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Building Codes Illustrated: A Guide to Understanding the 2018 IBC

Building Codes Illustrated: A Guide to Understanding the 2018 IBC

An essential text for anyone who works with the ICC codes on a day to day basis

Price: $96.00
Product Code: 9024S18
Year: 2018
Binding: Softcover     Page Count: 488
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons


Francis D.K. Ching has done it again with another incredible must-have guide to accompany your copy of the 2018 International Codes. Building Codes Illustrated: A Guide to Understanding the 2018 International Building Code is an essential text for anyone who works with the ICC codes on a day to day basis. Ching has brought to life a clear and concise visual guide that isn’t only easy to use but will help you navigate the ins-and-outs of the IBC.

Table of Contents

Cover

Title Page

Copyright

Preface

  1. Building Codes
    1. History and Precedents
    2. Model Codes
    3. Federal and National Codes
    4. State and Local Codes
    5. Other Codes and Standards
    6. Legal Basis for Codes
    7. The Future for Code Development
  2. Navigating the Code
    1. Intent and Interpretation
    2. Using the Code
    3. Code Components
    4. Code Analysis
  3. Use and Occupancy
    1. Occupancy Classification
    2. Occupancy Groups
  4. Special Detailed Requirements Based on Occupancy and Use
    1. Special Detailed Requirements Based on Occupancy and Use
    2. Covered and Open Mall Buildings
    3. High-Rise Buildings
    4. Atriums
    5. Motor-Vehicle-Related Occupancies
    6. Group I-2 Occupancies
    7. Live-Work Units
    8. Health Care Clinics
    9. Ambulatory Care Facilities
    10. Storm Shelters
  5. Building Heights and Areas
    1. Definitions
    2. Exceptions to Building Height and Area Limitations
    3. Building Height and Area Limitations
    4. Allowable Building Heights
    5. Allowable Building Heights and Areas
    6. Area Modifications
    7. Building Height and Area Calculation Procedure
    8. Unlimited-Area Buildings
    9. Mixed Use and Occupancy
    10. Special Provisions
  6. Types of Construction
    1. Types of Construction
    2. Construction Classification
    3. Passive Fire Protection
    4. Table 601
    5. Types I and II Construction
    6. Type III Construction
    7. Type IV Construction
    8. Type V Construction
  7. Fire-Resistive Construction
    1. Fire-Resistive Construction
    2. Fire Resistance of Structural Members
    3. Exterior Walls
    4. Fire Walls
    5. Fire Barriers
    6. Fire Partitions
    7. Smoke Barriers and Horizontal Assemblies
    8. Fire Resistance of Interior Walls
    9. Vertical Openings
    10. Shaft Enclosures
    11. Penetrations and Joint Systems
    12. Opening Protectives
    13. Ducts and Air Transfer Openings
    14. Concealed Spaces
    15. Plaster and Thermal and Sound-Insulating Materials
    16. Prescriptive Fire Resistances
    17. Calculated Fire Resistances
  8. Interior Finishes
    1. Wall and Ceiling Finishes
    2. Interior Floor Finishes
    3. Decorations and Trim
    4. Acoustical Ceiling Systems
  9. Fire-Protection Systems
    1. Automatic Sprinkler Systems
    2. Standpipe Systems
    3. Portable Fire Extinguishers
    4. Fire-Alarm and Detection Systems
    5. Smoke-Control Systems
    6. Smoke and Heat Removal
  10. Means of Egress
    1. Means of Egress
    2. Egress Components
    3. General Egress Requirements
    4. Exit Access
    5. Exit-Access Design Requirements
    6. Exits
    7. Exit Design Requirements
    8. Exit Discharge
    9. Exit-Discharge Design Requirements
    10. Assembly Egress
    11. Aisle Accessways
    12. Emergency Escape
  11. Accessibility
    1. Designing for Accessibility
    2. Americans with Disabilities Act
    3. Definitions
    4. Scoping Requirements
    5. Accessible Routes
    6. Accessible Entrances
    7. Parking and Passenger Loading Facilities
    8. Dwelling Units and Sleeping Units
    9. Special occupancies
    10. Other Features and Facilities
    11. Signage
    12. Supplementary Accessibility Requirements
  12. Interior Environment
    1. Interior Environment
    2. Ventilation
    3. Temperature Control
    4. Lighting
    5. Sound Transmission
    6. Interior Space Dimensions
    7. Access and Materials
  13. Energy Efficiency
  14. Exterior Walls
    1. Exterior-Wall Envelope
    2. Performance Requirements
    3. Wall Materials
    4. Installation of Wall Coverings
    5. Combustible Materials on the Exterior Side of Exterior Walls
    6. Metal Composite Materials
    7. High-Pressure Laminate Systems
  15. Roof Assemblies
    1. General Requirements
    2. Requirements for Roof Coverings
    3. Asphalt Shingles
    4. Clay and Concrete Tile
    5. Metal Roof Panels
    6. Metal Roof Shingles
    7. Roll Roofing and Slate Shingles
    8. Wood Shingles
    9. Wood Shakes
    10. Built-Up Roofs
    11. Single-Ply Roofing
    12. Vegetative Roofs, Roof Gardens, and Landscaped Roofs
    13. Photovoltaic Shingles Systems
    14. Roof insulation
    15. Rooftop Structures
    16. Reroofing
  16. Structural Provision
    1. Structural Design
  17. Special Inspections and Tests
    1. Structural Observations
    2. Special Inspections: Steel
    3. Special Inspections: Concrete
    4. Special Inspections: Masonry
    5. Special Inspections
  18. Soils and Foundations
    1. Soils and Foundations
    2. Dampproofing and Waterproofing
    3. Waterproofing
    4. Load-Bearing Values of Soils
    5. Footings and Foundations
    6. Deep Foundations
  19. Building Materials and Systems
    1. Structural Materials
    2. Concrete
    3. Aluminum
    4. Masonry
    5. Steel
    6. Wood
    7. Glass and Glazing
    8. Gypsum Board, Gypsum Panel Products, and Plaster
    9. Plastics
    10. Building Systems
    11. Elevators and Conveying Systems
  20. Existing Structures

Bibliography

Index

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