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NJATC Blueprint Reading for Electricians, 3E

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Printreading for Residential Construction - Part 1

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Blueprint Reading

NEW!Blueprint Reading -

Improve Your Ability to Read and Interpret All Types of Construction Drawings

Blueprint Reading is a step-by-step guide to reading and interpreting all types of construction drawings.

Filled with hundreds of illustrations and study questions, this easy-to-use resource offers a complete overview of construction drawing basics for every aspect of the construction process- from site work, foundations, and structural systems to interior work and finishes.

You'll also find a glossary of terms for quick reference, convenient tables and charts for identifying symbols and abbreviations, and much more.

Blueprint Reading and Drafting for Plumbers

NEW!Blueprint Reading and Drafting for Plumbers -

With a one-of-a-kind approach that offers more comprehensive coverage than any other plumbing apprentice book on the market, this valuable resource will thoroughly prepare readers for the transition from the residential plumbing industry to commercial or industrial projects.

Blueprint Reading and Drafting for Plumbers, 2E goes beyond basic lessons on reading and drafting various piping arrangements to provide highly detailed, practical, and relevant information that addresses the real-life demands of commercial and industrial job sites.

This updated edition features all-new chapters devoted to coordinating plumbing installations using structural steel and civil blueprints, further enhancing the book’s unique and jobsite-focused classroom lessons. - more

Basic Blueprint Reading and Sketching
$117.95 $101.95

NEW!Basic Blueprint Reading and Sketching -

For over 50 years, Basic Blueprint Reading and Sketching has been an international best-seller, and THE definitive resource for blueprint reading.

The newly revised 9th edition of Basic Blueprint Reading and Sketching continues the traditions in helping to readers achieve competence in reading and sketching technical drawings.

This classic interactive book/workbook will help users develop skills in reading and interpreting industrial drawings and preparing basic to advanced technical sketches. It will provide them with basic principles, concepts, ANSI and SI Metric drafting symbols and standards, terminology, manufacturing process notes, and other related technical information contained on a mechanical or CAD drawing.  - more

Blueprints and Plans for HVAC

Blueprints and Plans for HVAC -

Learn how to read and use HVAC Plans and Blueprints like a pro! - With a focus on air conditioning drawings and hands-on exercises that were the cornerstone of previous editions, Blueprints and Plans for HVAC, 3E aims to help readers master the basics of blueprint reading and apply their new skills to work in the HVAC trade.

This third edition has been updated to reflect the increasing use of computers to develop plans and prints, while still including all the critical areas of study, including: using the architect's and engineer's scale, creating and using working and construction drawings, freehand sketching and drafting with instruments, and more!

A full set of actual blueprints for an air conditioning system in a commercial building is included for use in completing exercises in the book, enhancing the learning experience. - more

NJATC Blueprint Reading for Electricians, 3E
$94.95 $84.95

New!Blueprint Reading for Electricians (NJATC) -

Updated and Expanded for 2010! -

Learn to read and interpret blueprints through the eyes of an electrician. Now in its 3rd edition, Blueprint Reading for Electricians presents students and apprentices alike with the blueprint reading terminology and applications unique to the electrical industry.

This specialized resource begins by covering fundamental tools and basic sketching, then progressing to include coverage of views, plans, schedules and specifications.

With additional chapters devoted to the types of prints found in a set of construction drawings and clear explanations of their relationships to various electrical installations, the book offers content that is both comprehensive and applicable. It has been updated to reflect the very latest technology and industry trends and is ideal both as a training manual and reference guide;  - more

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Blueprint Reading for Welders
$109.95 $99.95

New!Blueprint Reading for Welders -

Now in its eighth edition, this hands-on blueprint reading guide contains the most comprehensive, up-to-date coverage of welding symbols and their application to welding prints and practices.

BLUEPRINT READING FOR WELDERS, 8th Edition provides the knowledge needed to interpret all types of working sketches and prints, from the simplest to the most complex, through step-by-step instructions.

Both AWS and ISO welding symbols are included, along with prints at the end of each unit. The book's advanced coverage includes auxiliary views, detail views, projections, sections, and detail and assembly drawings.

This latest edition incorporates changes that reflect the most current weld symbols, dimensioning practices, and specifications used on prints, so readers can feel confident they are getting cutting-edge information that they can easily apply to work in the field. - more

DEWALT Blueprint Reading Professional Reference


DEWALT Blueprint Reading Professional Reference -

Nothing is more essential in the construction industry than reading blueprints, and this pocket reference is the best of the best!

Covering a multitude of trade industries, the DEWALT® Blueprint Reading Professional Reference gives plumbers, carpenters, roofers, electricians, flooring installers, and others access to all the important information.

Readers will learn how to read and understand blueprints, sections, elevations, schedules, site plans, architectural plans, structural plans, plumbing plans, HVAC & mechanical plans, electrical plans, and more. A comprehensive glossary of terms and abbreviations is also included for those on-the-job situations when a quick refresher is a must! - more

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Drafting House Plans
Drafting House Plans -

Drafting House Plans introduces the absolute beginner to the process of thinking and working in scale, sketching first concepts, using architectural symbols, creating and drawing preliminary plans and preparing each sheet of a complete set of house plan drawings.

Draw a complete set of plans for a one-story house, or an additional to an existing house even if you've never had drafting or design experience.

This complete guide to drawing home plans walks you through the process of developed a complete set of plans: visualizing spatial relationships, using standard architectural scales and symbols, sketching preliminary drawings, developing a detailed floor plan and exterior elevations, and preparing a final plot plan. - more

Plan Review Study Guide, 2014


New!(Electrical) Plan Review Study Guide, 2014

Electrical Inspection Certification Program
International Association of Electrical Inspectors (IAEI)

Updated to the 2014 National Electrical Code (NEC)

The IAEI Plan Review Study Guide, 2014 is designed for busy people who are working and studying at the same time. It not only gives you basic answers, but it also teaches you the steps to solve the problems, and how to navigate the National Electrical Code to find the answers quickly and efficiently.

Take the first step in becoming an Electrical Plans Reviewer — help yourself prepare to pass the examination the first time - more

Machine Trades Printreading, 3E
Book w/ CD-ROM
New!Machine Trades Printreading, 3E -

Machine Trades Printreading presents a thorough foundation for understanding the symbols, practices, and concepts used in prints for manufacturing and machining processes.

This text/workbook describes how parts made in a machine shop are described in two-dimensional drawings with the necessary precision. Topics focus on the representation of objects in various views and the specification of sizes and shapes of object features.

This new edition references the latest ANSI standards for printreading symbols and object representation and adds new information on tolerancing and precision measurement.

Numerous trade competency tests throughout the book are based on practical manufacturing prints. - more

Printreading Based on the 2014 NEC New!Printreading Based on the 2014 NEC -

Printreading has been completely updated to reflect changes in the 2014 NEC® and maintain its status as an industry standard by incorporating fundamental printreading skills and relevant NEC® topics.

Different types of prints used in industry are represented throughout the textbook, including plot plans, floor plans, and elevations. Prints are also used in conjunction with code requirements to determine dwelling load calculations.

This textbook serves as both an instructional tool and a valuable technical reference for professionals in the field. (Answer Key sold separately) - more

PrintReading Based on the 2011 NEC PrintReading Based on the 2011 NEC -

Completely updated to reflect changes in the 2011 NEC®, this text maintains its status as the industry standard by incorporating printreading skills and relevant NEC® topics.

Large illustrations organize and simplify complex topics for easy learning. Numerous trade competency tests and two final exams are included.

A comprehensive glossary contains definitions of common electrical and printreading terms.

This text serves as both an instructional tool and a valuable reference for professionals in the field. - more

Printreading for Installing and Troubleshooting Electrical Systems New!Printreading for Installing and Troubleshooting Electrical Systems -

A completely new text/workbook that provides a fundamental resource for learning and applying the printreading skills needed when installing, maintaining, and troubleshooting electrical systems and equipment.

Approximately 100 examples of residential, commercial, and industrial prints are used to highlight specific content in each chapter.

The end of each chapter contains installation and troubleshooting applications. Review questions and activities follow to test for understanding.

A CD-ROM is included at the back of the book. - more

Printreading for Residential Construction - Part 1 NEW!Printreading for Residential Construction - Part 1 -

This text/workbook with CD-ROM presents basic elements of print reading and provides print reading experience in residential construction.

The entire process of print reading, from working drawings and printmaking techniques to reading and interpreting finished plans, is covered in detail. Content is applicable to a variety of building trades including carpentry, electrical, plumbing, and HVAC.

The fifth edition has been updated to include coverage in the areas of green building technology and construction, residential fire protection, sustainable energy systems, the latest print production technology, and expanded building trade roles, materials, and methods.  Two sets of prints are included - more

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Printreading for Residential and Light Commercial Construction - Part 2 NEW!Printreading for Residential and Light Commercial Construction - Part 2

This new edition includes sets of prints for five construction projects, including a set of Wendy's® Restaurant prints.

Single and multifamily dwellings, plus mixed-use and light commercial project plans are covered in the book. Specifications describing the building components and construction procedures are also included for two of the projects, the Brick-Veneer Residence and the Wendy's® Restaurant.

New content areas include sustainable construction, project delivery systems, construction professionals, building information modeling (BIM), zoning and permitting, fireproofing, green building technology, & LEED® certification. - more

Printreading for Heavy Commercial Construction - Part 3

NEW!Printreading for Heavy Commercial Construction - Part 3 -

This new edition includes expanded information on construction materials and methods, building process participants, project delivery methods, and CSI MasterFormat 2004.

Printreading for Heavy Commercial Construction provides printreading experience relating to commercial construction, including sitework, mechanical and electrical systems, and structural steel, reinforced concrete, and finish construction.

New topics in this edition include the latest LEED® green building requirements and gray water systems, solar thermal heating and geothermal systems, and GPS systems and sustainable roofing. - more

Printreading for Welders
Book w/ DVD
NEW!Printreading for Welders, 5E -

This established reference text presents an introduction to printreading fundamentals, AWS welding symbols, and related print reading activities found in industry.

Topics covered include weld prints, sketching, object representation, math, weld symbol usage, joint design, pipe welding, welding metallurgy, and certification.

The DVD included with the textbook contains Quick Quizzes®, an illustrated glossary, sample licensing exams, media clips, and reference material.

The Printreading for Welders textbook and DVD package is the industry leader in providing numerous industry prints and skill-building activities.  - more

Residential Printreading Residential Printreading -

Residential Printreading covers common residential construction materials and techniques and relates this information to various residential prints using a fundamental approach.

Print reading and construction practices are presented in the sequence that occurs on an actual job site - from property layout and excavation through finish installation.

Five sets of plans included in the Prints Folder provide authentic printreading experiences. The prints include drawings and related construction documents for a contemporary one-story house, a two-story tract house, a one-story ranch house, a large colonial house, and a contemporary multistory house. - more

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Residential WirePro - Create Electrical Wiring Floorplans & more!
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NEW! - Create Professional Residential Electrical and Structured Wiring Diagrams / Floorplans - more

Technical Sketching and Drawing

Technical Sketching and Drawing -

Technical Sketching and Drawing presents fundamental drawing concepts and develops skills with a series of progressive technical drawing techniques.

This new text/workbook covers the wide spectrum of skills needed to enable a learner to visually communicate technical information with accuracy.

Each chapter includes review questions to test the learners comprehension, as well as hands-on drawing activities for practicing the concepts covered.

Includes a CD-ROM with Interactive Tutorials, Exercises, Media Clips & more...

Understanding Construction Drawings
$208.95 $187.95

Understanding Construction Drawings -

Updated to the 2006 International Building and Residential Codes, the fifth edition of UNDERSTANDING CONSTRUCTION DRAWINGS continues to highlight a range of real construction projects - from residential dwellings to commercial structures.

This enhanced edition combines information and a hands-on approach to learning. The text provides thorough coverage that builds the foundation for a broad understanding of the entire construction process.

An extensive set of drawings packaged with the book illustrates each building so that students can apply important skills and gain a "real-world" understanding of construction drawings in an engaging way. - more

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