Synopses & Reviews
This outstanding "answer book" is the perfect professional reference for questions concerning basic building disciplines. The DEWALT Construction Professional Reference features at-a-glance information on hardware sizing, correct nailing patterns, walls and flooring, doors and door openings, roof pitches, stairway stringers, steel, excavation, masonry, and much more! With illustrative diagrams and construction documents for use on the jobsite, this valuable reference is sure to be an effective tool from the configuration of a job to its conclusion.
"Jobs today don't have room for mistakes. That is why I outfit all of my crews with DEWALT reference books. They give the real-world answers needed to work fast and smart - without all of the fluff." - (Name of Company Withheld), General Contractor, Philadelphia PA recently shared with us the importance of good jobsite reference.
About the Author
Paul Rosenberg has an extensive background in the construction, data, electronic, HVAC and plumbing trades. He is a leading voice in the electrical industry with years of experience from an apprentice to a project manager. Paul has written for all of the leading electrical and low voltage industry magazines and has authored more than 50 books.In addition, he wrote the first standard for the installation of optical cables (ANSI-NEIS-301) and was awarded a patent for a power transmission module. Paul currently serves as contributing editor for Power Outlet Magazine, teaches at Iowa State University and works as a consultant and expert witness in legal cases. He speaks occasionally at industry events. American Contractors Educational Services has successfully prepared candidates for state required licensing exams since 1991. A team of full time instructors comprises field experience, training expertise and formal education to formulate an effective and dynamic approach to concisely present pertinent test information in a seminar format.
Table of Contents
CHAPTER 1 - General Construction, CHAPTER 2 - Excavation, CHAPTER 3 - Concrete and Masonry, CHAPTER 4 - Carpentry, CHAPTER 5 - Roofing, CHAPTER 6 - Drywall and Plaster, CHAPTER 7 - Flooring and Tile, CHAPTER 8 - Painting and Finishing, CHAPTER 9 - Plan Symbols, CHAPTER 10 - Glossary, CHAPTER 11 - Conversion Factors