"Building Trades Dictionary is a comprehensive reference for trades workers. Building trades, basic engineering, and architectural terms are presented in a highly illustrated, concise format. Emphasis is placed on construction tools and equipment, materials, and processes. Similar to a standard dictionary, terms are defined, synonyms are identified, and illustrations are provided. Over 1500 terms have been added to this edition and existing terms have been revised to reflect changes in the industry. The CD-ROM contains a Custom Dictionary for Microsoft Products that adds building trades terms to the existing Microsoft dictionary for use in spell check and grammar check features within Microsoft applications. The Building Trades Dictionary, Electronic Edition, allows the user to search or browse a database of the Building Trades Dictionary in an electronic format. The new software application has a searchable database of all American Tech Building Trade terms, an alphabetical display of terms, and a mini pop-up application window for searching the database of terms without running the full application. The Contractor's Terms section includes terms that apply to estimating, bidding, labor relations, labor law, building codes, and bonding and licensing. Contents include Building Trades Terms; Contractor's Terms; [and] Appendices."--Publisher's Web site.
Introduction -- Building trades terms -- Contractor's terms.
- Dewey Decimal: 690/.03
- Language: eng
- Physical Description: 394 p. :
- Edition Info: 4rd ed.;
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