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Mastering Math For The Building Trades

Mastering Math For The Building Trades

by James Gerhart
     
 
Instant answers to any construction-related math question. In the office or out in the field, Mastering Math for the Building Trades, by James Gerhart gives you a perfect tool for accurately performing the calculations required in all the major building trades. Down-to-earth explanations, easy-to-memorize tips and tricks of the trade, worked examples, illustrations

Overview

Instant answers to any construction-related math question. In the office or out in the field, Mastering Math for the Building Trades, by James Gerhart gives you a perfect tool for accurately performing the calculations required in all the major building trades. Down-to-earth explanations, easy-to-memorize tips and tricks of the trade, worked examples, illustrations and tables make everyday number crunching easier, giving you the step-by-step help you need to complete estimates, meet deadlines, and satisfy new customers. Whether you're an old pro or apprentice...contractor, tradesperson or supplier...whether you're building, repairing, or remodeling...you'll find ready answers for: grading and excavating; concrete and other masonry work; septic systems; fluid mechanics; metal framing; engineered beams; fiber optic cabling; estimating software; floor framing and covering; roofing; finishing interiors; heating and cooling; plumbing; electrical; more!

Editorial Reviews

Booknews
From estimating material and labor costs to the math needed in the hands-on construction process, brief chapters offer basic mathematic advice and formulas for advice such construction tasks as grading and excavating, masonry, floor framing and covering, wall framing, roofing, heating and cooling, plumbing, and electric work. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780071360234
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date:
06/29/2000
Edition description:
2ND ED..
Pages:
368
Sales rank:
754,140
Product dimensions:
5.00(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.77(d)

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Meet the Author

James Gerhart is experienced in residential construction, working for a number of years as a project coordinator. He built his reputation, however, teaching subjects such as math, estimating, scheduling, blueprint reading, and surveying to vocational and construction management studies students.

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