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  • ARE 5.0 Review Bundle (ARE5RB)

    Bundle & Save 15% on ARE 5.0 review materials


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    ARE 5.0 Review Bundle (ARE5RB)

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    Bundle and save 15% when you purchase PPI's review bundle for ARE 5.0

    This review bundle offers the opportunity to review, practice, and test your skills across all six divisions of ARE 5.0.

     

    ARE 5 Review Manual prepares you to pass all six divisions with

    • a thorough review of the content areas covered
    • hundreds of tables and figures
    • advice, tips, and strategies on how to take the exams

    ARE 5 Practice Problems for the Architect Registration Exam contains

    • more than 600 challenging practice problems organized according to ARE 5.0 exam divisions
    • solutions that are clearly written, complete, and easy to follow
    • problems that will also familiarize you with the codes and standards you’ll use for the exam

    ARE 5 Practice Exam will help you pass the actual exam by

    • assessing essential knowledge, skills, and analytical abilities
    • demonstrating the most efficient problem-solving methods
    • increasing your problem-solving speed and confidence

    All materials ship within one business day.

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  • ARE 5 Review Manual (AR5RMP)

    New Edition: Updated for ARE 5.0 The ARE 5 Review Manual provides complete coverage of all six divisions of ARE 5.0. Buy the print version, get the E-Book version for only $50.


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    ARE 5 Review Manual (AR5RMP)

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    Page Count:    860
    Format(s):    Paperback, PDF
    Dimensions:    8 1/2 x 11
    Authors:    David Kent Ballast, FAIA, NCIDQ-Cert. No. 9425, Steven E. O Hara, PE

    New Edition: Updated for ARE 5.0

    Successful exam preparation requires the best resources, and the ARE 5 Review Manual gives you the power to pass all six divisions of ARE 5.0. This one book provides you with a complete and comprehensive review of each division of ARE 5.0.

    ARE 5 Review Manual prepares you to pass all six divisions with

    • a thorough review of the content areas covered
    • hundreds of tables and figures
    • advice, tips, and strategies on how to take the exams 
    • exam preparation guidelines

    Special Offer: Buy the print version, and add the E-Book for only $50. Click the check box next to the E-Book to add it to your shopping cart.

    The ARE 5 Review Manual is a valuable resource when preparing for the exam. Take your studies on the go with the E-Book and study on public transit, at the coffee shop, or anyplace with internet access. Click here to view our E-Book FAQs.

    Benefits of adding the E-Book

    • No waiting--receive the book instantly via download and start studying right away
    • No shipping charges
    • Access for a full 3 years
    • Print up to 10% of pages
    • Returnable within two days of transaction

    Terms and Conditions: Both items must be in the shopping cart to apply the discount. This offer is not retroactive--you must purchase both the print book and the E-Book at the same time to qualify for the discount. E-book includes single-user license, and is not for multiple users or commercial use. Shipping charges will apply to the print version.

     

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    • Open the Kobo Books e-reader app on your iPad or iPhone.
    • On the Kobo home page, click Settings (the gear in the upper left hand corner).
    • Click "Sign in to Adobe" under the Other Services section.
    • Sign in to your Adobe account to authorize your device.
    • Connect the device to the computer where you downloaded Adobe Digital Editions.
    • Open iTunes and click on your device, located under the Devices menu or in the top navigation bar.
    • When you are in the device's Click "Apps" at the top of the page.
    • Select the Kobo app listed under File Sharing panel.
    • At the bottom of the Documents panel, click add, then navigate to the "Digital Editions" folder, located under My Documents.
    • Click Open on the ePub or PDF files you want transferred to your iPad or iPhone.

    If you have trouble at any point during these steps, click here for a PDF of more detailed instructions.

    If the Kobo app is not working well on your device, try another e-reader app.

    Android Download Instructions
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    An Adobe ID is required to access and download E-Books. If you don't currently have an Adobe ID, please create one for free on the Adobe website. You will also need to download device compatible e-reader software. You can use any e-reader software that is compatible with your device, such as Better World, Cool Reader, or Aldiko. For best results, we suggest the Aldiko Book Reader from Google Play. Download it here and follow these steps:

     

    • If you don't have an Adobe ID, you'll need to create one on the Adobe website
    • Once you have an Adobe ID, open the Aldiko Book Reader app on your Android device, then tap Settings.
    • In the Settings menu, click on Adobe DRM, then enter your Adobe ID and password to authorize your Android device.
    • Transfer the E-Book file to your Android device with an external SD card or internal storage.
    • Open the Aldiko Book Reader, then tap on the “Files” icon.
    • Locate the E-Book file(s) that you would like to import into the Aldiko Book Reader, check the box next to each of them, then tap on the “Import to Aldiko” button.

    If the Aldiko app is not working well on your device, try another e-reader app.

    Kindle Fire Download Instructions
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    Click here for special instructions on how to download and view your E-Book.

    Nook Download Instructions
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    An Adobe ID is required to access and download E-Books. If you don't currently have an Adobe ID, please create one for free on the Adobe websiteTo download your E-Book to your Nook, follow these steps:

     

    • Download the PDF or ePub file to Adobe Digital Editions on your computer.
    • Connect the Nook to your computer with a compatible USB cable.
    • Drag and drop the PDF or ePub from the "My Digital Editions" folder into your "My Documents" folder located in the Nook.
    • Once the file(s) are added to the folder, disconnect the Nook from the computer.
    • Once the Nook is disconnected, browse the Nook for the "My Library" folder. Open the "My Documents" folder to find your PDF or ePub files.
    Other Supported Devices
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    If you are unsure whether or not your device is compatible with our E-Books, check the Digital Editions Supported Devices web page and try to locate your device. If it is listed, click on its link for more information about downloading and using E-Books. If it is not listed, our E-Books will most likely not work for you.

    • Building Design & Construction Systems
    • Building Systems
    • Construction Documents & Services
    • Programming, Planning & Practice
    • Schematic Design
    • Site Planning & Design
    • Structural Systems

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  • ARE 5 Review Manual, E-Book (PDF)

    Study on-the-go with the ARE 5 Review Manual E-Book download


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    ARE 5 Review Manual, E-Book (PDF)

     

    ISBN:  978-1-59126-518-4
    Page Count:    860
    Format:    E-Book
    Authors:    David Kent Ballast, FAIA, CSI, NCIDQ-Cert. No. 9425, Steven E. O Hara, PE

    The ARE 5 Review Manual is a valuable resource when preparing for the exam, but it can be cumbersome when you’re on the go. With the E-Book version, you can study on public transit, at the coffee shop, or any other place you can bring a mobile device.

    • No shipping charges
    • No waiting--receive the book instantly via download
    • A full 3 years of access privilege
    • Print out up to 10% of the pages--purchase the physical book if more printed pages are required
    • Returnable within two days of transaction

    Important: An Adobe ID is required to access and download E-Books. If you don't currently have an Adobe ID, please create one for free on the Adobe websiteYou will also need e-reader software installed on your device so that you can open the E-Book. Please visit our E-Books FAQs page to locate and download the appropriate e-reader for your device. If you have a Kindle Fire, please click here for special instructions on how to download and view your E-Book.

    We suggest that you complete these steps before purchasing this E-Book to ensure your satisfaction. Please feel free to review our E-Book FAQs for more information.

    Successful exam preparation requires the best resources, and the ARE 5 Review Manual gives you the information you need to prepare for all divisions of the ARE.

    Prepare to pass all six divisions of ARE 5.0 with

    • a thorough review of the content areas covered
    • hundreds of tables and figures
    • advice, tips, and strategies on how to take the exams 
    • exam preparation guidelines

    ARE 5.0 Divisions Covered

    • Practice Management
    • Project Management
    • Programming & Services
    • Project Planning & Design
    • Project development & Documentation
    • Construction & Evaluation

    For copyright protection purposes, you can only print out up to 10% of the book's pages. If you require more printed pages, we recommend purchasing the physical version of the book.

     

    $225
  • ARE 5 FREE INDEX DOWNLOAD
    Easily find the codes and concepts you will need during the exam with ARE 5.0 Review Manual downloadable index.

     


    ARE 5 Review Manual Index (ARE5RMIDX)

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    Format:    PDF
    Authors:    David Kent Ballast, FAIA, CSI, NCIDQ-Cert. No. 9425, Steven E. O Hara, PE

    Successful exam preparation requires the best resources, and ARE 5 Review Manual gives you the power to pass all six divisions of ARE 5.0.

    This PDF version of ARE 5 Review Manual index is a useful tool when reviewing, and a time-saver during the exam. Add the free index to your cart, and you will be able to access and download the PDF from your PPI Account Profile.

     

  • ARE 5 Practice Exam for the Architect Registration Exam (ARE5PX)

    New Edition: Updated for ARE 5.0 ARE 5 Practice Exam for the Architect Registration Exam contains more than 500 challenging exam-like problems organized according to ARE 5.0 exam divisions.


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    ARE 5 Practice Exam for the Architect Registration Exam (ARE5PX)

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    ISBN:  978-1-59126-517-7
    Page Count:    108
    Format:    Paperback
    Dimensions:    8 1/2 x 11
    Authors:    Holly Williams Leppo, AIA, David Kent Ballast, FAIA, CSI, NCIDQ-Cert. No. 9425, Rima Taher, PhD, PE

    ARE 5 Practice Exam for the Architect Registration Exam contains more than 500 challenging problems organized as practice exams to match all six ARE 5.0 divisions, and designed to reinforce your knowledge of the topics presented in the ARE 5 Review Manual. Short, realistic problems focus on individual architecture concepts and follow the same formats as the problems on the exam, including multiple choice, case study, check-all-that-apply, fill-in-the-blank, drag-and-place, and hot spot. Longer, more complex problems challenge your skills in identifying and applying related architecture concepts. Problems will also familiarize you with the codes and standards you will use for the exam. Solutions are clearly written, complete, and easy to follow. Units are meticulously identified and carried through in all calculations.

    Coverage of ARE 5.0 Major Content Areas

    • administrative procedures and protocols
    • building analysis and programming
    • building systems, materials, and assemblies
    • business operations
    • codes and regulations
    • construction cost estimates
    • construction documentation
    • construction observation
    • contracts
    • environmental conditions and context
    • environmental and contextual conditions
    • finances, risk, and development of practice
    • integration of building materials and systems
    • practice methodologies
    • practice-wide delivery of services
    • preconstruction activities
    • project closeout and evaluation
    • project costs and budgeting
    • project execution
    • project integration of program and systems
    • project manual and specifications
    • project quality control
    • project work planning
    • resource management
    • site analysis and programming

     

    The ARE 5 Practice Exam will help you pass the actual exam by

    • sharpening your problem-solving skills
    • increasing your problem-solving speed and confidence
    • assessing essential knowledge, skills, and analytical abilities
    • demonstrating the most efficient problem-solving methods

     

    ARE 5.0 Divisions Covered

    • Practice Management
    • Project Management
    • Programming & Services
    • Project Planning & Design
    • Project Development & Documentation
    • Construction & Evaluation

     

    ARE 5 Practice Exam and its companion products are published by PPI. PPI is recognized as the leading publisher of professional licensing exam review.

     

    About the Authors


    Holly Williams Leppo, AIA, is a partner and vice president of SMB&R, Inc. She holds a bachelor of integrative arts degree from The Pennsylvania State University and a master of architecture degree from Washington University in St. Louis. Ms. Leppo is an NCARB-certified architect, an NCIDQ certificate holder, and a LEED AP. Ms. Leppo has authored and co-authored several ARE and LEED exam review books published by PPI.


    David Kent Ballast, FAIA, NCARB, CSI, is the owner of Architectural Research Consulting, a firm offering information and management services to architects, interior designers, and the construction industry. Mr. Ballast taught interior construction and other courses for twenty years at Arapahoe Community College. A licensed architect in Colorado and an NCIDQ certificate holder, Mr. Ballast has authored many books published by PPI on design topics and ARE review.


    Rima Taher, PhD, PE, has been teaching ARE review courses in general structures and lateral forces since 2002 at the New Jersey Institute of Technology, where she received a university-wide award for teaching excellence. Dr. Taher earned her master of science and doctorate degrees in civil engineering from the historic and prestigious École Nationale des Ponts et Chaussées in Paris. She has also lectured on the topic of wind engineering and structural design for high winds and hurricanes at the Wind Engineering Research Center at the Tokyo Polytechnic University. She is a licensed civil and structural engineer in New Jersey.

    • administrative procedures and protocols
    • building analysis and programming
    • building systems, materials, and assemblies
    • business operations
    • codes and regulations
    • construction cost estimates
    • construction documentation
    • construction observation
    • contracts
    • environmental conditions and context
    • environmental and contextual conditions
    • finances, risk, and development of practice
    • integration of building materials and systems
    • practice methodologies
    • practice-wide delivery of services
    • preconstruction activities
    • project closeout and evaluation
    • project costs and budgeting
    • project execution
    • project integration of program and systems
    • project manual and specifications
    • project quality control
    • project work planning
    • resource management
    • site analysis and programming
    $95
  • ARE 5 Practice Problems for the Architect Registration Exam (ARE5PP)

    New Edition: Updated for ARE 5.0 600 challenging practice problems organized according to ARE 5.0 exam divisions.


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    ARE 5 Practice Problems for the Architect Registration Exam (ARE5PP)

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    ISBN:  978-1-59126-516-0
    Page Count:    136
    Format:    Paperback
    Dimensions:    8 1/2 x 11
    Authors:    Holly Williams Leppo, AIA, NCIDQ-certified, LEED AP, David Kent Ballast, FAIA, CSI, NCIDQ-Cert. No. 9425, Rima Taher, PhD, PE

    ARE 5 Practice Problems for the Architect Registration Exam contains more than 600 challenging practice problems that break down information in the six exam divisions by chapters and subtopics, allowing you to focus on specific areas. ARE 5 Practice Problems for the Architect Registration Exam is designed to reinforce your knowledge of the topics presented in the ARE 5 Review Manual, and includes multiple choice, case study, check-all-that-apply, fill-in-the-blank, drag-and-place, and hot spot problems.


    Solutions are clearly written, complete, and easy to follow. Units are meticulously identified and carried through in all calculations. Frequent references to figures, tables, equations, and appendices in the ARE 5 Review Manual and the exam-adopted codes and standards will direct you to relevant support material.

    Topics Covered

    • Practice Management
    • Project Management
    • Programming & Services
    • Project Planning & Design
    • Project Development & Documentation
    • Construction & Evaluation

    About the Authors


    Holly Williams Leppo, AIA, is a partner and vice president of SMB&R, Inc. She holds a bachelor of integrative arts degree from The Pennsylvania State University and a master of architecture degree from Washington University in St. Louis. Ms. Leppo is an NCARB-certified architect, an NCIDQ certificate holder, and a LEED AP. Ms. Leppo has authored and co-authored several ARE and LEED exam review books published by PPI.


    David Kent Ballast, FAIA, NCARB, CSI, is the owner of Architectural Research Consulting, a firm offering information and management services to architects, interior designers, and the construction industry. Mr. Ballast taught interior construction and other courses for twenty years at Arapahoe Community College. A licensed architect in Colorado and an NCIDQ certificate holder, Mr. Ballast has authored many books published by PPI on design topics and ARE review.


    Rima Taher, PhD, PE, has been teaching ARE review courses in general structures and lateral forces since 2002 at the New Jersey Institute of Technology, where she received a university-wide award for teaching excellence. Dr. Taher earned her master of science and doctorate degrees in civil engineering from the historic and prestigious École Nationale des Ponts et Chaussées in Paris. She has also lectured on the topic of wind engineering and structural design for high winds and hurricanes at the Wind Engineering Research Center at the Tokyo Polytechnic University. She is a licensed civil and structural engineer in New Jersey.

    • Practice Management
    • Project Management
    • Programming and Analysis
    • Project Planning and Design
    • Project Development and Documentation
    • • Construction and Evaluation
    $95
  • Interior Construction & Detailing for Designers & Architects (ICD6P)

    Interior Construction & Detailing for Designers & Architects is a comprehensive guide for students, interior designers, and architects involved in commercial and residential construction. Buy the print version, get the E-Book version for only $50.


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    Interior Construction & Detailing for Designers & Architects (ICD6P), 6th Edition

    In Stock / Ships in one business day.

    Page Count:    592
    Format(s):    Paperback, ePub
    Dimensions:    8 1/2 x 11
    Authors:    David Kent Ballast, FAIA, NCIDQ-Cert. No. 9425

    Interior Construction & Detailing for Designers & Architects, Sixth Edition is a comprehensive guide for students, interior designers, and architects involved in commercial and residential construction.

    Clear and complete explanations of how to select suitable materials and components and determine appropriate construction techniques make this book an essential, time-saving reference.

    Comprehensive Reference

    Designed to provide easy access to essential information, this book features:

    • over 350 figures and tables
    • more than 2,500 index entries
    • applicable Construction Specification Institute MasterFormat numbers in section heads
    • quick-reference boxed text containing supplementary information
    • a chapter-by-chapter list of additional references

    Topics Covered

    Acoustics  Decorative Metals  Partitions  
    Architectural Woodwork Doors and Hardware Security Systems 
    Audiovisual Spaces Flooring Construction and Finishes Signage Systems 
    Barrier-Free Design Glazing   Structural Coordination 
    Building Codes and Regulations Licensure  Sustainable Design 
    Building Investigation Means of Egress Wall Finishes 
    Ceilings Mechanical and Electrical Systems Coordination  


    Interested in a prep course for the NCIDQ® IDFX, IDPX, or Practicum? Click here to learn more.



     

    Get the E-Book for Only $50
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    Special Offer: Buy the print version, get the E-Book version for only $50. Click the check boxes next to the print and E-Book versions below to add them both to your shopping cart.

    Interior Construction & Detailing for Designers & Architects is a valuable resource when preparing for the exam, but it can be cumbersome when you’re on the go. With the E-Book version, you can study on public transit, at the coffee shop, or anyplace you can bring a mobile device. Click here to view our E-Book FAQs.

     

    • No waiting--receive the book instantly via download and start studying right away
    • No shipping charges
    • A full 3 years of access privilege
    • Print out up to 10% of the pages--purchase the physical book if you need more printed pages
    • Returnable within two days of transaction
    • Single-user license—not for multiple users or commercial use

    Terms and Conditions: Both items must be in the shopping cart to apply the discount. This offer is not retroactive--you must purchase both the print book and the E-Book at the same time to qualify for the discount. Shipping charges will apply to the print version.

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    An Adobe ID is required to access and download E-Books. If you don't currently have an Adobe ID, please create one for free on the Adobe website. You will also need to download device compatible e-reader software. You can use any e-reader software that is compatible with your device, such as Bluefire, Stanza, or Kobo. For best results, we suggest the Kobo Books e-reader app from iTunes®. Download it here and follow these installation steps:

     

    • Open the Kobo Books e-reader app on your iPad or iPhone.
    • On the Kobo home page, click Settings (the gear in the upper left hand corner).
    • Click "Sign in to Adobe" under the Other Services section.
    • Sign in to your Adobe account to authorize your device.
    • Connect the device to the computer where you downloaded Adobe Digital Editions.
    • Open iTunes and click on your device, located under the Devices menu or in the top navigation bar.
    • When you are in the device's Click "Apps" at the top of the page.
    • Select the Kobo app listed under File Sharing panel.
    • At the bottom of the Documents panel, click add, then navigate to the "Digital Editions" folder, located under My Documents.
    • Click Open on the ePub or PDF files you want transferred to your iPad or iPhone.

    If you have trouble at any point during these steps, click here for a PDF of more detailed instructions.

    If the Kobo app is not working well on your device, try another e-reader app.

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    An Adobe ID is required to access and download E-Books. If you don't currently have an Adobe ID, please create one for free on the Adobe website. You will also need to download device compatible e-reader software. You can use any e-reader software that is compatible with your device, such as Better World, Cool Reader, or Aldiko. For best results, we suggest the Aldiko Book Reader from Google Play. Download it here and follow these steps:

     

    • If you don't have an Adobe ID, you'll need to create one on the Adobe website
    • Once you have an Adobe ID, open the Aldiko Book Reader app on your Android device, then tap Settings.
    • In the Settings menu, click on Adobe DRM, then enter your Adobe ID and password to authorize your Android device.
    • Transfer the E-Book file to your Android device with an external SD card or internal storage.
    • Open the Aldiko Book Reader, then tap on the “Files” icon.
    • Locate the E-Book file(s) that you would like to import into the Aldiko Book Reader, check the box next to each of them, then tap on the “Import to Aldiko” button.

    If the Aldiko app is not working well on your device, try another e-reader app.

    Kindle Fire Download Instructions
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    Click here for special instructions on how to download and view your E-Book.

    Nook Download Instructions
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    An Adobe ID is required to access and download E-Books. If you don't currently have an Adobe ID, please create one for free on the Adobe websiteTo download your E-Book to your Nook, follow these steps:

     

    • Download the PDF or ePub file to Adobe Digital Editions on your computer.
    • Connect the Nook to your computer with a compatible USB cable.
    • Drag and drop the PDF or ePub from the "My Digital Editions" folder into your "My Documents" folder located in the Nook.
    • Once the file(s) are added to the folder, disconnect the Nook from the computer.
    • Once the Nook is disconnected, browse the Nook for the "My Library" folder. Open the "My Documents" folder to find your PDF or ePub files.
    Other Supported Devices
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    If you are unsure whether or not your device is compatible with our E-Books, check the Digital Editions Supported Devices web page and try to locate your device. If it is listed, click on its link for more information about downloading and using E-Books. If it is not listed, our E-Books will most likely not work for you.

    • Acoustics 
    • Decorative Metals 
    • Partitions  
    • Architectural Woodwork
    • Doors and Hardware
    • Security Systems 
    • Audiovisual Spaces
    • Flooring Construction and Finishes
    • Signage Systems 
    • Barrier-Free Design
    • Glazing  
    • Structural Coordination 
    • Building Codes and Regulations
    • Licensure 
    • Sustainable Design 
    • Building Investigation
    • Means of Egress
    • Wall Finishes 
    • Ceilings
    • Mechanical and Electrical Systems Coordination

    As low as: $195

  • Interior Construction & Detailing for Designers & Architects, E-Book (ePub)

    Get the E-Book for only $50 when you buy the print and E-Book versions together. Start studying now with an instant E-Book download while you wait for the print version to arrive. (ICD6EPUB)


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    Interior Construction & Detailing for Designers & Architects, E-Book (ePub), 6th Edition

     

    ISBN:  978-1-59126-435-4
    Page Count:    594
    Format:    ePub
    Authors:    David Kent Ballast, FAIA, NCIDQ-Cert. No. 9425

    David Kent Ballast's Interior Construction & Detailing for Designers & Architects is an essential reference, but it can be cumbersome when you’re on the go. With the E-Book, you have a reference while in transit or in any location where you can use a mobile device.

     

    • No shipping charges
    • No waiting--receive the book instantly via download
    • A full three years of access privilege
    • Print out up to 10% of the pages--purchase the physical book if you need more printed pages
    • Returnable within two days of transaction
    • Single-user license—not for multiple users or commercial use

    Important: An Adobe ID is required to access and download E-Books. If you don't currently have an Adobe ID, please create one for free on the Adobe websiteYou will also need e-reader software installed on your device so that you can open the E-Book. Please visit our E-Books FAQs page to locate and download the appropriate e-reader for your device. If you have a Kindle Fire, please click here for special instructions on how to download and view your E-Book.

    We suggest that you complete these steps before purchasing this E-Book to ensure your satisfaction. Please feel free to review our E-Book FAQs for more information.

    Successful design requires the best resources, and the Interior Construction & Detailing offers comprehensive coverage of key codes and topics for designers and architects.

    Topics Covered

    Acoustics  Decorative Metals  Partitions  
    Architectural Woodwork Doors and Hardware Security Systems 
    Audiovisual Spaces Flooring Construction and Finishes Signage Systems 
    Barrier-Free Design Glazing   Structural Coordination 
    Building Codes and Regulations Licensure  Sustainable Design 
    Building Investigation Means of Egress Wall Finishes 
    Ceilings Mechanical and Electrical Systems Coordination  

     

    For copyright protection purposes, you can only physically print out up to 10% of the book's pages. If you require more printed pages than this amount, we recommend purchasing the physical version of the book.


    Interested in a prep course for the NCIDQ® IDFX, IDPX, or Practicum? Click here to learn more.



     

    Get the E-Book for Only $50
    +

    Special Offer: Buy the print version, get the E-Book version for only $50. Click the check boxes next to the print and E-Book versions below to add them both to your shopping cart.

    Interior Construction & Detailing for Designers & Architects is a valuable resource when preparing for the exam, but it can be cumbersome when you’re on the go. With the E-Book version, you can study on public transit, at the coffee shop, or anyplace you can bring a mobile device. Click here to view our E-Book FAQs.

     

    • No waiting--receive the book instantly via download and start studying right away
    • No shipping charges
    • A full 3 years of access privilege
    • Print out up to 10% of the pages--purchase the physical book if you need more printed pages
    • Returnable within two days of transaction
    • Single-user license—not for multiple users or commercial use

    Terms and Conditions: Both items must be in the shopping cart to apply the discount. This offer is not retroactive--you must purchase both the print book and the E-Book at the same time to qualify for the discount. Shipping charges will apply to the print version.

    iPhone/iPad Download Instructions
    +

    An Adobe ID is required to access and download E-Books. If you don't currently have an Adobe ID, please create one for free on the Adobe website. You will also need to download device compatible e-reader software. You can use any e-reader software that is compatible with your device, such as Bluefire, Stanza, or Kobo. For best results, we suggest the Kobo Books e-reader app from iTunes®. Download it here and follow these installation steps:

     

    • Open the Kobo Books e-reader app on your iPad or iPhone.
    • On the Kobo home page, click Settings (the gear in the upper left hand corner).
    • Click "Sign in to Adobe" under the Other Services section.
    • Sign in to your Adobe account to authorize your device.
    • Connect the device to the computer where you downloaded Adobe Digital Editions.
    • Open iTunes and click on your device, located under the Devices menu or in the top navigation bar.
    • When you are in the device's Click "Apps" at the top of the page.
    • Select the Kobo app listed under File Sharing panel.
    • At the bottom of the Documents panel, click add, then navigate to the "Digital Editions" folder, located under My Documents.
    • Click Open on the ePub or PDF files you want transferred to your iPad or iPhone.

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  • Customizable Book Tabs (TABPPI)
    Organize your exam references using these attractive, durable, and easily customizable crack-and-peel book tabs.
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    Customizable Book Tabs (TABPPI)

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    Page Count:    24 Tabs
    Format:    Tabs
    Dimensions:    1 1/4 x 1/2
    Authors:    Editors of PPI

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  • Seismic Design Solved Problems (SESP7)

    New Edition. Seismic Design Solved Problems provides comprehensive practice for both the California Civil Seismic Principles exam and the NCEES Structural Engineering (SE) exam.


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    Seismic Design Solved Problems (SESP7), 7th Edition

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    ISBN:  978-1-59126-471-2
    Page Count:    172
    Format:    Paperback
    Dimensions:    8 1/2 x 11
    Authors:    Majid Baradar, PE

    New Edition. Comprehensive Practice in Seismic Design Concepts, Methods, and Standards

    Seismic Design Solved Problems provides comprehensive practice for both the California Civil Seismic Principles exam and the NCEES Structural Engineering (SE) exam. 360 multiple-choice problems cover all exam subjects, including basic seismology, applications of codes and standards, and design details. The variety of problem types, topics, and complexities is representative of the actual exam. Problems in both qualitative and quantitative formats are included, and solutions use the same codes and standards that will be needed on exam day. Step-by-step procedures are used to solve numerical problems, and detailed explanations are given for qualitative problems.

    With Seismic Design Solved Problems, you will

    • review seismic principles and common terminology
    • navigate through the codes and standards
    • apply seismic concepts to common designs
    • solve problems quickly and confidently


    Topics Covered

    • Codes and Regulatory Provisions
    • Diaphragm Theory
    • Details of Structures
    • Seismology Principles


    Referenced Codes and Standards

    • Building Code Requirements and Specification for Masonry Structures (ACI 530/530.1)
    • Building Code Requirements for Structural Concrete (ACI 318)
    • International Building Code (IBC)
    • Minimum Design Loads for Buildings and Other Structures (ASCE/SEI7)
    • National Design Specification for Wood Construction ASD/LRFD (NDS)
    • Seismic Provisions for Structural Steel Buildings (AISC 341)
    • Special Design Provisions for Wind and Seismic (SDPWD)

     

    • Seismology Principles
    • Codes and Regulatory Provisions
    • Diaphragm Theory
    • Details of Structures
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  • Seismic Design of Building Structures

    New Edition. This book provides a comprehensive introduction to core seismic concepts and principles, and offers essential background information for engineering and architecture exams. (SEIS11)


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    Seismic Design of Building Structures: A Professional’s Introduction to Earthquake Forces and Design Details, 11th Edition (SEIS11)

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    ISBN:  978-1-59126-470-5
    Page Count:    272
    Format:    Paperback
    Dimensions:    8 1/2 x 11
    Authors:    Michael R. Lindeburg, PE, Kurt M. McMullin, PhD, PE

    Seismic Design of Building Structures presents the seismic design concepts most essential to engineers, architects, and students of civil and structural engineering, and architecture. The book’s 15 chapters provide a concise but thorough review of seismic theory, code application, design principles, and structural analysis. The 30 example problems demonstrate how to apply concepts, codes, and equations to solve realistic problems. More than 125 practice problems provide opportunities for independent problem-solving practice, and complete solutions allow you to check your solution approach.



    This book includes two comprehensive indexes—one of key terms and another of seismic building codes—to quickly direct you to the information you are looking for. You can also locate related support material by following references throughout the text to the 150 equations, 29 tables, 144 figures, and 16 appendices, and to relevant codes and standards.

     Topics Covered

    • Basic Seismology
    • Details of Seismic-Resistant Structures  (Concrete, Masonry, Steel, Wood)
    • Diaphragm Theory
    • Earthquake Characteristics
    • Effects of Earthquakes on Structures
    • General Structural Design
    • Response of Structures
    • Seismic Building Code
    • Special Design Features
    • Tilt-Up Construction
    • Vibration Theory

     Referenced Codes and Standards

    • ACI 318
    • ACI 530
    • AISC 341
    • AISC 360
    • ASCE/SEI7
    • IBC
    • NDS
    • SDPWD

    An Introduction to Seismic Design for the

    • California Civil Seismic exam
    • California Structural Engineer Seismic exam
    • Civil PE exam
    • Structural Engineering (SE) exam
    • Architect Registration Examination (ARE)

     

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  • CBC13

    This 2-volume set is a fully integrated code based on the 2012 International Building Code®


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    2013 California Building Code, Title 24, Part 2 (Volumes 1 & 2 – Includes Parts 8 & 10) (CBC13)

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    ISBN:  978-1-60983-457-9
    Page Count:    2-volume set
    Format:    3-Ring Binder
    Dimensions:    11 1/2 x 11 1/2
    Authors:    International Code Council

    The California Building Code (CBC) contains general building design and construction requirements relating to fire and life safety, structural safety, and access compliance. CBC provisions provide minimum standards to safeguard life or limb, health, property, and public welfare by regulating and controlling the design, construction, quality of materials, use and occupancy, location, and maintenance of all buildings and structures and certain equipment. Matrix Adoption tables are provided at beginning of every chapter in Part 2 to indicate which chapters and sections are adopted by state agencies (for application to their respective occupancies).

    This 2-volume set is a fully integrated code based on the 2012 International Building Code® (IBC). The CBC includes:

    • Title 24, Part 8 California Historical Building Code (CHBC). The CHBC contains regulations of the State Historical Building Safety Board. Provisions contained in the CHBC provide for the preservation, restoration, rehabilitation, relocation, or reconstruction of buildings or structures designated as qualified historical buildings or properties. The CHBC contains alternative solutions for the preservation of qualified historical buildings or properties, to provide access for persons with disabilities, to provide a cost-effective approach to preservation, and to provide for the reasonable safety of the occupants or users.
    • Title 24, Part 10 California Building Standards Commission (CBSC). The CBSC adopts certain provisions of the International Existing Building Code®, Appendix Chapter A1, Seismic Strengthening Provisions for Unreinforced Masonry Bearing Wall Buildings

    Included is a free subscription service for all state updates and supplements. Effective Date: January 1, 2014.

    This Book is Referenced on the Following Exam:

    • California Special Civil Seismic Exam
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  • 2012 International Building Code® (IBC12)

    The 2012 International Building Code® (IBC) addresses the design and installation of building systems through requirements emphasizing performance.


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    2012 International Building Code® (IBC12)

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    ISBN:  978-1-60983-040-3
    Page Count:    704
    Format:    Paperback
    Dimensions:    8 1/2 x 11
    Authors:    International Code Council

    Featuring time-tested safety concepts and the very latest industry standards in material design, the 2012 International Building Code® (IBC) offers up-to-date, comprehensive insight into the regulations surrounding the design and installation of building systems. It provides valuable structural, fire-, and life-safety provisions that cover means of egress, interior finish requirements, roofs, seismic engineering, innovative construction technology, and occupancy classifications. This content is developed in the context of the broad-based principles that facilitate the use of new materials and building designs, making this an indispensable reference guide for anyone seeking a strong working knowledge of building systems.

    This book features

    • code regulations that safeguard the public health and safety in all communities, large and small
    • code coverage of all buildings except 3-story, one- and two-family dwellings and townhomes
    • free updates, excerpts of code references, technical articles, and more when you register your code book at www.iccsafe.org/ecodes


    This Book is Referenced on the Following Exam:

    • Architect Registration Examination (ARE)
    • CA Special Civil Seismic Exam
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