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Print and Specifications Reading for Construction


Print and Specifications Reading for Construction


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von: Ron Russell

81,99 €

Verlag: Wiley
Format: EPUB
Veröffentl.: 20.10.2011
ISBN/EAN: 9781118113004
Sprache: englisch
Anzahl Seiten: 240

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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 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 an essential companion for anyone learning or practicing construction or contracting.
Introduction xi SECTION I THE PROJECT PROCESS 1 CHAPTER 1 Evolution of the Construction Project 3 The Construction Phases 3 The Construction Project Team Members 13 The Construction Team Relationships 16 Summary 18 Chapter 1 Learning Outcomes 19 Chapter 1 Questions 19 CHAPTER 2 Construction Project Contract Documents 21 Agreements between the Primary Team Members 21 Project Defi nition Documents 22 Summary 29 Chapter 2 Learning Outcomes 29 Chapter 2 Questions 30 CHAPTER 3 Working Drawings 31 The Drawing Structure 31 The Drawing Elements 40 Drawing Scales and Dimensions 52 Summary 57 Chapter 3 Learning Outcomes 57 Chapter 3 Questions 58 CHAPTER 4 Specifi cations 59 Specification Users 59 The Specifi cations Structure 60 Information in the Specifi cations 73 Summary 75 Chapter 4 Learning Outcomes 76 Chapter 4 Questions 76 CHAPTER 5 Finding Construction Information in the Working Drawings and Specifications 77 Document Structure Review 77 First Look at the Working Drawings and Specifications 80 Finding Construction Information in the Working Drawings and Specifi cations 82 Summary 85 Chapter 5 Learning Outcomes 85 Chapter 5 Questions 85 SECTION II BUILDING THE PROJECT 87 CHAPTER 6 Architectural Category of the Drawings 89 Division 1, “General Requirements” 89 Division 4, “Masonry” 91 Division 5, “Metals” 93 Division 6, “Woods, Plastics, and Composites” 95 Division 7, “Thermal and Moisture Protection” 97 Division 8, “Opening” 104 Division 9, “Finishes” 112 Division 10, “Specialties” 125 Divisions 11 and 12, “Equipment” and “Furnishings” 125 Division 14, “Conveying Equipment” 125 Summary 129 CHAPTER 7 Structural Category of the Drawings 131 Division 3, “Concrete” 133 Division 4, “Masonry” 138 Division 5, “Metals” 141 Division 6, “Woods, Plastics, and Composites” 150 Summary 153 CHAPTER 8 Mechanical Category of the Drawings 157 HVAC Systems 158 Summary 170 CHAPTER 9 Electrical Category of the Drawings 171 Main Power Distribution 172 Secondary Level of Power Distribution 176 Lighting Electrical Distribution Systems 181 Summary 183 CHAPTER 10 Plumbing Category of the Drawings 185 Supply Piping Systems 185 Plumbing Collection Systems 195 Summary 199 CHAPTER 11 Civil/Sitework Category of the Drawings 201 Civil Drawings 201 Architects Site Plans 212 MEP Drawings 212 Summary 215 Glossary 217 Index 225
Ron Russell has been¿an instructor at the North Lake College¿s Construction Management and Technology Department in Dallas, Texas, for over twenty years. He is also Senior Construction Administrator for PBK Architects. Previously, he was associate director of facilities technical services at Southern Methodist University.
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 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 an essential companion for anyone learning or practicing construction or contracting.

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