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Blueprint Reading - by Sam Kubba (Paperback)

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Number of Pages: 359

Genre: Technology

Sub-Genre: Construction

Format: Paperback

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education

Book theme: General

Author: Sam Kubba

Language: English

Street Date: September 1, 2008
TCIN: 77780379
UPC: 9780071549868
Item Number (DPCI): 247-08-4552


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Improve Your Ability to Read and Interpret All Types of Construction Drawings

Blueprint Reading is a step-by-step guide to reading and interpreting all types of construction drawings. Filled with hundreds of illustrations and study questions, this easy-to-use resource offers a complete overview of construction drawing basics for every aspect of the construction process- from site work, foundations, and structural systems to interior work and finishes.

Covering all the latest technological advances, noted architect Sam Kubba offers detailed information on:

  • Blueprint standards-ANSI, ISO, AWS, and ASME
  • Computer-aided design (CAD) and computer-aided design and drafting (CADD)
  • Lines, views, elevations, and dimensions
  • Layouts of all construction drawing types-architectural, structural, mechanical, and electrical
  • Specifications-MasterFormat and UniFormat
  • Symbols-materials, electrical, plumbing, HVAC, and others
  • How to avoid costly pitfalls on construction projects

You'll also find a glossary of terms for quick reference, convenient tables and charts for identifying symbols and abbreviations, and much more.

Inside This Skills-Building Guide to Construction Drawing Basics

- Blueprint Standards - Blueprints and Construction Drawings: A Universal Language - Understanding Lines - Types of Views - Understanding Dimensions - Layout of Construction Drawings - Understanding Industrial Blueprints - The Meaning of Symbols - Understanding Schedules - Specifications - ISO Issues, Codes, and Building Regulations - Construction Business Environment
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