Architectural Drawing and Light Construction

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  • Edition: 8th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2008-07-23
  • Publisher: Pearson

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Streamlined and updated for the Eighth Edition, this classic text offers#xA0;significant flexibility because it covers both manual drafting and computer-aided drafting. Known for its superbly detailed drawings and information on every phase of light residential architectural design and construction#x13; from site design and building programming to mechanical, electrical, and plumbing planning, #xA0; Architectural Drawing and Light Constructionalso includes building codes and specification writing.

Table of Contents

Drafting Equipment and its Uses
Computer-Aided Drafting and Design
Drafting Expression
Modular and Metric Drafting
Basic Technical Drawing
Axonometric and Oblique Pictorial Drawings
Freehand Sketching
Perspective Drawings
Shades and Shadows
Presentation Drawings and Rendering
Principles of Light Construction
Structural Member Selection
Typical Architectural Details
Basic Residential Planning
Building Models
Writing Specifications
Working Drawings of Small Homes
Residential Mechanical and Electrical Systems
Drawing a Small Commercial Building
Abbreviations Used in Architectural Drawings
Modular Vertical Brick Coursing
The Metric System in Construction
Tables from the Uniform Building Code
Span Tables for Wood Structural Members
Heat Loss/Gain Calculation Examples
Glossary of Construction Terms
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