Blueprint Reading : Construction Drawings for the Building Trade: Construction Drawings for the Building Trade by Sam Kubba

Blueprint Reading : Construction Drawings for the Building Trade: Construction Drawings for the…

bySam Kubba

Kobo ebook | September 30, 2008

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Improve Your Ability to Read and Interpret All Types of Construction Drawings

Blueprint Reading is a step-by-step guide to reading and interpreting all types of construction drawings. Filled with hundreds of illustrations and study questions, this easy-to-use resource offers a complete overview of construction drawing basics for every aspect of the construction process- from site work, foundations, and structural systems to interior work and finishes.

Covering all the latest technological advances, noted architect Sam Kubba offers detailed information on:

  • Blueprint standards-ANSI, ISO, AWS, and ASME
  • Computer-aided design (CAD) and computer-aided design and drafting (CADD)
  • Lines, views, elevations, and dimensions
  • Layouts of all construction drawing types-architectural, structural, mechanical, and electrical
  • Specifications-MasterFormat and UniFormat
  • Symbols-materials, electrical, plumbing, HVAC, and others
  • How to avoid costly pitfalls on construction projects

    You'll also find a glossary of terms for quick reference, convenient tables and charts for identifying symbols and abbreviations, and much more.

    Inside This Skills-Building Guide to Construction Drawing Basics

    • Blueprint Standards • Blueprints and Construction Drawings: A Universal Language • Understanding Lines • Types of Views • Understanding Dimensions • Layout of Construction Drawings • Understanding Industrial Blueprints • The Meaning of Symbols • Understanding Schedules • Specifications • ISO Issues, Codes, and Building Regulations • Construction Business Environment
Title:Blueprint Reading : Construction Drawings for the Building Trade: Construction Drawings for the…Format:Kobo ebookPublished:September 30, 2008Publisher:McGraw-HillLanguage:English

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ISBN:9990044007749

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