Architectural Drawing and Light Construction

Architectural Drawing and Light Construction

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For courses in Architectural Drawing and Design, Construction Materials and Methods, and Residential Design and Construction.Using clear, concise explanations and numerous illustrations, the Sixth Edition of this text retains the thorough approach of the previous edition to introduce the basics of architectural design and practice along with construction documentation and practice. It combines the best examples of manually drawn graphics and computer generated graphics along with up-to-date information on the latest building codes and construction materials.
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  • Hardback | 797 pages
  • 207.3 x 283.5 x 34.3mm | 1,873.36g
  • Pearson
  • United States
  • English
  • 6th edition
  • 0130271586
  • 9780130271587

Table of contents

1. Drafting Equipment and Its Uses. 2. Computer-Aided Drafting and Design. 3. Lettering. 4. Drafting Expression. 5. Modular and Metric Drafting. 6. Basic Technical Drawing. 7. Axonometric and Oblique Pictoral Drawings. 8. Freehand Sketching. 9. Perspective Drawings. 10. Shades and Shadows. 11. Presentation Drawings and Renderings. 12. Principles of Light Construction. 13. Structural Member Selection. 14. Typical Architectural Details. 15. Basic Residential Planning. 16. Building Models. 17. Writing Specifications. 18. Working Drawings of Small Homes. 19. Residential, Mechanical, and Electrical Systems. 20. Drawing a Small Commercial Building. Appendix A: Abbreviations Used in Architectural Drawings. Appendix B: Modular Vertical Brick Coursing. Appendix C: The Metric System in Construction. Appendix D: Tables from the Uniform Building Code. Appendix E: Span Tables for Wood Structural Members. Appendix F: Heal Loss/Gain Calculation Examples. Glossary of Construction Terms. Index.
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