Construction Print Reading

Construction Print Reading

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This well-illustrated text teaches the basic skills needed to read, study, and understand construction drawings. It features a detailed analysis of a set of residential plans. Pictorial drawings accompany orthographic plan drawings to help students visualize the meaning of the plan drawing. Construction technology students taking beginning and intermediate plan reading courses will also learn about important related areas that affect plan development, such as building codes, materials, and mathematics applications. There is ample construction data throughout the text's eight sections, one of which consists of assignments for three sets of full-size construction plans provided. Review questions are also featured at the end of each section. ALSO AVAILABLE INSTRUCTOR SUPPLEMENTS CALL CUSTOMER SUPPORT TO ORDER Instructor's Guide, ISBN: 0-7668-0840-8show more

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  • Paperback | 512 pages
  • 218.44 x 269.24 x 30.48mm | 1,360.77g
  • Cengage Learning, Inc
  • Delmar Cengage Learning
  • Clifton Park, United States
  • English
  • 0766808394
  • 9780766808393

Table of contents

SECTION 1- BUILDING PLANS: Introduction. Construction Drawings. Linear Measurement. Lines. Scale. Symbols & Abbreviations. Test. SECTION 2- BASICS OF PLAN READING: Introduction. Survey and Site Plans. Foundation Plans. Floor Framing Plans. Floor Plans. Ceiling & Roof Framing Plans. Section & Detail Drawings. Elevation Plans. Electrical, Plumbing, Heating Plans. Specifications. Test 2A, 2B, 2C, 2D. SECTION 3- ELECTRICAL AND MECHANICAL PLANS: Introduction. Electrical Plans. Plumbing Plans. Heating, Ventilating & Air Conditioning Plans. Test. SECTION 4- PLAN DEVELOPMENT: Introduction. Drawing the Plans. the Construction Site & Topography. Basic House Design. Energy and Building Design. Test. SECTION 5- CODE REGULATIONS & LEGAL DOCUMENTS: Zoning Codes & Regulations. Building Codes. Building Permits and Inspection. Contracts & Bids. Test. SECTION 6- RELATED MATHEMATICS: Introduction. Converting Linear Measurement. Calculating Linear English Measurement. Computing Scale. Rise & Run of Roofs. Stair Dimensions. Metric Conversion. Test 6A, Test 6B. SECTION 7- MATERIALS: Introduction. Concrete & Masonry. Lumber. Metals. Plastics. Test. SECTION 8- PLAN ASSIGNMENTS: Introduction. Assignment 1- Pulver Plan. Assignment 2- Stafford Plan. Assignment 3- Garling House Plan. GLOSSARY. ABBREVIATIONS. SYMBOLS. APPENDICES.show more

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SECTION 1- BUILDING PLANS: Introduction. Construction Drawings. Linear Measurement. Lines. Scale. Symbols & Abbreviations. Test. SECTION 2- BASICS OF PLAN READING: Introduction. Survey and Site Plans. Foundation Plans. Floor Framing Plans. Floor Plans. Ceiling & Roof Framing Plans. Section & Detail Drawings. Elevation Plans. Electrical, Plumbing, Heating Plans. Specifications. Test 2A, 2B, 2C, 2D. SECTION 3- ELECTRICAL AND MECHANICAL PLANS: Introduction. Electrical Plans. Plumbing Plans. Heating, Ventilating & Air Conditioning Plans. Test. SECTION 4- PLAN DEVELOPMENT: Introduction. Drawing the Plans. the Construction Site & Topography. Basic House Design. Energy and Building Design. Test. SECTION 5- CODE REGULATIONS & LEGAL DOCUMENTS: Zoning Codes & Regulations. Building Codes. Building Permits and Inspection. Contracts & Bids. Test. SECTION 6- RELATED MATHEMATICS: Introduction. Converting Linear Measurement. Calculating Linear English Measurement. Computing Scale. Rise & Run of Roofs. Stair Dimensions. Metric Conversion. Test 6A, Test 6B. SECTION 7- MATERIALS: Introduction. Concrete & Masonry. Lumber. Metals. Plastics. Test. SECTION 8- PLAN ASSIGNMENTS: Introduction. Assignment 1- Pulver Plan. Assignment 2- Stafford Plan. Assignment 3- Garling House Plan. GLOSSARY. ABBREVIATIONS. SYMBOLS. APPENDICES.show more

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