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RSMeans Illustrated Construction Dictionary, Student Edition

ISBN: 978-1-118-13352-1
384 pages
October 2012
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This concise student edition of the most widely used dictionary for construction and design professionals offers clear explanations of essential construction-related terms and concepts. Illustrated throughout with explanatory drawings and photographs, it is an indispensable reference for beginning and advanced students in construction, architecture, design, facility management, real estate, and other related fields. Features include:

  • Easy-to-understand definitions of nearly 10,000 terms, phrases, and abbreviations from every area of construction
  • More than 1,400 drawings and photographs that help clarify concepts
  • Up-to-date coverage of new industry trends, including building automation, energy conservation, green building, historic preservation, and more
  • An extensive reference section with plan symbols, conversions and equivalents, and more
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Table of Contents

Preface vii

Acknowledgments ix

Terms and Definitions 1

Appendix 355

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Author Information

RSMeans is the leading provider of cost and reference information on facility design, construction, and management in North America.

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