Building Codes Illustrated A Guide to Understanding the 2018 International Building Code [Rental Edition]

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Edition: 6th
Format: Paperback
Pub. Date: 2019-07-18
Publisher(s): Wiley Rental
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Author Biography

FRANCIS D. K. CHING is a leading global authority on architectural drawing, and Professor Emeritus at the University of Washington in Seattle. His numerous bestselling works have been translated into 20 languages, and are widely regarded as classics for their renowned graphic presentation.

STEVEN R WINKEL, FAIA, PE CASp has over 45 years of experience as an architect, engineer, landscape architect, and California Certified Access Specialist. Steve manages the San Francisco Bay Area office of The Preview Group, Inc., and is currently serving his fourth term as the Architect member of the California Building Standards Commission. He is also on the Board of Directors of the National Institute of Building Sciences.

Table of Contents

Preface ix

1 Building Codes 1

2 Navigating the Code 9

3 Use and Occupancy 19

4 Special Detailed Requirements Based on Occupancy and Use 33

5 Building Heights and Areas 57

6 Types of Construction 99

7 Fire-Resistive Construction 115

8 Interior Finishes 161

9 Fire-Protection Systems 169

10 Means of Egress 197

11 Accessibility 259

12 Interior Environment 287

13 Energy Efficiency 301

14 Exterior Walls 303

15 Roof Assemblies 321

16 Structural Provisions 345

17 Special Inspections and Tests 367

18 Soils and Foundations 377

19 Building Materials and Systems 389

20 Existing Structures 447

Bibliography 449

Index 451

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