Construction Print Reading In the 21st Century

First Edition
Author: Joe Dusek
ISBN #: 1418014389
©2006   Publish Date: 01/30/2006
Binding: NB
Publisher: Cengage Learning

Price: $965.95


This CD-ROM product marks a radical departure from traditional teaching tools by allowing users to customize their learning to meet their specific needs. With a never-before-used category system, Construction Print Reading for the 21st Century provides the ability to "toggle" between construction print categories, such as architectural, structural, civil, electrical, etc., and the associated print types, including plan views, details, elevations, sections, etc. Users can then concentrate on discipline-specific information. Practical and easy-to-follow, this innovative tool presents an entirely new approach to construction print reading.

Product Benefits:

  • offers users the ability to hone in on a specific topic, such as mechanical details or architectural elevations and tailor their learning accordingly
  • provides quick access to construction print categories and print types, and the ability to "toggle" between the two
  • accessible via PDA, laptop, or workstation with content and layout appropriate for all three
  • the ability to get discipline-specific information makes this product ideal for anyone studying construction print reading, including estimators, architects, carpenters, electricians, masons, HVAC technicians, plumbers, and more

Table of Contents:

Chapter 1. Avoid the "Hurry up and do it." Syndrome
Chapter 2. Getting Started - An Abridged Overview
Chapter 3. Plans
Chapter 4. Sections
Chapter 5. Details
Chapter 6. Legends & Symbols
Chapter 7. Understanding Notes
Chapter 8. Putting Together Shop Drawings
Chapter 9. Materials and Product
Chapter 10. The Dictionary
Chapter 11. Dont Forget the Specifications
Chapter 12. Most Common Mistakes

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