print reading for construction 6th edition


How to Read ANA Blood Test Results

An antinuclear antibody (ANA) test is a blood test used to diagnose autoimmune disorders such as systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE). It may be ordered in conjunction with other autoantibody tests such as ESR (erythrocyte sedimentation rate) or CRP (C-reactive protein) for more specific diagnostic studies. Symptoms that precipitate the need for an ANA blood test […]



How to Read an Oil Tank Gauge

If you think your boiler, warm air furnace or water heater has stopped working, the first thing you want to check is the oil tank gauge. By finding and reading your oil tank gauge, you can figure out if the heating appliance in your home is broken or if your tank is out of fuel. […]



How Do I Enable the Fingerprint Reader on My HP Pavilion?

Fingerprint readers, security devices used to keep unauthorized people from logging on to your computer, are available on a variety of computer systems including the Hewlett-Packard (HP) Pavilion. The reader works by placing one of your fingers onto the reader’s scanning device. The fingerprint reader then scans your finger and lets you access your computer. […]



How to Read Flute Sheet Music

The flute is a wind instrument that is widely used in bands, ensembles and orchestras. Solo flute music is popular due to its sweet soprano tones. A solo flautist can select from a large repertoire of music, from classical to modern. Each piece has its own guidelines for phrasing, dynamics and tempo. Beginners and professionals […]



How to Read Music Notes for Snare Drum

A snare drum is one that’s usually small in size. It’s often used in a marching band for a drummer to carry at his side. It’s called a snare drum because it has snares that line the lower head, and they reverberate for sound effect. Reading musical notes is something that one should ideally understand […]



How to Read an Architectural Metric Engineer Scale

Blueprints use a ratio or scale to show that the image is smaller or larger than the actual size. The ratio is typically represented using a ratio such as “1:100” or “1:2.5” depending on the type of blueprint. A scale is also a type of ruler that uses a ratio to measure blueprints without the […]



How to Read the Copyright Page of a Book

The copyright page of a book is full of pertinent information about what the book is, who wrote it, where and when it was published and how you can obtain additional copies of the publication. The concept of the legal copyright began in the year 1710 in Great Britain. Since then, publishers of books have […]



What Type of Light is Best for Reading?

Before you curl up in bed with a good book or sharpen your pencil to do the crossword puzzle in the Sunday newspaper, be sure you have enough light so that your eyes don’t strain. [IMG] http://img-aws.ehowcdn.com/default/cme/cme_public_images/www_ehow_com/photos.demandstudios.com/getty/article/178/39/86489136_XS.jpg [/IMG] (Jupiterimages/Pixland/Getty Images) Natural light is the light provided by the sun. People often make the mistake of […]



How to Read a Carpenter Square

A carpenter’s square, also called a framing square, is a versatile instrument for laying out stair stringers, roof rafters and determining angles, among other duties. Usually made from aluminum or steel, carpenter’s squares are etched with tables and numbers that go beyond a simple ruler. These tables are quick references that save builders time by […]



How to Become a Blueprint Reader

Blueprints are the technical drawings created for the construction and manufacture of homes, structures and parts. Blueprints use highly specialized symbols and designations that tell builders, machinists, welders, engineers and others exactly what materials must be used and how items are put together. They help to coordinate the work of many kinds of workers to […]



How to Read a Multimeter Electric Tester

Multimeters are electrical test meters that can be used as voltmeters, ammeters, or ohmmeters. Basically, a voltmeter measures the volts of an electrical system and a multimeter can be set for DC or AC voltage. Similarly the AC or DC current (ammeter) measured in amps can be measured with a multimeter as well. Finally the […]



How to Read a Geiger Counter

A Geiger counter detects ionizing radiation such as beta and gamma particles, and some models also detect alpha particles. The primary component of the Geiger counter is a tube filled with a gas that conducts electricity when struck by radiation. This allows the gas to complete an electrical circuit. This typically includes moving a needle […]



How to Read a Dental X-Ray

Reading a dental X-ray, a black and white picture of the inside of a tooth and bone, requires professional dentistry training, a source of back-lighting and a magnifying device. Look at the X-ray to determine areas of darkness and light. The black areas are the soft objects such as decay and the nerves and blood […]



How to Read Train Schedules

The complexity of reading train schedules should lessen as the ability to comprehend arrival and departure times, local and express stops and gate information increases. Although somewhat challenging, familiarizing yourself with the basic format of a train schedule will help you travel practically anywhere in your region. Locate the time you wish to depart the […]



How to Read Prescription Labels

Prescription bottle labels can seem very confusing, but with a few pointers, you’ll be able to read prescription labels with no trouble. This article will give you all the information you need to read and understand prescription labels. PHARMACY NAME AND ADDRESS At the top of the prescription label, you will see the name of […]



How to Read Honda Check Engine Codes

The check engine codes on your Honda are generated by the vehicle’s electronic control unit, or ECU. The ECU generates and stores these codes until they are retrieved and cleared from the system. When a code is generated, the check engine light on your dash will light up. These codes normally refer to a problem […]



How to Read Military Maps

Military maps are used during land navigation exercises and daily military operations. The purpose of a military map is to allow a service member to find his way from one point to another using grid coordinates, terrain features and topographic symbols. Military maps are measured in meters. Although the military has largely converted to the […]



How to Read an Imperial Ruler

An imperial ruler is a measuring device that allows for the taking of imperial measurements precisely, down to 1/64th of an inch. To achieve these precise measurements, though, you’ll need to know how to read the ruler correctly. There are markings on the ruler to make it easy to do so, and once you know […]



How to Read Chords on Sheet Music

Chords are combinations of three or more notes from a scale that form the harmony of a song when played together. Chords are often used by piano players and guitarists to accompany singers or instruments playing a melody line. A lot of sheet music comes in piano/vocal editions, which includes the lyrics of a song, […]



How to Read Sports Lines

In sports, the “line” on a game reflects an oddsmaker’s prediction not only of the outcome on the field, but also of the “action” on the game among bettors. Lines are set up in an attempt to get a roughly equal amount of money bet on both sides of each game, so that the sports […]