Higher Education

Construction Print Reading In the 21st Century, 1st Edition

  • Joe Dusek
  • ISBN-10: 1418014389  |  ISBN-13: 9781418014384
  • © 2006 | Published
  • College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $726.50

About

Overview

This CD-ROM product marks a radical departure from traditional teaching tools by allowing users to customize their learning to meet their specific needs. With a never-before-used category system, Construction Print Reading for the 21st Century provides the ability to “toggle” between construction print categories, such as architectural, structural, civil, electrical, etc., and the associated print types, including plan views, details, elevations, sections, etc. Users can then concentrate on discipline-specific information. Practical and easy-to-follow, this innovative tool presents an entirely new approach to construction print reading.

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Features and Benefits

  • offers users the ability to hone in on a specific topic, such as mechanical details or architectural elevations and tailor their learning accordingly
  • provides quick access to construction print categories and print types, and the ability to �toggle� between the two
  • accessible via PDA, laptop, or workstation with content and layout appropriate for all three
  • the ability to get discipline-specific information makes this product ideal for anyone studying construction print reading, including estimators, architects, carpenters, electricians, masons, HVAC technicians, plumbers, and more
  • the ability to get discipline-specific information makes this product ideal for anyone studying construction print reading, including estimators, architects, carpenters, electricians, masons, HVAC technicians, plumbers, and more

Table of Contents

SECTION 1, GENERAL INFORMATION
Chapter 1. Avoid the “Hurry up and do it.” Syndrome
Chapter 2. Getting Started - An Abridged Overview
SECTION 2, SPECIFICS
Chapter 3. Plans
Chapter 4. Sections
Chapter 5. Details
Chapter 6. Legends & Symbols
Chapter 7. Understanding Notes
Chapter 8. Putting Together Shop Drawings
Chapter 9. Materials and Product
Chapter 10. The Dictionary
SECTION 3, CONCLUSION
Chapter 11. Don’t Forget the Specifications
Chapter 12. Most Common Mistakes

Meet the Author

Author Bio

Joe Dusek

Joseph Dusek received his M.S. in Public Service Management from DePaul University and has over 15 years of experience in the construction management field, where he has worked as a project manager, estimator, and superintendent. He is currently the Coordinator for the Construction Management Program at Triton College and a member of the National Association of the Remodeling Industry (NARI).