Land Use Planning and Development Regulation Law 3d Hornbook Series

Author: Julian Juergensmeyer
Publisher: West Academic
ISBN: 9781628106596
Release Date: 2013-01-23
Genre: Law

This Hornbook introduces the fundamentals of land use planning and control law. Subjects covered include the planning process, zoning, development permission, subdivision control law, and building and housing codes. Discusses constitutional limitations and the environmental aspects of land use controls. Explores aesthetic regulation, historic preservation, and agricultural land protection.

DEWALT Residential Construction Codes Complete Handbook

Author: Lynn Underwood
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781133130321
Release Date: 2012-03-26
Genre: Technology & Engineering

The DEWALT® Residential Construction Codes Complete Handbook uses the 2012 International Residential Code® to cover the most common code requirements for building one- or two-family dwellings, and presents them to users in an easy to navigate and easy to understand format. Sections cover the wide range of residential construction topics that must meet IRC® mandates, including building, plumbing, mechanical, and electrical installations, with high-dimensional illustrations to help explain code application. This title is a must-have resource for anyone working on a residential construction project. Its comprehensive coverage includes: - Administrative standards - Definitions of terms - Building planning - Foundations - Floors - Walls and wall coverings - Roofs and roof coverings - Chimneys and fireplaces - Energy efficiency - Mechanical topics, including installation, heating and cooling equipment, exhaust and duct systems, combustion air, boilers, piping, appliances, solar systems, and fuel gas - Plumbing topics, including connections, inspections, design considerations and materials, systems, water heaters, supply, and distribution - Electrical topics, including inspections, equipment, services, branch circuits, wiring methods, power and lighting, devices and luminaires, appliances, and swimming pools

Significant Changes to the International Residential Code 2018 Edition

Author: International Code Council
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781337271332
Release Date: 2017-11-07
Genre: Education

This convenient, easy-to-use resource provides a comprehensive analysis of notable changes since the 2015 International Residential Code, including the origins, implications, and real-world applications of those changes. Covering updates to building, energy, mechanical, fuel gas, plumbing, and electrical provisions of the IRC, the text presents an analysis of affected code sections, highlighting modifications to the existing language with strikethroughs and underlines. Each update also features a brief explanation, detailed illustrations, and thoughtful discussion of the changes' significance, so you can interpret the code's technical jargon and understand its practical applications to real-world scenarios. With its attention to detail, logical organization, and thorough, yet concise coverage, SIGNIFICANT CHANGES TO THE INTERNATIONAL RESIDENTIAL CODE, 2018 Edition, is an ideal resource to help you transition from the 2015 IRC.

Understanding Construction Drawings

Author: Mark W. Huth
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781285061023
Release Date: 2013-02-12
Genre: Technology & Engineering

This proven, uniquely practical book provides a thorough guide to reading, understanding, and working with construction drawings. Now updated to reflect the 2012 International Building Code and 2012 International Residential Code, the Sixth Edition includes accurate, up-to-date information on current materials, practices, and standards to prepare you for career success in modern building trades. The book is designed from start to finish for real-world relevance, with topics organized based on actual construction processes, realistic construction drawings integrated into chapter content, hundreds of practical questions and activities, and full-size residential and commercial construction prints. A new feature highlights information on environmental considerations such as energy efficiency, sustainable materials, and green building practices, emphasizing the growing importance of these concepts in the modern construction industry. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Building Code Basics Energy 2012

Author: International Code Council
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781133703198
Release Date: 2013-05-02
Genre: Technology & Engineering

As energy conservation continues to become an increasingly important factor in building construction, BUILDING CODE BASICS: ENERGY is a book that is more relevant and more valuable than ever before. Designed to provide a straightforward, easy-to-read guide to the International Energy Conservation Code® (IECC®), it fills an informational gap that exists between the code itself and the tactical reference information needed to properly apply it in a real-world setting. This book provides solid, working information on critical energy code applications for residential and commercial construction without the text-heavy, complex, and sometimes abstract language that complicates many of the more traditional code-related products. Coverage includes the basics of the IECC®, including essential requirements and reasons for the code provisions. This thorough coverage, combined with the book's organized, user-friendly and practical approach, makes BUILDING CODE BASICS: ENERGY a critical addition to any professional or reference library.

Print Reading for Architecture and Construction Technology

Author: David Madsen
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781133127277
Release Date: 2012-08-15
Genre: Technology & Engineering

PRINT READING FOR ARCHITECTURE AND CONSTRUCTION TECHNOLOGY, 3E provides the knowledge and skills needed to accurately interpret blueprints for residential and light commercial construction. This easy-to-use text explores all facets of print reading, with examples and illustrations taken from actual architectural prints. Readers are provided with the information they need to create high-quality, standardized real world working drawings. In addition, this edition is fully updated with CADD-generated print reading examples, illustrations, and exercises that comply with the highest industry standards of computer-aided design and drafting. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Interior Design Reference Manual

Author: David Kent Ballast, FAIA, CSI, NCIDQ Certification No. 9425
Publisher: www.ppi2pass.com
ISBN: 9781591264279
Release Date: 2013-03-04
Genre: Architecture

"Interior Design Reference Manual: Everything You Need to Know to Pass the NCIDQ Exam offers a comprehensive review of all NCIDQ content areas to help you pass the computer-based NCIDQ Examination IDFX, IDPX, as well as the Practicum."--Publisher's website.

Residential Design Drafting and Detailing

Author: Alan Jefferis
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781285712581
Release Date: 2013-04-26
Genre: Architecture

Master the skills most important for drawing, detailing, and designing residential structures with RESIDENTIAL DESIGN, DRAFTING, AND DETAILING, 2E. This step-by-step presentation centers exclusively on residential, familiarizing readers with standard construction practices involving wood, engineered materials, steel, and concrete as well as the latest green concepts and alternative materials. Updates throughout this edition reflect the latest standards, codes and guidelines, including the 2012 International Residential Code. Readers concentrate on CAD techniques using the guidelines from the United States National CAD - Standard--V5. Professional examples from architects, engineers, and designers as well as activities using actual architectural drawings and designs place readers into the role of professional CAD technicians. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Foundation Engineering for Expansive Soils

Author: John D. Nelson
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118415290
Release Date: 2015-02-10
Genre: Technology & Engineering

Your guide to the design and construction of foundations on expansive soils Foundation Engineering for Expansive Soils fills a significant gap in the current literature by presenting coverage of the design and construction of foundations for expansive soils. Written by an expert author team with nearly 70 years of combined industry experience, this important new work is the only modern guide to the subject, describing proven methods for identifying and analyzing expansive soils and developing foundation designs appropriate for specific locations. Expansive soils are found worldwide and are the leading cause of damage to structural roads. The primary problem that arises with regard to expansive soils is that deformations are significantly greater than in non-expansive soils and the size and direction of the deformations are difficult to predict. Now, Foundation Engineering for Expansive Soils gives engineers and contractors coverage of this subject from a design perspective, rather than a theoretical one. Plus, they'll have access to case studies covering the design and construction of foundations on expansive salts from both commercial and residential projects. Provides a succinct introduction to the basics of expansive soils and their threats Includes information on both shallow and deep foundation design Profiles soil remediation techniques, backed-up with numerous case studies Covers the most commonly used laboratory tests and site investigation techniques used for establishing the physical properties of expansive soils If you're a practicing civil engineer, geotechnical engineer or contractor, geologist, structural engineer, or an upper-level undergraduate or graduate student of one of these disciplines, Foundation Engineering for Expansive Soils is a must-have addition to your library of resources.

Principles of Structural Design

Author: Ram S. Gupta
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 9781466552319
Release Date: 2014-04-22
Genre: Technology & Engineering

A structural design book with a code-connected focus, Principles of Structural Design: Wood, Steel, and Concrete, Second Edition introduces the principles and practices of structural design. This book covers the section properties, design values, reference tables, and other design aids required to accomplish complete structural designs in accordance with the codes. What’s New in This Edition: Reflects all the latest revised codes and standards The text material has been thoroughly reviewed and expanded, including a new chapter on concrete design Suitable for combined design coursework in wood, steel, and concrete Includes all essential material—the section properties, design values, reference tables, and other design aids required to accomplish complete structural designs according to the codes This book uses the LRFD basis of design for all structures This updated edition has been expanded into 17 chapters and is divided into four parts. The first section of the book explains load and resistance factor design, and explores a unified approach to design. The second section covers wood design and specifically examines wood structures. It highlights sawn lumber, glued laminated timber, and structural composite/veneer lumber. The third section examines steel structures. It addresses the AISC 2010 revisions to the sectional properties of certain structural elements, as well as changes in the procedure to design the slip-critical connection. The final section includes a chapter on T beams and introduces doubly reinforced beams. Principles of Structural Design: Wood, Steel, and Concrete, Second Edition was designed to be used for joint coursework in wood, steel, and concrete design.

Building Construction Illustrated

Author: Francis D. K. Ching
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118740057
Release Date: 2014-04-16
Genre: Architecture

The classic visual guide to the basics of building construction, now with a 3D digital building model for interactive learning For over three decades, Building Construction Illustrated has offered an outstanding introduction to the principles of building construction. This new edition of the revered classic remains as relevant as ever, providing the latest information in Francis D.K. Ching's signature style. Its rich and comprehensive approach clearly presents all of the basic concepts underlying building construction. New to this edition are digital enhancements delivered as an online companion to the print edition and also embedded in e-book editions. Features include a 3D model showing how building components come together in a final project. llustrated throughout with clear and accurate drawings that present the state of the art in construction processes and materials Updated and revised to include the latest knowledge on sustainability, incorporation of building systems, and use of new materials Contains archetypal drawings that offer clear inspiration for designers and drafters Reflects the 2012 International Building Codes and 2012 LEED system This new edition of Building Construction Illustrated remains as relevant as ever, with the most current knowledge presented in a rich and comprehensive manner that does not disappoint.

Fall Prevention and Protection

Author: Hongwei Hsiao, PhD
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 9781482217155
Release Date: 2016-11-03
Genre: Medical

This book covers a wealth of knowledge from experts and informed stakeholders on the best ways to understand, prevent, and control fall-related risk exposures. Featured are subjects on: (1) a public health view of fall problems and strategic goals; (2) the sciences behind human falls and injury risk; (3) research on slips, trips and falls; (4) practical applications of prevention and protection tools and methods in industrial sectors and home/communities; (5) fall incident investigation and reconstruction; and (6) knowledge gaps, emerging issues, and recommendations for fall protection research and fall mitigation.

Significant Changes to the International Fire Code 2012 Edition

Author: International Code Council
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781133019299
Release Date: 2011-04-29
Genre: Technology & Engineering

With one easy-to-use resource, discover all the information you need to understand the most critical updates to the 2012 International Fire Code®, the impact of those changes, and their origins. SIGNIFICANT CHANGES TO THE 2012 INTERNATIONAL FIRE CODE® analyzes approximately 90 new or revised provisions in the 2012 IFC®. These requirements cover a broad range of subjects, including construction requirements for ambulatory health care occupancies, emergency responder radio coverage, fire protection system requirements for educational occupancies, fire service access elevators, building means of egress, hazardous materials, and more. Each change analysis contains the affected code sections and includes information to help identify if the text is new language, a modification of existing language, or if text has been deleted. The changes are also listed alongside illustrations or concrete examples, in an effort to bring the technical jargon of the code into a real-world setting. The book's attention to detail, its logical organization, and its thorough yet concise coverage all make it an ideal tool for transitioning from the 2009 IFC® to the new 2012 edition.

Building Codes Illustrated

Author: Francis D. K. Ching
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781119150947
Release Date: 2016-03-09
Genre: Architecture

Dive into the history and application of the IBC Building Codes Illustrated: A Guide to the 2015 International Building Code, Fifth Edition is a bestselling complement to the International Building Code, or IBC. Designed to give you an insider's look at the origins of the IBC, how it can be interpreted, and how it applies to design and construction, this updated text offers new information regarding hazmat occupancies, hospitals, and nursing homes, major changes to how building heights and areas are presented, as well as means of egress, and the latest information on building materials, interior environments, and structural provisions. Francis D.K. Ching's distinctive illustrations and the code expertise of Steven Winkel, FAIA, give students and professionals in architecture, interior design, construction, and engineering industries a user-friendly, easy-to-use guide to fundamentally understanding the 2015 IBC. Building codes and standards serve to establish minimum regulations that emphasize performance while prioritizing public health and safety. Updated every three years, the IBC is the most important reference that you can leverage throughout your career in architecture, design, or engineering. The IBC is a national 'model building code' which is adopted in some form by most building permit jurisdictions across the nation and in several foreign countries. Access the updated regulations reflected in the 2015 IBC Explore how the IBC was developed, and why it is an important component of so many industries Identify the areas of the IBC that have undergone the most change, such as the presentation of building heights and areas, along with changes to means of egress provisions Easily navigate and digest the information with full illustrations Building Codes Illustrated: A Guide to the 2015 International Building Code, Fifth Edition is a practical, fully illustrated reference that guides you through the latest in building code regulations.