tailieunhanh - The Dictionary of Engineering Second Edition

The McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Engineering provides a compendium of more than 18,000 terms that are central to the various branches of engineering and related fields of science. The coverage in this Second Edition is focused on building construction, chemical engineering, civil engineering, control systems, design engineering, electricity and electronics, engineering acoustics, industrial engi- neering, mechanics and mechanical engineering, systems engineering, and new entries have been added since the previous edition with others revised as necessary. Many of the terms used in engineering are often found in specialized dictionaries and glossaries; this Dictionary, however, aims to provide the user with the convenience of a single, comprehensive reference | I SECOND EDITION McGRAW-HILL Dictionary of SCIENCE MORE THAN 10 000 ESSENTIAL TERMS COVERS EVERY DISCIPLINE OF EARTH SCIENCE PROVIDES SYNONYMS ACRONYMS AND ABBREVIATIONS McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Earth Science Second Edition McGraw-Hill New York Chicago San Francisco Lisbon London Madrid Mexico City Milan New Delhi San Juan Seoul Singapore Sydney Toronto The McGraw-Hill Companies Copyright 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies Inc. All rights reserved. Manufactured in the United States of America. Except as permitted under the United States Copyright Act of 1976 no part of this publication may be reproduced or distributed in any form or by any means or stored in a database or retrieval system without the prior written permission of the publisher. 0-07-141798-2 The material in this eBook also appears in the print version of this title 0-07-141045-7 All trademarks are trademarks of their respective owners. Rather than put a trademark symbol after every occurrence of a trademarked name we use names in an editorial fashion only and to the benefit of the trademark owner with no intention of infringement of the trademark. Where such designations appear in this book they have been printed with initial caps. McGraw-Hill eBooks are available at special quantity discounts to use as premiums and sales promotions or for use in corporate training programs. For more information please contact George Hoare Special Sales at george_hoare@ or 212 904-4069. TERMS OF USE This is a copyrighted work and The. McGraw-Hill Companies. Inc. McGraw-Hill and its licensors reserve all rights in and to the work. Use of this workis subject to these terms. Except as permitted under the Copyright Act of 1976 and the right to store and retrieve one copy of the work you may not decompile disassemble reverse engineer reproduce modify create derivative works based upon transmit distribute disseminate sell publish or sublicense the work or any part of it without McGraw-Hill s prior consent. .