Author: Christopher Prince
Release Date: 2010-07
Get the only tool you will ever need to tackle the most dreaded and often neglected topic in construction ? math! DEWALT? CONSTRUCTION MATH QUICK CHECK: EXTREME DUTY EDITION has identified the mathematical formulas that are most commonly used in the construction industry and simplified them using a clear, step-by-step approach. Topics include basic conversions, percentages, volume calculations, framing calculations, and more. The guide also offers more than just solid content: its durable material makes it a toolbox- and site- friendly resource, and its tabs make it easy to quickly access the information you need, when you need it.
Author: Steven R. Winkel
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Release Date: 2010-10-07
An easy-to-use illustrated guide to building codes for residential structures As the construction industry moves to a single set of international building codes, architects and construction professionals need an interpretive guide to understand how the building code affects the early design of specific projects. This newest addition to Wiley’s series of focused guides familiarizes code users with the 2009 International Residential Code® (IRC) as it applies to residential buildings. The book provides architects, engineers, and other related building professionals with an understanding of how the International Residential Code was developed, and how it is likely to be interpreted when applied to the design and construction of residential buildings. • User-friendly visual format that makes finding the information you need quick and easy • The book’s organization follows the 2009 International Residential Code itself • Nearly 900 illustrations, by architectural illustrator Steven Juroszek in the style of noted illustrator and author Frank Ching, visualize and explain the codes • Text written by experienced experts who have been instrumental in gaining acceptance for the new unified building code This book is an essential companion to the IRC for both emerging practitioners and experienced practitioners needing to understand the new IRC.
This book is the only one you will need to pass the California General Builder (B) Exam. We give you all of the knowledge necessary by spelling out the principles and concepts covered on the exam. In addition, and perhaps most importantly, the codes are translated into an easy to read format that does away with the long and often confusing wording found in the formal California Building Code. Whether you are a novice or possess a wealth of construction knowledge, this is the book you need to prepare yourself for the California General Builder (B) exam.
Author: William P. Spence
Release Date: 2010
Genre: Technology & Engineering
DEWALT Construction Professional Reference Master Edition is a must-have resource for anyone working in the residential or commercial construction trades. This comprehensive job site solution provides contractors with easy access to a wealth of reference material including construction specifications, site work, concrete and masonry construction, foundations, carpentry, roofing, and drywall/plaster. Covered exclusively in the master edition are topics such as job site safety, architectural design information, rigging, electrical and plumbing installations, fasteners, finish flooring, protective and decorative coatings, metal structural products and lightweight steel construction, engineering data and much more. Be sure to have this professional job site reference guide in your toolbox. Check out our app, DEWALT® Mobile Pro?. This free app is a construction calculator with integrated reference materials and access to hundreds of additional calculations as add-ons. To learn more, visit dewalt.com/mobilepro.
Only the industry leader in contractor education can give you a resource like this -- one that takes a straightforward, illustrated approach and uses it to explain the most important and commonly used codes in the 2015 International Plumbing Code. This valuable reference guide transforms the sometimes complex jargon frequently associated with the code into clear, real-world terms, which simplifies the learning process and provides students with a context for understanding the information covered. With over 70 pages of illustrated code requirements, violations, installation concerns, and coverage that includes everything from material requirements and horizontal drain sizing, to framing notching and design standards, the DEWALT PLUMBING CODE REFERENCE 3RD EDITION will prove itself to be an indispensable resource for anyone in or entering the plumbing field. Check out our app, DEWALT Mobile Pro(tm). This free app is a construction calculator with integrated reference materials and access to hundreds of additional calculations as add-ons. To learn more, visit www.DEWALT.com/MOBILEPRO.
The ultimate code reference for construction is back -- and this time it's more current than ever, using the 2015 International Residential Code as the foundation for learning common code requirements, violations, and installation concerns. Retaining the simple, easy-to-understand approach that made the previous edition wildly successful, the revised DEWALT Building Code Reference will provide students with over 70 pages of photo-quality illustrations and clear, concise text. Coverage ranges from wall, floor, and roof framing to foundations and footings, containing all the information you need to be successful in the industry in a compact, easy-to-use reference guide. Packaged in a conveniently-sized, durable format, it will withstand a variety of on-the-job trainings and ultimately the wear and tear of jobsites. Check out our app, DEWALT Mobile Pro(tm). This free app is a construction calculator with integrated reference materials and access to hundreds of additional calculations as add-ons. To learn more, visit dewalt.com/mobilepro.