A Dictionary of Construction, Surveying, and Civil Engineering by Christopher Gorse

A Dictionary of Construction, Surveying, and Civil Engineering

byChristopher Gorse, David Johnston, Martin Pritchard

Paperback | March 15, 2012

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The latest addition to the Oxford Paperback Reference series, this A to Z is the most up-to-date dictionary of building, surveying, and civil engineering terms and definitions available.Written by an experienced team of experts in the respective fields, it covers in over 9,800 entries the key areas of construction technology and practice, civil and construction engineering, construction management techniques and processes, and legal aspects such as contracts and procurement.Illustrations complement entries where necessary and other extra features include a bibliography, appendices providing a list of commonly used conventions, formulae, and symbols, as well as entry-level web links, which are listed and regularly updated on a companion website.Its wide coverage makes it the ideal reference for students of construction and related areas, as well as for professionals in the field.

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Prof Christopher Gorse is Head of the Centre for the Built Environment at Leeds Metropolitan University. He has undertaken research and consultancy in construction, law and sustainability. Dr David Johnston is a Reader in Low Carbon Construction, lecturing in Environmental Science, Services and Construction Technology at Leeds Metropo...
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Title:A Dictionary of Construction, Surveying, and Civil EngineeringFormat:PaperbackDimensions:512 pages, 7.72 × 5.08 × 0.03 inPublished:March 15, 2012Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0199534462

ISBN - 13:9780199534463

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