Carpentry & Building Construction Student Edition

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  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 12/9/2008
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
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Help students get ready for professional certification and competitive events withGlencoe's NEWCarpentry and Building Construction! This newly revised edition includes content fromMcGraw-Hill Construction, where the professionals stay informed on the latest industry developments. Carpentry and construction industry standards are fully integrated, and project-based learning is supported with unit-based projects that include technical math. Step-by-step illustrations, photos, and graphs guide students through each key process. Regional applications are studied inRegional Concernsfeatures. Rigorous academic content is supported, especially in math and science, with STEM activities throughout.Estimating and Planning,Job Safety,Builder's TipandStep-by-Step Applicationsfeatures and activities help build technical knowledge while students practice the latest techniques, includingBuild It Greenconstruction tips and activities.SkillsUSAandNAHBevent prep activities are integrated.

Table of Contents

Glencoe Carpentry & Building Construction © 2010

Unit 1 - Preparing to Build

Chapter 1 The Construction Industry

Chapter 2 Building Codes & Planning

Chapter 3 Construction Safety & Health

Unit 2 - Tools and Equipment

Chapter 4 Hand Tools

Chapter 5 Power Saws

Chapter 6 Other Power & Pneumatic Tools

Chapter 7 Ladders, Scaffolds & Other Support

Unit 3 - Building Foundations

Chapter 8 Concrete as a Building Material

Chapter 9 Locating the House on the Building Site

Chapter 10 Foundation Walls

Chapter 11 Concrete Flatwork

Unit 4 - Wood Frame Construction

Chapter 12 Wood as a Building Material

Chapter 13 Engineered Wood

Chapter 14 Structural Systems

Chapter 15 Floor Framing

Chapter 16 Wall Framing & Sheathing

Chapter 17 Basic Roof Framing

Chapter 18 Hip, Valley & Jack Rafters

Chapter 19 Roof Assembly & Sheathing

Unit 5 - Completing the Structure

Chapter 20 Windows & Skylights

Chapter 21 Residential Doors

Chapter 22 Roofing & Gutters

Chapter 23 Siding

Chapter 24 Brick and Masonry Siding

Unit 6 - Finish Carpentry

Chapter 25 Stairways

Chapter 26 Molding & Trim

Chapter 27 Cabinets & Countertops

Chapter 28 Wall Paneling

Unit 7 - Construction Specialties

Chapter 29 Steel Framing Basics

Chapter 30 Mechanicals

Chapter 31 Thermal & Acoustical Insulation

Chapter 32 Wall & Ceiling Surfaces

Chapter 33 Exterior & Interior Paint

Chapter 34 Finish Flooring

Chapter 35 Decks & Porches

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