For a performance-based design, a fire protection consultant makes an assumption that the production rate of carbon monoxide for a modeled fire package is equal to the highest production rate of each of the component fuels. This assumption would be considered:
a. explicit safety factor
b. implied safety factor
c. total safety factor
d. no safety factor
Solution | Posted 09/17/19
A new-construction church is to contain a main sanctuary and stage, complete commercial kitchen with lounge seating area, and a connected enclosed parking garage. What is the most hazardous occupancy for this facility?
a. Light Hazard
b. Ordinary Hazard Group 1
c. Ordinary Hazard Group 2
d. Extra Hazard Group 1
Solution | Posted 09/12/19
A starch processing facility handles and processes starch dust. The plant's process has equipment which, under mechanical failure, could produce combustible dust in some areas of the facility. What type of truck would be permitted in these areas of the facility?
a. Electrical Type EE
b. Electrical Type ES
c. Diesel Type DY
d. Gasoline Type GS
Solution | Posted 07/29/19
Where an industrial application involves some uncertainty and deviation from standard practice and prescriptive code, but is without large uncertainties or extremely challenging applications, which of the following risk assessment approaches would be most appropriate?
a. Layer of protection analysis (FPS-LOPA)
b. Prescriptive standard application
c. Quantitative Risk Assessment (QRA)
d. Human reliability analysis (HRA)
Solution | Posted 09/16/19
A new community college building contains 26,000 sqft of small instructional classrooms, an entry lobby, restrooms, offices, and a 15,000 sqft auditorium is considered what type of occupancy?
a. Group A, Assembly
b. Group B, Business
c. Group E, Education
d. Mixed Use
Solution | Posted 06/26/19
A new Type II (000) construction facility without exposure protection is being designed to be built on an industrial campus. If Class II liquids are planned to be handled and dispensed regularly within the facility, what minimum distance from an adjacent, build-able property must the building allow?
a. 5 feet
b. 10 feet
c. 25 feet
d. 50 feet
Solution | Posted 06/13/19
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