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Print Reading for Architecture and Construction

ISBN-10: 1401851673

ISBN-13: 9781401851675

Edition: 2nd 2005 (Revised)

Authors: Alan Jefferis, David A. Madsen

List price: $236.95
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Attain the knowledge and skills required to read complete sets of working drawings for residential and light commercial construction. This easy-to-use manual explores all facets of print reading, with examples and illustrations taken from actual architectural prints that provide readers with the information they need to create ?real world? working drawings. Computer-aided design and drafting is underscored through the use of CADD-generated print reading examples, illustrations, and exercises that comply with the highest industry standards. Quality and standardization in all architectural and construction print examples is emphasized.
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Book details

List price: $236.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: Delmar Cengage Learning
Publication date: 11/11/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 576
Size: 8.25" wide x 10.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.848
Language: English

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 Architectural and Construction Technology
Print Reading
Reading Site Plans
Reading Floor Plans
Floor Plan Symbols
Reading Floor Plans
Floor Plan Dimensions
Reading Floor Plans
Electrical, Plumbing and HVAC
Reading Elevations
Reading Cabinet Elevations Framing Methods, Components and Framing Plans
Reading Roof Plans
Reading Foundations and Floor Systems
Reading Sections and Details
Reading Stair Drawings
Reading Fireplace Drawings
General Construction Specifications
Common Commercial Construction Materials
Reading Civil Drawings
Reading Architectural Drawings
Reading Structural Drawings
Reading Commercial Electrical, HVAC, and Plumbing Plans
Reading Interior Elevations and Details
Commercial Construction Specifications
Commercial Supervision Procedures
Appendix
A Appendix
B Glossary
Abbreviations