Concise Encyclopedia of Construction Terms and Phrases

Concise Encyclopedia of Construction Terms and Phrases

by Karl F. Schmid


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Concise Encyclopedia of Construction Terms and Phrases by Karl F. Schmid

This is the first up-to-date, comprehensive reference on building construction terms and phrases to have been published in recent years. The coverage will be wide ranging from familiar terms like "concrete" to arcane terms like "elutriator." Entries are explained in terms of their use in specific types of construction. Common construction math formulas are also explained. The book will provide ample resources for further reference and study, including listings of relevant associations and societies, as well as governmental agencies involved with the construction industry.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781606506189
Publisher: Momentum Press, LLC
Publication date: 11/04/2013
Pages: 534
Sales rank: 826,265
Product dimensions: 7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 1.13(d)

About the Author

Karl F. Schmid, PE, LEED AP, is a construction consultant based in
Los Angeles, California. A retired Chief Building Inspection Engineer for
New York City Department of Housing, he holds a BCE from the City College of New York, an MS degree in civil engineering from Stanford, and an MBA from Cornell University. He has held a variety of positions with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Cornell University, City University of
New York, and the City of New York's Department of Buildings. Besides this book, Mr. Schmid has authored Construction Crew Supervision and
Construction Cost Estimating also published by Momentum Press.

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