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The following references are recommended for the Virginia Industrialized Building Contracting Exam. Please note that to become licensed, the Class A/B business and law exam must also be passed.
Carpentry & Building Construction, Student Edition, 2016 1st Edition$79.99
This newly revised edition includes content from McGraw-Hill Construction, where the professionals stay informed on the latest industry developments.
Guide to Handling, Installing, Bracing Wood Trusses – 2018$30.99
Building Component Safety Information Book
2015 International Building Code for One- and Two-Family Dwellings$174.99
The scope of the International Building Code® (IBC®) includes all buildings except detached one- and two-family dwellings and townhouses up to three stories.
Placing Reinforcing Bars 10th Edition$104.99
Placing Reinforcing Bars presents the best accepted current practices in placing reinforcing bars. It is written for apprentices, journeymen ironworkers, and inspectors. Definitive resource for preparing provisions in project specifications. Eighteen heavily illustrated chapters cover: materials, handling bars at the jobsite, general principles for bar placing, splicing, and tying; placing bars in footings, walls, columns, floors, roofs, pavements and highway structures; and coated reinforcing bars.
SDI Manual of Construction with Steel Deck (3rd Edition) Paperback$48.99
Manual of Construction with Steel Deck reviews good practice in Steel Deck Construction and serves as a safety primer for Contractors, Erectors, Architects, Engineers and Inspectors who are responsible for safe and proper field installation of steel deck.
Design and Control of Concrete Mixtures 17th edition$139.99
This Design and Control of Concrete Mixtures 17th edition, presents the properties of concrete as needed in concrete construction, including strength and durability. All concrete ingredients (cementing materials, water, aggregates, admixtures, and fibers) are reviewed for their optimal use in designing and proportioning concrete mixtures. Applicable ASTM, AASHTO, and ACI standards are referred to extensively. The use of concrete from design to batching, mixing, transporting, placing, consolidating, finishing, and curing is addressed. Concrete sustainability, along with special concretes, including high-performance concretes, are also reviewed.
Virginia Uniform Statewide Building Code, 2015$41.99
The Virginia Uniform Statewide Building Code (USBC) contains the building regulations that must be adhered to when constructing a new building, structure, or an addition to an existing building. These regulations also apply when maintaining or repairing an existing building or renovating or changing the use of a building or structure.
Virginia Uniform Statewide Building Code, 2018 Part 1$48.99
The USBC is comprised of three parts: Virginia Construction Code, Virginia Existing Building Code, and Virginia Maintenance Code.
The USBC Part 1 (Virginia Construction Code) is a useful and necessary reference for building contractors in the state of Virginia.
The Virginia USBC 2018 is effective July 1, 2021.
Handbook of Rigging: For Construction and Industrial Operations$127.99
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This popular, hands-on reference brigs you completely up-to-date on equipment, materials, systems, and regulations that affect your profession. In addition, it covers new concepts regarding the design
Virginia Industrialized Bldg Tab pack$84.99
Preprinted tabs for the
Pre-Printed Permanent Tabs – During your exam, time is of the essence. By having your pages tabbed, you can greatly increase your speed in referencing key exam topics.
Construction Tower Cranes
ASME B30.5 – 2018 Mobile and Locomotive Cranes$141.99
Intended for manufacturers, owners, employers, users and others concerned with the specification, buying, maintenance, training and safe use of mobile and locomotive cranes with B30 equipment, plus all potential governing entities.
ASME B30.4 2020, Portal, Tower, and Pedestal Cranes$104.99
B30.4 applies to the construction, installation, operation, inspection, and maintenance of electric motor or internal-combustion engine powred portal and pedestal cranes, that adjust operating radius by means of a boom luffing mechanism or by means of a trolley traversing a horizontal boom, that may be mounted on a fixed or traveling base, and to any variation thereof that retain the same fundamental characteristics. This standard applies only to portal and pedestal cranes utilizing a drum and wire rope for hoisting and which are used for hoisting work. The requirements for tower cranes (refer to ASME B30.3), telescopic boom cranes (refer to ASME B30.5), and knuckleboom cranes (refer to ASME B30.22) are not included in this standard.
ASME B30.10-Hooks, 2019$104.99
B30.10 includes provisions that apply to hooks used for lifting and load handling purposes, in conjunction with equipment described in other volumes of the B30 Standard. Hooks supporting a load in the base (bowl/saddle or pin hole) of the hook, are covere