Commercial Drafting and Detailing

ISBN-10: 0766838862

ISBN-13: 9780766838864

Edition: 2nd 2002 (Revised)

Authors: Alan Jefferis, Kenneth D. Smith

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Commercial Drafting and Detailing offers readers clear explanations and professional, step-by-step examples for producing each of the architectural and structural drawings required in a complete set of commercial plans - from site, floor, stairs, and roof plans, to framing and foundation plans, and more! As they progress through the book, readers are challenged to develop critical thinking skills in order to solve design problems consistent with the 2000 International Building Code (IBC) as well as current Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) specifications. Comprehensive in scope, each chapter concludes with engineering sketches to aid in completing standard construction details related to specific building materials, such as: lumber, timber, steel, masonry, poured concrete, and fire-resistive materials. Thoroughly revised and updated, this edition is particularly well suited for use independently or as a companion text to our best-selling Architectural Drafting & Design book (also by Alan Jefferis).
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Book details

List price: $271.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Delmar Cengage Learning
Publication date: 9/26/2001
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 608
Size: 8.50" wide x 10.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.684

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.

Kenneth D. Smith has been a principal and designer for his own firm for over thirty years. He was co-founder for a structural engineering firm where he served as president for over ten years and head designer for over thirty years. He is currently the principal of Kenneth D. Smith Architect & Associates, Inc., located in southern California. Currently, Mr. Smith is CEO, and Director of Architectural Design and continues to be personally involved in all projects. Mr. Smith's experience with a structural engineering firm coupled with his experience as an architect using AutoCAD and Revit provides smooth integration of structural and architectural requirements, resulting in efficient, quality designs.

Preface
Drafting and Design Considerations of Structures
Professional Careers and Commercial Drafting
The Drafters Role in Office Practice and Procedure
Applying Autocad Tools to Commercial Drawings
Introduction to National Building Codes
Access Requirements for People with Disabilities
Building Methods and Materials of Commercial Construction
Wood Framing Methods and Materials
Timber Framing Methods and Materials
Steel Framing Methods and Materials
Unit Masonry Methods and Materials
Concrete Methods and Materials
Fire-Resistive Construction
Preparing Architectural and Civil Drawings
Structural Considerations Affecting Construction
Project Manuals and Written Specifications
Land Descriptions and Drawings
Floor Plan Components, Symbols and Development
Orthographic Projection and Elevations
Roof Plan Components and Drawings
Drawing Sections, Wall Sections, and Details
Interior Elevations
Ramp, Stair, and Elevator Drawings
Preparing Structural Drawings
Drawing Framing Plans
Drawing Structural Elevations and Sections
Foundation Systems and Components
Index
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