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Author Thornburg, Douglas W.

Title 2015 International Building Code Illustrated Handbook / Douglas W. Thornburg, John R. Henry.

Publication Info. New York : McGraw-Hill Education, [2015]
2015

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Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 Moline PL Adult Reference - MPLG-6  REF 621 THO    LIB USE ONLY
Description xx, 992 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Note Includes index.
Contents A. About the International Code Council -- B. About the Authors -- C. Online Bonus Resources -- D. Foreword -- E. Preface -- F. Acknowledgments -- 1. SCOPE AND ADMINISTRATION -- CHAPTER PRELIMINARIES -- General -- Applicability -- Department of Building Safety -- Duties and Powers of Building Official -- Permits -- Submittal Documents -- Temporary Structures and Uses -- Fees -- Inspections -- Certificate of Occupancy -- Service Utilities -- Board of Appeals -- Violations -- Stop Work Order -- Unsafe Structures and Equipment -- KEY POINTS -- 2. DEFINITIONS -- CHAPTER PRELIMINARIES -- General -- Definitions -- KEY POINTS -- 3. USE AND OCCUPANCY CLASSIFICATION -- CHAPTER PRELIMINARIES -- Classification -- Assembly Group A -- Business Group B -- Educational Group E -- Factory Group F -- High-Hazard Group H -- Institutional Group I -- Mercantile Group M -- Residential Group R -- Storage Group S -- Utility and Miscellaneous Group U -- KEY POINTS -- 4. SPECIAL DETAILED REQUIREMENTS BASED ON USE AND OCCUPANCY -- CHAPTER PRELIMINARIES -- Covered Mall and Open Mall Buildings -- High-Rise Buildings -- Atriums -- Underground Buildings -- Motor-Vehicle-Related Occupancies -- Group I-2 -- Group I-3 -- Motion-Picture Projection Rooms -- Stages, Platforms, and Technical Production Areas -- Special Amusement Buildings -- Aircraft-Related Occupancies -- Combustible Storage -- Hazardous Materials -- Groups H-1, H-2, H-3, H-4, and H-5 -- Application of Flammable Finishes -- Drying Rooms -- Organic Coatings -- Live/Work Units -- Groups I-1, R-1, R-2, R-3, and R-4 -- Ambulatory Care Facilities -- Storm Shelters -- Children's Play Structures -- KEY POINTS -- 5. GENERAL BUILDING HEIGHTS AND AREAS -- CHAPTER PRELIMINARIES -- General -- General Building Height and Area Limitations -- Building Height and Number of Stories -- Mezzanines and Equipment Platforms -- Building Area -- Unlimited-Area Buildings -- Mixed Use and Occupancy -- Incidental Uses -- Special Provisions -- KEY POINTS -- 6. TYPES OF CONSTRUCTION -- CHAPTER PRELIMINARIES -- Construction Classification -- Combustible Material in Type I and II Construction -- KEY POINTS -- 7. FIRE AND SMOKE PROTECTION FEATURES -- CHAPTER PRELIMINARIES -- Fire-Resistance Ratings and Fire Tests -- Fire-Resistance Rating of Structural Members -- Exterior Walls -- Fire Walls -- Fire Barriers -- Fire Partitions -- Smoke Barriers -- Smoke Partitions -- Floor and Roof Assemblies -- Vertical Openings -- Shaft Enclosures -- Penetrations -- Joint Systems -- Opening Protectives -- Ducts and Air Transfer Openings -- Concealed Spaces -- Fire-Resistance Requirements for Plaster -- Thermal- and Sound-Insulating Materials -- Prescriptive Fire Resistance -- Calculated Fire Resistance -- KEY POINTS -- 8. INTERIOR FINISHES -- CHAPTER PRELIMINARIES -- General -- Wall and Ceiling Finishes -- Interior Floor Finish -- Combustible Materials in Types I and II Construction -- KEY POINTS -- 9. FIRE PROTECTION SYSTEMS -- CHAPTER PRELIMINARIES -- General -- Automatic Sprinkler Systems -- Alternative Automatic Fire-Extinguishing Systems -- Standpipe Systems -- Fire Alarm and Detection Systems -- Smoke-Control Systems -- Smoke and Heat Removal -- Fire Command Center -- Emergency Responder Safety Features -- KEY POINTS -- 10. MEANS OF EGRESS -- CHAPTER PRELIMINARIES -- Administration -- Definitions -- General Means of Egress -- Occupant Load -- Means of Egress Sizing -- Number of Exits and Exit Access Doorways -- Exit and Exit Access Doorway Configuration -- Means of Egress Illumination -- Accessible Means of Egress -- Doors, Gates, and Turnstiles -- Stairways -- Ramps -- Exit Signs -- Handrails -- Guards -- Exit Access -- Exit Access Travel Distance -- Aisles -- Exit Access Stairways and Ramps -- Corridors -- Egress Balconies -- Exits -- Interior Exit Stairways and Ramps -- Exit Passageways -- Luminous Egress Path Markings -- Horizontal Exits -- Exterior Exit Stairways and Ramps -- Exit Discharge -- Assembly -- Emergency Escape and Rescue -- KEY POINTS.
11. ACCESSIBILITY -- CHAPTER PRELIMINARIES -- General -- Definitions -- Scoping Requirements -- Accessible Route -- Accessible Entrances -- Parking and Passenger Loading Facilities -- Dwelling Units and Sleeping Units -- Special Occupancies -- Other Features and Facilities -- Recreational Facilities -- Signage -- KEY POINTS -- 12. INTERIOR ENVIRONMENT -- CHAPTER PRELIMINARIES -- Ventilation -- Temperature Control -- Lighting -- Yards or Courts -- Sound Transmission -- Interior Space Dimensions -- Access to Unoccupied Spaces -- Toilet and Bathroom Requirements -- KEY POINTS -- 13. ENERGY EFFICIENCY -- CHAPTER PRELIMINARIES -- 14. EXTERIOR WALLS -- CHAPTER PRELIMINARIES -- Definitions -- Performance Requirements -- Materials -- Installation of Wall Coverings -- Combustible Materials on the Exterior Side of Exterior Walls -- Metal Composite Materials -- Exterior Insulation and Finish Systems (EIFS) -- KEY POINTS -- 15. ROOF ASSEMBLIES AND ROOFTOP STRUCTURES -- CHAPTER PRELIMINARIES -- Definitions -- Performance Requirements -- Fire Classification -- Materials -- Rooftop Structures -- KEY POINTS -- A. INTRODUCTION TO THE STRUCTURAL PROVISIONS -- CHAPTER PRELIMINARIES -- Structural Design (Chapter 16): Nonseismic -- Structural Design (Chapter 16): Seismic -- Structural Design (Chapter 16): Load Combinations -- 16. STRUCTURAL DESIGN -- CHAPTER PRELIMINARIES -- Introduction -- General -- Definitions and Notations -- Construction Documents -- General Design Requirements -- Load Combinations -- Dead Loads -- Live Loads -- Snow Loads -- Wind Loads -- Soil Lateral Loads -- Rain Loads -- Flood Loads -- Earthquake Loads -- Atmospheric Ice Loads -- Structural Integrity -- KEY POINTS -- Example 16-1 Design Axial Force, Shear Force, and Bending Moment for Shear Wall Due to Lateral and Gravity Loads (Strength Design) -- Example 16-2 Design Axial Force, Shear Force, and Bending Moment for Shear Wall Due to Lateral and Gravity Loads (Allowable Stress Design Using Basic Load Combinations) -- Example 16-3 Design Axial Force, Shear Force, and Bending Moment for Shear Wall Due to Lateral and Gravity Loads (Allowable Stress Design Using Alternate Basic Load Combinations) -- Example 16-4 Calculations of Live Load Reduction -- 17. SPECIAL INSPECTIONS AND TESTS -- CHAPTER PRELIMINARIES -- Introduction -- General -- Definitions -- Approvals -- Special Inspections and Tests, Contractor Responsibility, and Structural Observations -- Required Special Inspections and Tests -- Design Strengths of Materials -- Alternate Test Procedures -- In Situ Load Tests -- Preconstruction Load Tests -- KEY POINTS -- 18. SOILS AND FOUNDATIONS -- CHAPTER PRELIMINARIES -- Introduction -- General -- Definitions -- Geotechnical Investigations -- Excavation, Grading, and Fill -- Dampproofing and Waterproofing -- Presumptive Load-Bearing Values of Soils -- Foundation Walls, Retaining Walls, and Embedded Posts and Poles -- Foundations -- Shallow Foundations -- Deep Foundations -- KEY POINTS -- 19. CONCRETE -- CHAPTER PRELIMINARIES -- Introduction -- General -- Definitions -- Specifications for Tests and Materials -- Durability Requirements -- Modifications to ACI 318 -- Structural Plain Concrete -- Minimum Slab Provisions -- Shotcrete -- KEY POINTS -- 20. ALUMINUM -- CHAPTER PRELIMINARIES -- Introduction -- Materials -- KEY POINTS -- 21. MASONRY -- CHAPTER PRELIMINARIES -- Introduction -- General -- Definitions and Notations -- Masonry Construction Materials -- Construction -- Quality Assurance -- Seismic Design -- Allowable Stress Design -- Strength Design of Masonry -- Empirical Design of Masonry -- Glass Unit Masonry -- Masonry Fireplaces -- Masonry Heaters -- Masonry Chimneys -- KEY POINTS -- 22. STEEL -- CHAPTER PRELIMINARIES -- Introduction -- General -- Definitions -- Identification and Protection of Steel for Structural Purposes -- Connections -- Structural Steel -- Composite Structural Steel and Concrete Structures -- Steel Joists -- Steel Cable Structures -- Steel Storage Racks -- Cold-Formed Steel -- Cold-Formed Steel Light-Framed Construction -- KEY POINTS.
23. WOOD -- CHAPTER PRELIMINARIES -- Introduction -- General -- Definitions -- Minimum Standards and Quality -- General Construction Requirements -- General Design Requirements for Lateral-Force-Resisting Systems -- Allowable Stress Design -- Load and Resistance Factor Design -- Conventional Light-Frame Construction -- Wood Frame Construction Manual -- KEY POINTS -- 24. GLASS AND GLAZING -- CHAPTER PRELIMINARIES -- General Requirements for Glass -- Wind, Snow, Seismic, and Dead Loads on Glass -- Sloped Glazing and Skylights -- Safety Glazing -- Glass in Handrails and Guards -- Glazing in Athletic Facilities -- KEY POINTS -- 25. GYPSUM BOARD, GYPSUM PANEL PRODUCTS, AND PLASTER -- CHAPTER PRELIMINARIES -- Scope -- Definitions -- Gypsum Construction -- Lathing and Furring for Cement Plaster (Stucco) -- Interior Plaster -- Exterior Plaster -- KEY POINTS -- 26. PLASTIC -- CHAPTER PRELIMINARIES -- Foam Plastic Insulation -- Interior Finish and Trim -- Plastic Veneer -- Light-Transmitting Plastics -- Light-Transmitting Plastic Wall Panels -- Light-Transmitting Plastic Glazing -- Light-Transmitting Plastic Roof Panels -- Light-Transmitting Plastic Skylight Glazing -- KEY POINTS -- 27. ELECTRICAL -- CHAPTER PRELIMINARIES -- Emergency and Standby Power Systems -- 28. MECHANICAL -- CHAPTER PRELIMINARIES -- 29. PLUMBING -- CHAPTER PRELIMINARIES -- Minimum Plumbing Facilities -- KEY POINTS -- 30. ELEVATORS AND CONVEYING SYSTEMS -- CHAPTER PRELIMINARIES -- Hoistway Enclosures -- Emergency Operations -- Elevator Lobbies and Hoistway Opening Protection -- Fire Service Access Elevator -- Occupant Evacuation Elevators -- KEY POINTS -- 31. SPECIAL CONSTRUCTION -- CHAPTER PRELIMINARIES -- Membrane Structures -- Pedestrian Walkways and Tunnels -- Marquees -- KEY POINTS -- 32. ENCROACHMENTS IN THE PUBLIC RIGHT-OF-WAY -- CHAPTER PRELIMINARIES -- General -- Encroachments -- 33. SAFEGUARDS DURING CONSTRUCTION -- CHAPTER PRELIMINARIES -- Construction Safeguards -- Demolition -- Site Work -- Protection of Pedestrians -- Protection of Adjoining Property -- Temporary Use of Streets, Alleys, and Public Property -- Fire Extinguishers -- Means of Egress -- Standpipes -- KEY POINTS -- 34. RESERVED -- CHAPTER PRELIMINARIES -- 35. REFERENCED STANDARDS -- CHAPTER PRELIMINARIES -- B. APPENDICES -- CHAPTER PRELIMINARIES -- Appendix A Employee Qualifications -- Appendix B Board of Appeals -- Appendix C Group U Agricultural Buildings -- Appendix D Fire Districts -- Appendix E Supplementary Accessibility Requirements -- Appendix F Rodentproofing -- Appendix G Flood-Resistant Construction -- Appendix H Signs -- Appendix I Patio Covers -- Appendix J Grading -- Appendix K Administrative Provisions -- Appendix L Earthquake Recording Instrumentation -- Appendix M Tsunami-Generated Flood Hazard -- C. METRIC CONVERSION TABLE -- CHAPTER PRELIMINARIES -- Metric Units, System International (SI) -- Soft Metrication -- Hard Metrication.
Summary The most comprehensive visual guide to the International Building Code has been fully revised for 2015 requirements.
Subject Building laws.
Construction industry -- Standards.
Architecture -- Standards.
Standards, Engineering.
Architecture -- Standards. (OCoLC)fst00813522
Building laws. (OCoLC)fst00840692
Construction industry -- Standards. (OCoLC)fst00876124
Standards, Engineering. (OCoLC)fst01131487
Added Author Henry, John R. (John Randolph), 1948-
International Code Council.
ISBN 125958612X (cloth)
9781259586125 (cloth)

 
    
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