Construction Graphics: A Practical Guide to Interpreting Working Drawings

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John Wiley & Sons, Jan 26, 2004 - Technology & Engineering - 367 pages
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This pioneering textbook details how construction drawings are used to implement the construction process. It offers an overview of construction drawing basics as well as thorough coverage of standard construction sequence, including site work,foundations, structural systems, and interior work and finishes.
 

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Contents

An Overview
2
CHAPTER
4
The Construction Business Environment
10
The Design Professionals Work Product
22
Site Construction
65
Translating the Drawings into Work
76
Summary
90
CHAPTER 8
108
Roof Systems
185
Interior Construction
207
Mechanical Systems
252
Electrical Systems
294
appendix A Estimating and the TakeoffA Brief Overview
341
Glossary
349
Selected References
357
Copyright

Cladding Glazing and Exterior Doors
157

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KEITH A. BISHARAT, MS, is a professor and head of the Construction Management Program at California State University in Sacramento. He is also a licensed general contractor with more than 25 years of experience in construction as a sole proprietor, partner, forensic construction consultant, developer, building designer, project manager, superintendent, project engineer, carpenter, and laborer.

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