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Print Reading for Construction, 6th Edition

Print Reading for Construction, 6th Edition
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By: Walter C. Brown and Daniel P. Dorfmueller

ISBN: 978-1-60525-802-7
Format: Softcover
Copyright: ©2013
Subject: Print Reading
Grade Level: 9-14
Retail Price: $88.00
School Price: $66.00


Print Reading for Construction is designed to assist students in reading and understanding residential and commercial prints. The 2013 edition of this text has been extensively revised and features five new print reading projects, including two new unit-based projects with end-of-unit activities and three new advanced projects at the end of the text.

This practical text is suitable for vocational students, apprentices, and building trades workers who want to increase their knowledge of print reading and construction drawings. The combination text and workbook presents a thorough discussion of print reading techniques, starting with the basics of print reading and progressing to advanced topics.
  • Includes more than 140, 17” x 22” foldout prints, which provide learners with realistic on-the-job experiences.
  • Provides four comprehensive print reading projects at the end of the text.
  • Full color is used throughout the text to enhance student comprehension of the subject matter.
The Instructor’s Resource CD contains electronic versions of the foldout prints that accompany the Print Reading for Construction textbook. The electronic prints are provided in PDF format. These prints can be projected by the instructor during a lecture or used in place of the paper prints by the student when completing the print reading activities.

Previous Edition
Print Reading for Construction, 5th Edition

Table of Contents

  1. Construction Drawing Organization
  2. Construction Math and Application
  3. Reading Measuring Tools
  4. Lines and Symbols
  5. Fundamental Drawing Practices
  6. Specifications and Building Codes
  7. Construction Materials - Types and Uses
  8. Site Plans
  9. Architectural Drawings
10. Foundation Prints
11. Structural Prints
12. Residential Framing Prints
13. Plumbing Prints
14. HVAC Prints
15. Electrical Prints
16. Welding Prints
17. Estimating Construction Costs

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Online Text, 6yr. Classroom Subscription (min. qty. 15)
   sample Front Matter (g-wonlinetextbooks.com, Construction Technology)
   sample Chapter 9 (g-wonlinetextbooks.com, Construction Technology)
   sample Chapter 10 (g-wonlinetextbooks.com, Construction Technology)
Presentations for PowerPoint
   sample Chapter 5 (PPS, 24.7 MB)
  Note: Sample file quality has been reduced to allow for Internet streaming and viewing.

About Author(s)

Walter C. Brown - During his career, Dr. Walter C. Brown was a leading authority in the fields of drafting and print reading. He served as a consultant to industry on design and drafting standards and procedures and held a variety of professional offices of state and national associations.

Daniel P. Dorfmueller - is a technical author and consultant based in Lebanon, OH. He provides training in print reading for construction and print reading for concrete courses. He previously worked for Baker Concrete Construction in the greater Cincinnati, OH area.

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Text 350 978-1-60525-802-7 $88.00$66.00
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* Instructor’s Resource CD 978-1-60525-806-5 $248.00$186.00*
* ExamView® Assessment Suite 610 test questions 978-1-60525-807-2 $244.00$183.00*
* Instructor's Presentations for PowerPoint Individual License 600 slides 978-1-60525-808-9 $240.00$180.00*
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