eBook Significant Changes to the International Building Code, 2012 Edition, 2012 Edition

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  • DDC: 690.0218
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 400 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2011 | Published/Released September 2014
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Gain full access to the most critical updates to the International Building Code®, the real-world application of those changes, and why they originated – all in a single, easy-to-use resource. SIGNIFICANT CHANGES TO THE INTERNATIONAL BUILDING CODE® 2012 Edition provides a comprehensive analysis of the significant changes in the new 2012 International Building Code®, offering key insights into its contents its implications. Coverage includes changes made to both structural and nonstructural provisions. Each change analysis features the affected code sections and identifies the change as newly added text, a modification of the existing language, or deleted text. Accompanying each change are detailed illustrations and concrete examples, which bring the technical jargon of the code to life in a real-world setting. The ebook’s attention to detail, its logical organization, and its thorough yet concise coverage all make it an ideal tool for transitioning from the 2009 IBC® to the new 2012 edition.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
Preface.
1: Administration.
2: 102.4: Conflicting Provisions between Codes and Standards.
3: 104.10.1: Code Modifications for Flood Hazard Areas.
4: 105.2, #B2: Fences Exempt from Permits.
5: 202: Definitions.
6: Building Planning.
7: 303.1.3: Assembly Rooms Associated with Group E Occupancies.
8: 303.3: Occupancy Classification of Casino Gaming Floors.
9: 303.3, 306.2: Occupancy Classification of Commercial Kitchens.
10: Table 307.1(1), Section 307.4: Facilities Generating Combustible Dusts.
11: 308.2, 202: Definitions of Care Facilities.
12: 308.4: Occupancy Classification for Medical Care Facilities.
13: 310.6: Uses Classified as Group R-4 Occupancies.
14: 402: Open Mall Buildings.
15: 403.6.1: High-Rise Buildings—Fire Service Access Elevators.
16: 406.4: Public Parking Garages.
17: 406.5.2.1: Open Parking Garages—Openings below Grade.
18: 406.5.5: Open Parking Garages—Height and Area Increases.
19: 410.6.3, 202: Technical Production Areas.
20: 412.4.6.2: Aircraft Hangar Fire Areas.
21: 414.5: Inside Storage, Dispensing, and Use of Hazardous Materials.
22: 419, 202: Live/Work Units.
23: 422: Ambulatory Care Facilities.
24: 424: Children's Play Structures.
25: 501.2: Address Identification.
26: 505.2.2: Mezzanine Means of Egress.
27: 506.2: Allowable Area Frontage Increase.
28: 507.1: Unlimited Area Buildings—Accessory Occupancies.
29: 507.1: Unlimited Area Buildings—Open Space.
30: 507.8: Unlimited Area Buildings—Group H Occupancies.
31: 509: Incidental Uses—General Provisions.
32: 509: Incidental Uses—Separation and Protection.
33: Table 509: Incidental Uses—Rooms or Areas.
34: Table 602, Note h: Fire Ratings of Exterior Walls.
35: Fire Protection.
36: 701.2: Multiple-Use Fire Assemblies.
37: 703.4: Establishing Fire Resistance Ratings.
38: 703.7: Identification of Fire and Smoke Separation Walls.
39: 704.11: Fire Protection of Bottom Flanges.
40: 705.2: Extent of Projections beyond Exterior Walls.
41: 705.2.3: Protection of Combustible Projections.
42: 705.3: Projections from Buildings on the Same Lot.
43: 706.2: Double Fire Walls.
44: 706.6, 706.6.2: Fire Wall Height at Sloped Roofs.
45: 707.8, 707.9: Intersections of Fire Barriers at Roof Assemblies.
46: 709.4: Continuity of Smoke Barriers.
47: 712: Vertical Openings.
48: 713.13: Refuse and Laundry Chutes in Group I-2 Occupancies.
49: 713.13.4: Fire Protection of Termination Rooms.
50: 713.14.1: High-Rise Buildings—Elevator Lobbies.
51: 714.4.1.1.2: Floor Penetrations of Horizontal Assemblies.
52: 714.4.1.2: Interruption of Horizontal Assemblies.
53: 714.5, 715.6, 202: L Ratings.
54: 715.4: Exterior Curtain Wall/Floor Intersection.
55: 716.3, 202: Marking of Fire-Rated Glazing Assemblies.
56: Table 716.5: Opening Protection Ratings and Markings.
57: 716.5.5.1: Glazing in Exit Enclosure and Exit Passageway Doors.
58: Table 716.6: Fire-Protection-Rated Glazing.
59: 716.6.4: Wired Glass in Fire Window Assemblies.
60: 717.5.4: Fire Damper Exemption for Fire Partitions.
61: 718.2.6: Fireblocking within Exterior Wall Coverings.
62: 803.12: High-Density Polyethylene (HDPE) and Polypropylene (PP).
63: 804.4: Interior Floor Finish Requirements.
64: 901.8: Pump and Riser Room Size.
65: 903.2.2: Sprinklers in Ambulatory Care Facilities.
66: 903.2.4, 903.2.7, 903.2.9: Furniture Storage and Display in Group F-1, M, and S-1 Occupancies.
67: 903.2.11.1.3: Sprinkler Protection for Basements.
68: 903.2.11.2: Sprinkler Protection of Rubbish and Linen Chutes.
69: 903.3.5.2: Secondary Water Supply.
70: 904.3.2: Actuation of Multiple Fire-Extinguishing Systems.
71: 905.4: Location of Class I Standpipe Hose Connections.
72: 906.1: Portable Fire Extinguishers in Group R-2 Occupancies.
73: 907.2.1: Fire Alarms Systems in Group a Occupancies.
74: 907.2.1.2: Emergency Voice/Alarm Communication Captions.
75: 907.2.3: Group E Fire Alarm Systems.
76: 907.2.9.3: Smoke Detection in Group R-2 College Buildings.
77: 907.2.11.3: Wireless Interconnection of Smoke Alarms.
78: 908.7: Carbon Monoxide Alarms.
79: Means of Egress.
80: 1001.4: Fire Safety and Evacuation Plans.
81: 1004.1.2, Table 1004.1.2: Design Occupant Load—Areas without Fixed Seating.
82: 1005: Means of Egress Capacity Determination.
83: 1007: Accessible Means of Egress.
84: 1008.1.2: Door Swing.
85: 1008.1.9.9: Electromagnetically Locked Egress Doors.
86: 1009, 1010, 202: Interior Stairways and Ramps.
87: 1009.1: Application of Stairway Provisions.
88: 1011.2: Floor-Level Exit Signs in Group R-1.
89: 1012.2: Handrail Height.
90: 1012.3.1, 1012.8: Handrail Graspability and Projections.
91: 1013.1, 1013.8: Guards at Operable Windows.
92: 1013.3: Guard Height.
93: 1021.2: Exits from Stories.
94: 1021.2.1: Exits from Mixed Occupancy Buildings.
95: 1021.2.3, Table 1021.2(1): Exits from Dwelling Units.
96: 1022.5: Enclosure Penetrations of Interior Exit Stairways.
97: 1028.1.1.1: Separation of Spaces under Grandstands and Bleachers.
98: Accessibility.
99: 1104.3.1: Employee Work Areas.
100: 1107.6.1: Accessible Units in R-1 Occupancies.
101: 1108.2.7.3: Captioning of Public Address Announcements.
102: 1109.2, 1109.5: Accessible Children's Facilities.
103: 1109.6: Accessible Saunas and Steam Rooms.
104: 1110.4: Variable Message Signs.
105: Building Envelope, Structural Systems, and Construction Materials.
106: 1203.1: Mechanical Ventilation Required.
107: 1203.2: Ventilation of Attic Spaces.
108: 1208.3: Minimum Kitchen Floor Area.
109: 1210: Toilet and Bathroom Requirements.
110: 1403.5: Flame Propagation at Exterior Walls.
111: 1404.12, 1405.18, 202: Polypropylene Siding.
112: 1405.6: Anchored Masonry Veneer.
113: 1503.4: Roof Drainage Systems.
114: 1507.2.8.1: Roof Covering Underlayment in High Wind Areas.
115: 1507.16: Roof Gardens and Landscaped Roofs.
116: 1507.17, 3111, 202: Photovoltaic Systems.
117: 1509, 202: Rooftop Structures.
118: 1510.3: Roof Covering Replacement.
119: Table 1604.3: Deflection Limits.
120: 1604.5, 202: Risk Categories.
121: 1605.2: Load Combinations Using Strength Design of Load and Resistance Factor Design.
122: 1605.3: Load Combinations Using Allowable Stress Design.
123: Table 1607.1: Minimum Live Loads.
124: 1607.6, 202: Helipads.
125: 1607.7: Heavy Vehicle Loads.
126: 1608.3, 1611.2, 202: Ponding Instability.
127: 1609, 202: Determination of Wind Loads.
128: 1613.3.1, 202: Mapped Acceleration Parameters.
129: 1613.4: Alternatives to ASCE 7.
130: 1614, 202: Atmospheric Ice Loads.
131: 1704.3: Statement of Special Inspections.
132: 1705.2: Special Inspection of Steel Construction.
133: Table 1705.3: Required Verification and Inspection of Concrete Construction.
134: 1705.4: Special Inspection of Masonry Construction.
135: 1705.16: Special Inspection of Fire-Resistant Penetration and Joint Systems.
136: 1803.5.12: Geotechnical Reports for Foundation Walls and Retaining Walls.
137: 1810.3.3.1.6: Uplift Capacity of Grouped Deep Foundation Elements.
138: Concrete Construction.
139: 1905.1.3: Seismic Detailing of Wall Piers.
140: 1905.1.8: Plain Concrete Footings in Dwelling Construction.
141: 1905.1.9: Shear Wall to Concrete Foundation Connection.
142: 2101.2: Design Methods for Masonry Structures.
143: 2206: Composite Structural Steel and Concrete Structures.
144: 2210.2: Seismic Requirements for Cold-Formed Steel Structures.
145: 2305: General Design Requirements for Lateral-Force-Resisting Systems.
146: 2306: Allowable Stress Design.
147: 2307: Load and Resistance Factor Design.
148: 2308.12: Braced Wall Line Sheathing.
149: 2406.1, 2406.4: Safety Glazing—Hazardous Locations.
150: 2406.2: Safety Glazing—Impact Test.
151: 2510.6: Water-Resistive Barriers for Stucco Applications.
152: 2603.4.1.14: Foam Plastic Insulation Installed in Floor Assemblies.
153: 2603.7, 2603.8: Interior Finish in Plenums.
154: 2603.10, 2603.10.1: Special Approval of Foam Plastics.
155: 2610.3: Slope Requirements of a Dome Skylight.
156: 2612, 202: Fiber-Reinforced Polymer.
157: Building Services, Special Devices, and Special Conditions.
158: 2902.2: Single-User Toilet Facilities.
159: 2902.3: Toilet Facilities in Parking Garages.
160: 2902.3.5: Locking of Toilet Room Doors.
161: 2902.5: Required Drinking Fountains.
162: 3007: Fire Service Access Elevators.
163: 3008: Occupant Evacuation Elevators.
164: 3108: Telecommunication and Broadcast Towers.
165: 3302.3, 3303.7, 3313: Fire Safety during Construction.
166: 3401.3: Compliance for Existing Buildings.
167: 3411: Type B Units in Existing Buildings.
Earthquake-Recording Instruments.
Tsunami-Generated Flood Hazards.
Index.