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DEWALT® Building Code Reference: Based on the 2015 the International Residential Code 3rd Edition

American Contractor's Exam Services

  • Published
  • Previous Editions 2011, 2008
  • 84 Pages

Overview

The ultimate code reference for construction is back — and this time it's more current than ever, using the 2015 International Residential Code® as the foundation for learning common code requirements, violations, and installation concerns. Retaining the simple, easy-to-understand approach that made the previous edition wildly successful, the revised DEWALT Building Code Reference will provide your students with over 70 pages of photo-quality illustrations and clear, concise text. Coverage ranges from wall, floor, and roof framing to foundations and footings, containing all the information you need to be successful in the industry in a compact, easy-to-use reference guide. Packaged in a conveniently-sized, durable format, it will withstand a variety of on-the-job trainings and ultimately the wear and tear of jobsites. Check out our app, DEWALT® Mobile Pro™. This free app is a construction calculator with integrated reference materials and access to hundreds of additional calculations as add-ons. To learn more, visit dewalt.com/mobilepro.

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American Contractors Exam Services has successfully prepared candidates for state required licensing exams since 1991. A team of full time instructors comprises field experience, training expertise, and formal education to formulate an effective and dynamic approach to concisely present pertinent test information in a seminar format. The seminars are conducted throughout the United States utilizing multi-media and interactive technology.
  • Updated to the 2015 International Residential Code.
  • Clarifies critical concepts with full-color, three-dimensional illustrations.
  • Provides easily accessible, at-your-fingertips information with the easy-to-use quick reference format.
  • Offers valuable information everywhere you go with its convenient size and durable material that can withstand even the toughest shop and jobsite conditions.
1. Code Overview.
2. Permits and Inspections.
3. Construction Documents.
4. Site Planning.
5. Design Considerations.
6. Soil.
7. Concrete.
8. Footings.
9. Decay Resistance.
10. Slab on Grade.
11. Anchor Bolt Placement.
12. Foundations.
13. Cutting and Notching.
14. Fastening.
15. Floor Framing.
16. Wall Framing.
17. Header and Sheathing.
18. Fireblocking.
19. Roof Framing.
20. Trusses.
21. Gypsum Board.
22. Masonry Veneer.
23. Flashing.
24. Roof Covering.
25. Masonry Chimneys.
26. Masonry Fireplaces.
27. Attic Access.
28. Skylights.
29. Parapet Wall.
30. IRC Reference Tables.
R404.1(1)(2)(3): Requirements For Lateral Restraint Of Basement Walls.
R502.3.1(2): Floor Joist Span Chart: Residential Living Area
Live Load = 30 PSF, Dead Load = 10 PSF (L / D = 360)
Live Load = 30 PSF, Dead Load = 20 PSF (L / D = 360).
R502.3.1(2): Floor Joist Span Chart: Residential Living Area
Live Load = 40 PSF, Dead Load = 10 PSF (L / D = 360)
Live Load = 40 PSF, Dead Load = 20 PSF (L / D = 360).
R502.5(1): Girder/Header Spans For Exterior Bearing Walls
(30PSF Ground Snow Load) (#2 Douglas Fir-larch, Hem-Fir, Southern Pine, and Spruce-Pine-Fir).
R502.5(2): Girder/Header Spans For Interior Bearing Walls
(#2 Douglas Fir-larch, Hem-Fir, Southern Pine, and Spruce-Pine-Fir).
R802.4(1): Ceiling Joist Span Chart (For Attics Without Storage – Live Load = 10 PSF, Dead Load = 5 PSF).
R802.4(1): Ceiling Joist Span Chart (For Attics With Limited Storage – Live Load = 20 PSF, Dead Load = 10 PSF).
R802.5.1(1): Rafter Span Chart (Ceiling Not Attached To Rafters L / D = 180) Roof Live Load = 20 PSF, Dead Load = 10 PSF.
R802.5.1(1): Rafter Span Chart (Ceiling Not Attached To Rafters L / D = 180) Roof Live Load = 20 PSF, Dead Load = 20 PSF.
R802.5.1(2): Rafter Span Chart (Ceiling Attached To Rafters L / D = 240) Roof Live Load = 20 PSF, Dead Load = 10 PSF.
R802.5.1(2): Rafter Span Chart (Ceiling Attached To Rafters L / D = 240) Roof Live Load = 20 PSF, Dead Load = 20 PSF.
R802.5.1(2): Rafter Span Chart (Ceiling Not Attached To Rafters L / D = 180) Ground Snow Load = 30 PSF, Dead Load = 10 PSF.
R802.5.1(2): Rafter Span Chart (Ceiling Not Attached To Rafters L / D = 180) Ground Snow Load = 30 PSF, Dead Load = 20 PSF.