This page contains a list of jargon used to varying degrees by railfans, trainspotters, and railway employees in australia, including nicknames for various locomotives and multiple units. Building and construction industry definitions glossary. Glossary of australian building terms national library of. Ant cap a shaped metal shield which is placed on top of a pier or stump and below bearers or other supporting timber members to delay, and expose during periodic inspections any movement of termites from soil to timber sections of a building. Free construction glossary and home building terms. Here are a few of the terms you may come across when building or reading building inspection reports. It should be used with reference to other historic resources branch. Having launched it originally in 2004 we have now updated it with modern terminology to meet with the increasing demand for the book. If you feel that the topic or the complexity of your book calls for a glossary of terms, then by all means, include one. The septic tank fills with liquid and solid waste and the liquid waste drains. Gravel or rocks that are used in concrete architrave. Heath gluskie diploma of building studies south western institute of tafe granville colllege.
Abcd, australian building and construction definitions. Browse the worlds largest ebookstore and start reading today on the web, tablet, phone, or ereader. Access door door which allows access to concealed space or equipment. A moulding that goes around the perimeter of a room at the base of the walls. National committee on rationalised building australia edition. Local terminology and international definitions are included. Drawn from the newly developed database of some,500 building, building construction and facility management terminology, the fifth edition of the glossary of. Dod dictionary of military and associated terms, january 2020. Dod dictionary sets forth standard us military and associated terminology to encompass the. National committee on rationalised building standards association of australia. National committee on rationalised building australia. General contractor responsible for the execution, supervision and overall coordination of a project and may also perform some of the individual construction tasks.
The australian institute of building aib offers members and other building professionals access to a range of books on architecture, construction management, construction techniques, construction law in addition to property and facilities management. Dec 08, 2017 including a glossary page in your selfpublished book. Hb 502004 glossary of building terms australia standards. Glossary of insurance terms the az for insurance practitioners terms generally associated with reinsurance ab initio a term used to describe avoidance of a contract from its inception or its beginning. Australian standard approved standard for material, equipment, technique or procedure as set down by the standards. Our glossary was designed to help visitors to our website understand unfamiliar book related terms. Milton, national committee on rationalised building australia date 1985 publisher published on behalf of the ncrb by the sydney building. A glossary of building and planning terms edition 2 national committee on rationalized building canberra. Glossary of building terms houspect building inspections. A comprehensive glossary of construction terms and building industry terminology listed in alphabetical order. Written by an experienced team of experts in the respective fields, it covers in over 8,000 entries the key areas of construction technology and practice, civil and construction engineering, construction management techniques and processes, and legal aspects such as. When it passes from a hot to a cold zone, for example from a heated room to the cold external surface of the building, the moisture condenses, making the skin of the building wet. When downloaded data is temporarily stored on your computer or mobile device, it speeds up retrieval the next time you want the same data e.
Ag linea perforated pipe usually covered with a geotextile fabric laid behind retaining walls and other areas to catch seeping stormwater. Australian vessel survey class, unlimited offshore. Glossary of construction terms, acronyms, keywords, and phrases for construction management, as well as construction project management language and software definitions specific to the procore. Building code the legal requirements set up by the prevailing various governing agencies covering the minimum acceptable requirements for all types of construction. A dictionary of construction, surveying and civil engineering. Afc, approved for construction, provoc glossary of common project control.
They are very topical current issues within the building construction professions. Cost engineering terminology australian cost engineering society. It replaces the fourth edition 1994 of the glossary of building terms. You can also add glossary terms one by one for a short glossary or when you want to add terms to an existing glossary. Drawn from the newly developed database of some,500 building, building construction and facility. Windows and doors are often a source of great interest for designers and some. The definitions in this glossary are those used by the ivsc within the current version of ivs. Traditionally, a glossary appears at the end of a book and includes terms within that book that are either newly introduced, uncommon, or specialized. Generally it only lists terms that are not covered by the australian standard. An opening into the ground from which drains can be inspected and rodded or cleaned out, both towards and away from a building, also acting as a junction into which the drainage from other plumbing fixtures may. Abebooks glossary of book terms our glossary was designed to help visitors to our website understand unfamiliar book related terms. A book remainder mark is usually made with a stamp or permanent marker on the bottom edge of the book, though it may be on the back cover or another edge. Sellers can mark books collectible in their inventory through the seller hub. Gable the vertical triangular end of a building with a pitched roof, between the rafters from eaves level to the apex ridge.
This abbreviated glossary covers only the most commonly encountered terms. Alibris does allow the sale of rebound collectible books, but they need to be identified as such. Terms shown in bold type are the preferred main roads wa terminology. Its a place for you to share your vision of how we could develop standards better and how they could add greater value to australian society by being delivered in more user focused ways. What is a glossary in a book how to write a glossary for.
The australian schedule of dental services and glossary. The most common absorbent used in the plumbing world is activated carbon. A sharp corner formed by the join of two surfaces along a length of timber or brick. National committee on rationalised building, 1985 building 336 pages. Glossary of basic archival and library conservation terms, ica handbooks series, volume.
Building envelope sometimes referred to as building shell 1. A revision of the modified mercall seismic intensity scale. Dictionary of building construction glossary of building. National committee on rationalised building australia, standards australia limited. Terms and conditions terms and conditions set out the specific obligations of each party in respect of a transaction or product. They outline how a bank product or service can be used and should be read and understood before the product or service is used. Glossary international valuation standards council.
Although scribendi has an extensive glossary of general writing terms, this one is specific to fiction writing terms and is therefore geared toward authors and writers. Glossary of building terms national library of australia. An uptodate reference book for those actively working in the design and construction of buildings as well as all students in either trade or. This az pocket guide to understanding financial terms is just one of the achievements of ebss partnership with nala.
As viewed from outside when drawing the window for manufacturing, the view taken is from outside. Terms that distinguish certain construction materials and techniques are presented next. Standards new zealand glossary of building terminology. Whilst it is appreciated that certain words have other meanings we have listed below an explanation of words used when discussing the structure of a roof.
Though a bit dated it is an extemely helpful reference tool for correct usage of australian building construction terms. Over 8,000 entriesthe most uptodate dictionary of building, surveying, and civil engineering terms and definitions available. Common building terms these terms are provided for a lay person to have some understanding of common building terms. You and your institution control if the glossary tool is available. The standards australia incubator is a sandpit for playing with new ideas and testing concepts. Although these cutouts dont damage the cd or liner notes, they are visible. Construction glossary of building terms residential reports. The insurance contracts act allows an insurer to avoid. Building and construction industry definitions glossary the definitions below are terms used by csq and within the industry, they are listed in alphabetical order. The joining together of pages of a book to form a solid block. Timber strips on face of all around windows and doors. Although not exhaustive, many of the entries in this list appear from time to time in. Cd remainders are usually marked by cutting the spine of the case or punching a hole through the upc barcode.
Glossary of plumbing and other terms used in the text. Construction glossary of building terms abutment that part of a pier or wall either end of an arch, beam, or bridge which resists the pressure of a load. The estimated amount for which a property, or space within a property, should lease on the date of valuation between a willing lessor and a willing lessee on appropriate terms in an armslength transaction, after proper marketing wherein the parties had each acted knowledgeably, prudently and without compulsion. Whenever youre stumped by unfamiliar building jargon, just turn to the illustrated dictionary of building terms by tom philbin. This section of the guide provides definitions for some of the more common technical terms. Act means the further education and training act 2014 qld as amended from time to time. A more complete guide to book sizes, book conditions and binding terms can be found through the aforementioned links. Architrave moulding surrounding a door or window opening to cover the join between the frame and the wall finish. Scope as directed in joint publication jp 1, doctrine for the armed forces of the united states, the dod dictionary of military and associated terms short title. In the context of this book, bodybuilding is a competitive sport nationally and internationally in both amateur and professional categories for men, women, and mixed pairs.
An uptodate reference book for those actively working in the design and construction of buildings as well as all students in either trade or professional training. Glossary of plumbing and other terms used in the text access chamber. Divisions made of steel or equivalent material, suitably stiffened and capable of preventing the passage of smoke and flame up to the end of the first 1 hour of the standard fire test. Glossary of roof terminology terminology used to describe building components and construction might as well be a foreign language for those who are not familiar with it. A prohibition on demolition or construction projects on sites deemed to be of. Basic building economics this book covers two topics in particular depreciation for taxation purposes and construction replacement cost estimating. If you plan to build a large glossary, you can upload a file that contains all, or most of the terms, and then update the glossary with more terms as needed. Winner of the australian educational publishing award for. An illustrated compendium of definitions of terms used in building, engineering and planning. Often times a table saw is used for this purpose, a skill saw will do an adequate job. Confused by the terminology thrown around by shed builders.
Bodybuilding a type of weight training applied in conjunction with sound nutritional practices to alter the shape or form of ones body. A projecting structure, such as a beam, floor or rafter system, which is supported at only one end. Absorption field this is a seeping field designed to disperse the liquid waste from a septic tank through a filter bed. Milton national committee on rationalised buildings. This glossary is applicable to the international valuation standards and does not attempt to define basic valuation, accounting or finance terms, as valuers are assumed to have an understanding of such terms see definition of valuer. This section contains a selection of australian words, their meanings, and their etymologies.
Variations of this may be used to monitor drivers and warn them to make the required threshold of speed or be parked disqualified. Aboriginal, torres strait islander and other first nations people are advised that this catalogue contains names, recordings and images of deceased people and other content that may be culturally sensitive. Home rare books book collecting guide abebooks glossary of book terms. Language watch edit this article needs additional citations for verification. Since its inception, it has been universally accepted as the definitive coding system of dental treatment and is recognised. Absorbent a material that is used to hold gases, liquids or solids or suspended solids on its surface or inside pores. For an author, fiction writing terms are important because they provide the tools necessary to make the most out of a literary work. Clear, relevant and wellpitched definitions explain the meaning of australian legal terms and for those interested in contextualising these terms. Book 1 tender submission book 2 conditions of contract book 3 general and. Below youll find a list of terms and their definitions to common ebook terms.
Glossary of building terminology standards new zealand. Hb 502004 glossary of building terms free download as pdf file. The following is a reference list of common building terms used in the construction industry and a simple explanation of each. Glossary of architectural terms over the course of centuries, architects and builders have developed specialized terms to describe their buildings. The existing conditions of temperature and humidity in any building or room. Australian dental association nvii introduction an australian glossary of dental terms was first published by the australian dental association ada in 1986.
There may be exceptions to some of our definitions our main concern is to provide you with general concepts relative to commonly used book jargon. The first method is more effective for building construction. Glossary of house building terms the plan collection. The glossary terms on this page do not contain ncc defined terms. National committee on rationalised building, hans milton. A construction where the external and internal walls are built of brick. The fifth edition was expanded to the australian schedule of dental services and glossary schedule in 1996. This wetness is bad for the building, and can severely affect the performance and lifespan of many building materials, including many forms of insulation. Meanings and origins of australian words and idioms anu school. Study group of the new zealand national society for earthquake engineering 1992.
Adding this section to the back matter of your book is a great way to assist your readers, educate them, and provide transparency. In 1971 the mean sea level for 19661968 was assigned the value of zero on the australian height datum at thirty tide gauges around the coast of the australian continent. The australian taxation office concentration on these audit issues in recent years, has generated substantial. Tertiary wholly australian teaching and learning 2010the australian law dictionary is the best reference for those who want familiarity with, and knowledge of, australian legal terms. Wondering what a gurt, truss, purlin, and fly brace is. The books are available to members at a discount and to nonmembers. Cutting a board or piece of plywood the long way and following the grain. Glossary of architectural terms over the course of centuries, architects and.722 483 142 1284 979 945 795 694 960 807 1350 1081 580 900 1320 484 617 794 420 1234 813 661 579 13 1394 1441 51 1245 593 738 309 658 207 158 584 1422 509