Drafting and Design for Architecture & Construction / Edition 9

Drafting and Design for Architecture & Construction / Edition 9

by Dana J. Hepler, Paul Ross Wallach, Donald Hepler
     
 

ISBN-10: 1111128138

ISBN-13: 9781111128135

Pub. Date: 02/02/2012

Publisher: Cengage Learning


DRAFTING AND DESIGN FOR ARCHITECTURE AND CONSTRUCTION, 9th edition is written in a logical structure that presents architectural drafting and design concepts in the order usually practiced by professional architects. An emphasis on environmental safety, protective measures, expanded coverage of construction design and drawings and chapter objectives to alert the…  See more details below

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DRAFTING AND DESIGN FOR ARCHITECTURE AND CONSTRUCTION, 9th edition is written in a logical structure that presents architectural drafting and design concepts in the order usually practiced by professional architects. An emphasis on environmental safety, protective measures, expanded coverage of construction design and drawings and chapter objectives to alert the reader to important concepts allow readers to hone the necessary skills to create a complete set of drawing plans. The abundant appendices provide important reference material, career information, mathematical calculations, standard abbreviations and synonyms. Exciting new material on design principles and procedures along with new entries on smart homes, smart growth, recreational facilities, building information modeling, site planning, ecology, energy conservation, efficiency and sustainability has been added. This text also covers CAD in an introductory chapter along with a series of inserts throughout to provide examples of how CAD is used to perform specific architectural drafting functions

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781111128135
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
02/02/2012
Pages:
864
Sales rank:
395,509
Product dimensions:
8.70(w) x 11.00(h) x 1.40(d)

Table of Contents


PART I: INTRODUCTION TO ARCHITECTURE. 1. Architectural History and Styles. 2. Fundamentals of Design. PART II: ARCHITECTURAL DRAFTING FUNDAMENTALS. 3. Scales and Measurements. 4. Conventions and Procedures. 5. Introduction to Computer-Aided Drafting Design. Part III Basic Area Design. 6. Environmental Design Factors. 7. Indoor Living Areas. 8. Outdoor Living Areas. 9. Traffic Areas and Patterns. 10. Kitchens. 11. General Service Areas. 12. Sleeping Areas. PART IV: BASIC ARCHITECTURAL DRAWINGS. 13. Site Development Plans. 14. Designing Floor Plans. 15. Drawing Floor Plans. 16. Designing Elevations. 17. Drawing Elevations. 18. Sectional, Detail, and Cabinetry Drawings. PART V: PRESENTATION METHODS 19. Pictorial Drawings. 20. Architectural Renderings. 21. Architectural Models. PART VI: FOUNDATIONS AND CONSTRUCTION SYSTEMS. 22. Principles of Construction. 23. Foundations and Fireplace Structures. 24. Wood-Frame Systems. 25. Masonry and Concrete Systems. 26. Steel and Reinforced-Concrete Systems. 27. Disaster Prevention Design. PART VII: FRAMING SYSTEMS 28. Floor Framing Drawings. 29. Wall Framing Drawings. 30. Roof Framing Drawings. PART VIII: ELECTRICAL AND MECHANICAL DESIGN DRAWINGS. 31. Electrical Design and Drawing. 32. Comfort Control Systems (HVAC). 33. Plumbing Drawings. PART IX: DRAWING MANAGEMENT AND SUPPORT SERVICES. 34. Drawing Management. 35. Schedules and Specifications. 36. Building Costs and Financial Planning. 37. Codes and Legal Documents. APPENDIXES Appendix A: Careers in Architecture and Related Fields. Appendix B: Mathematical Calculations. Appendix C: Architectural Abbreviations and Professional Organizations. Appendix D: Architectural Synonyms. Glossary. Index.

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