Structural, Civil and Pipe Drafting for CAD Technicians / Edition 1

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For nearly twenty years, David Goetsch has provided a one-of-a-kind information resource with his book, Structural Drafting. Now, for a broader audience, he has developed a new and complete introduction to structural drafting with related coverage of civil and piping drafting that has complementary software. Structural, Civil and Pipe Drafting for CAD Technicians is organized into seven sections. The first section of the book supplies readers with an overview of structural drafting, from the organizational structure of the typical department through product fabrication and shipping. Later sections invite readers to hone in on the specifics of structural steel, pre-cast concrete, poured-in-place concrete, and structural wood drafting. Section six includes chapters on pre-fab metal buildings, civil engineering drafting, and process piping to ensure that readers gain all of the expertise they need to become highly competent, professional drafters.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781401896560
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
  • Publication date: 9/19/2003
  • Series: Delmar Learning Drafting Series
  • Edition description: BK&CD-ROM
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 464
  • Product dimensions: 8.50 (w) x 10.90 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Meet the Author

David Goetsch, Ph.D., was recognized as Technical Instructor of the Year by the U.S. Department of Education in 1984. In 1986, he was honored as Technical Educator of the Year by the Florida Vocational Association. A member of the American Management Association, the Florida Association of Community Colleges, and the American Society for Quality, Goetsch currently serves as vice president and professor emeritus at Northwest Florida State College.

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Table of Contents

OVERVIEW OF STRUCTURAL DRAFTING. Introduction to Structural Drafting. Typical Structural Drafting Department. Drawing, Checking, Correcting, and Revising Processes. Product Fabrication and Shipping. Structural Connectors. STRUCTURAL STEEL DRAFTING. Structural Steel Framing Plans. Structural Steel Sections. Structural Steel Connection Details. Structural Steel Fabrication Details. Structural Steel Bills of Materials. Pre-Engineered Metal Building. STRUCTURAL PRECAST CONCRETE DRAFTING. Precast Concrete Framing Plans. Precast Concrete Sections. Precast Concrete Connection Details. Precast Concrete Fabrication Details. Precast Concrete Bills of Materials. STRUCTURAL POURED-IN-PLACE CONCRETE. Poured-in-Place Concrete Foundations. Poured-in-Place Concrete Walls and Columns. Poured-in-Place Concrete Floor Systems. Poured-in-Place Stairs and Ramps. STRUCTURAL WOOD DRAFTING. Structural Wood Floor Systems. Structural Wood Walls. Structural Wood Roofs. Structural Wood Posts, Beams, Girders, and Arches. CIVIL ENGINEERING AND PIPING DRAFTING. Civil Engineering Drafting. Piping Drafting. EMPLOYMENT IN STRUCTURAL, CIVIL, AND PIPING DRAFTING. Finding a Job. Getting and Keeping a Job. Advanced Drafting Projects

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