NEW! 2015 International Building Code (IBC) Quick-CardA Unique Quick-Reference Guide Based on the 2015 International Building Codeby Builder's Book, Inc.In this unique quick-reference guide, a single, 6-page laminated card, you get most of the new International Building Code essentials that you need to know, based on the current 2015 IBC. The scope of the International Building Code® (IBC®) includes all buildings except detached one- and two-family dwellings and townhouses up to three stories.Featured Sections: Foundations & Footings Concrete Floor Framing Wall Framing Roof Framing Interior Dimensions Means of Egress Safety Glazing Handrails, Stairways & Guards Fire & Smoke Protection Masonry
Mastering code compliance has never been so easy! The 2015 INTERNATIONAL PLUMBING CODE COMMENTARY will take readers on a journey through the newly updated 2015 International Plumbing Code (IPC), stopping along the way for insightful commentaries that explore both the rationale for, and the practical implications of, the code. Its strategy is simple: give readers the basic technical requirements, and then reinforce that content by discussing the regulations in a real-world context. Coverage includes the historical background for the code, effective methods for applying it, and potential consequences when it is not followed. This unique resource can provide the solid working knowledge that is so critical to professionals in a variety of positions, from code officials and construction workers to building contractors and plumbers.
Customize your 2015 INTERNATIONAL BUILDING CODE SOFT COVER book with updated, easy-to-use TURBO TABS. These handy tabs will highlight the most frequently referenced sections of the latest version of the IBC. They have been strategically designed by industry experts so that users can quickly and efficiently access the information they need, when they need it.
Learn the requirements needed to instill safety and stability in existing and historic buildings - without requiring full compliance with the new construction requirements in the building code. The 2015 INTERNATIONAL EXISTING BUILDING CODE LOOSE LEAF contains requirements intended to encourage the use and reuse of existing buildings by covering important topics such as repairs, alterations, additions, and changes of occupancy, making this an ideal addition to a user's code products. Chapter changes in this updated code include requirements related to the addition of sleeping units and dwelling units as they relate to the requirements for Accessible units, and Type A units and Type B units have been moved to Chapter 11 on Additions.
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Gain full access to the most critical updates in the International Building Code®, including the real-world application of those changes and how they originated — all in a single, easy-to-use resource. SIGNIFICANT CHANGES TO THE INTERNATIONAL BUILDING CODE® 2015 Edition provides a comprehensive analysis of significant changes since the 2012 IBC ®, offering key insights into its contents and implications. Coverage includes changes made to both structural and non-structural provisions. Each change analysis features the affected code sections and identifies the change with strikethroughs and underlines to show modifications to the existing language. Each change is accompanied by a quick summary, detailed illustrations, and discussion of its significance, which brings the technical jargon of the code to life in a real-world setting. The attention to detail, logical organization, and thorough yet concise coverage found in this resource make it an ideal tool for transitioning from the 2012 IBC®.
Fully updated coverage of earthquake-resistant engineering techniques, regulations, and codes This thoroughly revised resource offers cost-effective earthquake engineering methods and practical instruction on underlying structural dynamics concepts. Earthquake Engineering, Third Edition, teaches how to analyze the behavior of structures under seismic excitation and features up-to-date details on the design and construction of earthquake-resistant steel and reinforced concrete buildings, bridges, and isolated systems. All applicable requirements are fully explained—including the 2015 International Building Code and the latest ACI, AISC, and AASHTO codes and regulations. Advanced chapters cover seismic isolation, synthetic earthquakes, foundation design, and geotechnical aspects such as liquefaction. Earthquake Engineering, Third Edition, covers: Characteristics of earthquakes Linear elastic dynamic analysis Nonlinear and inelastic dynamic analysis Behavior of structures under seismic excitation Design of earthquake-resistant buildings (IBC) Seismic provisions of reinforced concrete structures (ACI code) Introduction to seismic provisions of steel structures (AISC code) Design of earthquake-resistant bridges (AASHTO code) Geotechnical aspects and foundations Synthetic earthquakes Introduction to seismic isolation
Part of the highly successful International Code Council's Code & Commentary series, the 2015 INTERNATIONAL EXISTING BUILDING CODE COMMENTARY is the ideal tool for anyone interested in learning the provisions contained in the code, what they mean, and how to apply them. The driving force behind the book's effectiveness is its format: it has been strategically designed to pair each section of the code text with an insightful commentary that goes beyond the technical requirements to explore their practical implications. Content includes rationale for the various requirements, suggestions for applying them, and potential consequences for not adhering to them. With a clear, straightforward writing style that clarifies even the most complex code regulation, this is a resource that will enhance the learning and reference libraries of code officials, engineers, architects, inspectors, plans examiners, contractors, and anyone who uses the 2015 IEBC.