Significant Changes to the International Building Code
An indispensable resource for anyone who uses the International Building Code? (IBC), this book offers a comprehensive yet practical analysis of the critical changes made between the 2006 and 2009 editions of the Code. Each change is first identified and then expanded upon with in-depth discussions of how it affects real-world applications of the 2009 IBC. Coverage reflects both structural and nonstructural provisions with special significance, including new and innovative design ideas and technologies, modern materials and methods of construction, and current approaches to fire safety, life safety, and structural stability. Useful to architects, engineers, inspectors, building and fire department personnel, and countless others in the construction industry, it is a ?must-have? guide to the many important changes in the 2009 International Building Code.
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