Residential Construction Academy, Basic Principles for Construction

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Author: Mark Huth
Edition: 002
Product Type: Bound Book
ISBN 13: 9781418052515
ISBN 10: 1418052515
Copyright: 2008

Price: $129.95

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Ideal for anyone beginning a career in the building trades industry, Residential Construction Academy: Basic Principles for Construction, 2E provides thorough, up-to-date coverage of the core academic areas that are necessary for success in the field. Topics include work ethic, math, communications, print reading, safety, and common tools. Now in its 2nd edition, this book has been updated to include new coverage of building codes and safe materials handling in order to stay current with industry standards and trends. In addition, a new chapter on percentages rounds out the math section, and an English-Spanish glossary has been added to better address the needs of all readers.


  • Comprehensive coverage of a solid range of topics makes this a must have for beginners in the industry.
  • Detailed illustrations throughout the book highlight importance concepts
  • Coverage of basic math concepts and work ethic guidelines teaches material that is often overlooked in traditional building trades books
  • End-of-chapter activities and review questions engage readers and encourage the application of key principles

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