Recommended to accompany the A & B Trade Materials
The current versions of the State’s General Engineering and General Building exams each contain exam questions based on complicated plans consisting of 10 to 20 pages of large prints. This book is designed to assist you in reading and understanding both residential and commercial prints. The book and accompanying set of plans present a thorough discussion of print reading techniques, starting with the basics of print reading and progressing to advanced topics. The book covers topics such as: Print Reading Basics – Lines and Symbols, Reading Scales and Dimensioning Drawings Materials and Specifications Reading Prints – Plot Plans, Foundation Prints, Residential and Commercial Framing Prints, Plumbing, HVAC, Electrical, and Welding Prints and Estimating.
Included with the book are 116 large prints to use when answering practice questions in the book.