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LOOSELEAF VERSION: Featuring time-tested safety concepts and the very latest industry standards in material design, the 2009 International Building Code offers up-to-date, comprehensive insight into the regulations surrounding the design and installation of building systems. It provides valuable structural, fire-, and life- safety provisions that cover means of egress, interior finish requirements, roofs, seismic engineering, innovative construction technology, and occupancy classifications. This content is developed in the context of the broad-based principles that facilitate the use of new materials and building designs, making this an indispensable reference guide for anyone seeking a strong working knowledge of building systems.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1 Scope and Administration. Chapter 2 Definitions. Chapter 3 Use and Occupancy Classification. Chapter 4 Special Detailed Requirements Based On Use and Occupancy. Chapter 5 General Building Heights and Areas. Chapter 6 Types of Construction. Chapter 7 Fire and Smoke Protection Features. Chapter 8 Interior Finishes. Chapter 9 Fire Protection Systems. Chapter 10 Means of Egress. Chapter 11 Accessibility. Chapter 12 Interior Environment. Chapter 13 Energy Efficiency. Chapter 14 ExteriorWalls. Chapter 15 Roof Assemblies and Rooftop Structures. Chapter 16 Structural Design. Chapter 17 Structural Tests and Special Inspections. Chapter 18 Soils and Foundations. Chapter 19 Concrete. Chapter 20 Aluminum. Chapter 21 Masonry. Chapter 22 Steel. Chapter 23 Wood. Chapter 24 Glass and Glazing. Chapter 25 Gypsum Board and Plaster. Chapter 26 Plastic. Chapter 27 Electrical. Chapter 28 Mechanical Systems. Chapter 29 Plumbing Systems. Chapter 30 Elevators and Conveying Systems. Chapter 31 Special Construction. Chapter 32 Encroachments into the Public Right-of-way. Chapter 33 Safeguards During Construction. Chapter 34 Existing Structures. Chapter 35 Referenced Standards.