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Smart Tool Main Function
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Chapter 12
Access to Unoccupied Spaces
This tool determines the required access to unoccupied spaces opening's width and height in accordance with the use and application of the International building code.
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Chapter 11
Accessible Check-out Aisles
This tool determines the required minimum number of accessible checkout aisles of each facility where checkout aisles are provided in accordance with the use and application of the International building code.
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Chapter 11
Accessible Dwelling and Sleeping Units
This tool determines the minimum required number of accessible sleeping accommodations associated with roll-in showers and the minimum total required accessible sleeping accommodations in accordance with the use and application of the International building code
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Chapter 11
Accessible Parking Spaces
This tool determines the required minimum number of accessible parking spaces where parking is provided in accordance with the use and application of the International building code.
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Chapter 11
Accessible Wheelchair Spaces
This tool determines the required minimum number of accessible wheelchair spaces in theaters and grandstands or other fixed seating assembly areas in accordance with the use and application of the International building code.
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Chapter 05
Accessory Use Areas
This tool determines spaces are ancillary to the main occupancy of the building or portion thereof including the allowable area, height and the aggregated accessory occupancies area in accordance with the use and application of the International building code.
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Chapter 21
Adobe Units Constructed Exterior Walls Minimum Thickness
This tool determines unreinforced parapet walls height and thickness in accordance with the use and application of the International building code.
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Chapter 04
Airport Traffic Control Towers
This tool determines the airport traffic control tower maximum height and area in accordance with the use and application of the International building code.
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Chapter 07
Assemblies Between Fire Areas Rating
This tool determines the required minimum fire-resistance rating of a fire barrier or horizontal assembly, or both, separating a single occupancy into different fire areas in accordance with the use and application of the International building code.
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Chapter 29
Automatic Cloth Washer Connection
This tool establishes the required minimum number of automatic cloth washer connection for each building in accordance with the use and application of the International building code.
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Chapter 29
Bathtubs Count
This tool establishes the required minimum number of bathtubs for each building in accordance with the use and application of the International building code.
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Chapter 05
Building Area Modification
This tool performs the area increase in allowable area per floor due to frontage and automatic sprinkler in accordance with the use and application of the International building code.
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Chapter 05
Building height and Area
This tool determines the building maximum allowable area and height based on type of construction occupancy and the requirement of sprinkler system in accordance with the use and application of the International building code.
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Chapter 05
Building Height Modification
This tool performs a building height increase due to an automatic sprinkler system in accordance with the use and application of the International building code.
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Chapter 07
Cast-In-Place or Precast Walls Thickness
This tool determines the minimum equivalent thicknesses of cast-in-place or precast concrete walls for fire-resistance ratings in accordance with the use and application of the International building code.
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Chapter 10
Common Path of Egress Travel
This tool determines the path from any seat to a point where a person has a choice of two paths of egress travel to two exits in accordance with the use and application of the International building code.
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Chapter 03
Construction Type Classification
This tool accurately verifies the structure's construction type in accordance with the use and application of the International building code.
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Chapter 10
Corridor Fire Resistance Rating
This tool determines the minimum required fire resistance rating for corridor walls in accordance with the use and application of the International building code.
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Chapter 07
Damper Testing Ratings and Actuating
This tool determines the minimum damper operating temperature in accordance with the use and application of the International building code.
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Chapter 10
Dead End in Corridors
This tool determines the length of dead-end in corridors with exit access arrangement in accordance with the use and application of the International building code.
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Chapter 10
Door Swing
This tool determines the exit door swing type and direction in accordance with the use and application of the International building code.
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Chapter 10
Doors Discharge Capacity Based on Occupant Load
This tool computes the doorís discharge capacity and the required egress width in accordance with the use and application of the International building code.
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Chapter 07
Draftstopping in Floors
This tool determines the requirement of a draftstopping, material type, and the minimum floor areas that serve a concealed space or attic in accordance with the use and application of the International building code.
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Chapter 07
Draftstopping Material Thickness
This tool determines the draftstopping material type and the draftstopping minimum thickness in accordance with the use and application of the International building code.
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Chapter 29
Drinking Fountains Count
This tool establishes the required minimum number of drinking fountains for each building in accordance with the use and application of the International building code.
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Chapter 10
Egress based on occupant load
This tool determines the floor's minimum number of exits with respect to the total occupant load of the story in accordance with the use and application of the International building code.
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Chapter 10
Exit Access Doorway Arrangement
This tool determines the required distance between exit access doorways which located in a manner that makes their availability obvious in accordance with the use and application of the International building code.
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Chapter 10
Exit Access Travel Distance
This tool determines the maximum length of exit access travel, measured from the most remote point to the entrance to an exit along the natural and unobstructed path of egress travel in accordance with the use and application of the International building code.
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Chapter 10
Exit Sign Location
This tool determines the minimum distance between any point in the exit and the location of the exit sign in accordance with the use and application of the International building code.
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Chapter 10
Exit Signs Illumination and Power Source
This tool determines the requirement of an emergency power source and determines the minimum sign illumination intensity in accordance with the use and application of the International building code.
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Chapter 06
Exterior Bearing Walls Fire Rating
This tool determines the fire resistance rating requirements for building elements based on the type of construction including exterior walls in accordance with the use and application of the International building code.
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Chapter 06
Exterior Wall Fire Separation Based on Distance
This tool determines the fire resistance rating requirements for exterior walls based on fire separation distance in accordance with the use and application of the International building code.
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Chapter 07
Fire Damper Rating
This tool determines fire dampers minimum fire protection rating, summarizes the required hourly ratings for fire dampers based on the fire-resistance rated assembly that is being penetrated by the air distribution system in accordance with the use and application of the International building code.
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Chapter 07
Fire Walls Resistance Rating
This tool determines the firewalls minimum fire resistance rating in accordance with the use and application of the International building code.
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Chapter 07
Fire Window Assembly Fire Protection Ratings
This tool determines the minimum fire protection ratings for fire windows, relative to the nature and fire-resistance rating of the wall in accordance with the use and application of the International building code.
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Chapter 06
Floor Construction and Secondary Members Fire Rating
This tool determines the fire resistance rating requirements for building elements based on type of construction and floor construction including supporting beams and joists in accordance with the use and application of the International building code.
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Chapter 12
Floor Finish Material
This tool determines the toilet and bathroom floor surface material type that extends upward onto the walls in accordance with the use and application of the International building code.
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Chapter 10
Floor Occupant Load Calculation
This tool determines the number of occupants computed at the rate of one occupant per unit of area in accordance with the use and application of the International building code.
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Chapter 10
Guardrail Height
This tool determines the guardrail height and the Guardrail's Baluster Spacing in accordance with the use and application of the International building code.
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Chapter 10
Handrail Height
This tool determines the stairways and ramps installed Handrail's height measured above stair treads noising, or finish surface of ramp and determines the clear space between the handrail and the wall or other surface in accordance with the use and application of the International building code.
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Chapter 03
Health Hazard Material Quantity
This tool determines the maximum allowable quantity per control area of hazardous material posing a health hazard in accordance with the use and application of the International building code.
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Chapter 05
Incidental Use Areas
This tool determines the separation of areas that constitute special hazards or risks to life safety beyond the protection provided by the general code requirements for the main occupancy in which they are located in accordance with the use and application of the International building code.
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Chapter 06
Interior Bearing Walls Fire Rating
This tool determines the fire resistance rating requirements for building elements based on the type of construction and bearing including exterior walls.
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Chapter 06
Interior Nonbearing Walls and Partitions Fire Rating
This tool determines the fire resistance rating requirements for building elements based on the type of construction and nonbearing including exterior walls.
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Chapter 08
Interior Wall and Ceiling Finishes
This tool determines the interior wall and ceiling finishes classification required by occupancy in accordance with their flame spread and smoke-developed index in accordance with the use and application of the International building code.
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Chapter 29
Kitchen Sinks
This tool establishes the required minimum number of kitchen sinks for each building in accordance with the use and application of the International building code.
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Chapter 29
Lavatories Count
This tool establishes the required minimum number of lavatories for each building in accordance with the use and application of the International building code.
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Chapter 07
Longitudinal Reinforcement Cover Width
This tool determines the minimum fire resistance ratings for clay masonry lintels based on the nominal width of the lintel and minimum cover for longitudinal reinforcement in accordance with the use and application of the International building code.
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Chapter 23
Maximum Floor Joint Spans - Lumber
This tool determines the maximum floor joist spans for common lumber species with residential sleeping areas, live load =30 or 40 psf in accordance with the use and application of the International building code.
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Chapter 05
Mezzanines - Area Limitation
This tool will determine the aggregated area of a mezzanine or mezzanine within a room in accordance with the use and application of the International building code.
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Chapter 24
Minimum Category Classification of Glazing
This tool determines impact test type for hot tubs, whirlpools, saunas, steam rooms, bathtubs, showers and any required locations other than doors or enclosures in accordance with the use and application of the International building code.
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Chapter 12
Minimum Ceiling Heights
This tool determines the minimum ceiling height of habitable spaces, occupiable spaces and corridors in accordance with the use and application of the International building code.
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Chapter 19
Minimum Concrete Floor Slab Provisions
This tool determines the thickness of the concrete floor slabs supported directly on the ground in accordance with the use and application of the International building code.
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Chapter 10
Minimum Corridor Width
This tool determines the minimum corridor width in accordance with the use and application of the International building code.
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Chapter 07
Minimum Dimension of Concrete Columns
This tool determines the minimum over all dimensions of reinforced concrete columns based on the fire resistance rating in accordance with the use and application of the International building code.
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Chapter 12
Minimum Room Widths
This tool determines the minimum room width in habitable and occupiable spaces. Also, determines the minimum kitchen's width in accordance with the use and application of the International building code.
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Chapter 14
Minimum Thickness of Weather Coverings
This tool determines the exterior walls material minimum nominal thickness to provide weather protection for the building in accordance with the use and application of the International building code.
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Chapter 05
Mixed Occupancies Area Ratio
This tool performs calculation to the floor's mixed areas and obtains the ratio by using the unity formula for each area in accordance with the use and application of the International building code.
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Chapter 05
Mixed Occupancies Separation
This tool determines the required separation of occupancies for each portion of individually classified as to use building for each area in accordance with the use and application of the International building code.
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Chapter 03
Most Restrictive Occupancy
This tool determines the restrictive occupancy out of multiple occupancy usages within the structure in accordance with the use and application of the International building code.
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Chapter 03
Occupancy Classification
This tool classifies structures, portions of structures, or structures with multiple uses into the appropriate occupancy classification in accordance with the use and application of the International building code.
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Chapter 04
Open Parking Garage - Area and Height
This tool determines the open parking garage maximum allowable area and height based on type of construction in accordance with the use and application of the International building code.
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Chapter 07
Opening Fire Protection Assemblies Ratings
This tool will determine the maximum area fire ratings of unprotected or protected openings permitted in an exterior wall in any story in accordance with the use and application of the International building code.
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Chapter 10
Panic and Fire Exit Hardware
This tool determines the installed hardware's minimum required height above the finished floor, the actuating portion of the releasing device length and the device's unlatching force where panic and fire exit hardware is installed in accordance with the International building code.
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Chapter 07
Percentage of Exterior Wall Openings
This tool will determine the maximum area of unprotected or protected openings permitted in an exterior wall in any story in accordance with the use and application of the International building code.
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Chapter 29
Plumbing Fixtures Distribution
This tool provides the minimum number of plumbing fixtures required for each building in accordance with the use and application of the International building code.
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Chapter 06
Primary Structural Frame Fire Rating
This tool determines the fire resistance rating requirements for building elements based on type of construction and structural frame including columns, girders and trusses in accordance with the use and application of the International building code.
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Chapter 07
Reinforced Clay Masonry Columns Thickness
This tool determines the minimum column dimension in inches of the reinforced clay masonry columns in accordance with the use and application of the International building code.
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Chapter 07
Reinforced Prestressed Concrete Floors and Roofs Slab Thickness
This tool determines the minimum thicknesses of reinforced and prestressed concrete floor or roof slabs fire-resistance ratings in accordance with the use and application of the International building code.
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Chapter 06
Roof Construction and Secondary Members Fire Rating
This tool determines the fire resistance rating requirements for building elements based on type of construction and roof construction including supporting beams and joists in accordance with the use and application of the International building code.
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Chapter 15
Roof Covering Fire Classification
This tool determines the minimum roof covering classification based on the construction type in accordance with the use and application of the International building code.
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Chapter 11
Self-Service Storage Facilities
This tool determines the required minimum number of accessible individual self-storage spaces where self-service storage facilities are provided in accordance with the use and application of the International building code.
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Chapter 29
Service Sinks
This tool establishes the required minimum number of service sinks for each building in accordance with the use and application of the International building code.
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Chapter 29
Showers Count
This tool establishes the required minimum number of showers for each building in accordance with the use and application of the International building code.
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Chapter 10
Size of Egress Doors
This tool determines the minimum door height and the clear width in accordance with the use and application of the International building code.
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Chapter 12
Space Lighting
This tool determines the requirement of lighting provided with natural/artificial light by means of exterior glazed openings, for every space intended for human occupancy in accordance with the use and application of the International building code.
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Chapter 12
Space Ventilation
This tool determines the requirement of natural ventilation for every space intended for human occupancy in accordance with the use and application of the International building code.
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Chapter 10
Spaces With One Exit
This tool determines the compliance of spaces with one means of egress based on the maximum occupant load in accordance with the use and application of the International building code.
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Chapter 10
Stair Riser Height and Tread Depth
This tool determines the minimum required riser height and treads depth in accordance with the use and application of the International building code.
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Chapter 10
Stairs Discharge Capacity Based on Occupant Load
This tool computes the stairís discharge capacity and the required egress width in accordance with the use and application of the International building code.
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Chapter 10
Stairway Landings
This tool determines the stairway landings width and dimension, which measured in the direction of travel in accordance with the use and application of the International building code.
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Chapter 10
Stairway to Roof
This tool determines the requirement of means of access (STAIRWAY) to any roof in accordance with the use and application of the International building code.
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Chapter 10
Stories With One Exit in Mixed Occupancies
This tool determines the maximum height of the building above the grade plane, the maximum occupant load per floor and the travel distance in accordance with the use and application of the International building code.
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Chapter 05
Unlimited Area Buildings
This tool determines the limitation of building when surrounded and adjoined by public ways or yards not less than 60 feet in width in accordance with the use and application of the International building code.
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Chapter 09
Visible Alarms
This tool determines the minimum required number of sleeping accommodations with visible and audible alarm notification in accordance with the use and application of the International building code.
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Chapter 29
Water Closets Count
This tool establishes the required minimum number of water closets for each building in accordance with the use and application of the International building code.
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Chapter 06
Construction Type Classification
This tool accurately verifies the structure's construction type in accordance with the use and application of the International building code.
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Chapter 07
Construction Type Classification
This tool accurately verifies the structure's construction type in accordance with the use and application of the International building code.
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Chapter 09
Building height and Area
This tool determines the building maximum allowable area and height based on type of construction and occupancy in accordance with the use and application of the International building code.
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Chapter 09
Building Area Modification
This tool performs the area increase in allowable area per floor due to frontage and automatic sprinkler in accordance with the use and application of the International building code.
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Chapter 09
Building Height Modification
This tool performs a building height increase due to an automatic sprinkler system in accordance with the use and application of the International building code.
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