Measurements, Drawings, and Specifications – Module ID 28103-13

Measurements, Drawings, and Specifications – Module ID 28103-13


Module Four (28103-13) provides a review of the calculation of distances and areas common in masonry work, describes the information found on residential construction drawings, and reviews the role of specifications, standards, and codes.

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Learning Objective 1 – Recognize the mathematical concepts used in masonry.

  • Explain how to read a six-foot rule.
  • Explain how to read other measuring devices.
  • Explain how to read mason’s rules.
  • Recognize modular increments.
  • Describe how to determine areas and circumferences.
  • Explain how to use the 3-4-5 ratio to square a corner.

Learning Objective 2 – Identify the basic parts of a set of drawings and list the information found on each type.

  • Identify lines, symbols, and abbreviations used on drawings.
  • Identify scales and dimensions used on drawings.
  • Identify types of construction drawings.

Learning Objective 3 – Identify the purpose of specifications, standards, and codes used in the building industry and the sections that pertain to masonry.

  • Explain the purpose of specifications, standards, and codes.
  • Describe the purpose of inspections and testing.

Performance Tasks

Performance Task 1 (Learning Objective 1) • Use a mason’s rule to measure a space and verify its squareness.

Performance Task 2 (Learning Objective 1) • Use a rule to measure fractional dimensions.

Performance Task 3 (Learning Objective 2) • Locate information on construction drawings.

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