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Residential Construction Academy Basic Principles for Construction

ISBN-10: 1111307180
ISBN-13: 9781111307189
Edition: 3rd 2012
Authors: Mark W. Huth
List price: $128.95
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Book details

List price: $128.95
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: Delmar Cengage Learning
Publication date: 5/12/2011
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 352
Size: 8.50" wide x 10.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 2.464
Language: English

Mark Huth is a former editor at Delmar Cengage Learning, a role that took him inside hundreds of classrooms and allowed him to glean the best teaching methods for his students and readers. He travels extensively throughout North America, gaining first-hand knowledge of construction methods and materials. In addition to BASIC PRINCIPLES FOR CONSTRUCTION, he is the author of several other respected texts on construction principles, technology, and mathematics. Mr. Huth has also taught high school building construction and worked as a professional carpenter and subcontractor. He holds a master of science degree in curriculum and instruction, as well as permanent certification in building construction from the New York State Education Department.

The Construction Industry
Organization of the Industry
Glossary of Terms
Construction Personnel
An Overall View of Design and Construction
Forms of Ownership
Building Codes
Unions and Contractors' Associations
Review Questions
Activities
Working in the Industry
Glossary of Terms
Ethics
Working on a Team
Communication
Customer Service
Lifelong Learning
Review Questions
Activities
Green Construction
Glossary of Terms
Aspects of Green Building
Green Certifications Programs
Future of Green Home Building
Review Questions
Activities
Safety
Jobsite Safety
Glossary of Terms
Accidents
OSHA
Personal Protective Equipment
Hazard Communication Standard
Fire
Trench Safety
Material Handling
Electricity
Review Questions
Activities
Safety with Ladders, Scaffolds, and Machines
Glossary of Terms
Scaffolds
Portable Ladders
Safe Climbing Habits
Internal Combustion Engines
Compressed Air
Review Questions
Activities
Construction Math
Whole Numbers
Glossary of Terms
Basic Principles
Addition Problems
Subtraction Problems
Multiplication Problems
Division Problems
Combined Operations
Decimals
Glossary of Terms
Basic Principles
Addition and Subtraction of Decimal Fractions
Multiplication of Decimal Fractions
Division of Decimal Fractions
Fractions
Glossary of Terms
Basic Principles
Adding Fractions
Adding Mixed Numbers
Subtracting Fractions
Multiplying Fractions
Decimal and Common Fraction Equivalents
Linear Measure
Glossary of Terms
Reading of U.S
Customary Scale
Nominal Dimensions
Combining Feet and Inches
Metric System
Perimeter Measure
Percent (Percentage)
Glossary of Terms
Perent
Interest
Area and Volume
Glossary of Terms
Area of Squares and Rectangles
Area of Triangles
Area of Circles
Volume of Rectangular Solids, Cubes, and Cylinders
Right Angles
Glossary of Terms
Basic Principles
6-8-10 Method
Combined Operations
Basic Principles
Tools and Fasteners
Hand Tools-Selection, Use and Care
Glossary of Terms
Systems of Measurement
Tape Measure
Rafter Square
Stair Gauges
Speed Square
Combination Square
Chalk Line Reel
6-8-10 Method and Checking Diagonals
Spirit Level
Builder's Level
Laser Level
Plumb Bob
Hammers
Bars and Nail Pullers
Screwdrivers
Pliers
Wrenches
Hacksaw
Handsaw
Coping Saw
Wallboard Saw
Utility Knife
Snips
Pipe and Tubing Cutters
Flaring Tool
Swaging Tools
Review Questions
Activities
Power Tools-Selection, Use, and Care
Glossary of Terms
Power Tool Construction
Power Tool Safety
Portable Circular Saw
Saber Saw
Reciprocating Saw
Drills.Torches
Review Questions
Activities
Fasteners
Glossary of Terms
Nails
Screws
Bolts
Anchors
Hollow-Wall Fasteners
Review Questions
Activities
Rigging
Glossary of Terms
Slings
Wire Rope
Web Slings
Chain Slings
General Requirements for Use of All Slings
Hardware Attachments
Crane Operations
Review Questions
Activities
Print Reading
Views
Glossary of Terms
Isometric Drawings
Oblique Drawings
Orthographic Projection
Review Questions
Activities
Scales
Glossary of Terms
Scale Drawings
Reading an Architect's Scale
Review Questions
Activities
Alphabet of Lines
Glossary of Terms
Object Lines
Dashed Lines
Extension Lines and Dimension Lines
Centerlines
Leaders
Cutting-Plane Lines
Review Questions
Activities
Use of Symbols
Glossary of Terms
Door and Window Symbols
Materials Symbols
Electrical and Mechanical Symbols
Reference Marks
Abbreviations
Review Questions
Activities
Plan Views
Glossary of Terms
Site Plans
Foundation Plans
Floor Plans
Review Questions
Activities
Elevations
Glossary of Terms
Orienting Elevations
Information on building Elevations
Review Questions
Activities
Sections and Details
Glossary of Terms
Sections
Other Large-Scale Details
Orienting Sections and Details
Review Questions
Activities
Glossary
Index

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