2012 International Building Code Handbook - Douglas W. Thornburg & John R. Henry

2012 International Building Code Handbook

By Douglas W. Thornburg & John R. Henry

  • Release Date: 2013-04-05
  • Genre: Engineering

Description

A COMPLETE, FULL-COLOR GUIDE TO THE 2012 INTERNATIONAL BUILDING CODE

Updated to reflect the International Code Council 2012 International Building Code, this time-saving resource makes it easy to understand and apply complex IBC requirements and achieve compliance. More than 600 full-color illustrations help to clarify the application and intent of many code provisions, with an emphasis on the structural and fire- and life-safety provisions. The 2012 International Building Code Handbook provides the information you need to get construction jobs done right, on time, and up to the requirements of the 2012 IBC.

Achieve Full Compliance with the 2012 IBC:
Scope and AdministrationDefinitionsUse and Occupancy ClassificationSpecial Detailed Requirements Based on Use and OccupancyGeneral Building Heights and AreasTypes of ConstructionFire and Smoke Protection FeaturesInterior FinishesFire Protection SystemsMeans of EgressAccessibilityInterior EnvironmentExterior WallsRoof Assemblies and Rooftop StructuresStructural Loads and DesignSpecial Inspections and TestsSoils and FoundationsConcreteAluminumMasonrySteelWoodGlass and GlazingGypsum Board and PlasterPlasticPlumbing Fixture CountElevators and Conveying SystemsSpecial ConstructionEncroachments in the Public Right-of-WaySafeguards During ConstructionExisting StructuresReferenced Standards

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