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Print Reading for Construction, 7th Edition

By: Walter C. Brown and Daniel P. Dorfmueller
ISBN: 978-1-63126-922-6
Format: Softcover
Copyright: 2019
Subject: Print Reading
Grade Level: 9-14
Description
Print Reading for Construction provides a practical way to learn and master the skill of print reading for construction. It is a combination text-workbook that teaches the interpretation and visualization of residential and commercial construction prints. The text starts with the basics and progresses to advanced topics. The content is ideal for career and technical students, apprentices, and building trades workers in addition to being suitable for self‑study.
  • The Large Prints folder included with the text contains 140 foldout prints (17” x 22”) from residential and commercial construction, providing students realistic, on‑the‑job experience.
  • New Green Building and Careers in Construction features address sustainable design practices and career information.
  • Applied math and measurement content and assessments help students master foundational skills for success.
  • Electronic versions of the prints in the Large Prints folder are available in PDF format in the instructor resources.
  • The Online Learning Suite includes an interactive online textbook, print reading activities with digital form fields, e-flash cards, drag-and-drop activities, and 6 instructional videos prepared by author Dan Dorfmueller to explain select topics from the textbook.
  • Four advanced projects at the end of the text provide additional practice to further develop skills.
  • The new edition features new sets of prints from residential and commercial projects and related print reading activities. A new set of residential prints for a basic project was added to this edition to address basic skills and practices.
  • The text has been enhanced with a new, colorful design and includes many new illustrations to explain topics.
Products & Prices
Products Pages ISBN Retail Price Order Quantity
Text 384 978-1-63126-922-6 $104.00
Print Reading for Construction provides a practical way to learn and master the skill of print reading for construction. It is a combination text-workbook that teaches the interpretation and visualization of residential and commercial construction prints. The text starts with the basics and progresses to advanced topics. The content is ideal for career and technical students, apprentices, and building trades workers in addition to being suitable for self‑study.
  • The Large Prints folder included with the text contains 140 foldout prints (17” x 22”) from residential and commercial construction, providing students realistic, on‑the‑job experience.
  • New Green Building and Careers in Construction features address sustainable design practices and career information.
  • Applied math and measurement content and assessments help students master foundational skills for success.
  • Electronic versions of the prints in the Large Prints folder are available in PDF format in the instructor resources.
  • The Online Learning Suite includes an interactive online textbook, print reading activities with digital form fields, e-flash cards, drag-and-drop activities, and 6 instructional videos prepared by author Dan Dorfmueller to explain select topics from the textbook.
  • Four advanced projects at the end of the text provide additional practice to further develop skills.
  • The new edition features new sets of prints from residential and commercial projects and related print reading activities. A new set of residential prints for a basic project was added to this edition to address basic skills and practices.
  • The text has been enhanced with a new, colorful design and includes many new illustrations to explain topics.
Bundle (Text + Common Cartridge, 1yr. Individual Access Key Code) 978-1-63563-371-9 $133.28
Bundle includes a copy of the Student Textbook and Common Cartridge, 1yr. Individual Access Key Code.
Instructor's Resource CD 978-1-63126-924-0 $260.00 *
This Instructor's Resource CD contains the following items:
  • Instructor's Resources. An introduction and overview of teaching material. Files are in Portable Document Format (PDF).
  • Large Prints. 140 large prints from the textbook, provided in PDF format.
  • Answer Keys. Textbook Answer Keys in PDF format.
  • Lesson Plans. Customizable Lesson Plans in Microsoft Word (DOCX) format.


System Requirements
Windows®:
Intel® Pentium® dual-core processor 2GHz or equivalent, Windows® 8.1/10, 2GB RAM. Current browsers work best (Google Chrome™ browser recommended; free download), allow active content, and Adobe® Reader® (free download). Internet connection required to access web links and free downloads.

Macintosh®: Intel® processor 2GHz or equivalent, Mac OS® X v10.6 or higher, 2GB RAM. Current browsers work best (Google Chrome™ browser recommended; free download), allow active content, and Adobe® Reader® (free download). Internet connection required to access web links and free downloads.
ExamView® Assessment Suite CD 600 questions 978-1-63126-925-7 $248.00 *
The ExamView® Assessment Suite allows you to quickly and easily create, administer, and score paper and online tests. The ExamView® Assessment Suite includes the ExamView® Test Generator, ExamView® Test Manager, and ExamView® Test Player. This product includes 17 test banks with a total of 600 questions.

System Requirements
Windows®:
Windows® 7, 8, or 10 (32 or 64-bit); Intel® Pentium® dual-core processor 2GHz or higher (or equivalent); 2GB RAM; 500MB hard disk space; Monitor capable of displaying 1024 x 768 or higher resolution; Internet connection to access the Web publishing and content update features.

Macintosh®: Mac OS® 10.9, 10.10, or 10.11; Intel® Processor 2GHz or higher; 32-bit and 64-bit Kernel and Extensions; 2GB RAM; 300MB hard disk space; Monitor capable of displaying 1024 x 768 or higher resolution; Internet connection to access the Web publishing and content update features.
Instructor's Presentations for PowerPoint® CD, Individual License over 770 slides 978-1-63126-926-4 $244.00 *
Individual License. This product contains presentations in PowerPoint presentation graphics program format for each of the 17 units and 4 advanced projects, comprising over 770 slides of instructional material.

Presentations are provided in both PPSX and PPTX format. Presentation files (PPSX) are best viewed in PowerPoint 2003 or higher or in the PowerPoint Viewer. You must have the full version of the PowerPoint presentation graphics program in order to edit the PPTX files.

Recommended System Requirements
Windows®:
Intel® Pentium® dual-core processor 2GHz or equivalent, Windows® 8.1/10, 2GB RAM. Current browsers work best (Google Chrome™ browser recommended; free download), allow active content, PowerPoint Viewer (free download), and Adobe Reader (free download). Internet connection required to access web links, streaming content, and free downloads
Macintosh®: Intel® processor 2GHz or equivalent, Mac OS® X v10.9 or higher, 2GB RAM. Current browsers work best (Google Chrome™ browser recommended; free download), allow active content, PowerPoint Viewer (free download for Mac OS 9.X), and Adobe Reader (free download). Internet connection required to access web links, streaming content, and free downloads.
*To order instructor's materials call 800.323.0440.
Previous Edition
Print Reading for Construction, 6th Edition
Table of Contents

Introduction to Print Reading
1. Construction Drawing Organization
2. Construction Math and Application
3. Reading Measuring Tools and Using Scales
Print Reading Basics
4. Lines and Symbols
5. Fundamental Drawing Practices
Specifications and Materials
6. Specifications and Building Codes
7. Construction Materials—Types and Uses
Reading Prints
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
Estimating
17. Estimating Construction Costs
Look Inside
Online Text, 1yr. Individual Subscription
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Front Matter (g-wonlinetextbooks.com, Print Reading)
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Unit 7 (g-wonlinetextbooks.com, Print Reading)
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Unit 12 (g-wonlinetextbooks.com, Print Reading)
Instructor's Presentations for PowerPoint® CD, Individual License
PPS
Unit 13 (PPS, 2.23 MB)
About the 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.