Sunday, August 30, 2020

list of abbreviations for civil engineering


Common Abbreviation Used in Civil Engineering

List of Abbreviations

  • A.C.I - American concrete institute. 
  • A.A.S.H.T.O - American Association of state highway Transport Official. 
  • A.R.E.A - American Railway engineering association. 
  • A.S.T.M - American society for testing materials.
  • ISI - Indian standard institute.
  • W.C - Water closet. 
  • B.M - Bending moment. 
  • L.L - Live load. 
  • D.L - Dead load. 
  • E.L - Environmental load. 
  • U.S.C - Ultimate stress of concrete. 
  • A.S.C - Allowable Stress of concrete. F.M - Fineness modulas.
  • B.M - Bench mark . 
  • PVC - Poly vinyl choloride . 
  • UPVC - Unplasticized Poly vinyl choloride.
  • PPR - Poly Propylene Random. 
  • DPC - Damp proof course. 
  • RCC - Reinforced cement concrete. 
  • RBC - Reinforced Brick concrete.
  • R.B.W - Reinforced brick work. 
  • C.I.Sheet - Corrugated Iron sheet. 
  • C.I.Pipe - Cast iron pipe. 
  • NCF - Neat cement finishing.
  • SWG - Standard wire gauge. 
  • MB - Measurement book.
  • GP - Ground plane.
  • VP - Vertical plane. 
  • HP - Horizontal plane. 
  • CP - Cement plaster.
  • LC - Lime concrete. 
  • CC - Cement concrete. 
  • AC - Asbests cement. 
  • CS - Comparative statement. 
  • PERT - Programme Evaluation and Review Technique. 
  • CPM - Critical path method . 
  • USD - Ultimate strength design. 
  • W.S.D - Working stress design.
  • PL - Plinth level.
  • GL - Ground level.
  • EGL - Existing ground level.
  • OGL - Original ground level .
  • FGL - Formation ground level.
  • HFL - Highest flood level.
  • RL - Reduced level.

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