The New Penguin Dictionary of Civil Engineering, Paperback

The New Penguin Dictionary of Civil Engineering Paperback

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This is a completely new and fully comprehensive edition aimed at anyone who has contact with the construction industry.

Written in a simple, easily accessible fashion the book contains major features on sustainability and the environment, hazard, vulnerability and uncertainty management together with new categories on business and finance, sustainability, water and transport.

This edition offers easy and extensive cross referencing and definitions designed to help students to learn and associate ideas making this the perfect guide for anyone interested in any aspect of civil engineering.


  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 560 pages, Illustrations
  • Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
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  • Category: Reference works
  • ISBN: 9780140515268



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Civil engineering deals with providing clean water. I expected the dictionary to contain modern water contaminants such as blue green algae and cyanobacteria. Does contain eutrophication.