Interior Design Reference Manual: Everything You Need to Know to Pass the NCIDQ® Exam

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www.ppi2pass.com, Mar 4, 2013
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Interior Design Reference Manual: Everything You Need to Know to Pass the NCIDQ Exam offers a comprehensive review of all NCIDQ content areas.

The two multiple-choice sections of the NCIDQ Examination are changing to a computer-based format. Use the study guidelines, exam tips, and tables throughout the book simplify your exam preparation.


Exam Content Areas Covered
  • Design Concepts and Programming
  • Design Constraints
  • Building Systems and Construction
  • Research, Analysis, and Selection of Products and Details
  • Communication and Documentation
  • Project and Business Management
 

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Contents

BUILDING REGULATIONS AND CODES
1-1
MEANS OF EGRESS
2-1
BARRIERFREE DESIGN
3-1
SUSTAINABLE DESIGN
4-1
INTERIOR CONSTRUCTION
5-1
STRUCTURAL SYSTEMS
6-1
MECHANICAL AND ELECTRICAL SYSTEMS
7-1
CONSTRUCTION DRAWINGS
8-1
ACOUSTICS
19-1
LIGHTING
20-1
EVALUATION OF PRODUCTS AND DETAILS
21-1
DEVELOPING DESIGN CONCEPTS
22-1
ELEMENTS OF DESIGN
23-1
PRINCIPLES OF DESIGN
24-1
PROGRAMMING
25-1
SITE ANALYSIS
26-1

CONSTRUCTION SPECIFICATIONS
9-1
ARCHITECTURAL WOODWORK
10-1
MEASUREMENT AND DRAFTING
11-1
CONTRACT ADMINISTRATION
12-1
CONSTRUCTION AND FFE CONTRACTS
13-1
BIDDING AND NEGOTIATION OF CONTRACTS
14-1
SELECTION OF MATERIALS FINISHES AND FURNISHINGS
15-1
COST ESTIMATING AND BUDGETING
17-1
FINISHES
18-1
INFORMATION ANALYSIS AND SYNTHESIS
27-1
COMMUNICATION METHODS
29-1
PROJECT MANAGEMENT
30-1
INTERIOR DESIGN BUSINESS PRACTICES
31-1
OWNERDESIGNER AGREEMENTS
32-1
APPENDIX
32-11
INDEX
I-1
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David Kent Ballast, AIA, CSI, a registered architect, has owned Architectural Research Consulting since 1981. The consulting firm offers applied research, technical advice, specifications, and information management services to architects, interior designers, and others in the construction industry. Since 1987, Ballast has been an instructor in Interior Construction and Basic Drafting at Arapahoe Community College. He is the author of a number of books on construction technology.

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