In this video, Jim shows an example of a title block on each page of the construction drawings, and explains each element contained in the title block. The title block includes the sheet name, the sheet number, the architect's name, the engineer's name, the project name, the date the plans were issued, and revision dates.
- [Instructor] Now that you have a general overview…of the organization of the pages within this drawing set,…let's start to take a look at some of the elements…that appear on each of these pages.…The first element I want to discuss…is the title block,…because this is the first element…that the designer's going to put on a page.…Now to look at our title block…I want you to ignore our cover sheet here for a minute,…and we're going to click and go to page two,…which is sheet A-001,…and we're going to take a look…at the title block on this page.…
Now, I don't want you to get distracted…so I'm going to go ahead…and erase everything on this page…that is not part of the title block.…So, basically everything that you see here…makes up the title block…and the title block is where you're going to find…general information about both the project…and the information that is contained on the drawing sheet.…So let's zoom in, and scroll,…in this case to the top of our title block,…and start to take a look…at the bits of information you can find here.…
In this course, learn how to read construction drawings. Jim Rogers helps you acquire this important skillset by taking you through the different components that make up construction plans, and helping you understand the language of construction drawings. He covers types of views, highlights different kinds of construction drawings—including architectural drawings, electrical drawings, and plumbing drawings—explains how to read general notes, and more.
- Deciphering the language of construction drawings
- Understanding line types
- Reviewing plan views, elevation views, section views, and isometric views
- Reviewing architectural drawings, structural drawings, and mechanical drawings
- Drilling down to the details
- Reviewing reference points on drawings
- Understanding schedules
- The future of construction drawings