Construction Topics – Glossary


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Terms in Construction

This page is a list of Civil Engineering and construction-related terms, subjects and topics.

Construction Topics – Glossary

Glossary of Terms use in Engineering Surveying



A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z


A

Abated – Acoustics – Architectural engineer – Architecture – Autonomous buildings – Avanti (programme)

B

Balloon framing – Bowen Construction – Braced wall line (shear wall) – Brick – Bricklayer – Brickwork – Building code – Building construction – Building foundations – Building material



C

Carpentry – Cement – Cement render – Chimney – Civil engineering – Cladding (construction) – Clerk of the Works – Climate control – Composting toilet – Computer-aided design – Concrete – Construction bidding – Construction engineering – Construction management – Construction Photography – Construction software

D

Deconstruction (building) – Dimensional lumber – Distributed generation – Drainage

E
Electrical engineer – Electricity – Engineer – Engineering – Enviroboard – Erosion control – Earthquake engineering

F
Fédération Française du Bâtiment – Fire protection (Active fire protection / Passive fire protection) – Fire Protection Engineering – Firestopping – Fireproofing – Firestop pillow – Floating raft system – Formwork – Foundation (engineering) – Framing (construction)



G
– Glazing – Geo-exchange – Geologic preliminary investigation – Green building – Green roof

H
Heat pump – Heating, ventilation, and air-conditioning – Hoisting – House

I
Insulation – Integrated framing assembly – Intelligent buildings

J
Joinery

L
List of buildings – List of commercially available roofing material – List of roof shapes – Lighting – Light-frame construction – Lustron house

M
Masonry – Mechanics lien – Miller Act – Millwork – Mortar

P
Painter and decorator – Payment Bond – Penetrant (mechanical, electrical, or structural) – Performance bond – plastering – Platform framing – plumbing – Power trowel – Project management – Purchasing

R
Rammed earth – Residential construction – Rigging – Road – stone – Roof – Roof edge protection

S
Scaffolding – Sediment control – Septic tank – Sewage treatment – Shear wall – Shoring – Skirting – Solar cells – Storm drain – Stainless steel – Straw-bales – Structural building components – Structural engineering – Superintendent (construction) – Surety bond

T
Telephone – Temporary fencing – Tilt slab – Timber – Timber framing – Toilet – Skirting board

V
Verify in field

W
Wall – Water – Wood

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