Plan Reading and Material Takeoff: Builder's Essentials / Edition 1

Plan Reading and Material Takeoff: Builder's Essentials / Edition 1

by Wayne J. Del Pico
     
 

ISBN-10: 0876293488

ISBN-13: 9780876293485

Pub. Date: 07/12/1994

Publisher: Wiley

A Complete Resource for Residential and Light Commercial Contractors — based on the latest construction materials and methods.

Learn how to:

  • read and interpret building plans
  • create an accurate takeoff, using a complete set of working drawings.

Each chapter covers a major construction division, such as concrete,

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Overview

A Complete Resource for Residential and Light Commercial Contractors — based on the latest construction materials and methods.

Learn how to:

  • read and interpret building plans
  • create an accurate takeoff, using a complete set of working drawings.

Each chapter covers a major construction division, such as concrete, masonry and carpentry — and uses plans, details and tables to illustrate plan reading and takeoff procedures. A checklist for each material division helps ensure that nothing is left out of your takeoff.

Includes a complete set of residential plans from Home Planners, Inc., the nation's leading provider of home plans. With a detailed material takeoff, from site work to electrical.

With over 160 illustrations, including commercial construction details.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780876293485
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
07/12/1994
Series:
RSMeans Series, #31
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
448
Sales rank:
1,236,736
Product dimensions:
8.54(w) x 11.02(h) x 0.92(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword.

Introduction.

Chapter One: Reading and Understanding Plans.

Chapter Two: Calculating Area and Volume.

Chapter Three: The Specifications.

Chapter Four: General Requirements (Division 1).

Chapter Five: Site Work (Division 2).

Chapter Six: Concrete (Division 3).

Chapter Seven: Masonry (Division 4).

Chapter Eight: Metals (Division 5).

Chapter Nine: Wood and Plastics (Division 6).

Chapter Ten: Thermal and Moisture Protection (Division 7).

Chapter Eleven: Doors and Windows (Division 8).

Chapter Twelve: Finishes (Division 9).

Chapter Thirteen: Specialties (Division 10).

Chapter Fourteen: Equipment (Division 11).

Chapter Fifteen: Furnishings (Division 12).

Chapter Sixteen: Special Construction (Division 13).

Chapter Seventeen: Conveying Systems (Division 14).

Chapter Eighteen: Mechanical (Division 15).

Chapter Nineteen: Electrical (Division 16).

Appendix.

Abbreviations.

Bibliography.

Index.

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