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Title:
Dictionary of engineering acronyms and abbreviations
Author:
Keller, Harald.
Personal Author:
Edition:
Second edition.
Publication Information:
New York : Neal-Schuman Publishers, [1994]

©1994
Physical Description:
878 pages ; 29 cm
Language:
English
Added Author:
ISBN:
9781555701291
Format :
Book

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Central Library TA11 .E73 1994 Adult Non-Fiction Central Closed Stacks-Oversize Non-Circ
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Summary

Summary

This second edition of the comprehensive dictionary has been expanded and enhanced to over 65,000 terms (more than twice the first edition) for all the major engineering fields. Arranged in a clear, practical format, it is a convenient research tool that is invaluable to engineers, researchers, scientists, technicians, students, technical writers, and others using engineering literature.


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Library Journal Review

In a massive expansion of the first edition of this dictionary (LJ 4/1/89), the publisher has increased the number of acronyms and abbreviations from 30,000 to more than 70,000. A new section listing more than 7000 periodical title abbreviations has also been added. In addition to the many new acronyms and abbreviations that have appeared since the earlier edition, many older, obsolete terms or organizational names have been retained so that this and subsequent editions will be a repository of historical engineering terminology. While not intended to replace such long-established comprehensive works as Acronyms, Initialisms, and Abbreviations Dictionary (Gale, annual) or Publications in Engineering (Engineering Information, annual), it does provide a convenient one-volume, subject-specific source for acronyms and abbreviations. Recommended for all engineering collections and for business collections that serve engineering firms.-Donald Marion, Science & Engineering Lib., Minn. (c) Copyright 2010. Library Journals LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Media Source, Inc. No redistribution permitted.


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