RSMeans Illustrated Construction Dictionary

RSMeans Illustrated Construction Dictionary
Author: R.S. Means Company
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 365
Release: 2012-10-16
Genre: Architecture
ISBN: 1118133528

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A student edition of the standard reference for the built environment, this dictionary uses non-technical language to clearly define a wide range of construction concepts and terms. Using the printed book or digital platforms, readers will have at their fingertips nearly 10,000 terms, phrases, and abbreviations from every area of construction, as well as more than 1,000 drawings and photographs to help illustrate concepts. An extensive reference section with plan symbols and conversions and equivalents rounds off this essential guide for readers at every skill level in construction, architecture, and design.

RSMeans Illustrated Construction Dictionary

RSMeans Illustrated Construction Dictionary
Author: RSMeans
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 384
Release: 2012-10-05
Genre: Architecture
ISBN: 9781118392386

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This concise student edition of the most widely used dictionary for construction and design professionals offers clear explanations of essential construction-related terms and concepts. Illustrated throughout with explanatory drawings and photographs, it is an indispensable reference for beginning and advanced students in construction, architecture, design, facility management, real estate, and other related fields. Features include: Easy-to-understand definitions of nearly 10,000 terms, phrases, and abbreviations from every area of construction More than 1,400 drawings and photographs that help clarify concepts Up-to-date coverage of new industry trends, including building automation, energy conservation, green building, historic preservation, and more An extensive reference section with plan symbols, conversions and equivalents, and more

Means Illustrated Construction Dictionary

Means Illustrated Construction Dictionary
Author: RSMeans
Publsiher: RSMeans
Total Pages: 576
Release: 2003-01-28
Genre: Architecture
ISBN: 0876296975

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Recognized in the industry as the best resource of its kind, this second edition has been further enhanced with updates to existing terms and the addition of hundreds of new terms and illustrations. Means Illustrated Construction Dictionary provides clear, authoritative definitions covering all the major construction specialties. With the latest in construction methods, materials, and equipment, this edition includes new terminology used in construction specialties, such as: Green or sustainable building Historic preservation and building re-use Technologies for cleanup of building site contaminants with expanded terms and illustration for wood framing, real estate and appraisal, and interior design and construction projects. The best portable dictionary for office or field use – an essential tool for contractors, architects, insurance and real estate personnel, facility managers, homeowners, and anyone who needs quick, clear definitions for construction terms. Now with a quick-reference Spanish section that included key terms in English with Spanish translations. Tools and equipment, materials, tasks, and more!

RSMeans Illustrated Construction Dictionary

RSMeans Illustrated Construction Dictionary
Author: Andrea Silah,Michael Kokernak,Robert Snow Means Company
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 680
Release: 2010
Genre: Electronic Book
ISBN: 1613446241

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RSMeans Illustrated Construction Dictionary with Free Interactive CD ROM

RSMeans Illustrated Construction Dictionary  with Free Interactive CD ROM
Author: RSMeans
Publsiher: RSMeans
Total Pages: 880
Release: 2009-09-15
Genre: Architecture
ISBN: 0876290926

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The new, updated fourth edition of RSMeans' popular construction dictionary features over 20,000 terms, phrases and abbreviations, as well as over 1,400 illustrations. Your reliable source for: Comprehensive coverage of the construction trades, practices, and equipment Easy-to-understand, illustrated definitions of building materials and methods Updated and expanded coverage of new trends in the industry such as building automation, green building, energy conservation and more Regional terminology and slang expressions Extensive reference section with plan symbols, contact listings for professional organizations, conversions and equivalents, and more A free CD-ROM is included that lets you browse and search the complete print version of the dictionary, with additional expanded information and graphics. As a desk or field reference, RSMeans Illustrated Construction Dictionary is invaluable for architects, contractors, and facility owners and managers, as well as insurance and real estate professionals, attorneys, and anyone else who needs to understand construction terminology. RSMeans is the leading provider of cost and reference information on facility design, construction, and management in North America.

RSMeans Illustrated Construction Dictionary Student Edition

RSMeans Illustrated Construction Dictionary  Student Edition
Author: Anonim
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 394
Release: 2012
Genre: Business & Economics
ISBN: 1118351703

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This dictionary uses non-technical language to clearly define a wide range of construction concepts and terms. Using the printed book or digital platforms, readers will have at their fingertips nearly 10,000 terms, phrases, and abbreviations from every area of construction.

RS Means Illustrated Construction Dictionary

RS Means Illustrated Construction Dictionary
Author: Anonim
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 135
Release: 2012
Genre: Building
ISBN: OCLC:983476747

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Construction of Architecture

Construction of Architecture
Author: Ralph W. Liebing
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 312
Release: 2011-08-24
Genre: Architecture
ISBN: 9781118174524

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Buildings don't just appear. While the aesthetics and theory ofarchitecture have their glamour, architecture would not existwithout the hands-on, nuts-and-bolts process of construction.Construction of Architecture gives architects, contractors,managers, trade workers, and anyone else involved in a buildingproject a thorough overview of the process of taking or convertinga fine design concept from a paper exercise to a finished,full-sized, occupiable and usable building. In an easy-to-read, conversational style, Ralph Liebing distillsthe often-complex procedures in the construction of architectureinto clear, understandable phases. Connecting each phase to thenext, he takes you step-by-step from project inception anddocumentation to code compliance to bidding and the contractthrough finalization of the project and occupancy of the completedbuilding. This book is enhanced with features such as: Drawings and photographs of the building process. Samples of documents used in construction. A concise narrative of the construction of a typical commercialbuilding, from start to finish. An Instructor Companion Site with an expanded glossary andadditional resources. With this primer in hand, every aspiring building professionalwill have the solid foundation in the concepts and skills needed tobring any building project to fruition, from inception tooccupancy.

Means Illustrated Construction Dictionary

Means Illustrated Construction Dictionary
Author: Kornelis Smit
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 577
Release: 1985
Genre: Building
ISBN: UOM:39015012220276

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Recognized in the industry as the best resource of its kind, this second edition has been further enhanced with updates to existing terms and the addition of hundreds of new terms and illustrations. Means Illustrated Construction Dictionary provides clear, authoritative definitions covering all the major construction specialties. With the latest in construction methods, materials, and equipment, this edition includes new terminology used in construction.--Amazon.

Means Illustrated Construction Dictionary Includes CD ROM

Means Illustrated Construction Dictionary  Includes CD ROM
Author: John Marchetti,Kornelis Smit,Howard Chandler,Robert Snow Means Company
Publsiher: RSMeans
Total Pages: 790
Release: 2000-05
Genre: Technology & Engineering
ISBN: UOM:39015050272759

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CD-ROM contains: Complete dictionary (browse or search by keyword) -- Expanded definitions -- Large-scale graphics -- Internet links.

Means Illustrated Construction Dictionary

Means Illustrated Construction Dictionary
Author: Anonim
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 790
Release: 1998
Genre: Building
ISBN: OCLC:50666849

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Construction Project Scheduling and Control

Construction Project Scheduling and Control
Author: Saleh A. Mubarak
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 480
Release: 2010-10-26
Genre: Technology & Engineering
ISBN: 9780470919958

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How to Estimate with RSMeans Data

How to Estimate with RSMeans Data
Author: Saleh A. Mubarak,RSMeans
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 320
Release: 2012-04-04
Genre: Technology & Engineering
ISBN: 9781118183397

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Using North America's most recognized construction cost data from RSMeans, this step-by-step guide develops problem-solving skills through over 300 sample problems and exercises. All of the major construction items, including site work, concrete and masonry, wood and metal framing, doors and windows, and more are covered. Access to a password-protected web site is included, which contains the instruction version of RSMeans Cos/Works, the electronic version of RS Means Building Construction Cost Data, and sample building plans and spreadsheets, enabling you to practice creating a complete construction estimate.

How to Estimate with RSMeans Data

How to Estimate with RSMeans Data
Author: RSMeans,Saleh A. Mubarak
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 336
Release: 2020-03-17
Genre: Technology & Engineering
ISBN: 9781118977965

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A practical, hands-on guide to real-world construction estimating How to Estimate with RSMeans Data is the only instructional book on construction cost estimating that uses the most popular source of construction cost data, RS Means. This updated fifth edition includes new coverage on the role of Building Information Modeling (BIM) in the estimating process, and over 300 sample problems and exercises that show you how to apply cost data to your building project based on the RS Means 2015 Building Construction Cost Data. The companion website provides access to RS Means CostWorks data, allowing you to use real-world numbers in your practice estimates, and the included Instructor's Manual provides step-by-step solutions to problems in the book. Focused on the practical aspects of estimating, this book emphasizes the application of estimating techniques—which are transferable to any estimating software—through problem solving and the ground-up creation of complete construction project estimates. Estimating skills are fundamental to the construction industry, and are applied by all parties at all levels throughout the industry. This book is a hands-on guide to the techniques and tools used to create a thorough estimate, with plenty of opportunities for practice. Apply cost data to all aspects of the building project Practice your skills on over 300 sample problems Construct a complete estimate using RSMeans Besides being an essential construction skill, learning estimating helps you become familiar with reading and understanding construction blueprints and how construction assemblies are built. Mastery of these vital skills is important to your future career, and How to Estimate with RSMeans Data is your ideal guide to a solid foundation.

Plan Reading and Material Takeoff

Plan Reading and Material Takeoff
Author: Wayne J. Del Pico
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 448
Release: 2015-02-24
Genre: Architecture
ISBN: 9780876293485

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A Complete Resource for Residential and Light Commercial Contractors -- based on the latest construction materials and methods. Learn how to: read and interpret building plans create an accurate takeoff, using a complete set of working drawings. Each chapter covers a major construction division, such as concrete, masonry and carpentry -- and uses plans, details and tables to illustrate plan reading and takeoff procedures. A checklist for each material division helps ensure that nothing is left out of your takeoff. Includes a complete set of residential plans from Home Planners, Inc., the nation's leading provider of home plans. With a detailed material takeoff, from site work to electrical. With over 160 illustrations, including commercial construction details.