Elsevier's Dictionary of Engineering

1st Edition

In English/American, German, French, Italian, Spanish and Portuguese/Brazilian 10, 987 terms 1490 pages in two volumes

Author:

  • M. Bignami
  • Description

    This dictionary contains 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.

    Readership

    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.

    Details

    No. of pages:
    1494
    Language:
    English
    Copyright:
    © 2004
    Published:
    Imprint:
    Elsevier Science
    Print ISBN:
    9780444514677
    Electronic ISBN:
    9780080547114

    Reviews

    @qu: 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. @source: E-Streams, 2005.