Foreword. Introduction. Chapter One: Reading and Understanding Plans. Chapter Two: Calculating Area and Volume. Chapter Three: The Specifications. Chapter Four: General Requirements (Division 1). Chapter Five: Site Work (Division 2). Chapter Six: Concrete (Division 3). Chapter Seven: Masonry (Division 4). Chapter Eight: Metals (Division 5). Chapter Nine: Wood and Plastics (Division 6). Chapter Ten: Thermal and Moisture Protection (Division 7). Chapter Eleven: Doors and Windows (Division 8). Chapter Twelve: Finishes (Division 9). Chapter Thirteen: Specialties (Division 10). Chapter Fourteen: Equipment (Division 11). Chapter Fifteen: Furnishings (Division 12). Chapter Sixteen: Special Construction (Division 13). Chapter Seventeen: Conveying Systems (Division 14). Chapter Eighteen: Mechanical (Division 15). Chapter Nineteen: Electrical (Division 16). Appendix. Abbreviations. Bibliography. Index.
Wayne J. DelPico is an established residential and commercial contractor. He has a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering from Northeastern University and is an instructor in the Northeastern Department of Building Design and Management.