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A Dictionary of Construction, Surveying, and Civil Engineering
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Christopher Gorse (Leeds Metropolitan University) David Johnston (Leeds Metropolitan University)
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A Dictionary of Construction, Surveying, and Civil Engineering

Christopher Gorse (Leeds Metropolitan University) David Johnston (Leeds Metropolitan University) Martin Pritchard (Leeds Metropolitan University)


9780199534463

Oxford University Press


Reference works;
Mathematics & Sciences;
Civil engineering, surveying & building


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512 pages

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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 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.

By:   Christopher Gorse (Leeds Metropolitan University), David Johnston (Leeds Metropolitan University), Martin Pritchard (Leeds Metropolitan University)
Imprint:   Oxford University Press
Country of Publication:   United Kingdom
Dimensions:   Height: 195mm,  Width: 128mm,  Spine: 30mm
Weight:   374g
ISBN:   9780199534463
ISBN 10:   0199534462
Series:   Oxford Quick Reference
Pages:   512
Publication Date:   March 2012
Audience:   Professional and scholarly ,  Undergraduate
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active

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 Metropolitan University. He has undertaken research and consultancy on low carbon construction and contributed to research programmes that have informed recent changes to the Building Regulations. 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.

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