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Ching, Francis D. K.

Building Codes Illustrated: A Guide to Understanding the 2018 International Building Code

Ching, Francis D. K. - Building Codes Illustrated: A Guide to Understanding the 2018 International Building Code, ebook

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THE BESTSELLING, FULLY ILLUSTRATED GUIDE TO THE 2018 INTERNATIONAL BUILDING CODE

Uniquely marrying the graphic skills of bestselling author Francis D.K Ching with the code expertise of Steven Winkel, FAIA, the new sixth edition of Building Codes Illustratedis a clear, concise, and easy-to-use visual guide to the International Building Code (IBC) for 2018. Fully updated throughout, it highlights all of the changes to the code for quick reference and easy navigation. It pulls out the portions of the building code that are most relevant for the architect and provides an easy-to-understand interpretation in both words and illustrations.

The first two chapters of Building Codes Illustrated: A Guide to Understanding the 2018 International Building Code, Sixth Edition give background and context regarding the develop­ment, organization, and use of the IBC. The following sections cover such information as: use and occupancy; building heights and areas; types of construction; fire-resistive construction; interior finishes; means of egress; accessibility; energy efficiency; roof assemblies; structural provisions; special inspections and tests; soils and foundations; building materials and systems; and more.

  • A complete, user-friendly guide to code-compliant projects
  • Highlights all the significant changes in the 2018 IBC
  • Uses clearlanguage andFrank Ching's distinctive illustrationsto demystifythe 2018 International Build Code (IBC) text
  • Provides students and professionals with a fundamental understanding of IBC development, interpretation, and application

Building Codes Illustrated: A Guide to Understanding the 2018 International Building Code gives students and professionals in architecture, interior design, construction, and engineering a user-friendly, easy-to-use guide to the fundamentals of the 2018 IBC.

Keywords:

architecture; building codes; building standards; building codes and architecture; architectural engineering; IBC development; IBC interpretation; IBC application; IBC regulations; IBC and design; construction regulation; architecture regulations; architecture code; construction requirements; building requirements; building design; use and occupancy requirements; construction codes; fire protection regulations; American Institute of Architects Codes and Standards; building inspection; building foundation code; building interior code; approved building materials; guide for architects; code guide for design professionals; code guide for architects; D.K. Ching; code requirements for structural engineers; International Building Code; IBC; Francis Ching; Steven Winkel; 2018 building codes; Frank Ching; Building Codes Illustrated

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Publisher
John Wiley and Sons, Inc.
Publication year
2018
Language
en
Edition
6
Series
Building Codes Illustrated
Page amount
480 pages
Category
Technology, Energy, Traffic
Format
Ebook
eISBN (ePUB)
9781119485032
Printed ISBN
9781119480358

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