Week 10. Other Construction Drawings. Objective. This chapter gives an overview of building systems and the drawings that represent them, specifically demolition, plumbing, heating, ventilation and air conditioning, and site plans. Electrical Plans. Figure 13-2 Electrical plan for a kitchen.
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Other Construction Drawings
Figure 13-2 Electrical plan for a kitchen
Figure 13-6 How electricity is delivered within the house
Figure 13-7 Residential electric watt-hours meter
Fixture: consists of map, reflector, opening, housing, and connection to power source
May contain ballast to regulate power
Conduit: hollow tube that holds conductors
Switch: electrical device that opens and closes circuit
Types: toggle, push-button, dimmer, timer, joystick, single-pole, three-way, four-way
Convenience outlet: receptacle; connection device
Ground fault circuit interrupter (GFCI): safety device installed on circuit
Ground: electrical connection to earth
Special outlets: phone jacks, TV antenna jacks, alarm systems, etc.
Automated systems: low-voltage, electronically controlled devices
Figure 13-14 Drafting common electrical symbols
Figure 13-27 Rich ornamentation is described on a refracted ceiling plan.
Natural gas: energy source for gas-fueled furnaces
Furnace: appliance that produces heat
Air conditioner: appliance that cools, filters, and dehumidifies air
Heat pump: appliance that heats and cools a building
Thermostat: regulates temperature in a furnace or air conditioner via sensors and activating switches
Figure 13-42 Examples of the pipes and fittings that mechanical symbols and plans schematically represent
Figure 13-43 Plumbing plan
Figure 13-60 Demolition plan