Developed as a handy, easy-to-use resource for electrical estimators, contractors, electricians, and apprentices, the Electrical Field Reference Handbook is the ultimate desk and field reference. Now updated to the National Electrical Code 2008, it covers the most frequently used on-the-job information, such as: standard symbols for blueprints, drawings, and instrumentation, key formulas and calculations, common NEC 2008 tables, motor and transformer calculations, and more. A section devoted to first aid and OSHA safety standards demonstrates the book's commitment not only to accuracy and currency, but also to safety. With a durable, spiral-bound format perfect for work in the field and a straightforward writing style, this book provides electricians with at-your-fingertips information virtually any time and any place it is needed.
Design and Control of Concrete Mixtures has been the cement and concrete industry’s primary reference on concrete knowledge for almost 100 years. Since the first edition was published in 1924, the U.S. version has been updated 16 times to reflect advances in cement and concrete technology and to meet the growing needs of architects, engineers, builders, concrete producers, concrete technologists, instructors, and students.
This manual serves as a valuable reference book for the painting and decorating industry. The textbook has been used with many apprentice programs and has been cited as an authority in litigation to settle issues arising from the alleged improper application or use of materials. Topics covered in the manual include materials, equipment, rigging, safety, color, procedures, failure and remedies, wall-coverings, application techniques, surface preparation and more.
The HVAC Duct Construction Standards 3rd Edition is the guide you need for commercial and institutional duct construction. The brand-new 3rd edition comes complete with new and expanded tables from older editions. There is also the addition of an engineering and design chapter to give more information to design professionals.
This book helps readers understand the fundamental concepts of sustainable design and green building practices, which will soon become common practice on every project. It is also intended as a practical study guide for the LEED Green Associate exam, with a step-by-step study guide and an assessment (a practice exam with 80 questions and a focused discussion for each example). This book includes a discussion on why this topic is important to understand, practice, and teach along with practical examples of methods that are being used to increase a project’s environmental performance and additional study resources/references.
The 9th Edition of Modern Masonry: Brick, Block, Stone provides a broad understanding of the properties and applications of masonry materials. It then progresses to teaching safe and proper procedures for working with brick, block, and stone. Coverage of concrete form construction and flatwork is also included. Green features address specific topics relating to masonry's impact on the environment.
Thoroughly updated to reflect the 2017 National Electrical Safety Code® (NESC®), this authoritative resource explains the principles and practices of electric transmission and distribution line construction, operation, and maintenance. You will get comprehensive coverage of the newest equipment, techniques, and procedures along with current OSHA, ANSI, and ASTM regulations. Throughout, detailed illustrations and photos make it easy to understand the material, and self-test questions and exercises reinforce key concepts.
Carpentry & Building Construction is a comprehensive carpentry program that focuses on residential construction with many procedures also applying to light commercial construction. The informative text provides detailed, heavily illustrated information about materials, tools, and processes, with many step-by-step procedures.
Includes hardbound student edition aligned to the content standards.
January 2020 Edition Make compliance with dense government safety regulations simple with MANCOMM’s 29 CFR 1926 OSHA Construction Industry Regulations. Updated through January 2020, the book provides you with a comprehensive set of the most up-to-date Construction regulations. Utilizing MANCOMM’s signature formatting approach – RegLogic – this edition includes notations for changes within the past year and letters of reference.
Prepare for a career in the commercial or residential plumbing fields with this popular book, which has been updated to reflect the very latest advancements in the plumbing industry. Plumbing Technology: Design and Installation, 4E has also been restructured to begin with instruction on the major, introductory concepts, and then progressing to more specific, advanced lessons, allowing readers a complete and thorough understanding of the material. This edition includes coverage of the very latest products, tools, codes, and drain cleaning equipment that have had a remarkable impact on the plumbing industry and how plumbers work successfully. The latest water heater technology, such as Flammable Vapor Ignition Resistant heaters, DWV system segments and sizing, new safety regulations, and all relevant code changes are also addressed.
The New Fifth Edition of Manual N® details the load calculation procedure that addresses the advances in the commercial construction industry: new materials, methods of assembly, and operational requirements
Manual Q is your one-stop reference book on the low-pressure, low-velocity systems used in small and mid-size commercial buildings. Manual Q gives you time-saving quick fitting loss tables and a complete set of fitting loss tables compiled from the ASHRAE and SMACNA handbooks.
Low Pressure Boilers is the leading resource for preparing for low pressure boiler operator and facility operating engineer licensing. This textbook provides a comprehensive overview of the latest information on the safe and efficient operation of low pressure steam and hot water boilers, cooling systems, and related equipment. Each chapter is divided into sections to aid comprehension of key concepts. To assist with preparing for a licensing exam, a separate chapter with test-taking tips and a sample exam is included.
Printreading Based on the 2017 NEC® provides a thorough foundation for understanding drawings and concepts related to electrical printreading and includes important changes that appear in the 2017 National Electrical Code® as they pertain to one-family dwellings, multifamily dwellings, commercial locations, industrial locations, special equipment, and hazardous locations. Electrical plans are used in conjunction with NEC® requirements to familiarize the learner with standards that promote best practices. This informative and full color textbook serves as both an instructional tool and a valuable technical reference for professionals in the field.
Manual J 8th Edition is the national ANSI recognized standard for producing HVAC equipment sizing loads for single-family detached homes, small multi-unit structures, condominiums, town houses, and manufactured homes. A proper load calculation, performed in accordance with the Manual J 8th Edition procedure, is required by national building codes and most state and local jurisdictions.