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BCA Compliance Engineering and Construction Essay
Engineering and Construction
Pages 6 (1506 words)
Name: Instructor: Course: Date: BCA Compliance PART 1 BASIS OF ASSESSMENT 1.0 INTRODUCTION The purpose of this assessment is to audit the design of the building before costing to meet the BCA requirements. The building is to be used for commercial purposes located in a town center and should meet the BCA Vol…
The building is located in a town center. 1.2 LIMITATIONS Limitations applied to the document are: No consideration for a detailed requirement for the Australian standards Construction safety act have not been looked at A complete architectural design for the structure not available and The provisions made for the disabled. 1.3 DESIGN DOCUMENTATION The report is based on the design brief and the set of preliminary drawings. Drawing1 Building illustration Drawing 2 Front Elevation of completed structure Drawing 3 Ground floor plan Drawing 4 Basement plan PART 2 BUILDING CHARACTERISTICS BCA Classification Class 7a: Car park and warehouse CLASS 7b: for storage, or display of goods or produce for sale by wholesale. Rise in Storey Five(5) Type of Construction Type A Effective Height Less than 25 meters. Fire Compartment Size Floor Area: 3600 square meters Volume: does not exceed the minimum stated in BCA PART 3: BCA ASSESSMENT 3.1 METHODOLODY The design provided is to be audited against the Deemed-to- Satisfy Provisions of the Building Code of Australia, 2010(BCA). The areas discussed have been assessed to meet the performance based solutions: 3.2.0 Fire Resistance For fire stability of the structure, the BCA requires its resistance and stability, the compartments and modes of separation as well as the allowances made for protection against fire. ...
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