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DEWALT® Construction Professional Reference Master Edition: Residential and Light Commercial Construction, 1st Edition

  • William P. Spence
  • American Contractors Educational Services
  • ISBN-10: 141806632X
  • ISBN-13: 9781418066321
  • 400 Pages | Paperback
  • COPYRIGHT: 2010 Published
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Overview

About the Product

DEWALT Construction Professional Reference Master Edition is a must-have resource for anyone working in the residential or commercial construction trades. This comprehensive job site solution provides contractors with easy access to a wealth of reference material including construction specifications, site work, concrete and masonry construction, foundations, carpentry, roofing, and drywall/plaster. Covered exclusively in the master edition are topics such as job site safety, architectural design information, rigging, electrical and plumbing installations, fasteners, finish flooring, protective and decorative coatings, metal structural products and lightweight steel construction, engineering data and much more. Be sure to have this professional job site reference guide in your toolbox. 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

  • extensive comprehensive topic coverage which enables users to save valuable time and money.

  • essential technical information helps contractors avoid costly mistakes.

  • content is completely current and up-to-date with industry standards.

  • special cover material is flexible, tear-resistant, and water- and oil-resistant for ease of use in the shop or on the job.

  • exclusive super-strong binding allows the books to lay flat when opened while keeping the pages securely intact.

  • large and easy-to-read text and illustrations make finding and retaining information a breeze.

  • convenient size easily fits into any pocket or toolbox for the ideal carry-along.

About the Author

William P. Spence

William P. Spence is Dean of the College of Technology as well as Professor of Construction Engineering Technology emeritus at Pittsburg State University in KS. He currently is active as a full-time author of more than 30 technical construction books.

American Contractors Educational Services

American Contractors Educational Services has successfully prepared candidates for state required licensing exams since 1991. A team of full time instructors comprises field experience, training expertise and formal education to formulate an effective and dynamic approach to concisely present pertinent test information in a seminar format.

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

DEWALT® Blueprint Reading Professional Reference  (ISBN-10: 0977000354 | ISBN-13: 9780977000357)

Covering a multitude of trade industries, the DEWALT® Blueprint Reading Professional Reference gives plumbers, carpenters, roofers, electricians, flooring installers, and others access to valuable 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!

DEWALT® Electrical Professional Reference - 2008 Code  (ISBN-10: 0979740371 | ISBN-13: 9780979740374)

The DEWALT Electrical Professional Reference 2008 Edition has been revised to reflect the regulations and requirements contained in the National Electrical Code® 2008. With user-friendly charts, diagrams, formulas and tables on many aspects of designing and installing electrical services, this book also includes valuable information on ampacity, motors, controllers, overload protection, raceways, wiring, voltage, lighting and much more. This is a must-have for professional building and technical trade contractors, service technicians, maintenance personnel, plant managers, engineers, designers, and architects alike.

Student Supplements

DEWALT® Blueprint Reading Professional Reference  (ISBN-10: 0977000354 | ISBN-13: 9780977000357)

Covering a multitude of trade industries, the DEWALT® Blueprint Reading Professional Reference gives plumbers, carpenters, roofers, electricians, flooring installers, and others access to all the 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™. 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.

DEWALT® Electrical Professional Reference - 2008 Code  (ISBN-10: 0979740371 | ISBN-13: 9780979740374)

The DEWALT Electrical Professional Reference 2008 Edition has been revised to reflect the regulations and requirements contained in the National Electrical Code® 2008. With user-friendly charts, diagrams, formulas and tables on many aspects of designing and installing electrical services, this book also includes valuable information on ampacity, motors, controllers, overload protection, raceways, wiring, voltage, lighting and much more. This is a must-have for professional building and technical trade contractors, service technicians, maintenance personnel, plant managers, engineers, designers, and architects alike.