Design Guide to the 1997 Uniform Building Code

Design Guide to the 1997 Uniform Building Code

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The Uniform Building Code (UBC), updated every three years, is the most widely used model building code in the United States. This book is a guide to understanding and implementing the new 1997 UBC, with particular emphasis to changes that have been adopted since the 1994 UBC guidelines.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 496 pages
  • 156 x 232 x 38mm | 920.79g
  • John Wiley & Sons Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 0471236411
  • 9780471236412

Table of contents

Background for the Reader and the Designer and the Local Officials. Uniform Building Code Overview. Administrative Provisions of the UBC. Definitions, Abbreviations and Glossary. Occupancy Provisions. Type of Construction. Means of Egress Provisions of Chapters 10. Fire-Resistant Materials and Construction and Interior Finishes. Miscellaneous Code Provisions. Miscellaneous Code Provisions, Chapters 7,8,11,12,15,23,25,26 and 35 Including Accessibility, Interior Environment, Sprinkler Provisions, and Standards. Legal Implications of the Code. Applicability of Codes. Appendices. Index.
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