R. Dodge Woodson
Building Code Essentials at Your Fingertips
This handy resource delivers quick access to
international building code information.
2009 International Building Code Need
To Know explains and interprets the most common
International Code Council requirements.
Packed with illustrations, this essential tool
brings together all the elements you need to design, estimate, and
install building systems.
Save time and money, reduce errors, stay in
compliance, and increase job site safety using this quick reference.
International Building Code Need To Know features:
Inside this on-the-job guide:
Use and Occupancy
Classification * Special Detailed Requirements Based on
Use and Occupancy * General Building Heights and Areas *
Fire-Resistance-Rated Construction * Fire-Protection
Systems * Means of Egress * Accessibility * Exterior
Walls * Roof Assemblies and Rooftop Structures *
Structural Design * Soils and Foundations * Wood *
Plastic * Encroachments Into the Public Right-Of-Way
Chapter 1. Use and Occupancy Classifications
Chapter 2. Special Detailed Requirements Based on Use and
Chapter 3. General Building Heights and Areas
Chapter 4. Fire-Resistance-Rated Construction
Chapter 5. Fire Protection Systems
Chapter 6. Means of Egress
Chapter 7. Accessibility
Chapter 8. Exterior Walls
Chapter 9. Roof Assemblies and Rooftop Structures
Chapter 10. Structural Design
Chapter 11. Soils and Foundations
Chapter 12. Wood
Chapter 13. Plastic
Chapter 14. Encroachments into the Public Right-of-Way
About the Author:
R. Dodge Woodson has owned and operated construction
companies in Virginia and Maine, and served as an adjunct faculty
member for the Central Maine Technical College, where he taught code
and apprenticeship classes.
304 Pages - 6 x 9 in.