August 8, 2006

Blueprint Reading for Construction/ James A.S. Fatzinger

Posted in Construction at 10:15 am by Ellie

Call number: TH 431 .F38 2004

Blueprint Reading for Construction covers the whole spectrum of construction blueprint reading.


  • Teaches the proper meaning of the construction symbols, abbreviations, and keynotes common to construction for all trades
  • Details the difference in the plan groups and how they are applied to a project; how to associate plans, sections, and details on blueprints to get a better understanding of the object(s)
  • Discusses how to determine the coordination of the plans and how to reference the plans to each other


Introduction to Blueprint Reading

Residential Blueprint Reading

  • Off-Sites and Site Improvements
  • Foundations and Below-Grade Construction (On-Site)
  • The Structure (On-Site)
  • The Structure (Continued)
  • Plumbing, Mechanical, and Electrical
  • The Lee Residence and Specifications

Commercial Blueprint Reading

  • Commerical Construction Documents
  • Commercial Construction
  • Off-Site and Site Improvements
  • On-Site—The Office
  • On–Site—Manufacturing/Warehouse


Call number: TH 431 .F38 2004