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Elsevier's Dictionary of Engineering - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780444514677, 9780080547114

Elsevier's Dictionary of Engineering

1st Edition

English/American, German, French, Italian, Spanish and Portuguese/Brazilian

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Author: M. Bignami
Hardcover ISBN: 9780444514677
eBook ISBN: 9780080547114
Imprint: Elsevier Science
Published Date: 1st July 2004
Page Count: 1494
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This dictionary contains 10, 987 terms in two volumes terms covering the following 14 main fields: Architectural Engineering and Buildings, Civil Engineering, Engineering, Geology, Geotechnical Engineering, Hydraulics, Hydrogeology, Hydrology, Mechanical Engineering, Mechanics, Mining Engineering, Petroleum Engineering, Science and Technics, Surveying.

The dictionary has two sections: the first one, the Basic Table, lists the terms in English (as well as those which are specifically American) in alphabetical order followed by their equivalents in German, French, Italian, Spanish and Portuguese/Brazilian. In the second section, the indexes, the German, French, Italian, Spanish and Portuguese/Brazilian terms are listed in five separate alphabetical indexes.

The dictionary is a basic tool for all contractors abroad. It will offer the adequate technical support for specialists evolving in an international environment.


Construction works specialists including contractors, technicians, surveyors, civil and geotechnical engineers, consulting engineers and supervisors, geologists, architects, mechanical, mining and petrol engineers, university graduates, young engineers candidates, ecologists and translators.


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M. Bignami

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Morbio Superiore, Switzerland


"The dictionary is quite easy to use and very efficient in its simplicity and breadth of coverage. The work is recommended for all academic and research libraries with engineering departments." --E-Streams, 2005

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