The Basics Principles for Construction

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Delmar Cengage Learning, Dec 1, 2003 - Technology & Engineering - 282 pages
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Create a direct link between your education/training program and the residential construction industry!Training materials are now available for many of the residential crafts based on skill standards developed by the nationís leading builders and educators. The result of a strategic partnership between the National Association of Home Builderís Home Builders Institute and Delmar Learning, the Residential Construction Academy Series is the perfect way to teach essential workplace skills to people new to the building trades.This reader friendly introduction to the building trades helps users attain the skills and information necessary for success in a construction career. It thoughtfully examines the areas of workplace skills, mathematics, communications, print reading, safety, common tools, and job opportunities in the field. Chapter-opening objectives start readers on their way as they move through content that develops their ability to achieve those objectives. A host of chapter-ending activities engage readers in performing typically encountered on the job. This organized approach to learning helps users develop the skills and knowledge to meet the needs of the industry today and in the future.

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Mark Huth is a former editor at Delmar Cengage Learning, a role that took him inside hundreds of classrooms and allowed him to glean the best teaching methods for his students and readers. In addition to UNDERSTANDING CONSTRUCTION DRAWINGS, he is the author of several other respected texts on construction principles, technology, and mathematics. Mr. Huth has also taught high school building construction and worked as a professional carpenter and subcontractor. He holds a master of science degree in curriculum and instruction, as well as permanent certification in building construction from the New York State Education Department.

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