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Prepare for career success in modern building trades with this proven, practical guide to reading, understanding, and working with construction drawings. With topics organized by real-world construction processes, realistic construction drawings integrated into chapter content, hundreds of helpful questions and activities, and full-size residential and commercial construction prints, UNDERSTANDING CONSTRUCTION DRAWINGS, Seventh Edition, includes everything you need in one convenient package. You'll learn fundamental concepts including views, lines, basic dimensioning, and symbols, as well as advanced principles and practices such as orienting and cross-referencing drawings, interpreting complex drawings, and working with commercial construction elements like structural steel, masonry, and reinforced concrete. Now updated to reflect the 2015 International Building Code and 2015 International Residential Code, the text includes accurate, up-to-date information on current materials, practices, and standards, as well as an all-new unit covering multi-building developments, fire code and sound control measures, and seismic considerations, plus new drawings for a four-story, two-family building in an urban, seismic-sensitive area.
Genre: Education, Technology
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Author: Mark W. Huth
Street Date: January 1, 2018
Item Number (DPCI): 248-52-5443
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