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Everyday math for the building trades / James Gerhart.

By: Gerhart, JamesMaterial type: TextTextPublication details: New York : McGraw-Hill, c1997. ISBN: 0070242666Subject(s): Building -- MathematicsDDC classification: 690.0151 LOC classification: TH437
Contents:
1. Math and the building trades -- 2. Measuring tools -- 3. Basic math for estimating -- 4. Grading and excavating math -- 5. Math for concrete & other masonry work -- 6. Math for floor framing & covering -- 7. Math for wall framing -- 8. Roofing math -- 9. Math used for finishing interiors -- 10. Math for heating & cooling -- 11. Plumbing math -- 12. Math for the electrician -- 13. Summary of construction math procedures -- Appendix A. Metric conversions for the building trades -- Appendix B. Decimal equivalents of common fractions.
Summary: You've got enough on your hands meeting deadlines and satisfying customers without having to be a whiz at mathematics, too. Now you can turn to this handy reference for answers to all of your construction-related mathematics questions. Filled with practical information and useful shortcuts, it's the perfect tool for performing the on-the-job calculations required in all of the major building trades, including construction, carpentry, plumbing, electrical, HVAC, and roofing. Even complicated calculations such as roof pitch will become simple with the help of unique, time-saving features such as quick-reference diagrams, tables, and charts. The book guides you step by step through complicated calculations and provides plenty of easy-to-memorize tips and tricks for performing routine and complex calculations.
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Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:

"A time-saving field guide"--Cover.

Includes index.

1. Math and the building trades -- 2. Measuring tools -- 3. Basic math for estimating -- 4. Grading and excavating math -- 5. Math for concrete & other masonry work -- 6. Math for floor framing & covering -- 7. Math for wall framing -- 8. Roofing math -- 9. Math used for finishing interiors -- 10. Math for heating & cooling -- 11. Plumbing math -- 12. Math for the electrician -- 13. Summary of construction math procedures -- Appendix A. Metric conversions for the building trades -- Appendix B. Decimal equivalents of common fractions.

You've got enough on your hands meeting deadlines and satisfying customers without having to be a whiz at mathematics, too. Now you can turn to this handy reference for answers to all of your construction-related mathematics questions. Filled with practical information and useful shortcuts, it's the perfect tool for performing the on-the-job calculations required in all of the major building trades, including construction, carpentry, plumbing, electrical, HVAC, and roofing. Even complicated calculations such as roof pitch will become simple with the help of unique, time-saving features such as quick-reference diagrams, tables, and charts. The book guides you step by step through complicated calculations and provides plenty of easy-to-memorize tips and tricks for performing routine and complex calculations.

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