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Building Codes Illustrated : Guide to Understanding the 2006 International Building Code

Building Codes Illustrated : Guide to Understanding the 2006 International Building Code - 2nd edition

Building Codes Illustrated : Guide to Understanding the 2006 International Building Code - 2nd edition

ISBN13: 9780471741893

ISBN10: 0471741892

Building Codes Illustrated : Guide to Understanding the 2006 International Building Code by Francis D. K. Ching and Steven R. Winkel - ISBN 9780471741893
Edition: 2ND 07
Copyright: 2007
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
Published:
International: No
Building Codes Illustrated : Guide to Understanding the 2006 International Building Code by Francis D. K. Ching and Steven R. Winkel - ISBN 9780471741893

ISBN13: 9780471741893

ISBN10: 0471741892

Other Editions of Building Codes Illustrated : Guide to Understanding the 2006 International Building Code


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Summary

The easy-to-use, illustrated guide to the 2006 International Building CodeAs the building industry moves toward a single set of construction codes that have no regional limitations, architects, builders, engineers, and interior designers need an interpretive guide to help them better understand how the code affects their practices. This Second Edition of Building Codes Illustrated fills this need by interpreting the updated 2006 International Building Code (IBC) in a visual format that designers both need and understand.

This unique marriage of bestselling author Francis D.K. Ching's illustrative talent and Steven Winkel's code expertise provides an accessible, time-saving companion guide to the latest code. The visual presentation of information extracts the core portions of the building code that are most relevant for professionals and hones building codes down to the essentials. Organized to correspond with related subject matter in the IBC, Building Codes Illustrated enables architects, engineers, and other design professionals to quickly find clarifying information on the nonstructural provision of the IBC. Readers gain a clear and complete understanding of those sections at a glance through enlightening computer-rendered illustrations and succinct yet thorough interpretations.

There's no excuse for not being up to code. Avoid costly mistakes with the invaluable help of Building Codes Illustrated, Second Edition.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

1. Building Codes.
2. Navigating the Code.
3. Use and Occupancy.
4. Special Uses and Occupancies.
5. Building Heights and Areas.
6. Types of Construction.
7. Fire-Resistive Construction.
8. Interior Finishes.
9. Fire-Protection Systems.
10. Means of Egress.
11. Accessibility.
12. Interior Environment.
13. Energy Efficiency.
14. Exterior Walls.
15. Roof Assemblies.
16. Structural Provisions.
17. Building Materials and Systems.
18. Existing Structures.
Bibliography.
Index.

Other Editions of Building Codes Illustrated : Guide to Understanding the 2006 International Building Code

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