Technical Digest 10 Design of Fire-Resistive Assemblies with Steel Joists


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Technical Digest No. 10 is intended to make it easier for the designer to find a fire-resistive steel joist assembly which suits his purpose and to give guidance in the changes which can be made to published design listings without decreasing the fire endurance, including:

  • Comprehensive and informative review of fire ratings
  • Step-by-step procedure for substituting K-Series joists in assemblies containing “S”, “J” and/or “H” Series joists
  • Includes new appendix with a complete listing of U.L. fire rated assemblies containing steel joists. Conveniently arranged by hourly rating, type of protection, insulation, floor/deck type, and minimum joist size and spacing.

Chapters include:

  • Fire resistance ratings
  • Design of fire-resistive assemblies
  • Adapting test results to field conditions
  • Extrapolation from fire test design listings
  • Substituting K-series joists in U.L. fire rated assemblies listings S-, J-, and/or H-series joists

Published Second Edition July 2003

Additional information

Weight 0.375 lbs
Dimensions 11 × 8.5 × .50 in
Publication type

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