1997 Masonry Codes and Specifications


Author: John Chrysler,Thomas Escobar
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 9780849375484
Category: Technology & Engineering
Page: 464
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The Masonry Institute of America believes that the best way to extend and improve the use of masonry is through education and dissemination of information. Following a long tradition of such ideals, the 1997 Masonry Codes and Specifications is a ready reference that furnishes, in one document, the various code requirements for masonry from the Uniform Building Code and Standards, the California State Building Code, and the American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM) Standards that govern the specification of quality and testing of materials. The book includes Guide Specifications for masonry construction set forth in the CSI format with notes to the specifier.

New Serial Titles


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Publisher: N.A
ISBN: N.A
Category: Periodicals
Page: N.A
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A union list of serials commencing publication after Dec. 31, 1949.

Construction Materials

Their Nature and Behaviour, Third Edition
Author: J.M. Illston,Peter Domone
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 9780419258605
Category: Technology & Engineering
Page: 584
View: 1898

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Thoroughly revised and updated, the third edition of this popular textbook continues to provide a comprehensive coverage of the main construction materials for undergraduate students of civil engineering and construction related courses. It creates an understanding of materials and how they perform through a knowledge of their chemical and physical structure, leading to an ability to judge their behaviour in service and construction. Materials covered include; metals and alloys, concrete, bituminous materials, brickwork and blockwork, polymers and fibre composites. Each material is discussed in terms of: structure; strength and failure; durability; deformation; practice and processing. The sections on concrete, polymers and fibre composites have been significantly revised. Descriptions of important properties are related back to the structure and forward to basic practical considerations. With its wealth of illustrations and reader-friendly style and layout Construction Materials.

2009 IBC Handbook Structural Provisions, ICC International Code Council, 2009

2009 IBC Handbook Structural Provisions,
Author: Structural Engineers Association USA
Publisher: Bukupedia
ISBN: N.A
Category: Technology & Engineering
Page: 696
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Internationally, code officials recognize the need for a modern, up-to-date building code addressing the design and installation of building systems through requirements emphasizing performance. The 2009 International Building Code® (IBC®) is designed to meet those needs through model code regulations that safeguard the public health and safety in all communities, large and small. This comprehensive code establishes minimum regulations for building systems using prescriptive and performance-based provisions. It is founded on broad-based principles that make possible the use of alternate materials as well as new, improved design methodologies. The changes in the structural provisions of the 2009 IBC when compared to previous editions of the IBC and legacy codes (Uniform Building Code, National Building Code, Standard Building Code) create the need for a comprehensive work that discusses the changes and expands on many of the new or improved provisions. This book, the 2009 IBC Handbook—Structural Provisions, is intended to do just that. By helping code users understand and properly apply the structural provisions in Chapters 16 through 23 of the 2009 IBC, this handbook is a valuable resource for those who design, plan review, inspect or construct buildings or other structures regulated by the 2009 IBC. Although it will prove useful to a broad range of individuals, it was written primarily so that architects, engineers and code officials can understand the IBC’s provisions and gain insight into their underlying basis and intent. To that end, the handbook’s numerous figures, tables and examples help clarify and illustrate the proper application of many code provisions. One of the significant differences between the structural provisions in the UBC and the IBC is that the IBC adopts national (structural) standards by reference rather than transcribing the structural provisions of the standards into the code itself. This is true for structural loads as well as structural materials. This trend has continued with each subsequent edition of the IBC to the extent that the 2009 IBC relies on the referenced standards even more than the previous editions. Therefore, in many cases the discussion in this handbook pertains to the provisions in the referenced standard rather than the IBC itself. The 2009 IBC Handbook—Structural Provisions covers four major structural categories: 􀀍 Structural load effects and design provisions of Chapter 16 􀀍 Special inspection, structural testing and structural observation provisions of Chapter 17 􀀍 Foundation and soil provisions of Chapter 18 􀀍 Specific structural material provisions for concrete, masonry, steel and wood in Chapters 19 through 23 As an added benefit to readers, ICC has included a CD-ROM containing the complete structural handbook as well as a variety of helpful resource documents such as 2003 NEHRP Recommended Provisions for Seismic Regulations for New Buildings and Other Structures with Accompanying Commentary (FEMA 450, Parts 1 and 2), NEHRP Recommended Provisions: Design Examples (FEMA 451), NEHRP Recommended Provisions for New Buildings and Other Structures: Training and Instructional Materials (FEMA 451B), Seismic Considerations for Steel Storage Racks Located in Areas Accessible to the Public (FEMA 460), Homebuilders’ Guide to Earthquake-Resistant 􀀶􀁗􀁕􀁘􀁆􀁗􀁘􀁕􀁄􀁏 􀀳􀁕􀁒􀁙􀁌􀁖􀁌􀁒􀁑􀁖 􀁌􀁌􀁌 Preface Design and Construction (FEMA 232), Communicating with Owners and Managers of New Buildings on Earthquake Risk: A Primer for Design Professionals (FEMA 389), Designing for Earthquakes: A Manual for Architects (FEMA 454) and CodeMaster—2006 IBC Seismic Design—2006 IBC, 2003 NEHRP, ASCE 7-05. 􀁌􀁙 􀀕􀀓􀀓􀀜 􀀬􀀥􀀦 􀀫􀁄􀁑􀁇􀁅􀁒􀁒􀁎 About the International Code Council The International Code Council® (ICC®) is a nonprofit membership association dedicated to protecting the health, safety, and welfare of people by creating better buildings and safer communities. The mission of ICC is to provide the highest quality codes, standards, products and services for all concerned with the safety and performance of the built environment. ICC is the publisher of the family of the International Codes® (I-Codes®), a single set of comprehensive and coordinated model codes. This unified approach to building codes enhances safety, efficiency and affordability in the construction of buildings. The Code Council is also dedicated to innovation, sustainability and energy efficiency. Code Council subsidiary, ICC Evaluation Service, issues Evaluation Reports for innovative products and reports of Sustainable Attributes Verification and Evaluation (SAVE). Headquarters: 500 New Jersey Avenue, NW, 6th Floor, Washington, DC 20001-2070 District Offices: Birmingham, AL; Chicago. IL; Los Angeles, CA 1-888-422-7233 This book is dedicated to John Nosse, first president of ICC Evaluation Service; first and only president of ICBO Evaluation Service; a 45-year veteran of the model-code groups; a first-rate engineer, a dedicated code professional, and a respected leader; and, ever and always, a true gentleman. 􀀶􀁗􀁕􀁘􀁆􀁗􀁘􀁕􀁄􀁏

Contractor's Index to the 1997 Uniform Building Code


Author: Jack M. Hageman
Publisher: Craftsman Book Company
ISBN: 9781572180680
Category: Law
Page: 192
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A common-sense index to help you quickly find what you need in Volume 1 of the UBC. Topics are listed under names you use in construction. Guaranteed to help you save time looking for what you need in the Code.

Design of Reinforced Masonry Structures


Author: Narendra Taly
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 0071593675
Category: Technology & Engineering
Page: 704
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The Definitive Guide to Designing Reinforced Masonry Structures Fully updated to the 2009 International Building Code (2009 IBC) and the 2008 Masonry Standards Joint Committee (MSJC-08), Design of Reinforced Masonry Structures, second edition, presents the latest methods for designing strong, safe, and economical structures with reinforced masonry. The book is packed with more than 425 illustrations and a wealth of new, detailed examples. This state-of-the-art guide features strength design philosophy for reinforced masonry structures based on ASCE 7-05 design loads for wind and seismic design. Written by an internationally acclaimed author, this essential professional tool takes you step-by-step through the art, science, and engineering of reinforced masonry structures. COVERAGE INCLUDES: Masonry units and their applications Materials of masonry construction Flexural analysis and design Columns Walls under gravity and transverse loads Shear walls Retaining and subterranean walls General design and construction considerations Anchorage to masonry Design aids and tables

Timber Designers' Manual


Author: E. C. Ozelton,J. A. Baird
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 0470690003
Category: Technology & Engineering
Page: 560
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This major structural engineering manual covers overall detail design of structural timber and includes extensive tables and coefficients for speedy reference. The current edition takes account of revisions to BS 5268: Part 2 and outlines the new Eurocode on timber. It is available for the first time in paperback.

Eco-friendly technology for thermal power plants


Author: G. G. Dalal,K. Sudarshan,S. P. Kaushish,T. S. Murthy,India. Central Board of Irrigation and Power
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9788173362927
Category: Energy policy
Page: 135
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Masonry

Concrete, Brick, Stone
Author: Christine Beall
Publisher: Creative Homeowner
ISBN: 9781880029862
Category: House & Home
Page: 174
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Whether it's laying out a herringbone sidewalk, building a brick or stone garden wall, or making a circular driveway, this book teaches novice builders how to work with concrete, brick, and stone. Step-by-step instructions include over 540 color illustrations and photos.

Uniform Building Code Compliance Manual

1997 Uniform Building Code
Author: Scott Parish
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 9780070486119
Category: Architecture
Page: 380
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Make compliance with the Uniform Building Code a cinch with this complete set of project-oriented checklists. They decode the often arcane and unwieldly requirements of the UBC and reduce verification of code compliance to the simple act of running through a checklist. No matter what stage your project is in or what type of structure you're working on, this resource provides the needed time-saving, code-verifying tool. Divided into four major sections, this book/CD package gives you checklists for the design stage, architectural documentation, structural documentation, and specifications. Provided in both print and computer-ready format, these checklists simplify record-keeping as well as compliance. This valuable tool reduces the need for time-wasting design changes, expensive construction change orders, and worseÑclaims that can result from failure to design and build according to code. Concise and easy to read and to use, the Uniform Building Code Manual is your key to quick and complete verification.

Structural Engineering

License Review with Problems and Solutions
Author: Alan Williams
Publisher: Kaplan AEC Engineering
ISBN: 9780793195688
Category: Architecture
Page: 565
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Written for candidates preparing for the state-specific structural engineering examinations, this volume contains problems and solutions from recent exams. Candidates for the national Structural I and II exams can use this book in conjunction with the UBC-IBC Structural Comparison & Cross Reference found on page 22. The book is a comprehensive guide and reference for self-study.

Design of Blast Resistant Buildings in Petrochemical Facilities

First Edition
Author: Task Committee on Blast Resistant Design
Publisher: ASCE Publications
ISBN: 9780784402658
Category: Technology & Engineering
Page: 280
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This report provides general guidelines in the structural design of blast resistant petrochemical facilities. Informational coverage is provided for OSHA requirements, design objectives, siting considerations, and load determination with references mentioned for more detailed information. More detailed coverage is provided for types of construction, dynamic material strengths, allowable response criteria, analysis methods, and design procedures. Typical details and ancillary considerations, such as doors and windows, are also included. A "how to" discussion on the upgrade of existing buildings is provided for older facilities which may not meet current needs. Three example calculations are included to illustrate design procedures.