Get 1,500 Construction Questions and Answers to Help You Pass the National Contractor's Exam with Flying Colors! Turn to the National Contractor's Exam Study Guide to acquire the skills, knowledge, and confidence needed to ace this important exam on the first try. The book contains 1,500 questions and answers—presented in the same format used on the actual exam—plus numerous references to the 2006 International Building Code and many helpful illustrations. Written by renowned construction author R. Dodge Woodson, this career-building resource reviews every topic covered on the National Contractor's Exam. The National Contractor's Exam Study Guide features: Over 1,500 exam-style multiple choice and true/false questions and answers Numerous references to the 2006 International Building Code Detailed illustrations that help clarify complicated codes and show how to use local codebooks to solve exam questions Master Every Topic Covered on the National Contractor's Exam: • Use and Occupancy Classification • General Building Heights and Areas • Types of Construction • Interior Finishes • Fire Protection Systems • Means of Egress • Accessibility • Interior Environment • Energy Efficiency • Exterior Walls • Roof Assemblies and Rooftop Structures • Structural Design • Soils and Foundations • Concrete • Aluminum • Masonry • Steel • Wood • Glass and Glazing • Gypsum Board and Plaster • Electrical • Mechanical Systems • Plumbing Systems • Elevators and Conveying Systems • Safeguards During Construction • And Much More!
Author: Christopher Prince
Release Date: 2018-04-16
This trusted guide helps you gain a confident understanding of the critical concepts you will need to succeed on certification exams and in your professional career, from code and OSHA requirements to business management and building theory. Now updated to reflect the 2018 International Residential Code and International Building Code, this valuable resource includes useful features like test-taking strategies, answer keys, and access to the DEWALT Online Licensing Exam Prep Course, which simulates the actual licensing exam experience. You'll also enjoy access to the DEWALT Mobile Pro(TM) app, a construction calculator with integrated reference materials and hundreds of additional calculations available as add-ons (www.DEWALT.com/MOBILEPRO), as well as the DEWALT Contractor's Exam Preparation (www.DEWALT.com/EXAMPREP) created specifically for the building trades.
2009 General Building Contractor B 500 Unique Code Questions Study Guide and Practice Questions Workbook for the ICC Residential Building Contractor "B" Certification Exam N11 Based on the 2009 ICC International Building Code There are 80 questions (70 code related) on the Standard General Building Contractor "B" Exam That is equivalent to taking the exam over 6 times!! The Result: Passed All Questions are based on the ICC International Building Code Code 2012 Edition by Cliff Burger, A.S. Electronics, ICC Certifications held: B-2, B-1, E-1, M-1, P-1 Other: CompTIA A+, Network+, 30 years in the Construction Industry as a Building Contractor, Master Electrician, Electrical Contractor and Businessman. This effective tool will show you a quick and easy way to learn and remember the code while you practice for taking the Contractor's exam. It will show you a system of how to study the code most effectively with efficient use of time, and at the same time train you become an expert on finding the answers that you need to lookup in the code reference quickly and accurately. While merely reading and studying the code can help you learn. it would take a long time to master because of the extremely large amount of data, exceptions and variations it contains. It is almost impossible to have all that information flawlessly in your mind. In fact, that is why the tests are open book. The best inspectors rely on the code book, not their recollection of the code. It is extremely important to be right on the safety issues in the code.
Author: Christopher Prince
Publisher: Christopher Prince
Release Date: 2009-09-25
Genre: Biography & Autobiography
On December 7th, 1955, Kitty McInerney lay dying in a New York hospital bed. The forty-seven year-old Irish immigrant, suffering from severe toxemia, was preparing for an emergency c-section to give birth to her 17th child. As a Catholic priest performed her last rites, Kitty succumbed to a rare moment of quiet reflection. While her thoughts centered on the fate of her many young children, Kitty found no solace in contemplating her improbable tale of survival... her impoverished youth in rural Ireland, her courageous journey from a small Irish village to the largest city in the world, and her tireless devotion to an ever-expanding family amidst impossible hardships in the impoverished South Bronx. Nor did Kitty realize how her modest life rode a wave of social and political transformation that would come to define modern America. Poor, burdened, and uncelebrated, Kitty McInerney is remarkable for her unrelenting faith, her unique, individual struggle and for exemplifying the American immigrant experience.
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.
A real-world guide to success in construction estimating, the DEWALT® Construction Estimating Handbook is loaded with tips, checklists, worksheets, data tables, and tutorials that will provide readers with the tools they need to effectively navigate through every step of the estimating process. The book focuses on the construction estimating "how-to" essentials and provides on-the-spot answers backed up with graphic examples. With a thorough understanding of the important profit-making factors within the industry, its comprehensive coverage includes marketing, bid planning, scope review, quantity take-off for all trades and divisions, cost analysis, value engineering, Excel® spreadsheet estimating, and more. Based on the author's extensive experience in estimating, this valuable resource aims to provide workable solutions to the unprecedented challenges that construction professionals face today, from a weak economy and fierce competition to material price volatilities, skilled labor shortages, and strict regulations.
This book is the only one you will need to pass the Louisiana Residential Contractors 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 Building Code. Whether you are a novice or possess a wealth of construction and business knowledge, this is the book you need to prepare yourself for the Louisiana Residential Contractors Exam.
Author: Mometrix Media
Publisher: Mometrix Media LLC
Release Date: 2014-03-31
Genre: Study Aids
Contractor's Law & Business Exam Secrets helps you ace the Contractor's Law & Business Exam, without weeks and months of endless studying. Our comprehensive Contractor's Law & Business Exam Secrets study guide is written by our exam experts, who painstakingly researched every topic and concept that you need to know to ace your test. Our original research reveals specific weaknesses that you can exploit to increase your exam score more than you've ever imagined. Contractor's Law & Business Exam Secrets includes: The 5 Secret Keys to Contractor's Test Success: Time is Your Greatest Enemy, Guessing is Not Guesswork, Practice Smarter, Not Harder, Prepare, Don't Procrastinate, Test Yourself; A comprehensive General Strategy review including: Make Predictions, Answer the Question, Benchmark, Valid Information, Avoid Fact Traps, Milk the Question, The Trap of Familiarity, Eliminate Answers, Tough Questions, Brainstorm, Read Carefully, Face Value, Prefixes, Hedge Phrases, Switchback Words, New Information, Time Management, Contextual Clues, Answer Selection, Check Your Work, Answer Choice Families; Comprehensive Law & Business Exam review including: Basic Accounting, Business Organizations, Construction Math, Construction Related Legislation, Contracts & Agreements, Cost Formulas, Drawings & Specifications, Field Administration & Inspection, IBC Sprinkler Requirements, Insurance & Taxes, Mediation/Arbitration, Medical Services and First Aid, OSHA Requirements, Payment Schedule, Professional Responsibilities, Project Financing & Budgeting, Quality Control, Safety and Health Program Guidelines, Scheduling Methods, Technical Specifications, and much more...
Residential Building Inspector is a complete study guide created to help you prepare for the ICC? Residential Building Inspector, R-1, Certification Exam. This effective tool will show you a quick and easy way to learn the code while you practice for taking the certification exam. While merely reading and studying the code can help you learn. it would take a long time to master because of the extremely large amount of data, exceptions and variations it contains. It is almost impossible to have all that information flawlessly in your mind. In fact, that is why the tests are open book. The best inspectors rely on the code book, not their recollection of the code. It is extremely important to be right on the safety issues in the code. If you have a basic understanding of terminology and you study using my practice question study technique, you should easily be able pass the exam first time and become an expert on the code at the same time while making the most of your time. The general practice questions, timed practice exams, along with special learning techniques in this book will help you:1. Increase your speed at finding the answers making you an expert on where to find the answers in the code book, this is very important because this is the only way to be correct 100% of the time.2. Learn the answers to many of the questions that will be on the test and thereby be able to answer them from recall memory, saving you precious time. 3. Become an expert at managing that time during the test, through test taking experience.Quickly learn a system of study that does do not waste time and is very effective in learning the material quickly and accurately. Using questions to learn is far superior to just reading. When you read a question your mind in forced to think, after all you now have a problem to solve. In order to purse the answer, your mind is required to interpret what that problem is, then process that information, and finally find a solution through recall, or research. This system of study will teach you how to both recall the answers and research the answers quickly and effectively, in fact, you will find that this technique can be used for anything you want to learn and remember throughout your life.The practice questionsThe first section of practice questions contains hundreds of questions similar to those on the exam. It is designed to help you learn the code and give you the practice need to the find answers quickly. The second section contains are several Timed Practice Tests, which will hone your skills further, only this time with the element of time in play, just like the real exams. When you are finished you should be a master.Now, you can go into that exam room with experience, knowledge and confidence, and pass that exam.Cliff Burger
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.