2006 International Building Code Companion

Interpretation, Tactics and Techniques

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Date

May 25, 2007

Format

Paperback, 592 pages

ISBN

0071484299 / 9780071484299

$

Your Price

65.00



Overview


Main description

A User-Friendly Guide to the 2006 International Building Code that Helps You Interpret and Apply Codes Quickly and Easily!

Turn to the 2006 International Building Code Companion for a clear, conversational approach to interpreting and applying the Code on the job. Written by renowned construction author R. Dodge Woodson, this practical reference will enable you to cut through the complexities of Code language, so you can do your work more efficiently, safely, and cost-effectively.

Filled with 200 detailed illustrations, the 2006 International Building Code Companion features:

  • A plain-English explanation of the 2006 International Building Code
  • Expert interpretations of complicated Code language
  • Comprehensive coverage of every Code provision
  • A wealth of practical information on employee qualifications, accessibility requirements, the ICC's Electrical Code, and other topics

Inside This Easy-to-Understand Building Code Resource

Use and Occupancy Classification • General Building Heights and Areas • Types of Construction • Interior Finishes • Fire Protection Systems • Means of Egress • Accessibility • Interior Environment • Energy Efficiency • Exterior Walls • Roof Assemblies and Rooftop Structures • Structural Design • Soils and Foundations • Concrete • Aluminum • Masonry • Steel • Wood • Glass and Glazing • Gypsum Board and Plaster • Plastic • Electrical • Mechanical Systems • Plumbing Systems • Elevators and Conveying Systems • Safeguards During Construction • Existing Structures • And Much More!


Table of contents

IntroductionChapter 1. AdministrationChapter 2. DefinitionsChapter 3. Use and Occupancy ClassificationChapter 4. Special Detailed requirements Based on Use and OccupancyChapter 5. General Building Heights and AreasChapter 6. Types of ConstructionChapter 7. Fire Resistance Rate ConstructionChapter 8. Interior FinishesChapter 9. Fire Protection SystemsChapter 10. Means of EgressChapter 11. AccessibilityChapter 12. Interior EnvironmentChapter 13. Energy EfficiencyChapter 14. Exterior WallsChapter 15. Roof Assemblies and Rooftop StructuresChapter 16. Structural DesignChapter 17. Structural Tests and Special InspectionsChapter 18. Soils and FoundationsChapter 19. ConcreteChatper 20. AluminumChapter 21. MasonryChapter 22. SteelChapter 23. WoodChapter 24. Glass and GlazingChapter 25. Gypsum Board and PlasterChapter 26. PlasticChapter 27. ElectricalChapter 28. Mechanical SystemsChapter 29. Plumbing SystemsChapter 30. Elevators and Conveying SystemsChapter 31. Special ConstructionChapter 32. Encroachments into the Public Right-of-WayChapter 33. Safeguards During ConstructionChapter 34. Existing StructuresINDEX


Author comments

R. Dodge Woodson has owned and operated construction companies and has over 27 years of experience as a contractor. He has also served as an adjunct faculty member for the Central Maine Technical College, where he taught code and apprenticeship classes. Mr. Woodson is the author of more than 80 books on the construction trades, including the National Plumbing Code Handbook and the 2003 International Plumbing Code Handbook, all published by McGraw-Hill.





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