A Dictionary of Construction, Surveying and Civil Engineering

A Dictionary of Construction, Surveying and Civil Engineering - Oxford Paperback Reference

Second edition

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Synopsis

This new edition of A Dictionary of Construction, Surveying, and Civil Engineering is the most up-to-date dictionary of its kind. In more than 8,000 entries it covers the key areas of civil and construction engineering, construction technology and practice, construction management techniques and processes, as well as legal aspects such as contracts and procurement. It has been updated with more than 600 new entries spanning subjects such as sustainability, new technologies, disaster management, and building software. New additions include terms such as Air source heat pump, hydraulic failure, mechanical ventilation with heat recovery, off-site construction, predictive performance, sustainable development, and value engineering. Useful diagrams and web links complement the text, which also includes suggestions for further reading. With contributions from more than 130 experts from around the world, this dictionary is an authoritative resource for engineering students, construction professionals, and surveyors.

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Book information

ISBN: 9780198832485
Publisher: OUP Oxford
Imprint: Oxford University Press
Pub date:
Edition: Second edition
DEWEY: 624.03
DEWEY edition: 23
Language: English
Sales rank: 7594
Number of pages: 576
Weight: 456g
Height: 129mm
Width: 196mm
Spine width: 33mm