Higher Education

DEWALT® Blueprint Reading Professional Reference, 1st Edition

  • Paul Rosenberg Iowa State University
  • American Contractors Educational Services
  • ISBN-10: 0977000354  |  ISBN-13: 9780977000357
  • 384 Pages
  • © 2006 | Published
  • College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $17.25



Covering a multitude of trade industries, the DEWALT® Blueprint Reading Professional Reference gives plumbers, carpenters, roofers, electricians, flooring installers, and others access to all the important information. Readers will learn how to read and understand blueprints, sections, elevations, schedules, site plans, architectural plans, structural plans, plumbing plans, HVAC & mechanical plans, electrical plans, and more. A comprehensive glossary of terms and abbreviations is also included for those on-the-job situations when a quick refresher is a must! Check out our app, DEWALT® Mobile Pro™. This free app is a construction calculator with integrated reference materials and access to hundreds of additional calculations as add-ons. To learn more, visit dewalt.com/mobilepro.

Features and Benefits

  • provides essential, real-world blueprint reading information to enhance your skills and boost your career
  • more than 350 pages of professional reference material is included, providing swift and easy access to hundreds of charts, illustrations, formulas, laws, conversions, tables, and symbols
  • content is completely current and up-to-date with industry standards
  • special cover material is flexible, tear-resistant, and water- and oil-resistant for ease of use in the shop or on-the-job
  • exclusive super-strong binding allows the books to lay flat when opened while keeping the pages securely intact
  • large and easy-to-read text and illustrations make finding and retaining information a breeze
  • convenient size easily fits into any pocket or toolbox for the ideal carry-along!

Meet the Author

Author Bio

Paul Rosenberg

Paul Rosenberg has an extensive background in the construction, data, electronic, HVAC and plumbing trades. He is a leading voice in the electrical industry with years of experience from an apprentice to a project manager. Paul has written for all of the leading electrical and low voltage industry magazines and has authored more than 50 books.In addition, he wrote the first standard for the installation of optical cables (ANSI-NEIS-301) and was awarded a patent for a power transmission module. Paul currently serves as contributing editor for Power Outlet Magazine, teaches at Iowa State University and works as a consultant and expert witness in legal cases. He speaks occasionally at industry events.

American Contractors Educational Services

American Contractors Educational Services has successfully prepared candidates for state required licensing exams since 1991. A team of full time instructors comprises field experience, training expertise and formal education to formulate an effective and dynamic approach to concisely present pertinent test information in a seminar format.