Lesson 1 Drawings and Specifications
By this time in your career, you have probably worked as an apprentice on various building projects. You probably didyour tasks without thinking much about what it takes to lay out structures so they will conform to their location, size,shape, and other building features. In this chapter, you will learn how to extract these types of information fromdrawings and specifications. You will also be shown how to draw, read, and work from simple shop drawings andsketches.
DESIGN OF STRUCTURAL MEMBERS
Upon completing this section, you should be able to identify the different types of structural members.