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Design Guide to the 1997 Uniform Building Code

Design Guide to the 1997 Uniform Building Code

Richard T. Conrad, Steven R. Winkel

ISBN: 978-0-471-23641-2

Sep 1998

496 pages

Select type: Hardcover

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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.
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.