Higher Education

Print Reading for Architecture and Construction Technology, 3rd Edition

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  • David A Madsen, B.S., M.Ed.
  • Alan Jefferis Clackamas Community College
  • David P. Madsen, B.S., M.S.
  • Tereasa Jefferis Mt. Hood Community College
  • ISBN-10: 1133127274  |  ISBN-13: 9781133127277
  • 416 Pages
  • Previous Editions: 2005, 1994
  • © 2013 | Published
  • College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $178.50
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Overview

PRINT READING FOR ARCHITECTURE AND CONSTRUCTION TECHNOLOGY, 3E provides the knowledge and skills required to accurately interpret blueprints for residential and light commercial construction. This easy-to-use text explores all facets of print reading, with examples and illustrations taken from actual architectural prints. Students are provided with the information they need to create high-quality, standardized "real world" working drawings. In addition, this edition is fully updated with CADD-generated print reading examples, illustrations, and exercises that comply with the highest industry standards of computer-aided design and drafting.

Features and Benefits

  • "Real World" information based on CADD technology illustrates a modern approach to print reading for residential and light commercial construction.
  • National Code regulations and requirements are highlighted throughout the text familiarizing students with key information they'll need on the job.
  • Actual architectural prints provide the basis for the text's abundant examples, illustrations, and test questions in each chapter.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction to Architectural and Construction Technology Print Reading.
2. Reading Site Plans.
3.Reading Floor Plans, Part 1: Floor Plan Symbols.
4. Reading Floor Plans, Part 2: Floor Plan Dimensions.
5. Reading Floor Plans Part 3: Electrical, Plumbing and HVAC.
6. Reading Elevations.
7. Reading Millwork Details and Cabinet Elevations.
8. Reading Framing Methods, Structural Components and Framing Plans.
9. Reading Roof Related Drawings.
10. Foundations and Floor Systems.
11. Reading Sections and Details.
12. Reading Stair Drawings.
13. Reading Fireplace Drawings.
14. Construction Specifications and Energy Efficient Construction Applications
Appendix A.
Appendix B.
Glossary.
Abbreviations.

What's New

  • Includes new application features throughout, such as updated technology, going green with energy efficient construction applications, and print reading applications.
  • Content has been updated to the 2012 International Residential Code with significant changes to energy and fire protection codes.
  • New content includes new homes to print reading problems correlated throughout each residential-related chapter, a complete set of drawings for a franchise restaurant project as a light commercial print reading project and construction specifications including Construction Specifications Institute (CSI) documents.
  • An expanded glossary containing key terms can be found throughout the textbook.
  • A comprehensive commercial print reading supplement with correlated test and print reading problem questions has been added to enhance student learning.
  • Robust Instructor Resources now include the most comprehensive set of PowerPoints presentations and ExamView test bank.

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  • Book Only

    ISBN-10: 128507596X | ISBN-13: 9781285075969

    List Price = $237.95  | CengageBrain Price = $237.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $178.50

Supplements

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Instructor Supplements

Premium Web Site Instant Access Code  (ISBN-10: 1285075919 | ISBN-13: 9781285075914)

Designed to help you succeed in your architecture and construction course, the premium website contains many useful student resources including video tutorials, interactive quizzing, web links, PowerPoint presentations, appendices, datasets, a glossary, and more.

List Price = $118.00  | CengageBrain Price = $118.00  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $118.00

Architectural Drafting and Design  (ISBN-10: 1435481623 | ISBN-13: 9781435481626)

ARCHITECTURAL DRAFTING AND DESIGN, 6E is the classic text for all architectural drafters and CAD operators, whether beginning, intermediate, or advanced. This full-color, comprehensive edition provides the basics of residential design, using various types of projects that a designer or architect is likely to complete during the actual design process and is written to meet the most recent editions of IRC and IBC. This book begins with information on architectural styles that have dominated the field over the last four centuries, followed by basic design components related to the site and structure. Commercial drafting, basic materials used for construction, common construction methods and drawings typically associated with commercial construction are all covered. An important feature of this best-seller is its step-by-step instructions for the design and layout of each type of drawing associated with a complete set of architectural plans, with projects that can be completed using either CAD or manual drawing methods. Readers will gain the knowledge needed to complete the drawings required by most municipalities to obtain a building permit for a single-family residence.

List Price = $286.95  | CengageBrain Price = $286.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $215.25

Student Supplements

Print Reading for Architecture and Construction Technology (Book Only)  (ISBN-10: 128507596X | ISBN-13: 9781285075969)

PRINT READING FOR ARCHITECTURE AND CONSTRUCTION TECHNOLOGY, 3E provides the knowledge and skills needed to accurately interpret blueprints for residential and light commercial construction. This easy-to-use textexplores all facets of print reading, with examples and illustrations taken from actual architectural prints. You are provided with the information you need to create high-quality, standardized "real world" working drawings. In addition, this edition is fully updated with CADD-generated print reading examples, illustrations, and exercises that comply with the highest industry standards of computer-aided design and drafting.

List Price = $237.95  | CengageBrain Price = $237.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $178.50

Premium Web Site Instant Access Code  (ISBN-10: 1285075919 | ISBN-13: 9781285075914)

Designed to help you succeed in your architecture and construction course, the premium website contains many useful student resources including video tutorials, interactive quizzing, web links, PowerPoint presentations, appendices, datasets, a glossary, and more.

List Price = $118.00  | CengageBrain Price = $118.00  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $118.00

Architectural Drafting and Design  (ISBN-10: 1435481623 | ISBN-13: 9781435481626)

ARCHITECTURAL DRAFTING AND DESIGN, 6E is the classic text for all architectural drafters and CAD operators, whether beginning, intermediate, or advanced. This full-color, comprehensive edition provides the basics of residential design using various types of projects that a designer or architect is likely to complete during the actual design process and is written to meet the most recent editions of IRC and IBC. This book begins with information on architectural styles that have dominated the field over the last four centuries, followed by basic design components related to the site and structure. Commercial drafting, basic materials used for construction, common construction methods, and drawings typically associated with commercial construction are all covered. An important feature of this best-seller is its step-by-step instructions for the design and layout of each type of drawing associated with a complete set of architectural plans, with projects that can be completed using either CAD or manual drawing methods. Readers will gain the knowledge needed to complete the drawings required by most municipalities to obtain a building permit for a single-family residence.

List Price = $286.95  | CengageBrain Price = $286.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $215.25

Meet the Author

Author Bio

David A Madsen, B.S., M.Ed.

David A. Madsen is an emeritus faculty member in drafting technology and the Autodesk Premier Training Center at Clackamas Community College in Oregon City, Oregon, where he also served as an instructor and department chairperson for nearly 30 years. In addition to his community college experience, David served as a drafting technology instructor at Centennial High School in Gresham, Oregon. He is a former member of the American Design and Drafting Association (ADDA) Board of Directors and was honored by the ADDA with Director Emeritus status at the annual conference in 2005. David is an Autodesk Authorized Author and has extensive experience in mechanical drafting, architectural design and drafting, and building construction. He holds a master of education degree in vocational administration and a bachelor of science degree in industrial education. He is the author of ENGINEERING DRAWING AND DESIGN, GEOMETRIC DIMENSIONING AND TOLERANCING, and PRINT READING FOR ENGINEERING AND MANUFACTURING TECHNOLOGY, and coauthor of ARCHITECTURAL AUTOCAD; ARCHITECTURAL DESKTOP AND ITS APPLICATIONS; ARCHITECTURAL DRAFTING AND DESIGN; ARCHITECTURAL DRAFTING USING AUTOCAD; AUTOCAD AND ITS APPLICATIONS: BASICS, ADVANCED, AND COMPREHENSIVE; AUTOCAD ARCHITECTURE AND ITS APPLICATIONS; AUTOCAD ESSENTIALS; CIVIL DRAFTING TECHNOLOGY; and PRINT READING FOR ARCHITECTURE AND CONSTRUCTION TECHNOLOGY.

Alan Jefferis

A prolific author and respected instructor, Alan Jefferis has taught drafting technology at Clackamas Community College, an Authorized AutoCAD® Training Center, for more than 31 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 35 years of residential designing. Mr. Jefferis is currently the principal owner of Residential Designs, a design firm specializing in custom, energy-efficient homes. He is a former Autodesk® Developer Network member and a former member of the A.I.B.D. Mr. Jefferis obtained his B.S. degree from San Diego State University in 1972 and has authored or co-authored numerous textbooks on architectural drafting and design and effectively working with AutoCAD.

David P. Madsen, B.S., M.S.

David P. Madsen is president of Engineering Drafting & Design, Inc., and vice president of Madsen Designs Inc. Dave provides drafting and design consultation and training for all disciplines and is an Autodesk Authorized Author. He has been a professional design drafter since 1996 and has extensive experience in a variety of drafting, design, and engineering disciplines. Dave has provided drafting and computer-aided design and drafting instruction to secondary and postsecondary learners since 1999, and he has considerable curriculum and program coordination and development experience. Dave holds a master of science degree in educational policy, foundations, and administrative studies, with a specialization in postsecondary, adult, and continuing education. He also holds a bachelor of science degree in technology education and an associate of science degree in general studies and drafting technology. Dave is the author of INVENTOR AND ITS APPLICATIONS and coauthor of ARCHITECTURAL DRAFTING AND DESIGN, ARCHITECTURAL DRAFTING USING AUTOCAD, AUTOCAD AND ITS APPLICATIONS: BASICS AND COMPREHENSIVE, CIVIL DRAFTING TECHNOLOGY, ENGINEERING DRAWING AND DESIGN, GEOMETRIC DIMENSIONING AND TOLERANCING, PRINT READING FOR ARCHITECTURE AND CONSTRUCTION TECHNOLOGY, and PRINT READING FOR ENGINEERING AND MANUFACTURING TECHNOLOGY.

Tereasa Jefferis

Tereasa has worked as an architectural designer and HVAC specialist for over 10 years. She is currently teaching architectural design and CADD classes at Mt Hood Community College. She has served as a contributing author for the text AutoCAD for Architecture, Architectural Drafting and Design and Residential Design, Drafting and Detailing.