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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
•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
•Fire Protection Systems
•Means of Egress
•Roof Assemblies and Rooftop Structures
•Special inspections and tests
•Soils and Foundations
•Glass and Glazing
•Gypsum Board and Plaster
•Elevators and Conveying Systems
•Encroachments in the Public Right-of-Way
•Safeguards During Construction
|Publisher:||McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing|
|Product dimensions:||7.30(w) x 9.20(h) x 1.70(d)|
About the Author
Douglas Thornburg, AIA, CBO., is the Vice President and Technical Director of Products and Services at the International Code Council (ICC), where he provides leadership in the technical content development of ICC publications and educational s programs as well as instruction of ICC building code seminars. 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.
Chris Kimball, SE, MCP, is the founder of Kimball Engineering and the Utah Regional Manager at West Coast Code Consultants, Inc. A practicing structural engineer, he holds ICC certifications as a plans examiner, commercial inspector, residential inspector, residential plans examiner, and fire plans examiner/inspector. Chris is an instructor of ICC building code seminars.
William C. Bracken, PE, CFM, is the founder and CEO of Bracken Engineering. His practice specializes in structural, building envelope, general civil, floodplain, construction, building applications, and forensic engineering projects as well as Urban Search and Rescue responses. Bill is an instructor of ICC Disaster Response Institute and building code seminars.