"Whether you are a seasoned pro or just entering the construction industry, this is the ultimate handbook for residential wood framing. Packed with hundreds of detailed illustrations as well as reference tables, code information, jobsite tips and easy-to-follow procedures; this comprehensive resource will help you to get the job done right--the first time"--
Author: Christopher Prince
Release Date: 2011-12
Genre: Technology & Engineering
Packed with the most valuable reference tools required in everyday residential carpentry and framing, the DEWALT Carpentry Quick Check: Extreme Duty Edition will give you the knowledge you need to master the mathematical aspects of carpentry. From math calculations and fastener schedules to span tables, load calculations, and framing, this innovative resource has identified the formulas that are most critical, and presents them using a clear, step-by-step approach. The guide's comprehensive yet concise content is complemented by its practical packaging: a tough, sturdy cover and laminated pages make it a toolbox- and site-friendly tool, and its quick-reference tabs provide at-your-fingertips information, any time that you need it. 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.
Author: Andy Engel
Publisher: Taunton Press
Release Date: 2012
Genre: House & Home
This is a handy reference packed with clear how-to information from an experienced carpenter. All home carpentry projects are covered with clear, step-by-step photos and detailed instructions. This is the nuts and bolts of carpentry, all in one handy volume. Carpenter and author Andy Engel provides homeowners with a comprehensive and easy-to-use reference covering all home carpentry projects from the most basic to the most advanced. Full of authoritative and reliable information, Carpentry Complete is designed to help any homeowner or DIYer tackle projects with confidence. Organized so that information can be accessed quickly, this highly visual book makes it easy for readers to find the step-by-step advice they're looking for. With 850 photos and 50 illustrations, it's a must-have reference for any homeowner.
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.
Author: Scot Simpson
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Release Date: 2012-03-01
Genre: Technology & Engineering
The updated easy-to-learn reference for rough carpentry and framing Complete Book of Framing, Second Edition is an updated, easy-to-learn guide to rough carpentry and framing written by an expert with more than thirty years of framing experience. This book guides the reader through the steps on framing floors, walls, roofs, door and window openings, and stairs. Hundreds of color photographs and illustrations help the reader understand the basics as well as advanced framing methods. This Second Edition is updated to match the framing techniques to the 2009 International Building Code, and introduces the concept of "green framing" regarding material use and handling. Deals with the new corrosive treating methods that began to be used in 2004 for pressure treated wood Covers the time and energy-saving benefits of positive placement nail guns, which have become the industry standard for fastening light gage hardware Includes a glue-laminated beam weight chart, along with a description of crane operations for setting these beams Starting with the basics, this book begins with types of lumber, nails, and what tools are needed, followed by detailed, fully illustrated steps for framing each building element—from planning and layout through specific nailing patterns. Framer-Friendly Tips throughout the book show how to get a task done right—and more easily.
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.
The DEWALT Residential Construction Codes Complete Handbook uses the 2015 International Residential Code to cover the most common code requirements for building one- or two-family dwellings, and presents them to users in an easy to navigate and easy to understand format. Sections cover the wide range of residential construction topics that must meet IRC mandates, including building, plumbing, mechanical, and electrical installations, with high-dimensional illustrations to help explain code application. This title is a must-have resource for anyone working on a residential construction project. Its comprehensive coverage includes: Administrative standards, Definitions of terms, Building planning, Foundations, Floors, Walls and wall coverings, Roofs and roof coverings, Chimneys and fireplaces, Energy efficiency. Mechanical topics: installation, heating and cooling equipment, exhaust and duct systems, combustion air, boilers, piping, appliances, solar systems, and fuel gas. Plumbing topics: connections, inspections, design considerations and materials, systems, water heaters, supply, and distribution. Electrical topics: inspections, equipment, services, branch circuits, wiring methods, power and lighting, devices and luminaires, appliances, and swimming pools. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Translate the complex requirements of the 2017 National Electrical Code into simple, practical guidelines for residential electrical installation with this thorough, user-friendly resource. Ideal for homeowners and experienced electricians alike, DEWALT ELECTRICAL CODE REFERENCE: BASED ON THE NEC 2017, Fourth Edition, examines all aspects of residential wiring, from initial rough-in to final trim-out. The author explores each room of the house in detail, covering receptacle placement, smoke detector installation, stairwells, and crawl spaces, as well as key topics such as grounding and bonding requirements, HVAC circuits, GFCI and AFCI requirements, and voltage drop calculations. To help readers master even complex concepts readily, the text includes worksheets to simplify advanced load calculations, straightforward diagrams for wiring devices, and code references highlighting critical NEC 2017 requirements. This highly practical, up-to-date reference is a must-have resource for anyone undertaking residential electrical work today. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Framed within the frenzy leading up to a Super Bowl, Gary Brackett flashes back to the defining moments and lessons in his journey leading to the threshold of a championship season. With his heart metaphorically on his jersey sleeve, Gary invites the reader inside the world of NFL football and the drama leading up to the biggest game day of the year. Along the way, Gary provides glimpses of real-life heroes, on and off the field, as he recounts the stories in this touching testament to the memory of his mom, dad and brother.
Author: Chris Prince
Release Date: 2010-05-27
Genre: Technology & Engineering
If you're looking to get the most comprehensive building contractor's licensing guide on the market today, look to the industry leader in contractor education! Updated to reflect the 2009 International Building Code? and International Residential Code?, this guide introduces students 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 an interactive CD 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 your students for state or county licensing exams.
The DEWALT® Residential Construction Codes Complete Handbook uses the 2018 International Residential Code® to cover the most common code requirements for building one-family or two-family dwellings, and presents them to users in an easy to navigate and easy to understand format. Sections cover the wide range of residential construction topics that must meet IRC® mandates, including building, plumbing, mechanical, and electrical installations, with high-dimensional illustrations to help explain code application. This title is a must-have resource for anyone working on a residential construction project. Its comprehensive coverage includes: administrative standards, definitions of terms, building planning, foundations, floors, walls and wall coverings, roofs and roof coverings, chimneys and fireplaces, and energy efficiency. Mechanical topics include: installation, heating and cooling equipment, exhaust and duct systems, combustion air, boilers, piping, appliances, solar systems, and fuel gas.Plumbing topics include: connections, inspections, design considerations and materials, systems, water heaters, supply, and distribution. Electrical topics include: inspections, equipment, services, branch circuits, wiring methods, power and lighting, devices and luminaires, appliances, and swimming pools.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.
Author: Stacey Katz Bourns
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Release Date: 2012-01-01
Genre: Foreign Language Study
CONTEXTUALIZED FRENCH GRAMMAR: A HANDBOOK is a reference guide for lower division French-language students designed to help bridge the gap between lower-level language classes and upper-level content classes by developing students' awareness of how grammar functions in discourse. The handbook presents grammar rules in a detailed yet concise manner so students can learn to create language and develop greater awareness of language and comprehension in different contexts. Instructors may use the handbook as a supplement to the materials they are already using or students may use it as a self-guide. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Refine the skills needed to become an accomplished professional carpenter with the in-depth coverage and practical applications found in Carpentry, 6E. This popular bestseller by well-known expert Floyd Vogt presents the intricate system of contemporary light frame building construction using step-by-step procedures. CARPENTRY, 6E follows the logical path of a residential project, using thorough explanations and easy-to-follow diagrams to explore building plans, sitework and layout, footings and foundations, framing, interior and exterior surfaces, cabinetry, and more. This edition blends traditional construction techniques with today's latest practices, including contemporary safety tools, alternative construction, such as concrete forms, and green building techniques. This edition also introduces more commercial drawings and construction. Photo-realistic drawings showcase concepts and procedures with detailed, easy to understand information. The new online CourseMate provides interactive learning tools to further ensure carpentry success. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Author: Lynn B. Hoeltke
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Release Date: 2016-12-05
With a strong emphasis on hands-on learning, this highly practical text helps you develop the phlebotomy-related knowledge and skills you need to become a confident, competent health care professional. The Fifth Edition accelerates learning by following key topics immediately with relevant exercises, integrating workbook elements and textbook content to deliver a complete learning experience. The text covers the latest professional standards and competencies while thoughtfully connecting them to the realities of practice today. Step-by-step guidelines for more than 20 collection procedures are provided, along with real-life scenarios and prompts emphasizing the phlebotomist's legal and ethical role in patient care decisions. Full-color photographs highlight important steps and relevant equipment, while illustrations depict anatomical components critical to proper technique. In addition, the digital edition includes videos and interactive exercises ideal for today’s learners. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.