Hurricane Code: the I.C.C.

High Wind Speed Standards

 

Illustrated in Ray-trace 3d models

of the ICC-600 Figures with Narration



On one DVD: Origins of the I.C.C. and

Part One: TERMS & CONDITIONS 27 min. and

Part Two: STEEL & STONE 26 min.

 

 


Origin of the International Code Council and list of

the standard Code organizations compatible with, and included in, the Council.



The Wind Speed Categories A, B, C & D defined

The 50-year Mean Wind Speed Zones for Alaska, New England,

Florida and the U.S. Southern States, the Gulf, and Texas

Seismic Zones, Continental U.S., Alaska, Hawaii

Continental U.S. zones for Termites, Concrete Weathering,

Mean Temperatures and Decay Probability

Basic Building Geometry and Dimensional Terms used in the Code

Basic Shearwalls, Segments as Lengths, Widths, Sides and Ends

Non-rectangular structures and Drag Struts

Cladding and Component Pressure Zones

 

 


Standard Hooks, 90 and 180. .... Clear and cover for configurations A and B.

Lap splices, footing dowel minimums horizontal and vertical

Slabs & Stemwalls: Monolithic on grade, Headers, Floating Slabs

The Bond Beam: Concrete Masonry Units and total steel area

Masonry Walls to Floor: Hollowcore & Wooden Floor connections

Bolted Ledgers, side and loadbearing, anchor minimums

Bond Beam perimeters and changes in height within a wall

Masonry Gable Endwalls, Cast-in-Place or Precut Rake Beam units

Masonry Gable details: Ladder and Outlooker configurations

Detail: Bracing to roof system for noncontinuous masonry gables.

 

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Hurricane Code: the I.C.C.

High Wind Speed Standards

 

On one DVD: Origins of the I.C.C. and

Part Three: HOLDING THE LINE 30 min. and

Part Four: ANCHORAGE: UPLIFT AND OVERTURN 26 min.

 

 


Origin of the International Code Council and list of

the standard Code organizations compatible with and included in the Council



Shearwalls: Exterior and Interior, Piers, Penetrations

Roof Assemblies: Sheathing, Blocking, Trusses to Bond Beam

Connections: Interior Shearwalls to Roof

Openings & Lintels: Masonry Walls

Insulated Concrete Formed Walls, solid lengths minimums

ICF Wall Openings, Lintels and Stirrups

Ledgers to ICF walls, bolt configurations

Composite Stemwalls: Hollow & Solid Masonry, Veneer, Clay CMUs,

Pier & Curtain

 

 

 

Anchorage and Uplift: Foundation Weight, Shear Overturn

Wood Structural Panel, Paneling as Shear reinforcement

Structural Panel Nailing: single and double minimums

Open Structures, Porches and Overhangs

Conventional truss, Design truss, Conventional rafter

Cold-formed steel framing & anchorage

Brick Veneer details, one and two-story

Summary: Generic Wall Bracing and Anchorage for Shear

Review: Openings and Superimposed Loads

ICC Note on Windborn Water Penetration

 

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