Specialty Steel Doors: A Primer on Acoustic, Tornado, Stainless Steel and More

Specialty Steel Doors: A Primer on Acoustic, Tornado, Stainless Steel and More

This course provides general information about steel doors such as nomenclature, cores, and performance levels. We will also review types of frames, anchoring, and elevators. We will also focus on the physical performance of doors in relation to tornadoes, hurricanes, blasts, bullets, and acoustics. Footage of blast tests will be presented

Learning Objectives: 
  1. Describe the primary types of specialty steel doors with regard to their characteristics and performance
  2. Explain the ratings used in specifying these doors, such as STC, BR levels, and more
  3. Discuss the options for stainless steel finishes and how certain finishes can lead to a cleaner environment
  4. Understand which specialty steel doors are a good fit for various applications
Design Category: 
(08) Doors, Windows and Openings
AIA Course Number: 
SDI08B
Delivery Format: 
Slide Show - No Audio
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