wall joints
  2. Identify types of UL assemblies by nomenclature and define their performance criteria
  3. List four standards used to determine UL 2079 approval
  4. Explain the deflection capacity of joint treatments
  5. Explain hourly ratings of joint treatments
  6. Describe what comprises the L-rating of joint treatments
  7. Compare and contrast joint treatment types and list the advantages/disadvantages of each
  8. Describe shaft-wall assemblies
  9. Explain what architects, engineers, and specification professionals should consider when specifying protection of dynamic or static head-of-wall joints
Design Category: 
(05) Metals
AIA Course Number: 
CEM05F
Delivery Format: 
Narrated Video
Device Format: 
Desktop/Laptop
Tablet
Course & Quiz Details: 

10 Multiple Choice and True/False Questions

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