Building Contractor's Exam Preparation Guide

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Passing today's contractor's exams can be a major task. This book shows you how to study, how questions are likely to be worded, and the kinds of choices usually given for answers. Includes sample questions from actual state, county, and city examinations, plus a sample exam to practice on.

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Overview

Passing today's contractor's exams can be a major task. This book shows you how to study, how questions are likely to be worded, and the kinds of choices usually given for answers. Includes sample questions from actual state, county, and city examinations, plus a sample exam to practice on.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781572180307
  • Publisher: Craftsman Book Company
  • Publication date: 6/28/1996
  • Pages: 320
  • Sales rank: 777,029
  • Product dimensions: 8.30 (w) x 10.98 (h) x 0.68 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction 5
Ch. l Print Reading 13
Ch. 2 Building Calculations 35
Ch. 3 Law and Business Management 59
Ch. 4 Site Work, Demolition and Construction 93
Ch. 5 Foundations, Formwork, and Retaining Walls 107
Ch. 6 Interior Finishes 123
Ch. 7 Exterior Finishes 137
Ch. 8 Roofs and Roof Structures 151
Ch. 9 Structural Loads 163
Ch. 10 Concrete and Masonry 175
Ch. 11 Steel Construction 185
Ch. 12 Fire Protection Systems 195
Ch. 13 Related Trades 205
Ch. 14 Types of Construction 215
Ch. 15 Special Construction 231
Ch. 16 Special Equipment 241
Ch. 17 Safety Codes 249
Ch. 18 Final Examination 257
App. I State Contractor's Examination Offices 305
App. II National Assessment Institute Locations 309
App. III Answers to Final Examinations 311
Index 313
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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 24, 2009

    Excellent Review

    This is a great book for reviewing info to take the Contractor's Exam. Very good guide.

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