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Blueprint Reading for Electricians, 3rd Edition

  • Rob Zachariason
  • ISBN-10: 143549119X
  • ISBN-13: 9781435491199
  • 464 Pages | Hardcover
  • Previous Editions: 2008, 2005
  • COPYRIGHT: 2010 Published
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Overview

About the Product

Learn 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™. 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.

Features

  • links theory to practice through all-new additional Field Examples, offering added insight and practical tips to enhance the learning experience of the reader.

  • enhances and illustrates important concepts with full-color photographs of construction sites.

  • offers comprehensive coverage by including need-to-know mathematical concepts, allowing readers to feel confident the book contains everything they need to learn and apply the material.

About the Author

Rob Zachariason

Rob Zachariason is an Instructor at Minnesota State Community and Technical College, and an Instructor for the Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee. Rob is a member of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, the International Association of Electrical Inspectors, and the National Education Association. He carries a Master Electrician's license in North Dakota and Minnesota. Rob worked as an electrician for 10 years before becoming a full time instructor.

Table of Contents

1. Drawing and Sketching.
2. Projections and Perspectives.
3. Related Math.
4. Scaling and Dimensions.
5. Construction Types.
6. Architectural Considerations.
7. Electrical Symbology.
8.Mechanical Symbology.
9. Hydraulic and Pneumatic Symbology.
10. Specialized Symbology.
11. Site Plans.
12. Floor Plans.
13. Elevations.
14. Details and Sections.
15. Schedules and Specifications.
16. Residential Print Reading.
17. Commercial Print Reading.
18. Industrial Print Reading.
Appendix A: Commercial Specifications.
Appendix B: Industrial Specifications.
Appendix C: Electrical Devices and Materials.
Appendix E: Print List.

New to this edition

  • links theory to practice through Field Examples, which offer added insight and practical tips that will help the beginning electrical worker or student electrician.

Supplements

All supplements have been updated in coordination with the Main title.
Please see Main title page for new to this edition information.

Instructor Supplements

Electrical Field Reference Handbook: Revised for the 2005 National Electric Code  (ISBN-10: 1401879861 | ISBN-13: 9781401879860)

This Electrical Field Reference Handbook is an indispensable tool for those working in the electrical industry. Designed with a logical approach, it serves as a reference for formulas, NEC® tables, conversion charts, diagrams, reading blueprint symbols, and much more. A section of OSHA safety standards excerpts makes this an even more important on-the-job resource. The clear and easy-to-use format keeps must-have information at the electrician's fingertips at any time.

Student Supplements

Electrical Field Reference Handbook: Revised for the 2005 National Electric Code  (ISBN-10: 1401879861 | ISBN-13: 9781401879860)

This Electrical Field Reference Handbook is an indispensable tool for those working in the electrical industry. Designed with a logical approach, it serves as a reference for formulas, NEC® tables, conversion charts, diagrams, reading blueprint symbols, and much more. A section of OSHA safety standards excerpts makes this an even more important on-the-job resource. The clear and easy-to-use format keeps must-have information at the electrician's fingertips at any time.