National Contractor's Exam Study Guide / Edition 1 available in Paperback
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Get 1,500 Construction Questions and Answers to Help You Pass the National Contractor's Exam with Flying Colors!
Turn to the National Contractor's Exam Study Guide to acquire the skills, knowledge, and confidence needed to ace this important exam on the first try. The book contains 1,500 questions and answerspresented in the same format used on the actual examplus numerous references to the 2006 International Building Code and many helpful illustrations.
Written by renowned construction author R. Dodge Woodson, this career-building resource reviews every topic covered on the National Contractor's Exam. The National Contractor's Exam Study Guide features:
- Over 1,500 exam-style multiple choice and true/false questions and answers
- Numerous references to the 2006 International Building Code
- Detailed illustrations that help clarify complicated codes and show how to use local codebooks to solve exam questions
Master Every Topic Covered on the National Contractor's Exam:• Use and Occupancy Classification • General Building Heights and Areas • Types of Construction • Interior Finishes • Fire Protection Systems • Means of Egress • Accessibility • Interior Environment • Energy Efficiency • Exterior Walls • Roof Assemblies and Rooftop Structures • Structural Design • Soils and Foundations • Concrete • Aluminum • Masonry • Steel • Wood • Glass and Glazing • Gypsum Board and Plaster • Electrical • Mechanical Systems • Plumbing Systems • Elevators and Conveying Systems • Safeguards During Construction • And Much More!
|Publisher:||McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing|
|Series:||McGraw-Hill's National Contractor's Exam Study Guide|
|Edition description:||Study Guid|
|Product dimensions:||8.40(w) x 10.60(h) x 0.81(d)|
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Table of Contents
IntroductionChapter 1. AdministrationChapter 2. DefinitionsChapter 3. Use and Occupancy ClassificationsChapter 4. Special Detailed Requirements Based on Use and OccupancyChapter 5. General Building Heights and AreasChapter 6. Types of ConstructionChapter 7. Fire-Resistance-Rated ConstructionChapter 8. Interior FinishesChapter 9. Fire-Protection SystemsChapter 10. Means of EgressChapter 11. AccessibilityChapter 12. Interior EnvironmentChapter 13. Energy EfficiencyChapter 14. Exterior WallsChapter 15. Roof Assemblies and Rooftop StructuresChapter 16. Structural DesignChapter 17. Structural Tests and Special InspectionsChapter 18. Soils and FoundationsChapter 19. ConcreteChapter 20. AluminumChapter 21. MasonryChapter 22. SteelChapter 23. WoodChapter 24. Glass and GlazingChapter 25. Gypsum Board and PlasterChapter 26. PlasticChapter 27. ElectricalChapter 28. Mechanical SystemsChapter 29. Plumbing SystemsChapter 30. Elevators and Conveying SystemsChapter 31. Special ConstructionChapter 32. Encroachments into the Public Right-of-WayChapter 33. Safeguards During ConstructionChapter 34. Existing Structures
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The book looks informational and organized...as for the completeness of the content, I'll have to let you know when I go for my test! Seriously, has good information.