Architectural Drafting and Design / Edition 6

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Overview

ARCHITECTURAL DRAFTING AND DESIGN, 6E is an ideal book for all architectural drafters and CAD operators, whether beginning, intermediate, or advanced. An important feature of this best-seller is its step-by-step instructions for the design and layout of each type of drawing associated with a complete set of architectural plans, with projects that can be completed using either CAD or manual drawing methods. The basics of residential design, commercial drafting, basic materials used for construction, common construction methods, and drawings typically associated with commercial construction are all covered in this comprehensive book, which is written to meet the most recent editions of IRC and IBC. Readers will be introduced to the various types of projects that a designer or architect is likely to complete during the actual design process and will gain the knowledge needed to complete the drawings required by most municipalities to obtain a building permit for a single-family residence.

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Editorial Reviews

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"I absolutely loved this book. Once I started reading this book, it was hard to put it down. It was much like a well loved novel. The proposed organization of this book was great. It is well written. The information in the charts and illustrations fit each topic. Many of the chapters were short in length which made it easier to offer one a chance to absorb the subject better…. There is enough information in this book that several syllabuses can be made up for several semesters."

"This book provides a very comprehensive outlook into residential architectural design and drafting. It discusses all aspects of architectural design."

"The information contained on all plan areas is great. My students learn very much from this text. It is very self explanatory, easy to read and comprehend. Illustrations shown throughout the text help students understand what is being taught."

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Detailing every step for the design and layout of each type of drawing required for a complete set of architectural plans, this textbook reflects current trends and standards in the industry. Specific attention is given to residential design, site plans, floor plans, roof plans, elevations, framing methods, foundations plans, wall sections, architectural rendering, and commercial drafting. An enclosed CD-ROM contains drawing files of floor plans and a trial version of AutoCAD. The authors are affiliated with Clackamas Community College, Oregon. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781435481626
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
  • Publication date: 2/26/2010
  • Series: Available Titles CourseMate Series
  • Edition description: 25th Anniversary Edition
  • Edition number: 6
  • Pages: 1127
  • Sales rank: 338,542
  • Product dimensions: 8.90 (w) x 11.00 (h) x 1.70 (d)

Meet the Author

A prolific author and respected instructor, Mr. Alan Jefferis, has taught drafting technology at Clackamas Community College, an Authorized AutoCAD Training Center, for more than thirty-one years. Prior to that, Mr. Jefferis taught for four years at Mt. Hood Community College in Gresham, Oregon. He brings a wealth of professional experience to his writing, including eight years of drafting for structural engineers and thirty years of residential designing. Mr. Jefferis currently owns Residential Designs. He is a former Autodesk Developer Network member and a former member of the A.I.B.D. Mr. Jefferis obtained his BS degree from San Diego State University in 1972. He has authored or co-authored numerous textbooks on architectural drafting and design and effectively working with AutoCAD.

David A. Madsen is the president of Madsen Designs, Incorporated (www.madsendesigns.com). He is Faculty Emeritus of Drafting Technology and the Autodesk Premier Training Center at Clackamas Community College in Oregon City, Oregon, where he was an instructor and department Chairperson for nearly thirty years. In addition to community college experience Mr. Madsen was a drafting Technology Instructor at Centennial High School in Gresham, Oregon. He is a former member of the American Design and Drafting Association (ADDA) Board of Directors, and he was honored by the ADDA with Director Emeritus status at the annual conference in 2005. He has extensive experience in mechanical drafting, architectural design and drafting, and building construction. Mr. Madsen holds a Master of Education Degree in Vocational Administration and a Bachelor of Science Degree in Industrial Education.

David P. Madsen is president of Engineering Drafting and Design, Inc. and the vice president of Madsen Designs, Incorporated (www.madsendesigns.com), He provides drafting and design consultation and training for all disciplines. Mr. Madsen has been a professional design drafter since 1996, and has extensive experience in a variety of drafting, design, and engineering disciplines. He has provided drafting and computer-aided design and drafting instruction to secondary and postsecondary learners since 1999, and has considerable curriculum, and program coordination and development experience. Mr. Madsen holds a Master of Science degree in Educational Policy, Foundations, and Administrative Studies with a specialization in Postsecondary, Adult and Continuing Education; a Bachelor of Science degree in Technology Education, and an Associate of Science degree in General Studies and Drafting.

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Table of Contents

PART 1: INTRODUCTION TO ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN AND DRAFTING. 1. Professionals Architectural Careers, Office Practice and Opportunities. 2. Introduction to Construction Procedures. 3. Architectural Drafting Equipment. 4. Drafting Media and Reproduction Methods. 5. Sketching Applications. 6. Architectural Lines and Lettering. 7. Computer-Aided Design and Drafting in Architecture. PART II: RESIDENTIAL DESIGN. 8. Construction Specifications. 9. Guidelines and Required Codes that Affect Building Design. 10. Room Relationships and Sizes. 11. Exterior Design Factors. 12. Conservation and Environmental Design and Construction. PART III: SITE PLANNING. 13. Site Orientation. 14. Legal Descriptions and Site Plan Requirements. 15. Site Plan Layout. PART IV: THE FLOOR PLAN. 16. Floor Plan Symbols. 17. Floor Plan Dimensions and Notes. 18. Floor Plan Layout. PART V: SUPPLEMENTAL FLOOR PLAN DRAWINGS. 19. Electrical Plans. 20. Plumbing Plans. 21. Heating, Ventilating and Air-Conditioning. PART VI: ROOF PLANS. 22. Roof Plan Components. 23. Roof Plan Layout. PART VII: ELEVATIONS. 24. Introduction to Elevations. 25. Elevation Layout and Drawing Techniques. 26. Millwork and Cabinet Technology, Cabinet Elevations and Layout. PART VIII: FRAMING METHODS AND PLANS. 27. Environmentally Friendly Framing Methods. 28. Structural Components of Framed Construction. 29. Design Criteria for Structural Loading. 30. Sizing Joist and Rafters Using Span Tables. 31. Determining Simple Beams. 32. Drawing Framing Plans. PART IX: FOUNDATIONS PLANS. 33. Foundation Systems. 34. Floor Systems and Foundation Support. 35. Foundation Plan Layout. PART X: SECTIONS AND DETAILS. 36. Sectioning Basics. 37. Section Layout. 38. Alternate Layout Techniques. 39. Stair Construction and Layout. 40. Fireplace Construction and Layout. PART XI: PRESENTATION DRAWINGS. 41. Presentation Drawings. 41. S1(On CD) Perspective Drawing Techniques. 41. S2(On CD) Rendering Methods for Perspective Drawings. PART XII: COMMERCIAL DRAFTING. 42. Building Codes and Commercial Design. 43. Common Commercial Construction Materials. 44. Commercial Construction Project Drawings. 45. Structural Drafting.

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