Dictionary of Construction Terms

Dictionary of Construction Terms

By (author) Elliott Fenwick

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The Dictionary of Construction Terms offers clear and concise explanations of the most commonly encountered legal and technical terms, phrases, and abbreviations used in construction law or the construction industry. The book will save valuable time when searching for an authoritative explanation of a frequently used term and will become a practical reference source for construction lawyers and students, as well as those in related industries, such as insurance. This all-inclusive collection includes a list of: common technical acronyms such as DPC [Design Procurement Construction], DPM [Diversified Project Management], and FFL [Finished Floor Level]; acronyms of common institutions such as the ICE [Institution of Civil Engineers], JCT [Joint Contracts Tribunal], and ACE [Alliance for Construction Excellence]; and different types of electronic proprietary file formats (i.e. .dgn, .dwg, .mpp).

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  • Hardback | 288 pages
  • 177.8 x 254 x 25.4mm | 612.35g
  • 29 Oct 2012
  • Informa Maritime & Transport
  • Informa Law
  • London
  • English
  • 1843117940
  • 9781843117940
  • 526,741

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Edited by Simon Tolson, Jeremy Glover and Stacy Sinclair from Fenwick Elliott LLP, leading construction law specialists

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Fenwick Elliott's Dictionary of Construction Terms offers clear and concise explanations of the most commonly encountered legal and technical terms, phrases and abbreviations used in the English language throughout the construction industry. It includes a list of common technical acronyms (ie. DPC, DPM, FFL) as well as lists of acronyms of common institutions such as the ICE, JCT and ACE. Although focused on an English law approach with respect to legal or semi-legal terms, it remains a valuable reference tool for all construction lawyers, practitioners and students, as well as those in related industries including planning, property and insurance. - 31 ASA BULLETIN 2/2013 (June)

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