Illustrated Dictionary for Building Construction

Illustrated Dictionary for Building Construction

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Designed to serve as an on-the-job quick reference for those actively engaged in the building construction industry, this easy-to-use dictionary provides an alphabetical listing of over 1, 000 construction-related terms, augmented by instructive illustrations to further assist the reader in understanding the terms defined. Many of the terms included will not be found in the average dictionary or defined in any technical text - though they are without exception terms that are used in the building construction industry. In the preparation of the dictionary, a great effort was made to make the selection of terms complete, yet to the keep the definitions as simple and straightforward as possible, so that they may be readily understood by all.Wedges covered with glue are generally used to hold the risers and treads in place in the grooves. hook joint: A dustproof joint for doors ... H-37. hot gas bypass: Piping system in a refrigerating unit that moves hot refrigerant gas from a condenser into the low pressure side. hot ... Figure H-38: Riser diagram of a house drain.

Title:Illustrated Dictionary for Building Construction
Author:John E. Traister
Publisher:The Fairmont Press, Inc. - 1993


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