Blueprint Reading - Session 2: Architectural / Structural

When:

  • Oct 06, 2023 01:00 PM – 05:00 PM

Where:

  • Elevate - Business and Events Center
  • 4100 Westown Pkwy
  • West Des Moines, IA 50266
Fee Type of Fee
$195 / Person - MBI Members
$245 / Person - Construction Update Subscribers & Non-Members

Presenter: Brad Perkins, Iowa State University - Ames, IA 

A Fundamental Skill For Anyone Involved in the Construction Industry

Construction drawings can be difficult to understand and mistakes can be costly. Being able to read and understand construction drawings is a fundamental skill for anyone involved in the construction industry. In this series, participants will gain the skills necessary to read and understand typical construction documents - blueprints and specifications.

Participants can register for the entire series to receive a discount, or register separately for only one or two of the sessions.

This session will focus on the reading and use of architectural and structural plans and specifications including standard symbols, plan organization, specification organization; use of standard architectural scales; architectural plan views, details, elevations, and sections; use of architectural schedules, notes, and symbols; structural foundation plans; and plan reading for structural building systems, including precast concrete, structural steel, site cast concrete, and masonry.

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