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International Building Code 2003
The 2003 International Building Code addresses the design and installation of building systems through requirements that emphasize performance. Fully compatible with all the International Codes, the 2003 edition provides up-to-date, comprehensive coverage that establishes minimum regulations for building systems using prescriptive- and performance-related provisions. Content is founded on broad-based principles that make possible the use of materials and building designs. Structural as well as fire- and life-safety provisions covering seismic, wind, accessibility, egress, occupancy, roofs, and more are included.  [ AMAZON IBC Search ]

Building Codes Illustrated
Building Codes Illustrated combines highly illustrative explanations with expert guidance to provide an accessible, timesaving companion guide to the new International Building Code® (IBC). Understanding the criteria for code development and the reasons for code provisions is essential to unlocking this unified code, and no better team than Ching and Winkel can demystify the complex, layered sections of the IBC with more direct, insightful interpretations.


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Mastering AutoCAD 2004 and AutoCAD LT 2004

The Classic AutoCAD Resource-Now Covering the Latest Release of AutoCAD and AutoCAD LT

Mastering AutoCAD 2004 and AutoCAD LT 2004 is a fully updated and enhanced edition of Omura's classic. If you've never used AutoCAD, the tutorial approach and step-by-step instruction will get you started right away. If you're familiar with an earlier release, in-depth explanations of AutoCAD's newest and most advanced features will quickly take your work to the next level. Whatever your experience, however you use AutoCAD, this is an indispensable resource that you'll refer to again and again. Coverage includes:

Finding your way around the AutoCAD interface Creating and developing an AutoCAD drawing Managing your drawing projects Controlling your drawings' printed output Previewing your drawings using WYSIWYG plotting Discovering hidden features Mastering the 3D modeling and rendering process Customizing AutoCAD Taking advantage of AutoCAD's Internet features Linking drawings to databases and spreadsheets Combining tools to accomplish complex tasks Managing custom symbols Securing and authenticating your files Aligning and coordinating Layout views Customizing and using the new Tool Palettes Using Publish to share files with non-AutoCAD users

Featured on the CD The enclosed CD contains a full-featured 30-day trial version of AutoCAD 2004, ready for you to install and use alongside the book's tutorials. You also get bonus coverage of AutoLISP and AutoCAD system variables, project files (including finished drawings) for all the exercises in the book, and a symbols library.

About the Author
George Omura is an architect and illustrator who has been using AutoCAD for the past 17 years. As a CAD specialist, he has worked on design projects ranging from resort hotels to metropolitan transit systems to the San Francisco Library project. A graduate of the University of California at Berkeley, he is the all-time best-selling AutoCAD author. George's other AutoCAD books, all from Sybex, include Mastering AutoCAD 2002, Mastering 3D Studio VIZ, AutoCAD 2000 Instant Reference, and Mastering...



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