It looks like you're using Internet Explorer 11 or older. This website works best with modern browsers such as the latest versions of Chrome, Firefox, Safari, and Edge. If you continue with this browser, you may see unexpected results.
Walks through finding articles using Discover and the A-Z Resources list from the Fort Wayne & Warsaw library website.
Blueprints and Designs
Blueprint Reading Professional Reference by Paul Rosenberg; American Contractors Educational Services StaffCovering a multitude of trade industries, the DEWALT Blueprint Reading Professional Reference gives plumbers, carpenters, roofers, electricians, flooring installers, and others access to important information. Readers will learn how to read and understand blueprints, sections, elevations, schedules, site plans, architectural plans, structural plans, plumbing plans, HVAC & mechanical plans, electrical plans, and more. A comprehensive glossary of terms and abbreviations is also included for those on-the-job situations when a quick refresher is a must! 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.
Call Number: Skillsoft Ebook
Publication Date: 2006-05-12
Blueprint Reading Basics by Warren HammerWritten by a seasoned professional with more than 50 years experience in manufacturing, the new third edition of this widely used text and self-training manual has been expanded to include many new and revised worksheets designed to facilitate the reader's ability to form a mental picture from a drawing. Blueprint Reading Basics reviews the subject in great detail using many illustrations and examples, as well as thoroughly reviewing all other aspects of print reading. It includes industry standards, practices, and copies of industrial prints throughout, providing a balanced presentation of blueprint reading theory and industry applications. And it is the perfect text for students taking blueprint reading, machine shop, or tool and die courses, as well as machinists, mechanics, technicians, and inspectors. Each chapter thoroughly covers one subject and contains an introduction, a detailed review of the subject, illustrations, review questions, and worksheets with short and specific questions. Many worksheets can be completed after studying one subject, meaning they can be reviewed before studying the entire chapter. Discussions of mathematics, engineering theories, drafting techniques and machine shop practices are kept to a minimum. All exercises can be used as teaching aids and have been classroom tested. Stresses practical concerns through questions designed to reinforce techniques of calculating dimensions. Written in a nontechnical and easy-to-understand manner.
Call Number: Skillsoft Ebook
Publication Date: 2001-01-06
Basic Blueprint Reading and Sketching by Thomas P. Olivo; C. Thomas OlivoUpdated to the latest ANSI, ISO, AWS, and ASME standards, this 50th Anniversary Edition helps individuals develop skills in reading and interpreting industrial drawings and in preparing simple technical sketches. It is written to be a consumable, interactive text/workbook that provides basic principles, concepts, ANSI and SI Metric drafting symbols and standards, terminology, manufacturing process notes, and other related technical information contained on a mechanical or CAD drawing. Each unit features a basic principle and at least one blueprint and assignment that encourages users to practice newly learned skills.
Call Number: T379 .O45 2005
Publication Date: 2004-08-25
Blueprint Reading by Sam KubbaPublisher's Note: Products purchased from Third Party sellers are not guaranteed by the publisher for quality, authenticity, or access to any online entitlements included with the product. Improve Your Ability to Read and Interpret All Types of Construction Drawings Blueprint Reading is a step-by-step guide to reading and interpreting all types of construction drawings. Filled with hundreds of illustrations and study questions, this easy-to-use resource offers a complete overview of construction drawing basics for every aspect of the construction process- from site work, foundations, and structural systems to interior work and finishes. Covering all the latest technological advances, noted architect Sam Kubba offers detailed information on: Blueprint standards-ANSI, ISO, AWS, and ASME Computer-aided design (CAD) and computer-aided design and drafting (CADD) Lines, views, elevations, and dimensions Layouts of all construction drawing types-architectural, structural, mechanical, and electrical Specifications-MasterFormat and UniFormat Symbols-materials, electrical, plumbing, HVAC, and others How to avoid costly pitfalls on construction projects You'll also find a glossary of terms for quick reference, convenient tables and charts for identifying symbols and abbreviations, and much more. Inside This Skills-Building Guide to Construction Drawing Basics * Blueprint Standards * Blueprints and Construction Drawings: A Universal Language * Understanding Lines * Types of Views * Understanding Dimensions * Layout of Construction Drawings * Understanding Industrial Blueprints * The Meaning of Symbols * Understanding Schedules * Specifications * ISO Issues, Codes, and Building Regulations * Construction Business Environment
Call Number: TH431 .K83 2009
Publication Date: 2008-10-21
Blueprint Reading for Electricians by Rob ZachariasonLearn to read and interpret blueprints through the eyes of an electrician. Now in its 3rd edition, Blueprint Reading for Electricians presents students and apprentices alike with the blueprint reading terminology and applications unique to the electrical industry. This specialized resource begins by covering fundamental tools and basic sketching, then progressing to include coverage of views, plans, schedules and specifications. With additional chapters devoted to the types of prints found in a set of construction drawings and clear explanations of their relationships to various electrical installations, the book offers content that is both comprehensive and applicable. It has been updated to reflect the very latest technology and industry trends and is ideal both as a training manual and reference guide; its content, hands-on exercises, and real-world applications will help readers of all levels to master their print reading skills.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.
Call Number: TK3205 .B64 2010
Publication Date: 2009-05-12
Blueprints and Plans for HVAC by Frank C. Miller; Wilma B. Miller; Joseph MoravekLearn how to read and use blueprints like a pro! Air conditioning drawings and hands-on exercises are the main focus of this new book, designed to help readers master the basics of blueprint reading and apply their new skills to work in the HVAC trade. Ideal for both technical students and entry-level HVAC field technicians alike, Blueprints and Plans for HVAC, 2E begins by reviewing basic mathematic procedures and safety considerations. Chapters that follow provide opportunities to gain first-hand experience in key areas, such as: using the architect's and engineer's scale, creating and using working and construction drawings, freehand sketching and drafting with instruments, and more! The final section of this all-inclusive book goes beyond basic concepts, enabling users to gain valuable skills in reading and interpreting architectural, ductwork, mechanical, electrical, and plumbing plans.
Call Number: TH7345 .M558 2003
Publication Date: 2003-08-14
Blueprint Reading for Welders by A. E. Bennett; Louis J. SiyThis hands-on guide to reading and interpreting blueprints has been updated to provide all new information on computer-aided design and computer numerical control. Readers will develop the skills needed to interpret all types of working sketches and prints, from the simplest to the most complex, through step-by-step instructions. Both AWS and ISO welding symbols are included, along with one or more prints at the end of each unit. Advanced coverage includes auxiliary views, detail views, projections, sections, and detail and assembly drawings. Other topics covered include pipe welding symbols, metric and dual dimensioning, bills of materials, ISO for welding, and first and third angle orthographic projection. Folded tear-out drawings at the back of the book are included as reproductions of various assignment drawings in a larger size for ease of use.
Call Number: T379 .B38 2005
Publication Date: 2004-12-28
Online Library Resources for Building Construction
Brings up a list of the journals we subscribe to covering building construction research and trends, in residential, commercial, and civil engineering. Use the left menu in to limit Resource Type to Journal. Click on each title to access full text articles.
Brings up a list of Ebooks Ivy Tech subscribes to on all aspects of HVAC. Access requires IvyTech login.
If you don't have a specific research topic, browse through our collection of magazines, journals, and newspapers to see what is going on in your field. Two of the best journals are listed below; click on each title to search for articles.