Illustrated 2006 Building Codes Handbook

Hardcover | September 7, 2006

byTerry Patterson

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A highly-visual approach simplifies the complex 2006 International Building Code

This unique, one-stop reference is your most important resource for understanding and applying the 2006 International Building Code as it visually interprets complicated Code requirements with illustrations, examples, and explanations.

  • Helps solve both nonstandard and routine situations with case study examples

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A highly-visual approach simplifies the complex 2006 International Building CodeThis unique, one-stop reference is your most important resource for understanding and applying the 2006 International Building Code as it visually interprets complicated Code requirements with illustrations, examples, and explanations.Helps solve both nonst...

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A Unique Visual Guide for Understanding and Applying the Complex 2006 International Building CodeTurn to the Illustrated 2006 Building Code Handbook for expert interpretation of the 2006 International Building Code as well as the design and detailed drawings for applying it. Formatted to save time and money, this reference turns diffic...

Terry L. Patterson is a licensed architect and the W. Edwin Bryan, Jr. Professor of Architecture at the University of Oklahoma. He has more than thirty years of professional and teaching experience, and is the author of a dozen books on subjects including Frank Lloyd Wright, the philosophy of building materials, the teaching and pract...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:1116 pages, 9.3 × 7.6 × 1.98 inPublished:September 7, 2006Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0071457992

ISBN - 13:9780071457996

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Table of Contents

List of Tables

Preface

Acknowledgments

Introduction

Chapter 1: Administration

Chapter 2: Definitions

Chapter 3: Use and Occupancy Classification

Chapter 4: Special Detailed Requirements Based on Use and Occupancy

Chapter 5: General Building Heights and Areas

Chapter 6: Types of Construction

Chapter 7: Fire-Resistance-Rated Construction

Chapter 8: Interior Finishes

Chapter 9: Fire Protection Systems

Chapter 10: Means of Egress

Chapter 11: Accessibility

Chapter 12: Interior Environment

Chapter 13: Energy Efficiency

Chapter 14: Exterior Walls

Chapter 15: Roof Assemblies and Rooftop Structures

Chapter 16: Structural Design

Chapter 17: Structural Tests and Special Inspections

Chapter 18: Soils and Foundations

Chapter 19: Concrete

Chapter 20: Aluminum

Chapter 21: Masonry

Chapter 22: Steel

Chapter 23: Wood

Chapter 24: Glass and Glazing

Chapter 25: Gypsum Board and Plaster

Chapter 26: Plastic

Chapter 27: Electrical

Chapter 28: Mechanical Systems

Chapter 29: Plumbing Systems

Chapter 30: Elevators and Conveying Systems

Chapter 31: Special Construction

Chapter 32: Encroachments into the Public Right-of-Way

Chapter 33: Safeguards During Construction

Chapter 34: Existing Structures

Chapter 35: Referenced Standards

INDEX