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Residential Construction Academy: Basic Principles for Constructionby Mark W. Huth
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RESIDENTIAL CONSTRUCTION ACADEMY: BASIC PRINCIPLES FOR CONSTRUCTION, 3E includes a full color design with new and updated photos and figures. Coverage of building codes and safe materials handling ensures that the reader will stay current with industry standards and trends. In addition, a new chapter on green building practices will introduce readers to jobsite practices while they plan and execute. This book is ideal for those beginning a career in the building trades industry and provides thorough, up-to-date coverage of the core academic areas that are necessary for success in the field. Topics include work ethic, math, communications, print reading, safety, and common tools.
About the Author
Mark W. Huth brings many years of experience in the industry to his writing, first working as a carpenter, contractor, and a building construction teacher, then as a publisher of construction textbooks. His career has allowed him to consult with hundreds of construction educators in high schools, colleges, and universities. Mr. Huth has also authored several other construction titles including; BASIC BLUEPRINT READING FOR CONSTRUCTION, RESIDENTIAL CONSTRUCTION ACADEMY: BASIC PRINCIPLES FOR CONSTRUCTION, AND PRACTICAL PROBLEMS IN MATHEMATICS FOR CARPENTERS. Mr. Huth holds a Master's Degree in Curriculum and Instruction.
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Michael E. Long Sr., Little Rock Job Corps"I was surprised at its content for a small book. It is easy to read and understand I would recommend this book to others for the information it has." Ed Moore, York Technical College"The book is a good source of material for an introduction class. It contains just enough general topic material so that it can be used in a variety of occupations, but is easily affordable."
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