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

ISBN-13: 9781119480358

ISBN-10: 1119480353

Author: Francis D. K. Ching, Steven R. Winkel

Edition: 6

Publication date:
2018
Publisher:
Wiley
Format:
Paperback 480 pages
Category:
Law
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Acknowledged author Francis D. K. Ching wrote Building Codes Illustrated: A Guide to Understanding the 2018 International Building Code comprising 480 pages back in 2018. Textbook and etextbook are published under ISBN 1119480353 and 9781119480358. Since then Building Codes Illustrated: A Guide to Understanding the 2018 International Building Code textbook received total rating of 3.5 stars and was available to sell back to BooksRun online for the top buyback price of $15.92 or rent at the marketplace.


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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.