Residential Design, Drafting, and Detailing

ISBN-10: 1418012750
ISBN-13: 9781418012755
Edition: 2008
List price: $275.95
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Description: Learn the basic skills needed to draw, detail, and design residential structures using standard construction practices involving wood, engineered materials, steel, concrete, and concrete block, as well as using ?green? construction practices. CAD  More...

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Book details

List price: $275.95
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Delmar Cengage Learning
Publication date: 5/31/2007
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 896
Size: 8.50" wide x 11.00" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 5.038
Language: English

Learn the basic skills needed to draw, detail, and design residential structures using standard construction practices involving wood, engineered materials, steel, concrete, and concrete block, as well as using ?green? construction practices. CAD techniques based on the 2006 International Building Code are at the heart of this book that teaches methods to complete all the drawings needed to obtain a residential building permit. A host of real-world problems expose readers to a variety of drafting experiences and require them to go through the same thought processes that a professional CAD technician faces daily, including view layout, dimension placement, section placement, and more.

A prolific author and respected instructor, Mr. Alan Jefferis, has taught drafting technology at Clackamas Community College, an Authorized AutoCAD Training Center, for more than thirty-one years. Prior to that, Mr. Jefferis taught for four years at Mt. Hood Community College in Gresham, Oregon. He brings a wealth of professional experience to his writing, including eight years of drafting for structural engineers and thirty years of residential designing. Mr. Jefferis currently owns Residential Designs. He is a former Autodesk Developer Network member and a former member of the A.I.B.D. Mr. Jefferis obtained his BS degree from San Diego State University in 1972. He has authored or co-authored numerous textbooks on architectural drafting and design and effectively working with AutoCAD.

Introduction to Residential Design
Professionals Architectural Careers
Preparing for Success
Computer-Aided Design and Drafting in Architecture
Building Codes and Interior Design
Interior Design Considerations
Exterior Design Factors
Site Design
Site Plans
Site Plan Considerations and Drawings Requirements
Site Related Drawing Layout
Floor Plan & Supplemental Drawings
Floor Plan Symbols, Annotation and Dimensions
Completing a Floor Plan
Electrical Design and Drawings
Plumbing Systems
Comfort Control Systems
Roof Plans
Roof Plan Components
Roof Plan Layout
Elevations
Introduction to Elevations
Elevation Layout and Drawing Techniques
Interior Finish Materials and Cabinets
Framing Methods and Plans
Framing Methods
Structural Components
Design Criteria For Structural Loading
Sizing Joists, Rafters, and Beams
Drawing Framing Plans
Foundations Plans
Foundation Systems
Floor Systems and Foundation Support
Foundation Plan Layout
Details and Sections
Sectioning Basics
Section Layout
Stair Construction and Layout
Fireplace Construction and Layout
Creating drawings for Remodels, Restorations, and Additions

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