Blueprint Reading: Construction Drawings for the Building Trade / Edition 1

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Overview

Improve Your Ability to Read and Interpret

All Types of Construction Drawings

Blueprint Reading is a step-by-step guide to reading and interpreting all types of construction drawings. Filled with hundreds of illustrations and study questions, this easy-to-use resource offers a complete overview of construction drawing basics for every aspect of the construction process- from site work, foundations, and structural systems to interior work and finishes.

Covering all the latest technological advances, noted architect Sam Kubba offers detailed information on:

  • Blueprint standards-ANSI, ISO, AWS, and ASME
  • Computer-aided design (CAD) and computer-aided design and drafting

    (CADD)

  • Lines, views, elevations, and dimensions
  • Layouts of all construction drawing types-architectural, structural,

    mechanical, and electrical

  • Specifications-MasterFormat and UniFormat
  • Symbols-materials, electrical, plumbing, HVAC, and others
  • How to avoid costly pitfalls on construction projects

You'll also find a glossary of terms for quick reference, convenient tables and charts for identifying symbols and abbreviations, and much more.

Inside This Skills-Building Guide to Construction Drawing Basics

• Blueprint Standards • Blueprints and Construction Drawings: A Universal Language • Understanding Lines • Types of Views • Understanding Dimensions • Layout of Construction Drawings • Understanding Industrial Blueprints • The Meaning of Symbols • Understanding Schedules • Specifications • ISO Issues, Codes, and Building Regulations • Construction Business Environment

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780071549868
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
  • Publication date: 9/30/2008
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 384
  • Sales rank: 224,894
  • Product dimensions: 9.12 (w) x 7.32 (h) x 0.90 (d)

Meet the Author

McGraw-Hill authors represent the leading experts in their fields and are dedicated to improving the lives, careers, and interests of readers worldwide
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Table of Contents

Foreword
Acknowledgments
Introduction
Chapter 1: Blueprint Standards
Chapter 2: Blueprints and Construction Drawings: A Universal Language
Chapter 3: Understanding Line Types
Chapter 4: Understanding Dimensions
Chapter 5: Types of Views
Chapter 6: Layout of Construction Drawings
Chapter 7: Understanding Industrial Blueprints
Chapter 8: The Meaning of Symbols
Chapter 9: Understanding Schedules
Chapter 10: Interpreting Specifications
Chapter 11: Building Codes and Barrier-Free Design
Chapter 12: Construction Business Environment
Appendix 1: Acronyms/Abbreviations
Appendix 2: Glossary
Appendix 3: Common Conversion Factors
Appendix 4: Test Questions and Answers
Index
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