Short Forms of Words Commonly Used in Civil Engineering

Short Forms of Words Commonly Used in Civil Engineering

Here almost all the short forms of words are given, which are commonly used in civil engineering.

1. Approx. Approximately.
2. Agg. Aggregates.
3. Av. Average.
4. Alt. Alternative.

English Common Workplace Abbreviati...
English Common Workplace Abbreviations

5. Arrgmt. Arrangement.
6. Al. Aluminium.
7. Acctts. Accounts.

8. Bott. Bottom.
9. Bkt. Bracket.
10. Bet. Between.

11. Bldg. Building.
12. Bk. Brick.
13. Bdy. Boundary.

14. Conc. Concrete.
15. Cont. Continuous.
16. Col. Column.

17. Const. Construction.
18. Comp. Compression.
19. Cheqd. Chequered.

20. Dia. Diameter.
21. Dn. Down.
22. Deptt. Department.
23. Dev. Development.

24. Dir. Direction.
25. Det. Detail.
26. Distn. Distribution.
27. Drg. Drawing.

28. Exp Expansion.
29. Eff. Effective.
30. Ext. External.
31. El. Elevation.

32. Eq. Equal or Earthquake.
33. Extg. Existing.
34. Equv. Equivalent.

35. Fl. Floor.
36. Flg. Flooring.
37. Fdn. Foundation.
38. Ftg. Footing.

39. Ht. Height.
40. Hr. Hour.

41. Int. Internal.
42. Incl. Including.

43. Jt. Joint.
44. Jn. Junction

44. Lev. Level.
45. Ltr. Litre.
46. Lm. Lumen.

47. Mts. Minutes.
48. Min. Minimum.
49. Max. Maximum.

50. Opng. Opening

51. Pr. Pressure.
52. Plg. Planning.
53. Pt. Part.
54. Perm. Permissible.

55. Reqd. Required.
56. Ref. Reference.
57. Rect. Rectangle.

58. Reinf. Reinforcement.
59. Reqmt. Requirement.
60. Ret. wall Retaining Wall.

61. Strp. Stirrup.
62. Sq. Square.
63. Sp. Specific.

64. Str. Structure.
65. Specn. Specifications.
66. Spl. Special.

67. Typ. Typical.
68. Thk. Thickness.
69. Temp. Temperature.

70. Udl Uniformly distributed load.

71. Wt. Weight.
72. W/C ratio Water Cement Ratio.
73. Wk. Work.

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