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Blueprint Reading (Construction Drawings for the Building Trade)

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9780071549868
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Overview

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

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  • Product Details

    Author:
    Sam Kubba
    Format:
    Paperback
    Publisher:
    McGraw-Hill Education (October 21, 2008)
    Language:
    English
    Audience:
    General/trade
    ISBN-13:
    9780071549868
    ISBN-10:
    0071549862
    Weight:
    23.04oz
    Dimensions:
    7.4" x 9.2" x 0.8"
    Case Pack:
    16
    File:
    McGrawHill-MH_ONIX_V21_US_onix21_all(17_12_12)-20171212.xml
    Folder:
    McGrawHill
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    $48.10
    List Price:
    $65.00
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