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Significant Changes to the International Building Code 2006

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ISBN-10: 1418028797

ISBN-13: 9781418028794

Edition: 2006

Authors: Douglas W. Thornburg, John R. Henry, John Henry

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This publication is a ?must-have? for anyone who uses the International Building Code! It enables readers to easily identify the significant changes that occurred between the 2003 and 2006 editions, and provides an analysis of the effect each change has had on the code?s application. Coverage reflects those provisions with special significance, including new and innovative design ideas and technologies, modern materials and methods of construction, and current approaches to fire safety, life safety, and structural stability. Useful to architects, engineers, inspectors, building and fire department personnel, and countless others in the construction industry, this outstanding resource is a…    
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List price: $39.95
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Delmar Cengage Learning
Publication date: 5/24/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 336
Size: 8.50" wide x 10.75" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.980
Language: English

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Administration (IBC Chapters 1 and 2)
Reference to the International Existing Building Code
Appendix Chapter K ICC Electrical Code
Building Planning (IBC Chapters 3-6)
Mixed Use and Occupancy
Assembly Uses Not Classified as Group A
Group B Classification of Skill-Development Uses
High-Hazard Group H Classification
Group R Classification of Congregate-Living Facilities
Group S-1 Classification of Dry Boat Storage
Type of Construction for High-Rise Buildings
Application of Atrium Provisions
Exterior Wall Protection for Group U Private Garages
Door Openings in Garage/Dwelling Separations
Maximum Heights and Areas of Enclosed Parking Garages
Stage Proscenium Curtains
Floor Surfaces of Aircraft Hangars
Number of Control Areas in Groups M and S
Outdoor Storage of Hazardous Materials
Dwelling-Unit and Sleeping-Unit Separations
Definitions of Basement and Story Above Grade Plane
Allowable Height of Group H-5 Occupancies
Unlimited Height and Area for Special Industrial Occupancies
Height Increase for Installation of Sprinkler System
Maximum Floor Area of Mezzanines
Required Openness of Mezzanines
Allowable-Area Calculations
Width Limitations for Allowable-Area Frontage Increase
Allowable Area of Mixed-Occupancy Buildings
Group A Occupancies Located in Unlimited-Area Buildings
Reduced Open Space for Unlimited-Area Buildings
Group H Occupancies in Unlimited-Area Buildings
Incidental Use Areas
Hydrogen Cut-Off Rooms as Incidental-Use Areas
Mixed Occupancies
Accessory Occupancies
Nonseparated Occupancies
Separated Occupancies
Required Separation of Occupancies
Group S-2 Parking Garages with Uses Above
Group B and M Uses Below An Open Parking Garage
Glued-Laminated Members in Type IV Construction
Fire Protection (IBC Chapters 7-9)
Definitions of Fire Barrier and Horizontal Assembly
Projections of Fire-Retardant-Treated Wood
Maximum Area of Exterior Wall Openings
Fire-Resistance-Rated Glazing in Fire Barriers
Maximum Size of Openings Permitted in Fire-Barrier Walls
Exceptions: Exceptions to Required Shaft Enclosures
Elevator Lobbies
Exceptions: Exceptions to Elevator Lobby Provisions
Elevator Lobby Pressurization Alternative
Penetration and Joint Protection for Smoke Barriers
Sealing of Intersection at Exterior Curtain Wall and Floor
Fire-Protection Ratings of Fire Door Assemblies
Door Assemblies in Corridors and Smoke Barriers
Labeling and Identification of Fire Doors
Penetrations of Shaft Enclosures
Draftstopping Materials
Textile Wall and Ceiling Coverings
Sprinkler Systems in Group A-2 Occupancies
Fire Protection of Commercial Cooking Systems
Location of Class I Standpipe Hose Connections
Fire Alarm Systems in Group I Occupancies
Automatic Smoke Detection in Groups I-1 and I-2
Fire Alarm Systems in Group R-2 Occupancies
Smoke and Heat Vents in Group H Occupancies
Smoke and Heat Venting Calculations
Means of Egress (IBC Chapter 10)
Definition of Accessible Means of Egress
Minimum Ceiling Height
Projection Limits on Freestanding Objects
Determination of Design Occupant Load
Occupant Load Determination for Day Care Functions
Maximum Occupant Load Permitted
Occupant Load Determination for Fixed Seating
Platform Lifts as Accessible Means of Egress
Required Areas of Refuge
Minimum Door Width in Group R-1 Occupancies
Door Swing in Sleeping Units
Thresholds at Residential Exterior Doors
Remote Unlocking of Stairway Doors
Panic and Fire Exit Hardware
Curved Stairways
Weather Protection of Exterior Egress Components
Enclosed Usable Space under Stairways
Handrails for Stairways and Ramps
Protection at Roof-Hatch Openings
Minimum Ramp Length
Edge Protection at Ramps
Guard Opening Limitations for Group R-2 Occupancies
Egress through Intervening Spaces
Egress through Adjoining Tenant Spaces
Common Path of Egress Travel in Group R-2 Occupancies
Aisle Accessways in Group M Occupancies
Single Means of Egress from Day Care Uses
Egress Separation of Three or More Exits
Unenclosed Interior Exit Stairways
Egress from Smokeproof Enclosures
Egress from Group A Occupancies
Accessibility (IBC Chapter 11)
Accessible Site Arrival Points
Accessible Routes
Number of Accessible Entrances
Calculation of Accessible Parking Spaces
Number of Accessible Dwelling and Sleeping Units
Dispersion of Wheelchair Spaces in Assembly Seating
Accessible Toilet and Bathing Facilities
Accessible Drinking Fountains
Platform Lifts as Portions of Accessible Routes
Accessible Checkout Aisles
Accessible Recreation and Sports Facilities
Accessible Stairways
Building Envelope, Structural Systems, and Construction Materials (IBC Chapters 12-26)
Minimum Window Sill Height
Gravel and Stone Roof-Covering Materials
Earthquake Loads
Occupancy Category
Occupancy Category of Buildings and Other Structures
Load Reduction
Alternate Floor Live Load Reduction
Snow Loads
Wind Loads
Maximum Considered Earthquake (MCE) Ground Motion Maps
Pile and Pier Foundations
Statement of Special Inspections
Special Inspection for Mechanical and Electrical Components
Seismic Qualification of Mechanical and Electrical Equipment
Concrete Construction
Modifications to ACI 318
Masonry Construction
Steel Construction
Design, Calculations, Steel Joist Drawings, and Certification
Lateral Design of Steel Framing
Prescriptive Steel Framing
Structural Log Members
Metal-Plate-Connected Wood Trusses
Lumber Decking
Wood Supporting Masonry or Concrete
Lateral Design of Wood Structures
Sill Plate Size and Anchorage in Seismic Design Category D, E, or F
Load and Resistance Factor Design (LRFD) for Wood Construction
Braced Wall Lines
Alternate Braced Wall Panels Adjacent to Openings
Wired Glass Installed in Hazardous Locations
Building Services, Special Devices, and Special Conditions (IBC Chapters 27-34)
Minimum Number of Required Plumbing Fixtures
Elevators Used for Fire Department Emergency Access
Exception: Pedestrian Walkways Connected to Open Parking Garages
Smoke and Heat Venting of Pedestrian Walkways and Tunnels
Safety Devices for Swimming Pools