- Author : Ron Russell
- Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
- Release Date : 2011-10-20
- Genre: Technology & Engineering
- Pages : 240
- ISBN 10 : 9781118113004
Print and Specifications Reading for Construction Book Description :
Accurately interpret graphic and written constructiondocuments Construction documents are the vital link between thearchitect's vision and the finished physical structure. Buildingprofessionals must accurately read and follow these documents inorder to build a given design in the most efficient waypossible. Print and Specifications Reading for Constructionexplains exactly how to interpret construction documents, offeringstudents and professionals a complete package for learning andunderstanding. The text clearly lays out different graphic andwritten document types, how they developed, what information theycontain, and their current use in residential and commercialconstruction 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 samplesheets gives you experience working with prints andspecifications. Inside you will discover: How to solve real construction problems in large-scaleresidential 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 An all-in-one reference that combines clearly written text,complete document sample sets, and up-to-date digital resources,Print and Specifications Reading for Construction is anessential companion for anyone learning or practicing constructionor contracting.