Mastering Math for the Building Trades
By Gerhart, James
Instant answers to any construction-related math question. In the office or out in the field, Mastering Math for the Building Trades, by James Gerhart gives you a perfect tool for accurately performing the calculations required in all the major building trades. Down-to-earth explanations, easy-to-memorize tips and tricks of the trade, worked examples, illustrations and tables make everyday number crunching easier, giving you the step-by-step help you need to complete estimates, meet deadlines, and satisfy new customers. Whether you're an old pro or apprentice...contractor, tradesperson or supplier...whether you're building, repairing, or remodeling...you'll find ready answers for: grading and excavating; concrete and other masonry work; septic systems; fluid mechanics; metal framing; engineered beams; fiber optic cabling; estimating software; floor framing and covering; roofing; finishing interiors; heating and cooling; plumbing; electrical; more!


DOI: 10.1036/0071360239

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Author Biography

James Gerhart is experienced in residential construction, working for a number of years as a project coordinator. He built his reputation, however, teaching subjects such as math, estimating, scheduling, blueprint reading, and surveying to vocational and construction management studies students.


Mastering Math for the Building Trades
Author(s): Gerhart, James
ISBN: 0071360239
DOI: 10.1036/0071360239

Format: paperback, 368 pages.
Pub date: 29 Jun 2000
Copyright: 2000
$27.95 US
Product Line: McGraw-Hill/TAB Electronics

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