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An easy-to-use visual guide to the 2015 International Building Code®
Thoroughly revised to reflect the International Code Council’s 2015 International Building Code®, this full-color guide makes it easy to understand and apply complex IBC® provisions and achieve compliance. With an emphasis on structural and fire- and life-safety requirements, this practical resource has been designed to save time and money. The 2015 International Building Code® Illustrated Handbook provides all the information you need to get construction jobs done right, on time, and up to the requirements of the 2015 IBC®. A suite of online bonus features accompanies the book, including publications related to earthquake safety and seismic design, articles by expert engineers on the latest structural material standards, articles from ICC's Building Safety Journal, and more.Achieve Full Compliance with the 2015 IBC®:
- Scope and Administration
- 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
- Interior Environment
- Exterior Walls
- Roof Assemblies and Rooftop Structures
- Structural Design
- Structural Tests and Special Inspections
- Soils and Foundations
- Glass and Glazing
- Gypsum Board and Plaster
- Elevators and Conveying Systems
- Special Construction
- Encroachments in the Public Right-of-Way
- Safeguards During Construction
|Publisher:||McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing|
|Product dimensions:||7.40(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.70(d)|
About the Author
The International Code Council (ICC) is a member-focused association dedicated to helping the building safety community and construction industry provide safe, sustainable, and affordable construction through the development of codes and standards used in the design, build, and compliance process. Most U.S. communities and many global markets choose the International Codes. ICC Evaluation Service (ICC-ES), a subsidiary of the International Code Council, has been the industry leader in performing technical evaluations for code compliance fostering safe and sustainable design and construction.
Douglas W. Thornburg, AIA, C.B.O. is the Vice President of Education and Certification at the International Code Council (ICC), where he provides leadership in the technical development and positioning of support products, educational activities, and certification programs. Prior to joining the ICC in 2004, he served as a code consultant and educator for building codes. He has been involved extensively in building code activities since 1980.
John R. Henry, P.E. is the former Principal Staff Engineer at the International Code Council. During his tenure with the ICC, he worked in code development, technical services, government relations, training and education, and product development. He is currently a consulting engineer in private practice in Northern California.
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
This book does NOT have the IBC tables included. This is reference material ONLY.