Jim explains that schedules can be used in a set of construction drawings to convey a list of information and specifications in a table format. Schedules can be an efficient way of grouping information such as a list of the doors, windows, or mechanical, plumbing, or electrical fixtures.
- [Instructor] As we've stepped through…our different drawing types…I've pointed out several different examples of tables…or schedules of value that contain information…that we need to build this structure.…Now these schedules are just another way…that the designer can present information to us.…And sometimes a schedule or a table…really is the most organized way…to present that information to us.…So let's go back and look at some of the schedules…on our plumbing drawings that we found on sheet P 601.…I'll go ahead and open up my Bookmarks…and navigate here to 601,…our plumbing risers and schedules sheet.…
Again, remember that these schedules…on the plumbing drawings present…very specialized information…that generally only means something to the trade…who is doing this work, in this case, the plumbing company.…But let's look at some of the information you can find…if you know what to look for.…So we're going to go ahead and zoom in…on the Plumbing Fixture Schedule.…And you'll see here that there's a unit number,…
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