Table of contents for Architectural security codes and guidelines : best practices for today's construction challenges / Robert C. Wible.
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PART I: Overview
Chapter 1: Codes and Regulations and the Construction Team
Chapter 2: Challenges Facing the Construction Team: Revising Codes and Standards, Redefining Roles and Responsibilities
Chapter 3: Findings from the World Trade Center Towers Collapse and Other Post-9/11 Disasters: What Is It That We Want Buildings to Do?
PART II: Existing Guidelines, Codes and Standards and How They Protect Buildings and the Public from Disasters
Chapter 4: Beginning with the End in Mind: Assessing Risk, Threats, and Mitigation Strategies
Chapter 5: Existing Construction Standards, Codes, Practices, and Guidelines that Promote Security and Disaster Resilience in New Construction
Chapter 6: Existing Buildings: Inspections and Retrofitting
PART III: Addressing New Issues: Viewing the Building as a Complete Life-Cycle System
Chapter 7: Homeland Security and the Issues of Energy, Sustainability, Environment, Accessibility and New Products, Materials and Techniques
Chapter 8: A World Transformed: A Vision of One Possible Future for the Construction Industry and Construction Team
APPENDIX: RESOURCES, WEB SITES, AND CHAPTER NOTES
Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Buildings -- Security measures.
Buildings -- Specifications.