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12 May

2020 Code Academy: Session 3

May 12 @ 7:30 am - 10:30 am
3700 Park 42 Dr, Ste 190B




3.0 LU/HSW


Majed A. Dabdoub, P.E.


Start: 7:30 am
Finished by: 10:30 am


$50 – AIA Member

$75 – Non-Member

2020 Code Academy May 12 (ch 7 & 8)

The IBC is an essential tool used to provide public safety, health and welfare. Designing with new materials and complex client programs can push the boundaries of a straight-forward code summary. The third seminar will cover chapters 7 and 8 of the Ohio Building Code (OBC). Chapter 7 deals with fire and smoke protections features and will discuss passive fire protections systems. Chapter 8 deals with interior finishes and will discuss the requirements related to interior finishes for floors, walls, and ceilings.

Learning Objectives

  • Requirements related to protections of exterior walls, fire walls, fire barriers
  • General requirements; walls and ceiling finishes; interior floor finishes; and decorative materials and trims
  • Learn the requirements rated to fire resistance ratings
  • Requirements for the vertical and horizontal components and alternatives to fire test assemblies

2020 Academy Code Series

Become a Code Warrior through this seven-part, in-depth series on the International Building Code (IBC). Majed A. Dabdoub, P.E. provides a detailed overview of specific chapters of the IBC in each session. These small classes encourage participants to ask questions and engage in discussion around real-world examples of code application.

Dabdoub studied Civil Engineering at Ohio University before earning an M.S. in Structural Engineering from the University of Cincinnati. He served as a building plans examiner for the City of Cincinnati from 1987 through 2014 when he left to start his own firm which offers code consulting, training, and structural engineering services.

A discounted series registration is available. A la carte class registration is also available. Classes are the second Tuesday of each month, March through September (no class in July).

March, chapters 3,5,6; April, chapter 10; May, chapters 7,8; June, chapter 9; August, chapter 34; September, chapter 11; October, chapter 17. 

Event Details

Date: May 12 @ 7:30 am - 10:30 am
Time: 7:30 am - 10:30 am
Venue: McGill Smith Punshon
Address: 3700 Park 42 Dr, Ste 190B