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When the technical requirements of the 2015 INTERNATIONAL FIRE CODE (IFC) aren't enough, look no further than the 2015 INTERNATIONAL FIRE CODE COMMENTARY. In the tradition of the other titles in the International Code Council's highly successful Code Commentary series, the book includes the complete text of the 2015 International Fire Code, and presents it alongside detailed, in-depth commentaries. These commentaries help users to navigate critical IFC requirements, explaining why they were developed, their implications, and the problems that can result when they are not followed properly.This book is a must-have for any code official, engineer, architect, inspector, plans examiner, contractor, or firefighter seeking a solid foundation in the 2015 IFC and its applications.

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đź“’ International Plumbing Code 2015 by International Code Council

Genre : Architecture
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With an emphasis on design and installation for optimum performance, the 2015 INTERNATIONAL PLUMBING CODE SOFT COVER sets forth established requirements for plumbing systems. This important reference guide includes provisions for fixtures, piping, fittings, and devices, as well as design and installation methods for water supply, sanitary drainage, and storm drainage. The 2015 edition of the code includes information on public toilet facilities, as well as water temperature limiting devices, and replacement water heater installation. Using both prescriptive- and performance-related specifications, this code provides comprehensive minimum regulations for a variety of plumbing facilities, facilitating the design and acceptance of new and innovative products, materials, and systems.

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Genre : Technology & Engineering
Publisher : McGraw Hill Professional
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A comprehensive visual companion to the International Building Code®―2018 edition Thoroughly updated to address the provisions of the ICC’s 2018 International Building Code®, this fully-illustrated guide makes it easy to understand and apply the most critical code provisions. Covering both fire- and life-safety and structural provisions, this practical resource contains hundreds of user-friendly diagrams designed to clarify the application and intent of the IBC. The 2018 International Building Code® Illustrated Handbook provides all the information needed to get construction jobs done right and achieve compliance. An invaluable companion to the 2018 IBC, it is a must have resource for building officials, architects, engineers, contractors and all building construction professionals. Get complete application details on: •Scope and Administration •Definitions •Use and Occupancy Classification •Special Detailed Requirements Based on Use and Occupancy •General Building Heights and Areas •Types of Construction •Fire and Smoke Protection Features •Interior Finishes •Fire Protection Systems •Means of Egress •Accessibility •Interior Environment •Exterior Walls •Roof Assemblies and Rooftop Structures •Structural Design •Special inspections and tests•Soils and Foundations •Concrete •Masonry •Steel •Wood •Glass and Glazing •Gypsum Board and Plaster •Plastic •Plumbing•Elevators and Conveying Systems •Special Construction •Encroachments in the Public Right-of-Way •Safeguards During Construction

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Genre : Architecture
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
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The definitive guide to management success for sole practitioners and leaders of small design firms Owning and operating a small architectural design firm can be challenging, with tight project deadlines, on-the-fly meetings, rush proposals, and fluctuating workloads as part of the firm's day-to-day activities. To help small firm owners cope with the chaos and prepare for the unexpected, here is The Architect's Guide to Small Firm Management, a no-nonsense guide to repurposing daily demands into workable, goal-directed solutions. Crucial topics such as self-aware leadership, people management, technology, financial health, scenario planning, sustainable practice, and future trends are examined using real-life case studies and business model paradigms. This definitive text explores the whole system experience of a small firm practice to deliver organizational strategies proven to keep a firm's creative mission on a steady, productive path. The Architect's Guide to Small Firm Management addresses how small firm owners can: Deal effectively with unexpected circumstances and shifting work requirements Meet the demands of the marketplace while creating a satisfying workplace Set and achieve goals in an environment of constant change This book is a must-have for those facing the often harsh reality of managing small design firms in a difficult and changing economy. Entrepreneurial architects and designers will discover how to define their own personal and professional meanings of success, as well as how to refocus their business approach to replace long, unrewarding hours with manageable, satisfying ones.

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Genre : Architecture
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
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Copyright Year : 2007-04-13
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Now more than ever, architects need an interpretive guide to understand how the building code affects the early design of specific projects. This easy-to-use, illustrative guide is part of a new series covering building codes based on the International Building Code for 2006. This book presents the complex code issues inherent to elementary and secondary school design in a clear, easily understandable format.

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đź“’ Building Codes Illustrated by Francis D. K. Ching

Genre : Architecture
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
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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 Illustrated is 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 clear language and Frank Ching's distinctive illustrations to demystify the 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.

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Genre : Technology & Engineering
Publisher : McGraw Hill Professional
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Copyright Year : 2015-07-17
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Fully updated coverage of earthquake-resistant engineering techniques, regulations, and codes This thoroughly revised resource offers cost-effective earthquake engineering methods and practical instruction on underlying structural dynamics concepts. Earthquake Engineering, Third Edition, teaches how to analyze the behavior of structures under seismic excitation and features up-to-date details on the design and construction of earthquake-resistant steel and reinforced concrete buildings, bridges, and isolated systems. All applicable requirements are fully explained—including the 2015 International Building Code and the latest ACI, AISC, and AASHTO codes and regulations. Advanced chapters cover seismic isolation, synthetic earthquakes, foundation design, and geotechnical aspects such as liquefaction. Earthquake Engineering, Third Edition, covers: Characteristics of earthquakes Linear elastic dynamic analysis Nonlinear and inelastic dynamic analysis Behavior of structures under seismic excitation Design of earthquake-resistant buildings (IBC) Seismic provisions of reinforced concrete structures (ACI code) Introduction to seismic provisions of steel structures (AISC code) Design of earthquake-resistant bridges (AASHTO code) Geotechnical aspects and foundations Synthetic earthquakes Introduction to seismic isolation

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đź“’ Building Codes Illustrated by Francis D. K. Ching

Genre : Architecture
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
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Genre : Architecture
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The comprehensive study guide for understanding interior codes This revised and updated seventh edition of the Study Guide for the Codes Guidebook for Interiors is an essential companion to The Codes Guidebook for Interiors, the industry's reference of choice, with complete coverage of the major codes and standards that apply to interior projects. This Study Guide includes term lists, practice questions, practical application exercises, code tables, checklists, and a book companion site featuring interactive checklists, helping designers and architects check their knowledge and comprehension from reading The Codes Guidebook for Interior chapters and prepare for the NCIDQ and ARE exams. Since The Codes Guidebook for Interiors text covers the latest requirements, standards, terminology, and federal regulations, including the 2015 ICC, the current ADA standards, and ICC/ANSI requirements as well as information on green construction, this companion study guide is a comprehensive measure of designers understanding and application of codes for interior projects. It can help design students learn and practitioners keep their skills up to date. Because it is vital that designers and architects have an up-to-date working knowledge of the various codes involved with building interiors, whether during renovation or new construction, the study guide offers them an opportunity to: Check their knowledge of the key terms of the industry Test their working knowledge of codes using the practice questions and problem scenarios Utilize the code tables during the design process Employ the numerous checklists on proposed and real life projects to ensure complete compliance The revised Study Guide is a useful companion to The Codes Guidebook for Interiors, the essential reference for all interior professionals. Check your understanding of the individual chapters as exam prep or even just as a self-test. For the designer, architect, or student, the Study Guide for The Codes Guidebook for Interiors is a must-have resource.

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ISBN_10 : 1609837231
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Customize your 2018 INTERNATIONAL MECHANICAL CODE Loose leaf book with updated, easy-to-use TURBO TABS. These handy tabs will highlight the most frequently referenced sections of the latest version of the IMC. They have been strategically designed by industry experts so that users can quickly and efficiently access the information they need, when they need it.

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