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Part I focuses on basics of blueprint reading, and Part II covers residential blueprint reading, examining all phases on construction of a home. Chapter topics include surveying, site improvement, and electrical systems, with a plan for one particular home. Part III, on commercial blueprint reading, gives insight into legal issues and multiparty relationships of nonresidential construction. Topics for this section include legal documents and contracts, the project manual, and differences in planning and constructing office complexes and manufacturing facilities. Contains reference appendices, a glossary, and a review of mathematics, as well as chapter self-tests. Includes b&w photos and schematics, and a set of separate large-scale illustrations reproduced from architectural drawings for the residential example in the text. Spiral wire binding. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.
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Based on the author's extensive practical experience in construction as a crew member in the field (as contractor and a professional estimator). This introduction book to blueprint reading covers all types of blueprints including civil, architectural, structural, mechanical (plumbing and HVAC), and electrical — with a focus on present-day construction materials and logical sequencing of construction procedures and methods.
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