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Blueprint Reading: Construction Drawings for the Building by Sam Kubba

By Sam Kubba

Enhance Your skill to learn and Interpret every kind of building Drawings

Blueprint examining is a step by step consultant to interpreting and studying all kinds of development drawings. jam-packed with thousands of illustrations and learn questions, this easy-to-use source deals a whole evaluate of building drawing fundamentals for each element of the development method- from web site paintings, foundations, and structural platforms to inside paintings and finishes.

Covering all of the most up-to-date technological advances, famous architect Sam Kubba bargains particular info on:

Blueprint standards-ANSI, ISO, AWS, and ASME
Computer-aided layout (CAD) and computer-aided layout and drafting (CADD)
strains, perspectives, elevations, and dimensions
Layouts of all building drawing types-architectural, structural, mechanical, and electrical
Specifications-MasterFormat and UniFormat
Symbols-materials, electric, plumbing, HVAC, and others
find out how to keep away from high priced pitfalls on building projects

You'll additionally discover a thesaurus of phrases for fast reference, handy tables and charts for opting for symbols and abbreviations, and masses more.

Inside This Skills-Building advisor to building Drawing Basics
• Blueprint criteria • Blueprints and development Drawings: A common Language • realizing traces • sorts of perspectives • knowing Dimensions • format of building Drawings • knowing business Blueprints • The that means of Symbols • figuring out Schedules • standards • ISO concerns, Codes, and development rules • development company atmosphere

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