The Wiley Dictionary of Civil Engineering and Construction
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The Wiley Dictionary of Civil Engineering and Construction:English-Spanish/Spanish-English offers the first bilingual updateof civil engineering terminology in forty years. With more than50,000 entries in each language, it provides comprehensive coverageof a broad range of industrial disciplines, including architecture,engineering, surveying, building, heavy construction, and municipalengineering.

Entries include technical terms and phrases not found in anygeneral translation dictionary--many of these are taken directlyfrom The Contractor's Dictionary by L. F. Webster, officialpublications, engineering specifications, and engineeringtextbooks. Virtually all terms and their functions were supplied byworking professionals and experts in each field. Each translationhas been confirmed by teams of reviewers in the United States andLatin America to ensure accuracy and reflect a wide range ofSpanish dialects. Since there is considerable overlap amongengineering disciplines, many of the terms in this book are alsoapplicable to electrical, mechanical, and structuralengineering.

The Wiley Dictionary of Civil Engineering and Construction:English-Spanish/Spanish-English is an indispensable resource forcivil engineers and contractors, translating correspondence,specifications, and working drawings; marketers for engineeringfirms, preparing bids and proposals for international contracts;and engineering students, struggling to understand complex coursetextbooks in a foreign language. It is the only source foraccurate, reliable, up-to-date translations of the entire spectrumof engineering and construction terminology.

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FELICITAS KENNEDY is an independent consultant and translator to the civil engineering industry. Formerly a structural designer with Utility Engineering of Amarillo, Texas, she is a member of the American Society of Civil Engineering and an instructor at Amarillo College.
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