Japan Construction Class Codes

 

The following table lists the construction class codes that AIR supports for Japan and identifies any model limitations associated with the use of these construction classes:

Category

Construction Code

Construction Class

Model Support and/or Limitations

Unknown

100

Unknown

Use in conjunction with occupancy class 381.

Wood

101

Wood Frame (Modern)

 

Masonry

111

Masonry

 

114

Unreinforced Masonry - Bearing Wall

 

116

Reinforced Masonry

 

Concrete

131

Reinforced Concrete

 

132

Reinforced Concrete Shear Wall (with MRF)

 

133

Reinforced Concrete Shear Wall (without MRF)

 

137

Pre-cast Concrete

 

138

Pre-cast Concrete with Shear Wall

 

139

Reinforced Concrete MRF

 

Steel

151

Steel

 

152

Light Metal

 

153

Braced Steel Frame

 

156

Steel MRF

 

158

Steel Frame with Concrete Shear Wall

 

159

Steel Reinforced Concrete

 

160

Steel Long Span

 

Japan Composite

161

M: Fire-resistant reinforced concrete apartments and masonry dwellings

 

162

T: Fire-resistant non-apartment dwellings including reinforced concrete, masonry, and steel

 

163

H: Other Residential Dwellings (buildings other than M, T)

 

164

1: Fire-resistant reinforced concrete and masonry buildings

 

165

2: Semi-fire-resistant and steel buildings

 

166

3: Other Commercial Dwellings (buildings other than 1, 2)

 

171

A: Reinforced Concrete, Steel with Fire Insulation Dwellings

 

172

B: General Steel Dwellings

 

173

C: Wood Frame with Fire Insulation Dwellings

 

174

D: Other than A, B, C; or General Wood Dwellings

 

175

SP: Reinforced Concrete Buildings

 

176

1: Steel with Fire Insulation Buildings

 

177

2: General Steel Buildings

 

178

3: Wood Frame with Fire Insulation Buildings

 

179

4: Other than SP, 1, 2, 3; or General Wood Frame

 

Equipment

245

High Technology Equipment

 

246

Trains, Trucks, Airplanes

Use in conjunction with occupancy class 353, 355, and 356.

247

Thermal Power Plant

Use in conjunction with occupancy class 384.

Miscellaneous

250

Railway Property

Use in conjunction with occupancy class 352.

257

Waterfront Structures

 

259

Transit Warehouse

Use in conjunction with any of the following occupancy classes: 300, 313, 322-325, or 327.

260

Marine Hull

Valid for the Japan Earthquake Model only; will return zero losses if used with the Japan Typhoon Model.

Use in conjunction with occupancy class 314, 354, or 381.

Automobiles

261

Automobiles

When modeling Autos, AIR recommends using 261 in conjunction with occupancy class 300 and Height 0 (Unknown).

Not supported for Fire Following (PEF).

Marine Cargo

270

Carpool

Use in conjunction with occupancy class 354.

280-286 and 290-296 are the combustible and noncombustible equivalent versions of 270-276.

271

General and Containerized Cargo

Use in conjunction with occupancy class 354.

280-286 and 290-296 are the combustible and noncombustible equivalent versions of 270-276.

272

Heavy Cargo

Use in conjunction with occupancy class 354.

280-286 and 290-296 are the combustible and noncombustible equivalent versions of 270-276.

273

Refrigerated Cargo

Use in conjunction with occupancy class 354.

280-286 and 290-296 are the combustible and noncombustible equivalent versions of 270-276.

274

Dry Bulk Cargo

Use in conjunction with occupancy class 354.

280-286 and 290-296 are the combustible and noncombustible equivalent versions of 270-276.

275

Liquid Bulk Cargo

Use in conjunction with occupancy class 354.

280-286 and 290-296 are the combustible and noncombustible equivalent versions of 270-276.

276

General/Unknown

Supported for Japan Earthquake and Typhoon.

Use in conjunction with occupancy class 354.

280-286 and 290-296 are the combustible and noncombustible equivalent versions of 270-276.

280

Combustible: Carpool

Use in conjunction with occupancy class 354.

280-286 and 290-296 are the combustible and noncombustible equivalent versions of 270-276.

281

Combustible: General and Containerized Cargo

Use in conjunction with occupancy class 354.

280-286 and 290-296 are the combustible and noncombustible equivalent versions of 270-276.

282

Combustible: Heavy Cargo

Use in conjunction with occupancy class 354.

280-286 and 290-296 are the combustible and noncombustible equivalent versions of 270-276.

283

Combustible: Refrigerated Cargo

Use in conjunction with occupancy class 354.

280-286 and 290-296 are the combustible and noncombustible equivalent versions of 270-276.

284

Combustible: Dry Bulk Cargo

Use in conjunction with occupancy class 354.

280-286 and 290-296 are the combustible and noncombustible equivalent versions of 270-276.

285

Combustible: Liquid Bulk Cargo

Use in conjunction with occupancy class 354.

280-286 and 290-296 are the combustible and noncombustible equivalent versions of 270-276.

286

Unknown: Combustible

Supported for Japan Earthquake.

Use in conjunction with occupancy class 354.

280-286 and 290-296 are the combustible and noncombustible equivalent versions of 270-276.

290

Non-Combustible: Carpool

Use in conjunction with occupancy class 354.

280-286 and 290-296 are the combustible and noncombustible equivalent versions of 270-276.

291

Non-Combustible: General and Containerized Cargo

Use in conjunction with occupancy class 354.

280-286 and 290-296 are the combustible and noncombustible equivalent versions of 270-276.

292

Non-Combustible: Heavy Cargo

Use in conjunction with occupancy class 354.

280-286 and 290-296 are the combustible and noncombustible equivalent versions of 270-276.

293

Non-Combustible: Refrigerated Cargo

Use in conjunction with occupancy class 354.

280-286 and 290-296 are the combustible and noncombustible equivalent versions of 270-276.

294

Non-Combustible: Dry Bulk Cargo

Use in conjunction with occupancy class 354.

280-286 and 290-296 are the combustible and noncombustible equivalent versions of 270-276.

295

Non-Combustible: Liquid Bulk Cargo

Use in conjunction with occupancy class 354.

280-286 and 290-296 are the combustible and noncombustible equivalent versions of 270-276.

296

Unknown: Non-Combustible

Supported for Japan Earthquake.

Use in conjunction with occupancy class 354.

280-286 and 290-296 are the combustible and noncombustible equivalent versions of 270-276.

 

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