A guide that provides a clear understanding of code requirements for plan preparation or plan examination.
This manual has been developed to assist and guide those engaged in the preparation or examination of plans for buildings to be designed and constructed under the 2009 International Building Code. This practical text can also be used as a teaching tool and learning aid. The manual covers both nonstructural and basic structural aspects of plan review and includes such topics as means of egress, occupancy classification, type of construction, fire-resistance-rated construction, allowable building size, and fire protection systems.
Whether you are an entry level plan examiner or an experienced plan check engineer, Plan Review Manual, is an essential reference book!