Significant Changes to the International Building Code 2006

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Thomson Delmar Learning, 2006 - Law - 321 pages
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This publication is a "must-have" for anyone who uses the International Building Code! It enables readers to easily identify the significant changes that occurred between the 2003 and 2006 editions, and provides an analysis of the effect each change has had on the code's application. Coverage reflects those 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, this outstanding resource is a one-stop guide to the many important changes in the 2006 International Building Code.

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Douglas W. Thornburg, AIA, is the Vice President and Technical Director of Product Development and Education, where he provides leadership in the technical development and positioning of support products, educational activities and certification programs for the Code Council (ICC). Prior to joining the ICC in 2004, Mr. Thornburg served as a code consultant and educator for building codes. He has been involved extensively in building code activities since 1980.

John R. Henry, P.E., is the Principal Staff Engineer with the International Code Council and has been with the association since 1997. During his tenure with ICC, he has worked for the code development department, technical services, government relations, training and education, and product development. Mr. Henry is currently responsible for the research, development, and authoring of technical resources related to the structural engineering provisions of the IBC and IRC and is an instructor of structural and framing seminars for the Code Council.

John R. Henry, P.E., is a Principal Staff Engineer with the International Code Council (ICC) Business and Product Development Department, where he is responsible for the research and development of technical resources pertaining to the structural enfineering provisions of the International Building Code (IBC). Mr. Henry also develops and presents technical seminars on the structural provisions of the IBC. He has a broad range of experience that includes structural design in private practice, plan check engineering with consulting firms and building department jurisdictions and nine years of experience as an ICBO/ICC Staff Engineer. Mr. Henry is a Registered Civil Engineer in the state of California, as well as a member of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) and the Structural Engineers Association of California (SEAOC). Mr. Henry is an ICC Certified Plans Examiner and has written several provisions of the International Building Code.

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