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Improve Your Ability to Read and Interpret All Types of Construction Drawings
Blueprint Reading is a step-by-step guide to reading and interpreting all types of construction drawings. Filled with hundreds of illustrations and study questions, this easy-to-use resource offers a complete overview of construction drawing basics for every aspect of the construction process- from site work, foundations, and structural systems to interior work and finishes.
Covering all the latest technological advances, noted architect Sam Kubba offers detailed information on:
You'll also find a glossary of terms for quick reference, convenient tables and charts for identifying symbols and abbreviations, and much more.
Inside This Skills-Building Guide to Construction Drawing Basics- Blueprint Standards - Blueprints and Construction Drawings: A Universal Language - Understanding Lines - Types of Views - Understanding Dimensions - Layout of Construction Drawings - Understanding Industrial Blueprints - The Meaning of Symbols - Understanding Schedules - Specifications - ISO Issues, Codes, and Building Regulations - Construction Business Environment.