Reading Architectural Plans for Residential and Commercial Construction
For an Architectural Plan Reading course at the undergraduate level.Informative, yet concise, this reputable text helps students become adept at reading both residential and commercial construction architectural plans. It offers thorough coverage on everything from projections to modular coordination, light framing to window details, and timber construction to trusses. It also provides actual photographs of the buildings under construction. Perforated exercises provide a neat and readily accessible means of applying material in the text. Can supplement any architectural drawing or design text.
- Spiral bound | 400 pages
- 223.52 x 271.78 x 22.86mm | 997.9g
- 09 Apr 2001
- Pearson Education (US)
- Upper Saddle River, NJ, United States
- 5th edition
Table of contents
I. INTRODUCTION TO ARCHITECTURAL PLANS. 1. Architectural Plans. 2. Projections. 3. Architectural Symbols. 4. Architectural Dimensions. 5. Metric Dimensions. 6. Modular Coordination. 7. Architectural Calculations. II. READING RESIDENTIAL PLANS. 8. Light Framing. 9. Floor Plans. 10. Plot Plans. 11. Roof Framing Plans. 12. Elevations and Sections. 13. Window Details. 14. Door Details. 15. Schedules. 16. Stair Details. 17. Fireplace and Chimney Details. 18. Electrical Plans. 19. Piping and Plumbing Plans. 20. Heating and Air Conditioning Plans. 21. Energy Conservation. 22. Reading Residential Plans. III. READING COMMERCIAL PLANS. 23. Timber Construction. 24. Masonry Construction. 25. Reinforced Concrete Construction. 26. Structural Steel Construction. 27. Fire Protection. 28. Trusses. 29. Glossary. 30. Abbreviations. 31. Construction Documents. 32. Reading Commercial Plans. 33. Career Opportunities in Architectural Fields. Exercises. Appendix.