Author: Christopher Prince
Release Date: 2016-03-15
Updated to reflect the 2015 International Building Code and International Residential Code, this guide introduces you to the most critical concepts, from code and OSHA requirements to business management and building theory. This valuable content is enhanced by the book's student-friendly features, including access to an interactive online exam prep course that simulates actual exams, over 500 practice questions, test-taking strategies, exam rules, and answer keys. With all of these tools, never before has it been so easy to prepare for state or county licensing exams. DEWALT's Online Licensing Exam Prep Course (a $49.95 value) is included with this guide to help you prepare by simulating the actual licensing exam experience. Inside, a printed card contains an access code and instructions to get you started, with practice quizzes and exams in an interactive, online format. References are included with most questions and, upon completion of each exam, you will be provided a final score to evaluate your comprehension of each section. The tests can be taken as many times as necessary, until you feel well prepared to pass your exam. 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. Looking for online exam prep products? Check out DEWALT Contractor's Exam Preparation at www.DEWALT.com/EXAMPREP and gain instant access to licensing exam preparation specifically created for the building trades.
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: 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.
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: 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.
330 Unique Code Questions 5 Complete Timed Exams Practice Questions and Study Guide Workbook for the ICC® Residential Mechanical Inspector M-1 Certification Exam, Based on the 2012 ICC Residential Building Code There are 60 code questions on the Residential Electrical Inspector M1 Exam That is equivalent to taking the exam over 5 times!! The Result: Passed All Questions are based on the ICC International Residential Code® 2012 Edition This effective tool will show you a quick and easy way to learn and remember the code while you practice for taking the Inspector'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.
Commercial Building Inspector is a complete study guide created to help you prepare for the ICC? Commerical Building Inspector, B-2, 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: Chris Prince
Release Date: 2010-02-18
Genre: Technology & Engineering
"[A] two-in-one resource that provides all of the necessary elements needed to effectively run and complete a construction project. Part One offers daily log pages, carefully designed to assist contractors in documenting everything necessary on the jobsite, from daily activities to weather conditions to schedule, deliveries, subcontractors, OSHA requirements, and more. Part Two complements the preceding section by including a variety of resources related to the daily log, including a math/calculations section, an extensive jobsite safety/OSHA requirements section, Spanish/English translations and a comprehensive reference section." -- Publisher's description.