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2018 Significant Changes to the International Building Code

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Product Code: 7024S18

ISBN: 7024S18

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Binding: Paperback

Publisher: International Code Council / Cengage Learning

Introducing the 2018 Edition of the Significant Changes to the International Building Code!

This guidebook, published by the International Code Council and Cengage Learning, lets you know exactly what changed from the 2015 edition of the IBC. It’s in an easy-to-understand format and follows the code layout.

Table of Contents

Part 1
Administration
Chapters 1 And 2

  • Exempt Residential Accessory Structures
  • Change Of Use Or Occupancy
  • Definition Of Horizontal Exit
  • Definition Of Platform
  • Definition Of Private Garage
  • Definition Of Treated Wood

Part 2
Building Planning Chapters 3 Through 6

  • Food Processing Facilities And Commercial Kitchens
  • Training And Skill Development Facilities
  • Food Processing Facilities And Commercial Kitchens
  • Group I-1 Occupancy Classification
  • Group I-2
  • Occupancy Classification
  • Group R-3 Lodging Houses
  • Group R-4 Occupancy Classification
  • Classification Of Accessory Storage Spaces
  • Exception Items 3 And 5
  • Applicability Of High-rise Provisions
  • Exception
  • Atrium Smoke Control In Group I Occupancies
  • Egress Travel Through An Atrium
  • Private Garage Floor-area Limitation
  • Private Parking Garage Ceiling Height
  • Group I-2 Shared Living Spaces
  • Group I-2 Cooking Facilities
  • Maximum Size Of Group I-2 Smoke Compartments
  • Horizontal Sliding Doors At Stage Proscenium Opening
  • Travel Distance In Aircraft Manufacturing Facilities
  • Storm Shelters Serving Critical Emergency Operations Facilities
  • Storm Shelters Serving Group Occupancies
  • General Building Height And Area Limitations
  • Building Height And Number Of Stories
  • Mezzanine Openness
  • Building Area
  • Basements In Unlimited Area Buildings
  • Group H-5 In Unlimited Area Buildings
  • Fire Protection From Incidental Uses
  • Horizontal Building Separation
  • One-hour Substitution
  • Type Iv Member Size Equivalencies
  • Cross-laminated Timber In Exterior Walls
  • Wall Construction Of Freezers And Coolers

Part 3

Fire Protection Chapters 7 Through 9

  • Protection Of Secondary Members
  • Projections At Exterior Walls
  • Combustible Projections
  • Buildings On The Same Lot
  • Structural Element Bracing Of Exterior Walls
  • Vertical Separation Of Openings
  • Structural Stability Of Fire Walls
  • Continuity Of Smoke Barriers
  • Horizontal Assemblies And Vertical Openings
  • Membrane Penetrations
  • Ducts Transitioning Between Shafts
  • Corridor Dampers
  • Sprinkler Systems—Assembly Occupancies
  • Multiple Fire Areas
  • Sprinkler Systems—Group R Occupancies
  • Exempt Locations For NFPA 13 Sprinklers
  • Open-ended Corridors
  • Limited Area Sprinkler Systems
  • Domestic Cooking Systems In Group I-2 Condition 1
  • Fire Alarms—group E Occupancies
  • Alarm Systems—group R-2 College And University Buildings
  • Smoke Alarms Near Cooking
  • Appliances And Bathrooms
  • Elevator Hoistway Pressurization
  • Smoke And Heat Removal
  • Carbon Monoxide Detection

Part 4
Means Of Egress
Chapter 10

  • Means Of Egress
  • Cumulative Occupant Loads
  • Occupant Load Factors
  • Numbers Of Exits And Exit Access Doorways
  • Exit And Exit Access Doorway Configuration
  • Two-way Communication Systems
  • Door Operations—Locking Systems
  • Ladders
  • Handrail Projections
  • Egress Through Intervening Spaces
  • Travel Distance Increase For Groups F-1 And S-1
  • Aisles In Groups B And M
  • Corridor Width And Capacity
  • Stairway Extension
  • Stepped Aisle Construction Tolerances

Part 5
Accessibility
Chapter 11

  • Areas In Places Of Religious Worship
  • Multistory Buildings And Facilities
  • Accessible Spaces And Routes
  • Accessible Units In Assisted Living Facilities
  • Group R—Accessible Units
  • Accessible Water Closet Compartments
  • Accessible Lavatories
  • Recreational Facilities

Part 6
Building Envelope, Structural Systems, And Construction Materials
Chapters 12 Through 26

  • Vapor Retarders
  • Definitions And Notations
  • Construction Documents
  • Flood Design Data
  • Special Loads
  • Serviceability
  • Risk Category
  • Partition Loads
  • Impact Loads For Façade Access Equipment
  • Alternative Uniform Live Load Reduction
  • Roof Loads
  • Photovoltaic Panel Systems
  • Determination Of Wind Loads
  • Mapped Acceleration Parameters
  • Amendments To ASCE
  • Ballasted Photovoltaic Panel Systems
  • Submittals To The Building Official
  • Steel Construction
  • Open Web Steel Joists And Joist Girders
  • Required Special Inspections Of Concrete Construction
  • Special Inspection For Wind Resistance
  • Special Inspection For Seismic Resistance
  • Static Load Testing
  • Exterior Window And Door Assemblies
  • Material And Test Standards
  • Investigated Conditions
  • Excavation Near Foundations
  • Design Surcharge Loads
  • Group Effects
  • Design And Detailing
  • Anchoring To Concrete
  • Composite Structural Steel And Concrete Structures
  • Durability Requirements
  • Modifications To ACI 318, Section 18.5
  • Modifications To ACI 318, Section 17.2.3
  • Masonry Design Methods
  • Masonry Construction Materials
  • Masonry Construction
  • Quality Assurance
  • Masonry Fireplaces And Chimneys
  • Cold-Formed Steel
  • Cold-Formed Steel Light-Frame Construction
  • Structural Glued Cross-Laminated Timber
  • Engineered Wood Rim Board
  • Exterior Wall Sheathing
  • Load Path
  • Protection Against Decay And Termites
  • Conventional Light-Frame Construction
  • Allowable Roof Span
  • Roof And Ceiling Framing
  • Wood Frame Construction Manual
  • Safety Glazing Adjacent To Bottom Stair Landing

Chapter 25

  • Gypsum Panel Products
  • Plastic Composites

Part 7

  • Building Services, Special Devices, And Special Conditions
  • Chapters 27 Through 34
  • Public Toilet Facilities
  • Elevator Hoistway Venting
  • Elevator Lobbies

Chapter 34

  • Existing Structures

Index

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