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When the technical requirements of the 2015 INTERNATIONAL FIRE CODE (IFC) aren't enough, look no further than the 2015 INTERNATIONAL FIRE CODE COMMENTARY. In the tradition of the other titles in the International Code Council's highly successful Code Commentary series, the book includes the complete text of the 2015 International Fire Code, and presents it alongside detailed, in-depth commentaries. These commentaries help users to navigate critical IFC requirements, explaining why they were developed, their implications, and the problems that can result when they are not followed properly.This book is a must-have for any code official, engineer, architect, inspector, plans examiner, contractor, or firefighter seeking a solid foundation in the 2015 IFC and its applications.

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Genre: Education
Author: International Code Council
Publisher:
Release: 2015-02-01
File: Pages
ISBN-13: 1609832868

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An easy-to-use illustrated guide to building codes for residential structures As the construction industry moves to a single set of international building codes, architects and construction professionals need an interpretive guide to understand how the building code affects the early design of specific projects. This newest addition to Wiley’s series of focused guides familiarizes code users with the 2009 International Residential Code® (IRC) as it applies to residential buildings. The book provides architects, engineers, and other related building professionals with an understanding of how the International Residential Code was developed, and how it is likely to be interpreted when applied to the design and construction of residential buildings. • User-friendly visual format that makes finding the information you need quick and easy • The book’s organization follows the 2009 International Residential Code itself • Nearly 900 illustrations, by architectural illustrator Steven Juroszek in the style of noted illustrator and author Frank Ching, visualize and explain the codes • Text written by experienced experts who have been instrumental in gaining acceptance for the new unified building code This book is an essential companion to the IRC for both emerging practitioners and experienced practitioners needing to understand the new IRC.

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Genre: Architecture
Author: Steven R. Winkel
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Release: 2010-10-07
File: 352 Pages
ISBN-13: 9780470916483

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Offers the latest regulations on designing and installing commercial and residential buildings.

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Genre: Architecture
Author: International Code Council
Publisher:
Release: 2014-06-12
File: 700 Pages
ISBN-13: 1609834674

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With an emphasis on design and installation for optimum performance, the 2015 INTERNATIONAL PLUMBING CODE SOFT COVER sets forth established requirements for plumbing systems. This important reference guide includes provisions for fixtures, piping, fittings, and devices, as well as design and installation methods for water supply, sanitary drainage, and storm drainage. The 2015 edition of the code includes information on public toilet facilities, as well as water temperature limiting devices, and replacement water heater installation. Using both prescriptive- and performance-related specifications, this code provides comprehensive minimum regulations for a variety of plumbing facilities, facilitating the design and acceptance of new and innovative products, materials, and systems.

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Genre: Architecture
Author: International Code Council
Publisher:
Release: 2014-06-05
File: 166 Pages
ISBN-13: 160983481X

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"A Member of the International Code Family."

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Genre: Technology & Engineering
Author: International Code Council
Publisher:
Release: 2011
File: 904 Pages
ISBN-13: 1609830423

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Gain full access to the most critical updates in the International Building Code®, including the real-world application of those changes and how they originated — all in a single, easy-to-use resource. SIGNIFICANT CHANGES TO THE INTERNATIONAL BUILDING CODE® 2015 Edition provides a comprehensive analysis of significant changes since the 2012 IBC ®, offering key insights into its contents and implications. Coverage includes changes made to both structural and non-structural provisions. Each change analysis features the affected code sections and identifies the change with strikethroughs and underlines to show modifications to the existing language. Each change is accompanied by a quick summary, detailed illustrations, and discussion of its significance, which brings the technical jargon of the code to life in a real-world setting. The attention to detail, logical organization, and thorough yet concise coverage found in this resource make it an ideal tool for transitioning from the 2012 IBC®.

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Genre: Technology & Engineering
Author: International Code Council
Publisher: Nelson Education
Release: 2014-01-01
File: 353 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781305254725

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Portion of edition taken from page 4 of cover.

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Genre: Architecture
Author: Francis D. K. Ching
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Release: 2016-03-28
File: 434 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781119150923

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This comprehensive code comprises all building, plumbing, mechanical, fuel gas and electrical requirements for one- and two-family dwellings and townhouses up to three stories. The IRC contains many important changes such as: An updated seismic map reflects the most conservative Seismic Design Category (SDC) based on any soil type and a new map reflects less conservative SDCs when Site Class A, B or D is applicable. The townhouse separation provisions now include options for using two separate fire-resistant-rated walls or a common wall. An emergency escape and rescue opening is no longer required in basement sleeping rooms where the dwelling has an automatic fire sprinkler system and the basement has a second means of egress or an emergency escape opening. The exemption for interconnection of smoke alarms in existing areas has been deleted. New girder/header tables have been revised to incorporate the use of #2 Southern Pine in lieu of #1 Southern Pine. New tables address alternative wood stud heights and the required number of full height studs in high wind areas.

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Genre: Education
Author: International Code Council
Publisher:
Release: 2017-09-18
File: Pages
ISBN-13: 1609837363

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Fully updated coverage of earthquake-resistant engineering techniques, regulations, and codes This thoroughly revised resource offers cost-effective earthquake engineering methods and practical instruction on underlying structural dynamics concepts. Earthquake Engineering, Third Edition, teaches how to analyze the behavior of structures under seismic excitation and features up-to-date details on the design and construction of earthquake-resistant steel and reinforced concrete buildings, bridges, and isolated systems. All applicable requirements are fully explained—including the 2015 International Building Code and the latest ACI, AISC, and AASHTO codes and regulations. Advanced chapters cover seismic isolation, synthetic earthquakes, foundation design, and geotechnical aspects such as liquefaction. Earthquake Engineering, Third Edition, covers: Characteristics of earthquakes Linear elastic dynamic analysis Nonlinear and inelastic dynamic analysis Behavior of structures under seismic excitation Design of earthquake-resistant buildings (IBC) Seismic provisions of reinforced concrete structures (ACI code) Introduction to seismic provisions of steel structures (AISC code) Design of earthquake-resistant bridges (AASHTO code) Geotechnical aspects and foundations Synthetic earthquakes Introduction to seismic isolation

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Genre: Technology & Engineering
Author: Nazzal Armouti
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
Release: 2015-07-17
File: 608 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781259587139

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A comprehensive visual companion to the International Building Code®―2018 edition Thoroughly updated to address the provisions of the ICC’s 2018 International Building Code®, this fully-illustrated guide makes it easy to understand and apply the most critical code provisions. Covering both fire- and life-safety and structural provisions, this practical resource contains hundreds of user-friendly diagrams designed to clarify the application and intent of the IBC. The 2018 International Building Code® Illustrated Handbook provides all the information needed to get construction jobs done right and achieve compliance. An invaluable companion to the 2018 IBC, it is a must have resource for building officials, architects, engineers, contractors and all building construction professionals. Get complete application details on: •Scope and Administration •Definitions •Use and Occupancy Classification •Special Detailed Requirements Based on Use and Occupancy •General Building Heights and Areas •Types of Construction •Fire and Smoke Protection Features •Interior Finishes •Fire Protection Systems •Means of Egress •Accessibility •Interior Environment •Exterior Walls •Roof Assemblies and Rooftop Structures •Structural Design •Special inspections and tests•Soils and Foundations •Concrete •Masonry •Steel •Wood •Glass and Glazing •Gypsum Board and Plaster •Plastic •Plumbing•Elevators and Conveying Systems •Special Construction •Encroachments in the Public Right-of-Way •Safeguards During Construction

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Genre: Technology & Engineering
Author: International Code Council
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
Release: 2018-07-13
File: 992 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781260132304

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