Ensure code compliance, accurate calculations, and quality, while saving time and money. Comprehensive, practical, and visual, this resource provides you with instant access to job-critical information. It contains 600 tables, charts, checklists and calculations for quick look-up. It provides job-critical data on every major building code, including the IBC (International Building Code) - the world's most widely adopted building code. Jargon-free explanations clarify complex codes. It covers construction procedures and standards for commercial and industrial projects.
Gil L. Taylor has worked in the construction industry for more than 24 years, holding such positions as Project/Construction Manager for the Design/Build Division of Mason & Hanger Engineering, Kentucky State Resident Inspector, and Project Engineer for Takenaka International USA -- one of Engineering News Record's "Top 25" design/build firms. He belongs to several professional construction organizations, including the International Code Council (ICC). He is an ICC-certified building inspector as well as an ICC-certified inspector in electrical, plumbing, mechanical, and residential one- and two-family codes. He is the author of several books and manuals on construction and code issues, including the Up to Code series, published by McGraw-Hill in 2005. He lives in Lexington, Kentucky.
Chapter 1: General Information Chapter 2: Design Quality Control Checklists Chapter 3: Sitework Chapter 4: Concrete Chapter 5: Masonry Chapter 6: Carpentry Chapter 7: Structural Steel Chapter 8: Doors and Windows Chapter 9: Finishes Chapter 10: Thermal and Moisture Protection Chapter 11: Piping Systems Chapter 12: Mechanics Chapter 13: Electrical Chapter 14: OSHA Appendix A: Referenced Trade Associations Appendix B: Typical Blueprint Symbols Appendix C: Common Blueprint Abbreviations Appendix D: Common Lumber Abbreviations Appendix E: Useful Equations Appendix F: Climate Zones by States and Counties
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