Building Codes Illustrated: A Guide to Understanding the 2009 International Building Code / Edition 3

Building Codes Illustrated: A Guide to Understanding the 2009 International Building Code / Edition 3

by Francis D. K. Ching, Ching, Frank Ching, Steven R. Winkel
     
 

The easy-to-use, illustrated guide to the 2009 International Building Code®

Building Codes Illustrated, Third Edition is an accessible and trusted interpretive guide to the 2009 International Building Code® (IBC) for architects, builders, engineers, and interior designers. In a visual format created expressly for design-minded readers,

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The easy-to-use, illustrated guide to the 2009 International Building Code®

Building Codes Illustrated, Third Edition is an accessible and trusted interpretive guide to the 2009 International Building Code® (IBC) for architects, builders, engineers, and interior designers. In a visual format created expressly for design-minded readers, this handy reference helps professionals understand how the code can be applied to a building.

A unique marriage of bestselling author Francis D.K. Ching's illustrative talent and the seasoned code expertise of Steven R Winkel, Building Codes Illustrated, Third Edition extracts the core portions of the 2009 IBC that are most relevant for professionals and distills the building codes to the essentials.

While this book's organization corresponds directly with the 2009 IBC, it is not intended to replace your copy of the code. Rather, Building Codes Illustrated, Third Edition will serve as your starting point to simplify and enhance your research so you can be sure your projects begin and remain up to code—and free of costly mistakes.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780470191439
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
09/22/2009
Series:
Building Codes Illustrated Series, #5
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
432
Product dimensions:
8.30(w) x 10.90(h) x 1.20(d)

Table of Contents

Preface.

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 Structural Tests and Special Conditions.

18 Soils and Foundations.

19 Building Materials and Systems.

20 Existing Structures.

Bibliography.

Index.

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