Guide to the Design of Building Systems for Serviceability
This Guide to the Design of Building Systems for Serviceability provides practical information and design examples for design professionals to evaluate the serviceability performance of buildings against requirements of the 2012 IBC.
The guide provides detailed explanations and examples of application of code provisions and standards for a broad scope or materials, building systems, and building components and includes information and examples covering the vast majority of limit states encountered in the structural design of buildings. The discussion and examples are based in the buildings code provisions and include commentary as well as code referenced standards, and publications.
In addition to being essential resource for practicing design professionals, this guide can be used by educators teaching upper level structural engineering classes. The Guide to the Design of Building Systems for Serviceability is an excellent reference for the architectural or engineering design office, legal firm or other construction professionals who must be familiar with code requirements related to the serviceability performance of buildings.
Kurt D. Swensson, Ph.D., P.E., LEED AP(bio)
Kurt D. Swensson, Ph.D., P.E., LEED AP