Architectural Drafting and Design

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9780827325036: Architectural Drafting and Design

This book offers comprehensive introduction to the field of residential drafting and design. Using step-by-step methods for layout of each type of drawing the student is shown how to think critically and solve problems in design. By walking the reader through the process from planning, review of architecture, structure design, building codes, requirements and variables this book illustrates exactly what is required to execute a set of plans. CADD applications are included as well as projects from basic to advanced levels...With current information on building materials, building codes and updates surrounding issues like stresses effecting a structure, change in wood standards and concrete slab design based on soil condition, this is a most thorough approach to the field of drafting and design. This edition includes 1994 changes to UBC, CABO & SBCC codes. Each chapter has a test reviewing the material covered.

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A prolific author and respected instructor, Mr. Alan Jefferis, has taught drafting technology at Clackamas Community College, an Authorized AutoCAD Training Center, for more than thirty-one years. Prior to that, Mr. Jefferis taught for four years at Mt. Hood Community College in Gresham, Oregon. He brings a wealth of professional experience to his writing, including eight years of drafting for structural engineers and thirty years of residential designing. Mr. Jefferis currently owns Residential Designs. He is a former Autodesk Developer Network member and a former member of the A.I.B.D. Mr. Jefferis obtained his BS degree from San Diego State University in 1972. He has authored or co-authored numerous textbooks on architectural drafting and design and effectively working with AutoCAD.


Preface Acknowledgments SECTION 1 INTRODUCTION TO ARCHITECTURAL DRAFTING 1 Professional Architectural Careers, Office Practices, and Opportunities 2 Architectural Drafting Equipment 3 Drafting Media and Reproduction Methods 4 Sketching and Orthographic Projection 5 Architectural Lines and Lettering 6 Computer-Aided Design and Drafting in Architecture SECTION 2 RESIDENTIAL DESIGN 7 Building Codes and Interior Design 8 Room Relationships and Sizes 9 Exterior Design Factors 10 Conservation and Environmental Design and Construction 11 Site Orientation SECTION 3 SITE PLAN 12 Legal Descriptions and Site Plan Requirements 13 Site Plan Layout SECTION 4 FLOOR PLAN 14 Floor Plan Symbols 15 Floor Plan Dimensions and Notes 16 Floor Plan Layout SECTION 5 SUPPLEMENTAL FLOOR PLAN DRAWINGS 17 Electrical Plans 18 Plumbing Plans 19 Heating, Ventilating, and Air-Conditioning SECTION 6 ROOF PLANS 20 Roof Plan Components 21 Roof Plan Layout SECTION 7 ELEVATIONS 22 Introduction to Elevations 23 Elevation Layout and Drawing Techniques 24 Millwork and Cabinet Technology, Cabinet Elevation, and Layout SECTION 8 FRAMING METHODS AND PLANS 25 Framing Methods 26 Structural Components 27 Design Criteria for Structural Loading 28 Sizing Joists and Rafters 29 Determining Beam Sizes 30 Drawing Framing Plans SECTION 9 FOUNDATION PLANS 31 Foundation Systems 32 Floor Systems and Foundation Support 33 Foundation Plan Layout SECTION 10 WALL SECTIONS AND DETAILS 34 Sectioning Basics 35 Section Layout 36 Alternative Layout Techniques 37 Stair Construction and Layout 38 Fireplace Construction and Layout SECTION 11 ARCHITECTURAL RENDERING 39 Presentation Drawings 40 Perspective Drawing Techniques 41 Rendering Methods for Perspective Drawings SECTION 12 GENERAL CONSTRUCTION SPECIFICATIONS 42 Construction Specifications 43 Construction Supervision Procedures SECTION 13 COMMERCIAL DRAFTING 44 Building Codes and Commercial Design 45 Common Commercial Construction Materials 46 Commercial Construction Projects 47 Structural Drafting Appendix A Appendix B Appendix C Appendix D Abbreviations Glossary Index

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Alan Jefferis; David Madsen
Published by Delmar Cengage Learning (1986)
ISBN 10: 0827325037 ISBN 13: 9780827325036
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Book Description Delmar Cengage Learning, 1986. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M0827325037

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