2009 International Building Code Need to Know: The 20% of the Code You Need 80% of the Time: The 20% of the Code You Need 80% of the Time

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McGraw Hill Professional, Aug 3, 2009 - Architecture - 300 pages
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2009 International Building Code Essentials at Your Fingertips

This handy resource delivers quick access to international building code information. 2009 International Building Code Need To Know explains and interprets the most common International Code Council requirements. Packed with illustrations, this essential tool brings together all the elements you need to design, estimate, and install building systems. Save time and money, reduce errors, stay in compliance, and increase job site safety using this quick reference.

2009 International Building Code Need To Know features:

  • Clear explanations and interpretations of ICC International Building Code
  • Helpful trade tips
  • Detailed visual references

Inside this on-the-job guide:

Use and Occupancy Classification * Special Detailed Requirements Based on Use and Occupancy * General Building Heights and Areas * Fire-Resistance-Rated Construction * Fire-Protection Systems * Means of Egress * Accessibility * Exterior Walls * Roof Assemblies and Rooftop Structures * Structural Design * Soils and Foundations * Wood * Plastic * Encroachments Into the Public Right-Of-Way

 

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Contents

Chapter 1 Use and Occupancy Classifications
1
Chapter 2 Special Detailed Requirements Based on Use and Occupancy
17
Chapter 3 General Building Heights and Areas
63
Chapter 4 FireResistanceRated Construction
75
Chapter 5 Fire Protection Systems
105
Chapter 6 Means of Egress
125
Chapter 7 Accessibility
159
Chapter 8 Exterior Walls
173
Chapter 10 Structural Design
195
Chapter 11 Soils and Foundations
213
Chapter 12 Wood
233
Chapter 13 Plastic
245
Chapter 14 Encroachments Into the Public RightofWay
255
AppendixReference Material
257
Index
283
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Chapter 9 Roof Assemblies and Rooftop Structures
183

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About the author (2009)

R. Dodge Woodson has owned and operated construction companies in Virginia and Maine, and served as an adjunct faculty member for the Central Maine Technical College, where he taught code and apprenticeship classes.

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