Book Name: [PDF] Building Codes Illustrated
Category: Civil Engineering Books
Language: English
Format: PDF
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Uniquely marrying the graphic skills of bestselling author Francis D.K Ching with the code expertise of Steven Winkel, FAIA, the new sixth edition of Building Codes Illustrated is a clear, concise, and easy-to-use visual guide to the International Building Code (IBC) for 2018. Fully updated throughout, it highlights all code changes for quick reference and easy navigation. 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.

The first two chapters of Building Codes Illustrated: A Guide to Understanding the 2018 International Building Code, Sixth Edition, give background and context regarding the develop­ment, organization, and use of the IBC. The following sections cover such information as use and occupancy; building heights and areas; types of construction; fire-resistive construction; interior finishes; means of egress; accessibility; energy efficiency; roof assemblies; structural provisions; special inspections and tests; soils and foundations; building materials and systems; and more.

• A complete, user-friendly guide to code-compliant projects
• Highlights all the significant changes in the 2018 IBC
• Uses clear language and Frank Ching’s distinctive illustrations to demystify the 2018 International Build Code (IBC) text
• Provides students and professionals with a fundamental understanding of IBC development, interpretation, and application

Building Codes Illustrated: A Guide to Understanding the 2018 International Building Code gives students and professionals in architecture, interior design, construction, and engineering a user-friendly, easy-to-use guide to the fundamentals of the 2018 IBC.

Table of contents :

Building codes —
Navigating the code —
Use and occupancy —
Special detailed requirements based on occupancy and use —
Building heights and areas —
Types of Construction —
Fire-resistive construction —
Interior finishes —
Fire-protection systems —
Means of egress —
Accessibility —
Interior environment —
Energy efficiency —
Exterior walls —
Roof assemblies —
Structural provisions —
Special inspections and tests —
Soils and foundations —
Building materials and systems —
Existing structures.


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Author(s): Francis D. K. Ching, Steven R. Winkel

Series: Building Codes Illustrated

Publisher: Wiley, Year: 2018

ISBN: 1119480353,9781119480358

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