Print and Specifications Reading for Construction by Ron RussellCode: 9780470879412 Normally:
Print and Specifications Reading for Construction by Ron Russell
Product Code: 9780470879412
Product ISBN: 9780470879412
Accurately interpret graphic and written construction documents
Construction documents are the vital link between the architect's vision and the finished physical structure. Building professionals must accurately read and follow these documents in order to build a given design in the most efficient way possible.
Print and Specifications Reading for Construction explains exactly how to interpret construction documents, offering students and professionals a complete package for learning and understanding. The text clearly lays out different graphic and written document types, how they developed, what information they contain, and their current use in residential and commercial construction today. Next, it looks in depth at the documents, revealing how each type works in action through example projects. Alongside the text, online access to three complete sets of sample sheets gives you experience working with prints and specifications.
Inside you will discover:
- How to solve real construction problems in large-scale residential and commercial projects
- Coverage of architectural, structural, mechanical, electrical, plumbing, and civil drawings and specifications
- Relevant terminology for, and practical applications of, sustainability and Building Information Modeling (BIM)
- Practice questions and exercises throughout
Publisher/Edition: John Wiley & Sons/2011/ISBN No.9780470879412