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Construction Graphics. A Practical Guide to Interpreting Working Drawings DUPLICATE Description:

The Second Edition of this highly visual text brings together sketching, plan reading, and working drawing as they are used in the construction process. Hundreds of details from actual and idealized working drawings, with explanatory photographs and drawings, show how construction graphics "translate" into construction methods and practices. The new edition includes more material on basic plan reading, new coverage plan examples including residential and commercial plan details.

Contents:

Table of Contents Preface CHAPTER 1 Construction Graphics: An Overview - Introduction - Graphics and Builders - Challenges Facing the Design Professional: Telling a Complicated Story - Dialects and the Standardization of Drawings - Participants in the Design Process: Owners, Design Professionals, and Contractors - Varying Professional Viewpoints: Legal Responsibilities, Education, Training, and the Consequences of Diversity - Summary CHAPTER 2 The Construction Business Environment - The Construction Industry - Evolution of a Building Construction Project - What Contractors Do - Summary CHAPTER 3 The Design Professional’s Work Product - The Project Manual - Construction Drawings: Organization and Content - The International System of Units - Jurisdictional Confusion: Drawing Interdependence - Residential and Commercial Building Construction Drawings: A Comparison - Summary CHAPTER 4 Construction Drawings - Scale, Scales, and Scaled Drawings - Determining Dimensions without a Scale - Projection Types - Views: Plans, Elevations, and Sections - Pictorial Drawings - Dimensioning: How Big Is It? Where Does It Go? - Lettering, Notes, and Leaders - Lines - Symbols - Schedules - What Constitutes Good Graphics? - Interpreting Working Drawings - Summary CHAPTER 5 Sketching - Introduction


- Drawing Instruments and Media - Manner and Style of the Presentation - Other Useful Geometric Construction Techniques - Formatting and Composing Properly Proportioned Sketches - Summary CHAPTER 6 Site Construction - Site Construction: Preparation and Improvements - What to Expect in the Drawings - Graphic Expression in Site Construction Drawings - Translating the Drawings into Work - Summary CHAPTER 7 Foundation Systems - Purpose of Foundations - What to Expect in the Drawings - Graphic Expression in Foundation Drawings - Translating the Drawings into Work - Summary CHAPTER 8 Framing Systems - Purpose of Framing Systems - What to Expect in the Drawings - Common Graphic Conventions - Framing System Drawings: Subject Matter and Orientation - Translating the Drawings into Work - Design Decisions Affecting the Construction Process - Summary CHAPTER 9 Cladding, Glazing, and Exterior Doors - Purpose of Cladding, Glazing, and Exterior Doors - What to Expect in the Drawings - Common Graphic Conventions in Cladding, Glazing, and Exterior Doors - Translating the Drawings into Work - Summary CHAPTER 10 Roof Systems - Purpose of Roof Systems - What to Expect in the Drawings - Common Graphic Conventions in Roof Structures and Coverings - Correlating the Drawings with Work Concerns - Summary CHAPTER 11 Interior Construction - Purpose of Interior Construction - What to Expect in the Drawings - Schedules - Common Graphic Conventions in Interior Construction - The Takeoff - Summary CHAPTER 12 Mechanical Systems - Purpose of Mechanical Systems - What to Expect in the Drawings - Deciphering the Drawings - Plumbing Systems - Common Graphic Conventions in Mechanical Systems - The Takeoff - Summary CHAPTER 13 Electrical Systems - Purpose - Elements of Electrical Systems


- What to Expect in the Drawings - Common Graphic Conventions in Electrical Drawings - Translating the Drawings into Work - Summary CHAPTER 14 Fabrication Drawings - Problems Inherent in the Design and Construction Processes - Submittals Defi ned - Submittal Process - Shop Drawing Production - What to Expect in the Drawings Summary APPENDIX A Estimating and the Takeoff—A Brief Overview APPENDIX B Answers to the Exercises APPENDIX C Residential Construction Drawings APPENDIX D Drawing Review: A Journey through Commercial Building Construction Drawings APPENDIX E Welding in Construction APPENDIX F MasterFormat™ 2004 Division Numbers and Titles APPENDIX G Executing a Site Section Glossary Selected References Index

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