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Reading Architectural Plans for Residential and Commercial Construction

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Publisher Comments:

Informative, yet concise, this reputable volume helps readers become adept at reading both residential and commercial construction architectural plans. It offers thorough coverage on everything from projections to modular coordination, light framing to window details, and timber construction to trusses, and provides actual photographs of the buildings under construction. Individually shrink-wrapped exercises provide a neat and readily accessible means of applying material in the book. KEY TOPCIS: Topics covered include architectural plans, symbols and dimensions, reading residential floor plans, plot plans and roof framing plans, elevations and sections, reading commercial plans, fire protection, trusses and more. For construction professionals, owners and others interested in reading residential and commercial construction plans.

Table of Contents

I. INTRODUCTION TO ARCHITECTURAL PLANS.
 1. Architectural Plans.

 2. Projections.

 3. Architectural Symbols.

 4. Architectural Dimensions.

 5. Metric Dimensions.

 6. Modular Coordination.

 7. Architectural Calculations.

II. READING RESIDENTIAL PLANS.

 8. Light Framing.

 9. Floor Plans.

10. Plot Plans.

11. Roof Framing Plans.

12. Elevations and Sections.

13. Window Details.

14. Door Details.

15. Schedules.

16. Stair Details.

17. Fireplace and Chimney Details.

18. Electrical Plans.

19. Piping and Plumbing Plans.

20. Heating and Air Conditioning Plans.

21. Energy Conservation.

22. Reading Residential Plans.

III. READING COMMERCIAL PLANS.

23. Timber Construction.

24. Masonry Construction.

25. Reinforced Concrete Construction.

26. Structural Steel Construction.

27. Fire Protection.

28. Trusses.

29. Glossary.

30. Abbreviations.

31. Construction Documents.

32. Reading Commercial Plans.

33. Career Opportunities in Architectural Fields.

Exercises.

Appendix.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780130406385
Author:
Weidhaas, Ernest R.
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Author:
Weidaas, Ernest R.
Location:
Upper Saddle River, NJ
Subject:
General
Subject:
Architecture
Subject:
Architecture, domestic
Subject:
Commercial buildings
Subject:
General Architecture
Subject:
Architecture -- Details.
Subject:
ARCHITECTURE / General
Copyright:
Edition Number:
5
Series Volume:
00-389
Publication Date:
April 2001
Binding:
Spiral, comb or coil bound book
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
400
Dimensions:
10.6 x 8.8 x 1.2 in 848 gr

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