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Short Forms Commonly Used In Civil Engineering

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Short Forms Commonly used In Civil Engineering and Architectural Field

Short Forms Commonly Used In Civil Engineering

Let us Get Started with the Abbreviations commonly used:

E.F – Each Face
E.L.C.B – Electrical Leakage Circuit Breaker
E.P – Embedment Plates
E.M.D – Earnest Money Deposit
E.R.W- Electrical Resistant Welding
E.W.C– European (Western) Water Closet

F.A – Fine Aggregate (sand)
F.C – False Ceiling
F.F.L – Finished Floor Level
F.M – Fineness Modulus
F.O.L – Fuel, Oil & Lubricants
F.O.R – Free on Oil
F.R.P – Fiber Glass Reinforced Plastic
F.T – Floor Trap
F.T.L – Fluorescent Tube Light

G.C.C – General Condition of Contract
G.F.C Drg – Good for Construction Drawing
G.F.L – Ground Floor Level
G.I – Glavanized Iron
G.L – Ground Level
G.L.S Lamp – General Lighting Service Lamp
G.F.R.C – Glass Fiber Reinforced Concrete
G.T – Gulty Trap

H.D. Cover – Heavy Duty Cover
H.D.P.L – High-Density Polythene
H.G.L – Hydraulic Gradient Line
H.P – Horse Power
H.P.M.V Fitting – High-Pressure Mercury Vapour Fitting
H.P.R.V – High-Pressure Pressure Valve
H.P.S.V Fitting – High-Pressure Sodium Vapour Fitting
H.S.D Bar – High Strength Deform Bar
H.T. Cable – High Tension Cable

I.C – Inspection Chamber
I.D – Internal Dia
I.L – Invert Level
I.P.S – Indian Patent Stone
I.S – Indian Standard
I.S.A – Indian Standard Angle
I.S.M.B – Indian Standard Medium Beam
I.S.S.B – Indian Standard Square Beam
I.W.C – Indian Water Closet

L.B – Lintel Beam
L..C.C – Lean Cement Concrete
L.D – Liquidity Damages
L.D Cover – Light Duty Cover
L.D.P.E – Low Density Polythene
L.L – Live Load, Liquid Limit
L.L.D.P.E – Linear Low Density Polythene
L.O.I – Letter of Intent
L.P.D – Liters Per Day
L.T. CABLE – Low Tension Cable

M.B – Measurement Book
M.C– Moisture Content
M.C.B – Miniature Circuit Breaker
M.C.C – Motor Control Centre
M.C.C.B – Moulded Case Circuit Breaker
M.D.Cover – Medium Density Fibre Board
M.D.F. Board – Medium Density Fibre Board
M.G – Medium Guage
M.I – Moment Of Inertia
M.O – Masonry Opening
M.O.U – Memorandum of Understanding
M.R.P – Manufacturer Retail Price
M.S – Mild Steel
M.S.L – Mean Sea Level
M.W.C – Meters of Water Column

N.A – Not Applicable, Neutral Axis, Necessary Action
N.B – Nominal bore
N.D.T – Non-Destructive Test
N.G – Narrow Gauge
N.R.V – Non-Return Valve
N.T.S – Not to Scale

O.B.D – Oil Bound Distemper
O.C.B – Oil Circuit Breaker
O.D – Outer Dia
O.H. & P – Overhead & Profit
O.H.T – Overhead Tank
O.M.C – Optimum Moisture Content
O.P.C – Ordinary Portland Cement
O.W.C – Orissa Water Closet

P.B – Plinth Beam
P.C.C – Plain Cement Concrete Work
P.E – Preliminary Estimate
P.F.R.C – Plastic Fibre Reinforced Concrete
P.I – Plasticity Index
P.L – Plastic Limit, Plinth Level
P.L.P.B – Preleaminated Particle Board
P.M.C – Polymer Modified Concrete, Project Management Consultancy

P.O – Purchase Order
P.O.P – Plaster Of Paris
P.P.B – Plain Particle Board
P.P.C – Pozzolana Portland Board
P.P.M – Parts Per Million
P.P.R – Polypropylana Portland Cement
P.R.V – Pressure Relief Valve
P.S. Bars – Plain Steel Bars
P.T.M.T – Poly Tetra Methylene Terephthalate
P.U.F – Polyurethane foam
P.V.C – Polyvinyl Chloride
P.V.D.F Coating – Poly Vinylidene

R.B.C – Reinforced Brick Ceiling
R.C – Reinforced Concrete
R.C.C – Reinforced Cement Concrete
R.E – Revised Estimate
R.L – Reduced Level
R.M.C – Ready Mix Concrete

So These were some Short Forms Commonly Used In Civil Engineering and Architectural Field
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