The New Penguin Dictionary of Civil Engineering is the essential work of reference for anyone involved in this rapidly changing field - not just civil engineers, but all construction professionals, including clients, researchers and students. With wide-ranging coverage and a radical and inclusive approach, it explains all the terms, jargon, new technology and thinking in a discipline that touches all aspects of the built environment.
- Features new influential terms that are central to this changing industry
- Covers all the main areas of civil engineering, as well as such key related fields as business and finance, transport and water
- Defines engineering science theory terms and looks at such material as plastics, geotextiles and fabrics
- Includes features on sustainability and the environment, risk and safety, ethics and soft systems thinking Provides web addresses for influential organizations - Gives both En... MORE