Means Illustrated Construction Dictionary: The Complete Source of Constrcution Terms and Concept / Edition 4

Means Illustrated Construction Dictionary: The Complete Source of Constrcution Terms and Concept / Edition 4

by R. S. Means Company Staff
     
 

ISBN-10: 0876290926

ISBN-13: 9780876290927

Pub. Date: 09/15/2009

Publisher: Wiley

The new, updated fourth edition of RSMeans' popular construction dictionary features over 20,000 terms, phrases and abbreviations, as well as over 1,400 illustrations.

Your reliable source for:

  • Comprehensive coverage of the construction trades, practices, and equipment 
  • Easy-to-understand, illustrated definitions of building materials and

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Overview

The new, updated fourth edition of RSMeans' popular construction dictionary features over 20,000 terms, phrases and abbreviations, as well as over 1,400 illustrations.

Your reliable source for:

  • Comprehensive coverage of the construction trades, practices, and equipment 
  • Easy-to-understand, illustrated definitions of building materials and methods
  • Updated and expanded coverage of new trends in the industry such as building automation, green building, energy conservation and more
    Regional terminology and slang expressions
  • Extensive reference section with plan symbols, contact listings for professional organizations, conversions and equivalents, and more

A free CD-ROM is included that lets you browse and search the complete print version of the dictionary, with additional expanded information and graphics.

As a desk or field reference, RSMeans Illustrated Construction Dictionary is invaluable for architects, contractors, and facility owners and managers, as well as insurance and real estate professionals, attorneys, and anyone else who needs to understand construction terminology. RSMeans is the leading provider of cost and reference information on facility design, construction, and management in North America.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780876290927
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
09/15/2009
Series:
RSMeans Series, #8
Edition description:
4h Edition, Unabridged
Pages:
880
Product dimensions:
8.30(w) x 10.20(h) x 2.00(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword.

Acknowledgments.

About the CD-ROM.

Terms and Definitions.

Reference Section.

A. Weights, Measures, Equivalents, and Conversions.

B. Metric Conversions and Equivalents.

C. Preliminary Building Size Determination.

D. Definitions of Abbreviations Used in Formulas.

E. Symbols.

F. Professional Associations.

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