Accessible Door Rule (SOL/208)

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Accessible Door Rule (SOL/208)

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Accessible Door Rule

 

Overview

This rule checks the accessibility of door from different perspectives. It checks the dimensions, glazing ratios, opening directions, and free spaces of the door.

To use this rule you must classify spaces by usage.

Configuring the Rule

 

Rule parameters are:

 

 

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Space Classification

 

Classification is used for classifying spaces. Classification names are set in the 'Space Classification Name 1' and 'Space Classification Name 2' columns of the Door Requirements. Space usage classification can be done in the Classification View. Asterisk (*) can be used as classification or as a part of the classification.

 

Door Requirements

The required door dimensions, glazing ratios, and other requirements for doors are between the spaces of given usage classifications.

Use widest panel width as multipanel door width

If this option is chosen, the width of a multipanel door - when used in checking minimum door width (specified by Min Width) - is the width of its widest panel.

 

The requirements are configured in a dialog where you can select which requirements apply to a given space classification and the parameters of each requirement. The dialog can be opened by double-clicking a requirement cell in the table. The title of the dialog names the space classifications between which this requirement is applied.

 

 

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The possible requirements are:
 

 

Door opens
 

To space
 
This parameter specifies the classification name of the space to which the door opens to.

 
 

Opposing Door
 

Minimum Distance
 

This option allows you to specify a minimum distance between opposing doors.

 

 

MinimmDoorDistance
 

 

Pull side free spaces
 
Here, we define the requirements for the free spaces that are on the pulling side of the door.
 

 

In Front of Door
 
With this checkbox selected, you can specify the dimensions for the free space in front of the door.
 

 

Door W + Area D minimum
 

Here you can specify the minimum sum of door width + area depth in front of door. Typically this requirement is used to ensure that stretcher can be maneuvered through the door.

 

Rule

 

The Rule drop-down specifies whether the door width or width given as parameter is used as width of the free area. The Depth specifies the required depth of the free area.

 

PullSideInFrontOfDoor

 

 

Handle side on Pull side
 
With this checkbox selected, you can specify the (width and depth) dimensions for the free space where the door's handle is located on the pull side.

 

HandleSideOnPullSide

 
1 Handle and Pull side of the door.

 

 

Hinge side on Pull side
 
With this checkbox selected, you can specify the (width and depth) dimensions for the free space where the door's hinge is located on the pull side.

 
 
 

HingeSideOnPullSide

 

1 Hinge and Pull side of the door.

 

 
Push side free spaces
 
Here, we define the requirements for the free space that is on the push side of the door.
 

 

In Front of Door
 
With this checkbox selected, you can specify the dimensions for the free space in front of the door.
 

 

Door W + Area D minimum

 

 

Here you can specify the minimum sum of door width + area depth in front of door. Typically this requirement is used to ensure that stretcher can be maneuvered through the door.

 

Rule

 

The Rule drop-down specifies whether the door width or width given as parameter is used as width of the free area. The Depth specifies the required depth of the free area.

 

 

PushSideInFrontOfDoor

 

 

 

Handle side on Push side
 
With this checkbox selected, you can specify the (width and depth) dimensions for the free space where the door's handle is located on the push side.

 

 
 

HandleSideOnPushSide

 
1 Handle and Push side of the door

 

 

Hinge side on Push side
 
With this checkbox selected, you can specify the (width and depth) dimensions for the free space where the door's hinge is located on the push side.

 

 

 

 

HingeSideOnPushSide

 
1 Hinge and Push side of the door

 

Components to Ignore in Free Surrounding Areas of Door
 

This filter selects components to ignore in Pull Side Free Spaces and Push Side Free Spaces. For example, if a movable furniture overlaps pull side free spaces of a door but this filter selects this movable furniture, the movable furniture does not violate this door's pull side free spaces.

Property Parameters
 

The property parameters provide a way to specify the properties in which specific door dimensions are provided.
Clicking the ButtonWithThreeDots button opens a ‘Select Property’ dialog box which allows you to select a valid numeric value for the selected parameters. When values are found in the specified properties in the model, they are used. If they don’t exist, the default values given in the Door Dimensions table are used.

 
First Priority Values for Door Dimensions
 
Valid values defined in the given four property parameters are taken into account by the rule as first priority for using them for a door's dimension.

 

Property for Frame Thickness

This is the primary parameter for the Frame Thickness value for doors.

 

Property for Panel Thickness

This is the primary parameter for the Panel Thickness value for doors.

 

Property for Threshold Height

This is the primary parameter for the Threshold Height for the doors.
 

 
Property for Glazing Ratio

This is the primary parameter for the Glazing Ratio value for the doors.

 

Second Priority Values for Door Dimensions
 
Valid values defined in the given two parameters are taken into account by the rule as second priority for using them for a door's dimension.
 

 

Door Classification
 

You can specify doors using the 'Door Classification'.
 

Door Dimensions

The actual door dimensions and glazing ratios by door type used in checking of requirements.
 

Door Classification Name

 
The "Door Type" column has been replaced by the "Door Classification" column in the 'Door Dimension' table. The previous values from the 'Door Type' column are converted to the 'Door Classification' values.
 

Third Priority Values for Door Dimensions
 
Valid values defined in the given three parameters are taken into account by the rule as third priority for using them for a door's dimension.

 

 

Default Frame Thickness

The value used as frame thickness.

 

Default Panel Thickness

The value used as panel thickness.

 

Default Threshold Height

The value used as threshold height.

 

Revolving Accompanied by Swing Door

If this is checked on, the revolving doors must be accompanied by swing door.

Ramp Classification:
 
Classification is used for ramps.

Classification Names for Ramps:
 

This table lists the classification names in the Ramp Classification that are considered as ramps by the rule..

Severity Parameters SeverityParameter_Icon

For details, see Severity Parameters.
 

Analyzing the Results

The rule uses three-level categorization in results. The main level category contains the classifications of the spaces that the door connects. The second category level is the type of the issue. The third category level is the type of spaces. The rule creates following types of issues:
 

Too high threshold

Too low door

Too narrow door

Too low glazing ratio

Opening Direction

Free Door Front Side

Free Door Back Side

Free Door Side

Missing a Slab from Under the Free Space Near Door

A + B > 2300

Reported Data

The rule does not have a report.

Rule Tools

The rule does not have any tools.

 

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