9781418052515

Basic Principles for Construction

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  • ISBN13:

    9781418052515

  • ISBN10:

    1418052515

  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 5/15/2007
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
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Summary

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.

Table of Contents

The Construction Indusry
Organization of the Industry
Working in the Industry
Safety
Job Site Safety
Safety with Ladders, Scaffolds, and Machines
Construction Math
Whole Numbers
Decimals
Fractions
Linear Measure
Percent and Percentage
Area and Volume
Right Angles
Combined Operations
Tools and Fasteners
Hand Tools ? Selection, Use, and Care
Power Tools ? Selection, Use, and Care
Fasteners
Rigging
Print Reading
8 Views
Scales
Alphabet of Lines
Use of Symbols
Plan Views
Elevations
Sections and Details
Appendix
Glossary
Index
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