DeWalt Blueprint Reading Professional Reference

  • 1h 46m
  • Paul Rosenberg
  • Cengage Course PTR
  • 2006

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!

About the Author

Paul Rosenberg has an extensive background in the construction, data, electronic, HVAC and plumbing trades. He is a leading voice in the electrical industry with years of experience from an apprentice to a project manager. Paul has written for all of the leading electrical and low voltage industry magazines and has authored more than 30 books. In addition, he wrote the first standard for the installation of optical cables (ANSI-NEIS-301) and was awarded a patent for a power transmission module. Paul currently serves as contributing editor for Power Outlet Magazine, teaches for Iowa State University and works as a consultant and expert witness in legal cases. He speaks occasionally at industry events.

In this Book

  • Blueprint Basics
  • Specifications
  • Site Plans
  • Architectural Drawings
  • Structural Drawings
  • Plumbing Drawings
  • Mechanical Drawings
  • Electrical Drawings
  • Abbreviations