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DEWALT Building Code Reference: Based on the 2015 IRC

DEWALT Building Code Reference: Based on the 2015 IRC

Completely up-to-date with the 2015 International Residential Code with over 70 pages of photos and illustrations.

Price: $24.95
Product Code/ISBN: 9781305666993
Year: 2016
Publisher: DEWALT


Completely up-to-date with the 2015 International Residential Code with over 70 pages of photos and illustrations.

Table of Contents

  1. Code Overview
  2. Permits and Inspections
  3. Construction Documents
  4. Site Planning
  5. Design Considerations
  6. Soil
  7. Concrete
  8. Footings
  9. Decay Resistance
  10. Slab on Grade
  11. Anchor Bolt Placement
  12. Foundations
  13. Cutting and Notching
  14. Fastening
  15. Floor Framing
  16. Wall Framing
  17. Header and Sheathing
  18. Fireblocking
  19. Roof Framing
  20. Trusses
  21. Gypsum Board
  22. Masonry Veneer
  23. Flashing
  24. Roof Covering
  25. Masonry Chimneys
  26. Masonry Fireplaces
  27. Attic Access
  28. Skylights
  29. Parapet Wall
  30. IRC Reference Tables

R404.1(1)(2)(3): Requirements for Lateral Restraint of Basement Walls

R502.3.1(2): Floor Joist Span Chart: Residential Living Area

Live Load = 30 PSF, Dead Load = 10 PSF (L/D = 360)

Live Load = 30 PSF, Dead Load = 20 PSF (L/D = 360)

R502.3.1(2): Floor Joist Span Chart: Residential Living Area

Live Load = 40 PSF, Dead Load = 10 PSF (L/D = 360)

Live Load = 40 PSF, Dead Load = 20 PSF (L/D = 360)

R502.5(1): Girder/Header Spans for Exterior Bearing Walls

(30PSF Ground Snow Load)(#2 Douglas Fir-larch, Hem-Fir, Southern Pine, and Spruce-Pine-Fir)

R502.5(2): Girder/Header Spans For Interior Bearing Walls

(#2 Douglas Fir-larch, Hem-Fir, Southern Pine, and Spruce-Pine-Fir)

R802.4(1): Ceiling Joist Span Chart (For Attics Without Storage – Live Load = 10 PSF, Dead Load = 5 PSF)

R802.4(1): Ceiling Joist Span Chart (For Attics With Limited Storage – Live Load = 20 PSF, Dead Load = 10 PSF)

R802.5.1(1): Rafter Span Chart (Ceiling Not Attached to Rafters L/D = 180) Roof Live Load = 20 PSF, Dead Load = 10 PSF

R802.5.1(1): Rafter Span Chart (Ceiling Not Attached to Rafters L/D = 180) Roof Live Load = 20 PSF, Dead Load = 20 PSF

R802.5.1(2) Rafter Span Chart (Ceiling Attached to Rafters L/D = 240) Roof Live Load = 20 PSF, Dead Load = 10 PSF

R802.5.1(2) Rafter Span Chart (Ceiling Attached to Rafters L/D = 240) Roof Live Load = 20 PSF, Dead Load = 20 PSF

R802.1(2): Rafter Span Chart (Ceiling Not Attached to Rafters L/D = 180) Ground Snow Load = 30 PSF, Dead Load = 10 PSF

R802.1(2): Rafter Span Chart (Ceiling Not Attached to Rafters L/D = 180) Ground Snow Load = 30 PSF, Dead Load = 20 PSF