2015 International Building Code Illustrated Handbook
FEMA Publications related to earthquake safety and seismic design including 2009 NEHRP Provisions and Commentary.
- NEHRP Recommended Seismic Provisions for New Buildings and Other Structures, 2009 Edition - Part 1 Provisions, Part 2 Commentary (FEMA P-750)
- Homebuilders' Guide to Earthquake-Resistant Design and Construction (FEMA 232) Primer for Design Professionals Communicating with Owners and Managers of New Buildings on Earthquake Risk (FEMA 389)
- NEHRP Recommended Provisions: Design Examples (FEMA 451)
- Training and Instructional Materials (FEMA 451B)
- Seismic Considerations for Steel Storage Racks Located in Areas Accessible to the Public (FEMA 460)
- Techniques for the Seismic Rehabilitation of Existing Buildings (FEMA 547)
NIST Publication: Technical Brief No. 2 - Seismic Design of Steel Special Moment Frames: A Guide for Practicing Engineers (NIST GCR 09-917-3)
Wind Speed: ATC Wind Speed web site provides users with site specific wind speeds based on ASCE 7-10 using the GPS coordinate system.
- ICC G2-2010 Guideline for Acoustics
- ICC G4-2012 Guideline for Commissioning
Helpful Articles from ICC’s Building Safety Journal.
- Building Disaster Prevention into the Cultural Fabric of the Developing World by Steven Forneris
- Designers, Reviewers, Builders, and Owners: We Are All Rick Mangers by Armin Wolski
- Designing Buildings: An Exercise in Risk Management, Part 2 by Armin Wolski
- Green Roofs: A New American Building System by Charles D. Miller
- The International Wildland-Urban Interface Code Can Help Reduce the Risk of Fire Problems
- Is there a Need to Enclose Elevator Lobbies in Tall Buildings? By Richard Bukowski
- Modern Seismic Building Codes for the Next 100 Years by John Henry
- Post-Earthquake Fires-the Ticking Time Bomb by Mark Kluver
Helpful Fire & Life-safety resources.
- Accessible Means of Egress, by ICC Codes & Standards Department “Ten Rules of Fire Endurance Ratings,” by T. Z. Harmathy “Harmathy’s ten rules” from 2012 IEBC.
- American Wood Council (AWC) DCA 4 – Component Additive Method (CAM) for Calculating and Demonstrating Assembly Fire Endurance