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Construction Graphics A Practical Guide to Interpreting Working Drawings

ISBN-10: 0471219835

ISBN-13: 9780471219835

Edition: 2004

Authors: Keith A. Bisharat

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Description:

This highly visual volume offers an overview of construction drawing basics and detailed coverage of the standard construction practices involved in constructing a project from graphic descriptions of it.
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Book details

List price: $110.00
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 1/26/2004
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 384
Size: 8.50" wide x 11.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.442
Language: English

Preface
Acknowledgments
Construction Graphics: An Overview
Introduction
Graphics and Builders
Challenges Facing the Design Professional: Telling a Complicated Story
Dialects and the Standardization of Drawings
Participants in the Design Process: Owners, Design Professionals, and Contractors
Varying Professional Viewpoints: Legal Responsibilities, Education, Training, and the Consequences of Diversity
Summary
The Construction Business Environment
The Construction Industry
Evolution of a Building Construction Project
What Contractors Do
Summary
The Design Professional's Work Product
The Project Manual
Construction Drawings: Organization and Content
The International System of Units
Jurisdictional Confusion: Drawing Interdependence
Summary
Construction Drawings
Scale, Scales, and Scaled Drawings
Determining Dimensions without a Scale
Projection Types
Views: Plans, Elevations, and Sections
Pictorial Drawings
Dimensioning: How Big Is It? Where Does It Go?
Lettering, Notes, and Leaders
Lines
Symbols
Schedules
What Constitutes Good Graphics?
Summary
Sketching
Introduction
Drawing Instruments and Media
Manner and Style of the Presentation
Other Useful Geometric Construction Techniques
Formatting and Composing Properly Proportioned Sketches
Summary
Site Construction
Site Construction: Preparation and Improvements
What to Expect in the Drawings
Graphic Expression in Site Construction Drawings
Translating the Drawings into Work
Summary
Foundation Systems
Purpose of Foundations
What to Expect in the Drawings
Graphic Expression in Foundation Drawings
Translating the Drawings into Work
Summary
Framing Systems
Purpose of Framing Systems
What to Expect in the Drawings
Common Graphic Conventions
Framing System Drawings: Subject Matter and Orientation
Translating the Drawings into Work
Design Decisions Affecting the Construction Process
Summary
Cladding, Glazing, and Exterior Doors
Purpose of Cladding, Glazing, and Exterior Doors
What to Expect in the Drawings
Common Graphic Conventions in Cladding, Glazing, and Exterior Doors
Translating the Drawings into Work
Summary
Roof Systems
Purpose of Roof Systems
What to Expect in the Drawings
Common Graphic Conventions in Roof Structures and Coverings
Correlating the Drawings with Work Concerns
Summary
Interior Construction
Purpose of Interior Construction
What to Expect in the Drawings
Schedules
Common Graphic Conventions in Interior Construction
The Takeoff
Summary
Mechanical Systems
Purpose of Mechanical Systems
What to Expect in the Drawings
Deciphering the Drawings
Plumbing Systems
Common Graphic Conventions in Mechanical Systems
The Takeoff
Summary
Electrical Systems
Purpose
Elements of Electrical Systems
What to Expect in the Drawings
Common Graphic Conventions in Electrical Drawings
Translating the Drawings into Work
Summary
Fabrication Drawings
Problems Inherent in the Design and Construction Processes
Submittals Defined
Submittal Process
Shop Drawing Production
What to Expect in the Drawings
Summary
Estimating and the Takeoff--A Brief Overview
Answers to the Exercises
Glossary
Selected References
Index