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  • CodeMaster Seismic Design Bundle (SDIP3)

    Buy our best-selling CodeMaster Seismic Design products together and save. Includes the 2012 IBC, 2011 MSJC Code, 2012 NDS, and ASCE 7-10 codes.


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    CodeMaster Seismic Design Bundle (SDIP3)

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    PPI recommends the CodeMaster Seismic Design Bundlee as a reference tool for exam candidates preparing for the California Civil Seismic exam.

    CodeMaster - Seismic Design Category (2012 IBC / ASCE 7-10) contains detailed information on the determination of seismic design categories. It is a great time-saving tool and provides a step-by-step procedure to determine a structure's seismic design category in accordance with the 2012 International Building Code® and ASCE 7-10.

    CodeMaster - Seismic Design (2012 IBC and ASCE 7-10) identifies the 11 steps involved in designing a typical one to three story building for seismic loads in accordance with the 2012 International Building Code and ASCE 7-10 Minimum Design Loads for Buildings and Other Structures.

    CodeMaster - Allowable Stress Design for Masonry (2012 IBC) provides an easy-to-follow nine step procedure for the allowable stress design of masonry in accordance with the 2012 IBC and the 2011 MSJC Code.

    CodeMaster - Seismic Design (2012 IBC and ASCE 7-10) identifies the 11 steps involved in designing a typical one to three story building for seismic loads in accordance with the 2012 International Building Code and ASCE 7-10 Minimum Design Loads for Buildings and Other Structures.

    CodeMaster - Structural Wood Design ASD/LRFD (2012 IBC, ASCE 7-10, 2012 NDS) includes steps for checking stresses and sizing the member; design equations are presented in a clear understandable format with notation defined.

    This Bundle Includes:

    • CodeMaster - Seismic Design (2012 IBC and ASCE 7-10) (SDINA12)
    • CodeMaster - Seismic Design Category (2012 IBC / ASCE 7-10) (SDIA12)
    • CodeMaster - Allowable Stress Design for Masonry (2012 IBC) (ASDCM12)
    • CodeMaster - Structural Wood Design ASD/LRFD (2012 IBC, ASCE 7-10, 2012 NDS) ( SWD12 )
    $57
  • Seismic Design of Building Structures: A Professional’s Introduction to Earthquake Forces and Design Details, 11th Edition (SEIS11P)

    New Edition. This book provides a comprehensive introduction to core seismic concepts and principles, and offers essential background information for engineering and architecture exams. Buy the print version, get the E-Book version for only $50.


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    Seismic Design of Building Structures: A Professional’s Introduction to Earthquake Forces and Design Details, 11th Edition (SEIS11P)

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    Page Count:    272
    Format(s):    Paperback, PDF
    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.

    A Comprehensive Review of Seismic Concepts and Principles

    • A thorough review of seismic building codes
    • Easy-to-use formulas, figures, and tables
    • Detailed illustrations and definitions of seismic terminology
    • 129 practice problems
    • 34 example problems
    • A complete index

     

    Exam Topics Covered
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    • Basic Seismology
    • Diaphragm Theory
    • Earthquake Characteristics
    • Effects of Earthquakes on Structures
    • General Structural Design
    • Response of Structures
    • Seismic Building Codes
    • Seismic-Resistant Concrete Structures
    • Seismic-Resistant Masonry Structures
    • Seismic-Resistant Steel Structures
    • Seismic-Resistant Wood Structures
    • Special Design Features
    • Tilt-Up Construction
    • Vibration Theory
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      • Basic Seismology
      • Diaphragm Theory
      • Earthquake Characteristics
      • Effects of Earthquakes on Structures
      • General Structural Design
      • Response of Structures
      • Seismic Building Codes
      • Seismic-Resistant Concrete Structures
      • Seismic-Resistant Masonry Structures
      • Seismic-Resistant Steel Structures
      • Seismic-Resistant Wood Structures
      • Special Design Features
      • Tilt-Up Construction
      • Vibration Theory

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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
    $275
  • 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
    $125
  • CodeMaster - Seismic Design (2012 IBC and ASCE 7-10) (SDINA12)
    This 6-page laminated reference guide provides an easy-to-follow 11-step procedure for seismic design in accordance with the 2012 IBC and ASCE 7-10, with emphasis on the seismic design of a typical one-to-three story building.
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    CodeMaster - Seismic Design (2012 IBC and ASCE 7-10) (SDINA12)

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    ISBN:  978-1-936039-18-0
    Page Count:    6
    Format:    Booklet
    Dimensions:    8 1/2 x 11
    Authors:    Structures and Codes Institute

    CodeMaster - Seismic Design (2012 IBC and ASCE 7-10) provides an easy-to-follow 11-step procedure for seismic design in accordance with the 2012 IBC, ASCE 7-10, with emphasis on the seismic design of a typical one-to-three story building.

    A Quick and Easy Reference for Solving Seismic Design Problems

    • An 11-step procedure for completing seismic design as it relates to the seismic design demands
    • Figures that illustrate important problem-solving concepts
    • Tips on applying the 2012 IBC and ASCE 7-10 codes
    • Laminated, 3-hole punched pages 

    Topics Covered

    • Determination of Mapped Spectral Response Accelerations
    • Consideration of Exceptions to the Seismic Code Requirements
    • Seismic Design Category Determination
    • Consideration of Plan and Vertical Structural Irregularities
    • Determination of Seismic Base Shear, Redundancy Coefficient, and Seismic Load Effects
    • Compliance with Drift Control Requirements
    • Determination of Mapped Spectral Response Accelerations
    • Consideration of Exceptions to the Seismic Code Requirements
    • Seismic Design Category Determination
    • Consideration of Plan and Vertical Structural Irregularities
    • Determination of Seismic Base Shear, Redundancy Coefficient, and Seismic Load Effects
    • Compliance with Drift Control Requirements
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  • CodeMaster - Seismic Design Category (2012 IBC / ASCE 7-10) (SDIA12)
    This 2-page, laminated reference contains everything you need to know about the determination of seismic design categories.
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    CodeMaster - Seismic Design Category (2012 IBC / ASCE 7-10) (SDIA12)

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    ISBN:  978-1-936039-14-2
    Page Count:    2
    Format:    Booklet
    Dimensions:    8 1/2 x 11
    Authors:    Structures and Codes Institute

    CodeMaster Seismic Design Category 2012 IBC/ASCE 7-10 provides a step-by-step procedure to determine a structure’s seismic design category in accordance with the 2012 IBC and ASCE 7-10. Shortcuts and illustrations are provided to help quickly assess applicability of exceptions and find the needed information.

    A Handy Reference for Solving Seismic Design Problems

    • A 6-step procedure for determining a structure’s seismic design category
    • Figures that illustrate important problem-solving concepts
    • Tables that provide valuable information
    • Laminated, 3-hole punched pages
    $13
  • CodeMaster - Structural Wood Design ASD/LRFD (2012 IBC, ASCE 7-10, 2012 NDS) (SWD12)

    New. This six page, laminated reference guide contains information about designing typical wood framing members, including glued laminated timber, in accordance with the 2012 IBC, ASCE 7-10 and 2012 National Design Specification.


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    CodeMaster - Structural Wood Design ASD/LRFD (2012 IBC, ASCE 7-10, 2012 NDS) (SWD12)

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    ISBN:  978-19-3603-925-8
    Page Count:    6
    Format:    Booklet
    Dimensions:    8 1/2 x 11
    Authors:    Structures and Codes Institute

    New.

    This CodeMaster contains information about designing typical wood framing members, including glued laminated timber, in accordance with the 2012 IBC, ASCE 7-10 and 2012 National Design Specification. This handy laminated guide explains the design process in ten easy-to-understand steps beginning with determining loads and load combinations. Determination of referenced design values for different sizes, species and grades is clearly explained and adjustment factors are presented in a consolidated manner for quick reference, with a matrix indicating when they are required.

    The CodeMaster includes steps for checking stresses and sizing the member; design equations are presented in a clear understandable format with notation defined. Numerous illustrations are provided to show key concepts such as tributary area, span measurement for sloped members, and dressed size versus nominal size. "Secrets of the CodeMaster" are included to help the designer avoid common mistakes.

    A Quick and Easy Reference for Designing Typical Wood Framing Members

    • Illustrations provide clarity on codes described.
    • Solved examples make it easy to understand the information presented.
    $19
  • ASDCM12
    This six page, laminated reference guide provides an easy-to-follow nine step procedure for the allowable stress design of masonry in accordance with the 2012 IBC and the 2011 MSJC Code.
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    CodeMaster - Allowable Stress Design for Masonry (2012 IBC) (ASDCM12)

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    ISBN:  978-1-936039-11-1
    Page Count:    6
    Format:    Booklet
    Dimensions:    8 1/2 x 11
    Authors:    Structures and Codes Institute

    This six page, laminated reference guide provides an easy-to-follow nine step procedure for the allowable stress design of masonry in accordance with the 2012 IBC and the 2011 MSJC Code. Masonry design by the allowable stress design method must meet the allowable stress design provisions in IBC Section 2107, which requires the design to comply with seismic requirements of IBC Section 2106 and Chapters 1 and 2 of the MSJC Code with some modifications.

    A Quick and Easy Reference for Solving Allowable Stress Design Problems

    • Illustrations provide clarity on codes described.
    • Solved examples make it easy to understand the information presented.
    $19

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