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ASTM International - ASTM D6513-21

Standard Practice for Calculating the Superimposed Load on Wood-frame Walls for Standard Fire-Resistance Tests

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Organization: ASTM International
Publication Date: 1 July 2021
Status: active
Page Count: 6
ICS Code (Fire-resistance of building materials and elements): 13.220.50
ICS Code (Walls. Partitions. Fa├žades): 91.060.10
significance And Use:

4.1 Test Methods E119 and E1529, and other standard fire resistance test methods specify that throughout exposures to fire and the hose stream, a constant superimposed axial load be applied to a... View More

scope:

1.1 This practice covers procedures for calculating the superimposed axial load required to be applied to load-bearing wood-frame walls throughout standard fire-resistance and fire and hose-stream tests.

1.2 The calculations determine the maximum load allowed by design for wood-frame wall assemblies under nationally recognized structural design criteria.

1.3 This practice is only applicable to those wood-frame assemblies for which the nationally recognized structural design criteria are contained in the National Design Specification for Wood Construction (NDS).2

1.4 The system of units to be used is that of the nationally recognized structural design criteria. For the NDS, the units are inch-pound.

1.5 The text of this standard references notes and footnotes which provide explanatory material. These notes and footnotes (excluding those in tables and figures) shall not be considered as requirements of the standard.

1.6 This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety, health, and environmental practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.

1.7 This international standard was developed in accordance with internationally recognized principles on standardization established in the Decision on Principles for the Development of International Standards, Guides and Recommendations issued by the World Trade Organization Technical Barriers to Trade (TBT) Committee.

Document History

ASTM D6513-21
July 1, 2021
Standard Practice for Calculating the Superimposed Load on Wood-frame Walls for Standard Fire-Resistance Tests
4.1 Test Methods E119 and E1529, and other standard fire resistance test methods specify that throughout exposures to fire and the hose stream, a constant superimposed axial load be applied to a...
October 1, 2014
Standard Practice for Calculating the Superimposed Load on Wood-frame Walls for Standard Fire-Resistance Tests
4.1 Test Methods E119 and E1529, and other standard fire resistance test methods specify that throughout exposures to fire and the hose stream, a constant superimposed axial load be applied to a...
February 1, 2008
Standard Practice for Calculating the Superimposed Load on Wood-frame Walls for Standard Fire-Resistance Tests
Test Methods E 119 and E 1529 , and other standard fire resistance test methods specify that throughout exposures to fire and the hose stream, a constant superimposed axial load be applied to a...
October 1, 2005
Standard Practice for Calculating the Superimposed Load on Wood-frame Walls for Standard Fire-Endurance Tests
Test Methods E 119 and E 1529 , and other standard fire endurance test methods specify that throughout exposures to fire and the hose stream, a constant superimposed axial load be applied to a...
February 10, 2000
Standard Practice for Calculating the Superimposed Load on Wood-frame Walls for Standard Fire-Endurance Tests
1.1 This practice covers procedures for calculating the superimposed axial load required to be applied to load-bearing wood-frame walls throughout standard fire-endurance and fire and hose-stream...
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