Construction Inspection: A Field Guide to Practice

Construction Inspection: A Field Guide to Practice

by James E. Clyde

Hardcover(2nd ed)

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Overview

A practical guide to the duties and responsibilities of the construction inspector. Explains in detail the problems and conditions construction inspectors can encounter on a wide variety of civil engineering projects, and outlines practical solutions and suggestions for solving site problems. Organized alphabetically for easy reference in the field. Defines the words, phrases, and expressions unique to the construction trade.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780471888611
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 10/12/1983
Series: Wiley Series of Practical Construction Guides Series , #40
Edition description: 2nd ed
Pages: 448

Table of Contents

Partial table of contents:

A.

Abutments.

Aggregate.

Alarm Systems.

Arbitration.

Asphalt.

B.

Backfill.

Baselines.

Bearings.

Blasting.

Bridges.

Buildings.

Bushhammer.

C.

Cat.

Cesspool.

Chimney.

Complaints.

Construction Methods (Summer).

Corbel.

Cranes.

Curbs.

D.

Deadman.

Diary.

Drawings.

Dutchman.

E.

Elevators.

Excavation.

Explosion-Proof.

F.

Fiber Pipe.

Fire Wall.

Floors.

French Drain.

G.

Gabions.

Glide Angle.

Gutter.

H.

Hammers.

Hydrants.

I.

Ice.

Insulation.

J.

Jackhammer.

Joist.

K.

Keel.

Keys (Locks).

L.

Laitance.

Leaks.

Lintel.

Louver.

M.

Maintenance.

Mulch.

N.

Nails.

O.

Obstacles.

Oxidation Pond (See Aeration).

P.

Pans.

Piers.

Plaques.

Pneumatic Caissons (See Caissons).

Profile.

Public Relations.

Q.

Quicklime.

R.

Railroad (Marine).

Rejected Work or Equipment.

Rivets.

Roofing.

Rust.

S.

Safety.

Sewer Bag.

Shooting.

Sika.

Slump Test.

Specifications.

Steel Pipe.

Stucco.

Switch Point.

T.

Tanks.

Test Hole.

Tile.

Tunnels.

U.

Undercutting.

Unit Price.

V.

Vacuum Pumps.

Vibration.

W.

Wall Castings.

Wells.

Wyes.

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