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A Unique Visual Guide to the 2009 International Building CodeUpdated to reflect the changes in the International Code Council 2009 International Building Code, this illustrated guide makes it easy to understand and apply complex Code requirements and achieve compliance. Designed to save you time and money, this detailed reference transforms difficult paragraphs into simple lists and converts complicated equations into accessible tables.Ready-to-use answers and practical case studies help you get construction jobs done right, on time, and up to the requirements of the 2009 Code. The Illustrated 2009 Building Code Handbook is also an invaluable study guide for the design portion of the architectural licensing examination. Achieve Full Compliance with Every Aspect of the 2009 Code: Scope and AdministrationDefinitionsUse and Occupancy ClassificationSpecial Detailed Requirements Based on Use and OccupancyGeneral Building Heights and AreasTypes of ConstructionFire and Smoke Protection FeaturesInterior FinishesFire Protection SystemsMeans of EgressAccessibilityInterior EnvironmentEnergy EfficiencyExterior WallsRoof Assemblies and Rooftop StructuresStructural DesignStructural Tests and Special InspectionsSoils and FoundationsConcreteAluminumMasonrySteelWoodGlass and GlazingGypsum Board and PlasterPlasticElectricalMechanical SystemsPlumbing SystemsElevators and Conveying SystemsSpecial ConstructionEncroachments into the Public Right-of-WaySafeguards During ConstructionExisting StructuresReferenced Standards

Synopsis:

Complete coverage of of the 2009 International Code Council (ICC) International Building Code (IBC)

This is a visual guide for understanding and applying the international code and achieving full compliance with every aspect of the International Code Council (ICC) International Building Code (IBC). Practical case studies for solving both non-standard and routine problems aer included.

The Illustrated 2009 Building Code Handbook presents difficult paragraphs from the IBC as easy-to-understand lists and converts equations into tables. The book is also an ideal companion for those studying for the design portion of the architectural licensing exam.

About the Author

Terry L. Patterson is a licensed architect and a professor of architecture at the University of Oklahoma. He has more than 40 years of professional and teaching experience.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780071606196
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Professional
Subject:
Technology & Engineering : Construction - General
Author:
Patterson, Terry
Subject:
main_subject
Subject:
all_subjects
Publication Date:
August 2009
Binding:
eBooks
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
1216

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"Synopsis" by , Complete coverage of of the 2009 International Code Council (ICC) International Building Code (IBC)

This is a visual guide for understanding and applying the international code and achieving full compliance with every aspect of the International Code Council (ICC) International Building Code (IBC). Practical case studies for solving both non-standard and routine problems aer included.

The Illustrated 2009 Building Code Handbook presents difficult paragraphs from the IBC as easy-to-understand lists and converts equations into tables. The book is also an ideal companion for those studying for the design portion of the architectural licensing exam.

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