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Building Codes Illustrated for Healthcare Facilities
A Guide to Understanding the 2006 International Building Code®
by Steven R. Winkel

Building Codes Illustrated for Healthcare Facilities is an easy-to-use guide to building codes for healthcare facilities!

This book familiarizes code users with the 2006 International Building Code® (IBC) as it applies to healthcare facilities.

Building Codes Illustrated for Healthcare Facilities provides healthcare design professionals-architects, engineers, and other related design professionals-with an understanding of how the International Building Code was developed, and how it is likely to be interpreted when applied to the design and construction of healthcare facilities.

Building Codes Illustrated for Healthcare Facilities features:

  • A user-friendly visual format that makes finding the information you need quick and easy
  • Nearly 900 illustrations, by architectural illustrator Steven Juroszek in the style of noted illustrator and author Frank Ching, that help visualize and explain the codes
  • Text written by experienced experts who have been instrumental in gaining acceptance for the new unified building code
  • A guide to navigating the new code plus complete coverage of all key aspects of the IBC

Contents

  1. Building Codes
  2. Navigating the Code
  3. Use and Occupancy
  4. Special Uses and Occupancies
  5. Building Heights and Areas
  6. Types of Construction
  7. Fire-Resistive Construction
  8. Interior Finishes
  9. Fire-Protection Systems
  10. Means of Egress
  11. Accessibility
  12. Interior Environment
  13. Energy Efficiency
  14. Exterior Walls
  15. Roof Assemblies
  16. Structural Provisions
  17. Structural Tests and Special Conditions
  18. Soils and Foundations
  19. Building Materials and Systems
  20. Existing Structures

Index

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Building Codes Illustrated for Healthcare Facilities
A Guide to Understanding the
2006 International Building Code®
by Steven R. Winkel

2007 • 418 pages • $49.00 + shipping
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