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Print Reading for Construction, 5th Edition


Print Reading for Construction, 5th Edition
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By: Walter C. Brown and Daniel P. Dorfmueller

ISBN: 978-1-59070-347-2
Format: Spiralbound
Copyright: ©2005
Subject: Construction
Grade Level: 9-14
Retail Price: $69.28
School Price: $51.96

Description

Print Reading for Construction is designed to assist students in reading and understanding residential and commercial prints. 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 a set of 116, 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, used throughout the text, enhances student comprehension of the subject matter.




Table of Contents

  1. Construction Drawing Organization
  2. Construction Math and Application
  3. Reading Measuring Tools
  4. Lines and Symbols
  5. Freehand Technical Sketching
  6. Pictorial Drawings
  7. Orthographic Drawings
  8. Reading Scales and Dimensioning Drawings
  9. Specifications
10. Construction Materials-Types and Uses
11. Plot Plans
12. Foundation Prints
13. Residential Framing Prints
14. Commercial Framing Prints
15. Plumbing Prints
16. HVAC Prints
17. Electrical Prints
18. Welding Prints
19. Estimating Construction Costs

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Text
   sample Unit 10 (PDF, 1.22 MB)
   sample Unit 12 (PDF, 848 KB)
Instructor's Presentations for PowerPoint® CD, Individual License
   sample Unit 8 (PPS, 1.22 MB)
   sample Unit 13 (PPS, 2.19 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 352 978-1-59070-347-2 $69.28$51.96
* Instructor's Guide 56 978-1-59070-348-9 $40.00$30.00*
* Instructor's Presentations for PowerPoint® CD, Individual License 700 slides 978-1-59070-349-6 $160.00$120.00*
* Instructor's Presentations for PowerPoint® CD, Site License 700 slides 978-1-59070-460-8 $400.00$300.00*
Electronic Prints Individual License 978-1-59070-827-9 $33.28$24.96
Electronic Prints Classrom Network License 978-1-59070-828-6 $166.40$124.80
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