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    A Dictionary of Construction, Surveying, and Civil Engineering (Oxford Paperback Reference) (Paperback) By (author) Christopher Gorse, By (author) Governor General of Canada David Johnston, By (author) Martin Pritchard

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    DescriptionThis 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 7,500 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 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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    A Dictionary of Construction, Surveying, and Civil Engineering
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Christopher Gorse, By (author) Governor General of Canada David Johnston, By (author) Martin Pritchard
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 512
    Width: 128 mm
    Height: 195 mm
    Thickness: 29 mm
    Weight: 374 g
    ISBN 13: 9780199534463
    ISBN 10: 0199534462

    BIC subject category V2: GBC
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: TEC
    BISAC V2.8: TEC005000
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S9.2
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    LC subject heading:
    B&T General Subject: 710
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    Abridged Dewey: 624
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    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 26860
    BISAC V2.8: TEC035000
    B&T Merchandise Category: UP
    LC classification: TA
    BISAC V2.8: TEC009020, TEC005020, TEC054000, REF000000
    DC22: 624.03
    DC23: 624.03
    Thema V1.0: GBC, TB, TN, TNCB
    Illustrations note
    c. 50 line drawings
    Oxford University Press
    Imprint name
    Oxford University Press
    Publication date
    04 May 2012
    Publication City/Country
    Author Information
    Dr Martin Pritchard is a Reader in Civil Engineering at Leeds Metropolitan University. He is a Civil Engineer and has conducted extensive international work on water purification systems and developed sustainable approaches to infrastructure works in developing countries. He also has a particular interest in geotechnics.