Building Codes Illustrated: A Guide to Understanding the 2012 International Building Code / Edition 4 by Francis D. K. Ching, Steven R. Winkel | | 9780470903575 | Paperback | Barnes & Noble
Building Codes Illustrated: A Guide to Understanding the 2012 International Building Code / Edition 4

Building Codes Illustrated: A Guide to Understanding the 2012 International Building Code / Edition 4

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

ISBN-10: 0470903570

ISBN-13: 9780470903575

Pub. Date: 07/10/2012

Publisher: Wiley

An easy-to-use, updated illustrated guide to the 2012 edition of the International Building Code

This unique reference to the 2012 International Building Code marries the graphic skills of bestselling author Frank Ching with the code expertise of Steven Winkel, FAIA. It pulls out the portions of the building code that are most relevant for the architect and

Overview

An easy-to-use, updated illustrated guide to the 2012 edition of the International Building Code

This unique reference to the 2012 International Building Code marries the graphic skills of bestselling author Frank Ching with the code expertise of Steven Winkel, FAIA. It pulls out the portions of the building code that are most relevant for the architect and provides an easy-to-understand interpretation in both words and illustrations. Rather than a text-heavy book, this is much more conducive to quick comprehension of the code, presenting information in an exciting user-friendly visual format.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780470903575
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
07/10/2012
Series:
Building Codes Illustrated Series, #6
Pages:
448
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 10.80(h) x 1.10(d)

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Table of Contents

Preface…ix

1 Building Codes…1

2 Navigating the Code…9

3 Use and Occupancy…19

4 Special Uses and Occupancies…31

5 Building Heights and Areas…47

6 Types of Construction…67

7 Fire-Resistive Construction…81

8 Interior Finishes…123

9 Fire-Protection Systems…129

10 Means of Egress…155

11 Accessibility…207

12 Interior Environment…237

13 Energy Efficiency…249

14 Exterior Walls…269

15 Roof Assemblies…287

16 Structural Provisions…309

17 Special Inspections and Tests…331

18 Soils and Foundations…339

19 Building Materials and Systems…351

20 Existing Structures…403

Bibliography…415

Index…417

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