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ISSN 0249-6224

GB/BG ISBN 2-85755-138-X


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Lexique
Industrie du Bton

Franais/Anglais
Anglais/Franais















Rf. DDE 36
dcembre 2003




sous la direction de
Genevive BERBUTO

Avec laimable collaboration de Chantal PRADINES


A
abaque chart
about de nervure end of the rib
about de plancher floor end
about de raidisseur end of lattice girder
about femelle (de tuyau) bell ; socket
about franc (de tuyau) plain end
about mle (de tuyau) spigot ; male spigot
abrasif polishing agent
abrasif normalis standard abrasive
abrasion abrasion
abri shed ; shelter
absorption deau water absorption
absorption superficielle initiale initial surface water absorption
acclrateur accelerator ; accelerating admixture
acclrateur de durcissement hardening accelerator ; hardening agent
acclrateur de prise setting agent
acclration acceleration
acclration sismique seismic acceleration
acclromtre accelerometer
acceptabilit acceptability
accessoire accessory ; ancillary ; fitting
accessoire de levage lifting device
accessoire de mise en prcontrainte accessory to stretch
accessoire intgr au moulage cast in equipment ; cast in device
accouplement rsistant la pression pressure resistant coupling
accrditation accreditation
acidage acid etching
acide actique acetic acid
acide phosphonique phosphonic acid
acide sulfurique sulphuric acid
acier steel
acier annel corrugated steel
acier haute rsistance high strength steel
acier crant indented bar
acier de bton arm reinforcing bar
acier de construction
structural steel reinforcement ;
structural steel
acier de couture connection reinforcement
acier de liaison connecting reinforcement
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acier de prcontrainte prestressing steel
acier de rpartition secondary transverse reinforcement
acier de reprise deffort load-resisting reinforcement
acier de structure structural steel reinforcement
acier doux mild steel
acier en barre bar
acier en chapeau upper reinforcement
acier en couronne coil
acier inoxydable stainless steel
acier inoxydable de nuance leve high-grade stainless-steel
acier lisse plain bar
acier nervur ribbed bar
acier pour bton arm reinforcing steel
acier tremp quenched steel
acoustique du btiment acoustic in building
acoustique industrielle industrial acoustic
action action
action corrective corrective action ; adjustment
action dynamique dynamic action
action prventive preventive action
action sismique seismic action
action statique static action
action torsionnelle torsional action
actionneur actuator
activit chimique chemical reactivity
activit pouzzolanique pozzolanic reactivity
activit prospective future prospects
ACV = Analyse du Cycle de Vie LCA = Life Cycle Assessment
additif additive ; addition
addition addition
addition minrale mineral admixture ; mineral filler
addition minrale ultrafine ultra-fine mineral filler
addition pouzzolanique pozzolanic admixture
adduction deau water supply
adquation compliance
adhrence adhesion ; bond ; interface bond
adhrence larmature reinforcement bonding
adhrence au mortier bonding with mortar
adhrence au revtement bonding of coating
adhsif sans solvant solvent-free adhesive
adjuvant admixture ; additive ; chemical
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admixture
adjuvant chimique chemical admixture
adjuvant de moulage moulding admixture
adjuvant entraneur dair air-entraining admixture
adjuvant rducteur deau water reducing admixture
adjuvant superplastifiant superplasticizing admixture
arodynamique aerodynamic
affaiblissement acoustique sound attenuation
affaissement slump
AFPV = Appareil de Frottement Petite
Vitesse
low velocity friction tester
agent agressif agressive agent
agent corrosif corrosive agent
agent de dcoffrage release agent
agent de dmoulage release agent
agent de polissage polishing agent
agrment technique technical agreement
aiguille vibrante poker vibrator
air entran entrained air
air occlus entrapped air ; trapped air
aire de stockage storage area ; storage yard
ajout additive ; addition
ajout minral mineral addition
ajout pouzzolanique pozzolanic addition
ajustage adjustment ; fitting
alcali-raction Alkali-Silica Reaction (ASR)
alimentation automatique automatic feed
alle pitonnire foot path
allge ledger beam ; spandrel beam
alliage non-ferreux non-ferrous alloy
allongement elongation ; stretching
allongement relatif relative stretching
allongement total sous charge maximale total elongation at maximum force
altration deterioration
alvole core
me web
amnagement paysager landscaping
amnagement urbain urban planning ; urban improvements
amiante-ciment asbestos cement
amortisseur damper
Analyse du Cycle de Vie (ACV) Life Cycle Assessment (LCA)
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analyse granulomtrique granulometric analysis ; sieve analysis
ancrage anchorage
angle dappui support angle ; bearing angle
angle de mur corner of wall
anneau en caoutchouc rubber ring
anti-vaporant curing membrane
appareil de commande control device
Appareil de Frottement Petite Vitesse
(AFPV)
low velocity friction tester
appareil de mesure measuring instrument
appareillage apparatus
appui bearer ; bearing ; support
appui de baie window sill
appui de continuit continuous bearing
appui fixe fixed support
aptitude lusage fitness for use ; usability
aptitude au dcolmatage unclogging capability
aptitude au service serviceability
artier hip bead
argile expanse expanded clay
armature reinforcement
armature active active reinforcement
armature adhrente bonded reinforcement
armature crante indented reinforcement
armature dacier steel reinforcement
armature dacier enrobe embedded steel reinforcement
armature deffort tranchant shear reinforcement
amature de bton arm concrete reinforcement bar
armature de prcontrainte prestressed reinforcement
armature de prcontrainte non-tendue non-prestressed prestressing steel
armature de prcontrainte prtendue prestressed prestressing steel
armature de rpartition transverse distributing reinforcement
armature de traction tension reinforcement
armature dforme deformed reinforcement
armature en attente starter bar
armature en double nappe (pour tuyau) double-layer reinforcement
armature longitudinale
longitudinal bar ; longitudinal
reinforcement
armature lisse smooth reinforcement
armature nervure ribbed reinforcement
armature passive passive reinforcement
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armature principale main reinforcement
armature profile profiled reinforcement
armature secondaire secondary reinforcement
armature transversale transverse reinforcement
arrt durgence emergency stop
aspect de surface appearance
asprit high spot ; irregularity ; rough edge
assainissement drainage
assemblage connection ; fastening ; joint
assemblage boulonn bolted joint
assise de chausse road foundation
assurance de la qualit quality assurance
attache murale wall tie
attestation de conformit attestation of conformity
audit de la qualit quality audit
autoclavage autoclave curing
autocontrle self-inspection
auto-tuvage self-curing
automate programmable Programmable Logic Controller (PLC)
autosurveillance automatic monitoring
avaloir gulley
avertisseur lumineux luminous warning signal
avertisseur sonore auditory warning signal
avis technique technical approval
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B
bac fleurs plant container
BAFC = Bton Arm dun Ferrociment
Confin
FCRC = Ferrocement Confined
Reinforced Concrete
bague dtanchit sealing ring
balcon balcony
balourd unbalanced weight
balustrade balustrade
balustre baluster
banc dessai bench test ; test bed
banc de prcontrainte prestressing bed
banc public public bench ; public seat
bande dappui (pour tuyau) bearing strip
bande de chargement packing
BAP = Bton Auto-Plaant SCC = Self Compacting Concrete
bardage cladding panel ; wall cladding
barre dacier haute adhrence ribbed steel bar
barrire de scurit safety barrier
bassin de dcantation settling tank
bti de machine-outil machine tool frame
btiment building
bavure flashing
BCA = Bton Cellulaire Autoclav AAC = Autoclaved Aerated Concrete
BCAA = Bton Cellulaire Autoclav Arm
RAAC = Reinforced Autoclaved Aerated
Concrete
berceau (pour canalisation)
bton concrete
bton air occlus
air aerated concrete ; entrained air
concrete
bton bonnes rsistances initiales VESC = Very early strength concrete
bton granulats apparents exposed aggregates concrete
Bton Hautes Performances (BHP) High Performance Concrete (HPC)
Bton Hautes Rsistances (BHR) High Resistance Concrete (HRC)
bton hautes rsistances initiales High Early Strength Concrete (HESC)
bton retrait compens Shrinkage Compensating Concrete (SCC)
Bton Trs Hautes Performances
(BTHP)
Very High Performance Concrete (VHPC)
bton trs hautes rsistances initiales
Very High Early Strengh Concrete
(VHESC)
Bton Ultra Hautes Performances
(BUHP)
Ultra High Performance Concrete (UHPC)
bton activ colloidal concrete
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bton apparent exposed concrete
bton architectonique architectural concrete
bton arm reinforced concrete
Bton Arm dun Ferrociment Confin
(BAFC)
Ferrocement Confined Reinforced
Concrete (FCRC)
bton arm de fibres de polypropylne polypropylene fiber reinforced concrete
bton arm en double nappe double-layer reinforced concrete
bton arm renforc par des armatures
deffort tranchant
shear strengthened reinforced concrete
bton arm ultra-rsistant Compact Reinforced Composite (CRC)
bton autoclav autoclaved concrete
bton autocompactable self compactable concrete
bton autocompactant self-compacting concrete
bton autonivelant self-consolidating concrete
Bton Auto-Plaant (BAP) Self-Compacting Concrete (SCC)
bton aux rsines resin-modified cement concrete
bton banch tamped concrete ; shuttered concrete
bton bitumineux asphalt concrete
bton blanc white concrete
bton bouchard bush-hammered concrete
bton bross brushed concrete
bton brut de dcoffrage
plain concrete ; unsurfaced exposed
concrete
bton caverneux no-fines concrete
bton cellulaire aerated concrete
Bton Cellulaire Autoclav (BCA) Autoclaved Aerated Concrete (AAC)
Bton Cellulaire Autoclav Arm (BCAA)
Reinforced Autoclaved Aerated Concrete
(RAAC)
bton centrifug spun concrete
bton chaud hot concrete
bton chauff heated concrete
bton collodal colloidal concrete
bton color coloured concrete
bton compact par rouleau Roller Compacted Concrete (RCC)
bton coul en place in-situ concrete
bton coul sous leau underwater concrete
bton courant normal concrete
bton dargile expanse expanded clay concrete
bton denrobage cover concrete
bton de bois wood fiber concrete
bton de clavetage keying-in concrete
bton de fibres en tapis imprgn de Slurry Infiltrated Fibre CONcrete
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pte de ciment (SIFCON)
bton de granulats courants normal weight concrete
bton de granulats lgers lightweight aggregates concrete
bton de granulats lgers structure
ferme
close-textured lightweight aggregates
concrete
bton de gravillons lavs surface-washed concrete
Bton de Haute Performance (BHP) High Performance Concrete (HPC)
Bton de Haute Rsistance (BHR) High Resistance Concrete (HRC)
bton densifi
Macro Defect Free cement composite
(MDF)
bton de parement fair-faced concrete
bton de polymre polymer concrete
bton de ponce pumice concrete
Bton de Poudres Ractives (BPR) Reactive Powder Concrete (RPC)
bton de recouvrement cover concrete
bton de rsine polymer concrete
bton de sable sand concrete
bton de surface skin concrete
bton de terre puddled earth
bton de terre stabilise stabilized-earth concrete
bton dsactiv deactivated concrete
bton durci hardened concrete
bton clat split-block concrete
bton maill glazed concrete
bton essor sous vide vacuum concrete
bton tuv steam-cured concrete
bton extrud extruded concrete
bton fluide fluid concrete
bton frais fresh concrete
bton frett wrapped concrete
bton-gaz gas aerated concrete
bton grs honed concrete
bton imprgn de rsine polymer-impregnated concrete
bton lamin rolled concrete
bton lav washed concrete
bton lav lacide acid-etched concrete
bton lger lightweight concrete
bton lourd heavy concrete
bton manufactur precast concrete
bton-mousse foamed concrete
bton-murmure whisper concrete
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bton non-arm plain concrete
bton plastique plastic concrete
bton poli polished concrete
bton poreux porous concrete
bton prcontraint prestressed concrete
bton prfabriqu precast concrete
bton prfabriqu architectonique architectural precast concrete
bton press compressed concrete
Bton Prt lEmploi (BPE) Ready Mixed Concrete (RMC)
bton projet shotcrete
bton rfractaire refractory concrete
bton sabl sandblasted concrete
bton sec dry concrete ; no-slump concrete
bton semi-caverneux semi non-fines concrete
bton silencieux concrete whisper
bton superplastifi superplasticized concrete
bton vibr vibrated concrete
btonnage casting ; placing
BHP = Bton Hautes Performances HPC = High Performance Concrete
BHR = Bton Hautes Rsistances HRC = High Resistance Concrete
bielle strut
blindage sheeting
bloc (de maonnerie) masonry block ; masonry unit
bloc (de maonnerie en bton)
concrete block ; Concrete Masonry Unit
(CMU)
bloc (pour pavage) paving block
bloc bancher infill block
bloc enduire block for rendering
bloc isolation thermique intgre
block with incorporated thermal
insulation
bloc joints minces thin-bed jointing block
bloc accessoire accessory block ; accessory unit
bloc apparent facing block ; facing unit
bloc creux hollow unit
bloc dangle corner block
bloc de coffrage infill block
bloc de contrainte stress block
bloc de parement facing block
bloc de parement pour mur extrieur exposed facing unit
bloc non-porteur non-load bearing block
bloc perfor equivalent solid unit
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bloc plein solid block
bloc porteur load-bearing block
bois (de construction) timber
bois (matriau) wood
boisseau (ancien terme) flue liner
boisseau de drivation branch flue liner
boisseau dvoy deviated flue liner
bote dinspection (pour regard) inspection chamber
bote de branchement (pour regard) inspection chamber
bote de compteur meter box ; meter chamber
bord saillant projecting edge
bordure kerb
bordure de trottoir road kerb
bordurette edging
borne de sparation traffic block
borne haute bollard
borne pavillonnaire private house terminal
bouchard bush hammered
bouchardeuse bush hammering machine
bouche dgout gulley
boucle de levage lifting eye
boulon bolt
boulonnage bolt fixing
boursouflure blister
BPE = Bton Prt lEmploi RMC = Ready Mixed Concrete
BPR = Bton de Poudres Ractives RPC = Reactive Powder Concrete
bras de levier lever arm
branchement inlet
bridage clamping
bride clamp
brique masonry brick
brossage brushing
brosse poils durs stiff bristle brush
broyage grinding
bruit dimpact impact noise
bullage blow-hole
bulle dair air bubble ; air void
buse pivotante (pour rservoir) adjustable pivoting nozzle
bute end plate
bute du moule mould stop
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C
cble cable ; strand
cble crant indented cable
cble de prcontrainte pretensioned strand ; tendon
cble de prcontrainte non-adhrent unbonded tendon
cadre box culvert ; frame ; link
cadre en U U-frame
cage descalier staircase ; stair enclosure
caillebotis pour btail floor slat for livestock
calcaire limestone
calcul la rupture limite analysis ; ultimate design
calcul ltat limite limite state design
calcul statique structural design
cale darmature rebar spacer
calepinage laying out ; setting out
calibre de lamellarit elongation gauge
canalisation pipe
canalisation (intrieure) discharge pipe
canalisation dassainissement sewage pipeline
canalisation deaux pluviales drain
canalisation enterre buried pipeline
canalisation flexible flexible pipe
canalisation rectangulaire box culvert
canalisation rigide rigid pipe
candlabre lighting column
caniveau channel ; gutter
caniveau enterr underground guttering
caniveau hydraulique drainage channel
caniveau pour vacuation des eaux drainage channel
caniveau technique duct
caniveau technique pour cbles cable duct
cannelure rib
caoutchouc rubber
capacit portante bearing strength ; load bearing capacity
capillarit capillarity
capteur sensor
capteur de force force sensor ; force cell
caractristique characteristic
caractristique daspect appearance characteristic
caractristique dune chausse pavement design
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caractristique gomtrique geometrical characteristic
caractristique mcanique mechanical characteristic
caractristique physique physical characteristic
carbonatation carbonation
carotte core ; drilled core ; drilled sample
carreau tile
carreau cramique ceramic floor tile
carreau lisse smooth-finish tile
carreau mosaque de marbre terrazzo tile
carrelage tiling
carrire quarry
carte de contrle control chart
carter covering
casque hopper gate
cave cellar
caveau burial vault
caveau autonome tight burial vault
CCV = Composite Ciment Verre GRC = Glass-fiber Reinforced Cement
cellule photo-lectrique photo electric cell
cendre vitrifie vitrified ash
cendre volante fly ash
cendre volante fritte sintered fly ash
cendre volante pulvrise Pulverized Fly Ash (PFA)
centrale bton concrete mixing plant
centrale bton fixe stationary concrete mixing plant
centrifugation spinning
cramique liaisons chimiques Chemically Bonded Ceramic (CBC)
cerclage strapping
certification certification
certification des produits products certification
chanage
blockwork reinforcement ; tie
reinforcement
chanage horizontal ring beam
chane de levage lifting chain
chaleur dhydratation hydration heat
chambre dtuvage curing chamber
chambre de durcissement hardening box
chambre de tlcommunications telecommunications chamber
chambre de travail (pour regard) working chamber
chanfrein chamfer ; bevelled edge
chape screed
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chape coule poured screed
chape flottante floating screed
charge load
charge applique applied load
charge applique ltat-limite ultime ultimate limit state load
charge concentre concentrated load
charge croissante increasing load
charge critique critical load
charge dabrasion abrasive load
charge darrachement pull-out force
charge dcrasement crushing load
charge dessai test load
charge dessieu axle load
charge dexploitation imposed laod ; live load
charge de calcul design action
charge de cisaillement shear load
charge de fonage jacking load
charge de rupture failure load ; ultimate load
charge de service service load
charge dynamique dynamic load
charge rpartie distributed load
charge roulante live load ; traffic load ; wheel load
charge statique static load
charge ultime ultimate load
charge ultime de rupture ultimate load at collapse
charge uniformment rpartie uniformly distributed load
chargement dessai test loading
chargement en 3 points three-points loading
chargement en 4 points four-points loading
chariot saddle
chariot lvateur fork-lift truck
chariot transbordeur
finger car ; tranfer car ; pallet
transporter
charpente structural timber
chausse pavement ; road
chausse trafic lourd heavy-traffic road
chausse arme reinforced pavement
chausse pave paved road
chausse-rservoir porous pavement
chausse rigide rigid pavement
chausse souple flexible pavement
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chaux grasse hydrated lime
chaux hydraulique hydraulic lime
chaux libre free lime
chemine chimney
chemine foyer ferm insert
chemine foyer ouvert fire place chimney
chemine de contrle (pour regard) inspection shaft
chlorure de calcium calcium chloride
choc impact
ciment cement
ciment haute teneur en silice high-silica-content cement
ciment prise rapide quick-setting cement
ciment alumineux aluminous cement ; high alumina cement
ciment aux laitiers slag cement
ciment blanc white cement
ciment-colle glue-cement
ciment daluminate de calcium Calcium Aluminate Cement (CAC)
ciment de haut-fourneau blastfurnace cement
ciment densifi avec petites particules Densified with Small Particules (DSP)
ciment expansif expansive cement
ciment fondu high-alumina cement
ciment Portland Portland cement
ciment pouzzolanique pozzolanic cement
ciment prompt quick-setting cement
ciment rfractaire refractory cement
Ciment SurSulfat (CSS) super-sulphated cement
classe dexposition exposure class
classe de rsistance strength class
classe de rigidit rigidity class
classe de tolrance tolerance class
claustra claustra ; screen walling
clavetage keying-in
clinker cement clinker
cloison
badbearing wall ; partition ; partition
wall
cloison (dans un bloc) web
cloison intrieure inside partition
clture fence
clture dalle pleine solid fence
clture grillages ou fils wire or mesh fence
clture lisses rail fence
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clture pleine solid fence
coefficient dabsorption deau water absorption coefficient
coefficient dadhrence adhesion coefficient
coefficient damortissement damping factor
coefficient dapplatissement flakiness index
coefficient de cisaillement shear coefficient
coefficient de correction modification factor
coefficient de dformation deformation coefficient
coefficient de dilatation expansion coefficient
coefficient de forme shape index
coefficient de frottement friction coefficient ; friction value
coefficient de Poisson Poissons ratio
coefficient de polissage des pavs Polished Paver Value (PPV)
coefficient de pondration weighting coefficient
coefficient de pousse horizontale horizontal pressure coefficient
coefficient de rsistance au drapage skid resistance value
coefficient de retrait de dessication drying shrinkage coefficient
coefficient de scurit safety coefficient ; safety factor
coefficient de variation variation coefficient
coefficient dynamique dynamic coefficient
coffrage shuttering ; formwork
coffrage glissant slip formwork
collet (de tuyau) socket
colmatage clogging
colorant pigment
Comit Technique Technical Committee
commande control chart
commande bimanuelle two-hand control device
commande locale local control
compacit compactness ; voids ratio
compactage compaction
comparateur dial gauge
compatibilit compatibility
comportement lastique elastic behaviour
composant component
composant intgr built-in component
Composite Ciment Verre (CCV) Glass-Fiber Reinforced Cement (GRC)
composite de ciment renforc par des
fibres hautes performances
HPFRC = High Performance Fiber
Reinforced cement Composite
composition mix design ; proportioning
compression compression
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compte-tours revolution counter
conception design
conception des ouvrages design of structures
condition ambiante environmental condition
conditionnement packaging
conduit de drivation branch flue liner
conduit de fume
chimney liner ; chimney lining ; flue liner
; flue tile
conduit de fume simple et multi-parois flue block
conduit de ventilation air duct
conduit dvoy deviated flue liner
conduit intrieur (de conduit de fume) inner liner
cne dAbrams Abrams slump cone
cne daffaissement Abrams slump cone
conformit conformity
connexion connection
conservation curing
consistance consistency
console corbel
constituant ingredient
constituant secondaire secondary ingredient
construction industrialise industrialized construction
construction mtallique steel construction ; steel design
construction par composants building components construction
contenu content
contrainte stress
contrainte admissible allowable stress
contrainte de cisaillement shear stress
contrainte de compression compressive stress
contrainte de flexion bending stress
contrainte de traction tensile stress
contrainte de rupture failure stress
contreflche hogging
contremarche riser
contremarche non-porteuse non-structural riser
contreplaqu plywood
contre-poids counterweight
contrle inspection
contrle de ltat de surface inspection of surface finish
contrle de la production en usine factory production control
contrle de la qualit quality control
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contrle de rception receiving inspection
contrle des prouvettes check on samples
contrle en usine factory inspection
convoyeur conveyor
convoyeur bande belt conveyor
convoyeur dalimentation du palettiseur palletizer feed conveyor
convoyeur de planches pallet board conveyor
convoyeur de sortie de presse press exit conveyor
coordination modulaire modular coordination
coque shell
corniche cornice
couche de base subbase
couche de fond (de pav) backing layer
couche de liaison binder course
couche de parement facing layer
couche de roulement surface course
couche de surface surfacing
coulage casting
coulis grout
couple de dmarrage starting torque
courbe contrainte-dformation stress-strain curve
courbe dtalonnage calibration curve
courbe granulomtrique grading curve
courbure bow ; curvature
courbure radiale radial curve
course du pilon tamper stroke
cot relatif la qualit quality-related cost
couvercle (de caniveau) cover
couverture roof covering ; roofing
COV = Composs Organiques Volatils VOC = Volatil Organic Compounds
crampon stud
crantage rib
crmaillre (descalier) carriage
crible screen
critre de rupture failure criteria
CSS = Ciment SurSulfat super-sulphated cement
cule abutment
cure curing
cycle dusure wear drive
cycle de vie life cycle
cycle gel-dgel freeze-thaw cycle
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D
dallage paving
dalle (de chausse) flag ; flagstone
dalle (de plancher) floor slab ; slab
dalle caisson coffered slab
dalle ajoure pour clture open-work panel
dalle alvole hollow core slab
dalle alvole prcontrainte prestressed hollow core slab
dalle cramique ceramic floor tile
dalle composite composite slab
dalle de compression
compression slab ; structural concrete
topping
dalle de compression composite composite compression slab
dalle de fondation foundation slab ; slab on ground
dalle de piscine pool deck flag
dalle de rpartition topping
dalle-gazon garden paving flag
dalle lisse smooth-finish flag
dalle monolithe coule en uvre
cast-in-place monolithic slab ; cast-in-
situ monolithic slab
dalle nervure ribbed slab
dalle pleine pour clture solid panel
dalle rapporte topping
dalle structurale structural slab
dalle structurale complte coule en
uvre
complete cast-in-place structural topping
dame tamper
dbordement overflowing
dbourbeur sludge trap
dcanteur settling tank
dclration deceleration
dchargement unloading
dchet waste
dchet dordures mnagres Municipal Solid Wastes (MSW)
dchet de terre cuite reconcasse recrushed burnt clay scrap
dcoffrage demoulding ; form removal
dcollement hollow area ; failure of adhesion
dconglation thawing
dfaut flaw ; default ; defect
dfaut de planit unevenness
dfaut de surface surface blemish ; surface defect
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dformation deflection ; deformation ; strain
dformation laffaissement strain softening
dformation diamtrale diametral deformation
dformation sous fluage creep deflection
dformation transversale transverse deformation
dgagement clear distance
dgel thawing
degr coupe-feu fire-resistance grading
dmolition demolition
dmoulage
demoulding ; mould release ; decasting
(angl.)
dmoulage immdiat wet cast (angl.) ; immediate dry cast
dmoulage sur planche demoulding onto board
dmoulage sur rondelle demoulding onto bottom ring
densit relative density ; specific gravity
densit absolue absolute specific gravity
densit apparente bulk density ; bulk specific gravity
dpt (de bton) burr
descenseur lowering system
dessication drying
dtail constructif construction detail
dtrioration deterioration
diamtre moyen average diameter
diamtre nominal nominal diameter
diffusivit diffusivity
dilatation lhumidit moisture expansion
dilatation thermique thermal expansion
dimensionnement design ; sizing
dimensionnement leffort tranchant shearing design
dimensionnement en flexion bending design ; flexural design
dimensionnement en flexion longitudinale longitudinal bending design
dimensionnement en flexion transversale transverse bending design
dimensionnement par le calcul design by calculation
dimensionnement par les essais design by testing
dioxyde de carbone carbon dioxide
Directive Machines Machinery Directive
Directive Produits de Construction (DPC) Construction Products Directive (CPD)
dispositif dalimentation feed mechanism
dispositif dassemblage jig ; fastening device
dispositif dentranement rotator
dispositif dusure wear apparatus
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dispositif de chargement loading device
dispositif de commande control device
dispositif de couronnement coping
dispositif de drivation by-pass device
dispositif de frottement friction test equipment
dispositif de maintien holder
dispositif de mesure measurment equipment
dispositif de rotation rotator
dispositif de serrage jig ; fastening device
dispositions constructives (norme produit) detailing
disque rotatif rotating disk
distance denrobage (des armatures) concrete cover
dosage batching
dosage en ciment cement content
dosage en eau water content
doseur deau
water control equipment ; water control
system
dossier de conception design specification
DPC = Directive Produits de Construction CPD = Construction Products Directive
drainage drainage course
ductilit ductility
durabilit durability
durcissement hardening
durcisseur hardener
dure de cure curing period
dure de malaxage mixing time
dure de service service life
dynamomtre jauge strain gauge dynamometer
dysfonctionnement malfunction
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E
Eau/Ciment (E/C) Water/Cement (W/C)
eau de gchage mixing water
eau sulfate sulphated water
eaux agressives aggressive water
eaux de ruissellement surface water
eaux pluviales rain water
eaux rsiduaires effluents water
eaux uses waste water
eaux uses industrielles trade effluent
E/C = Eau/Ciment W/C = Water/Cement
caillage scaling
cart de tolrance allowance for tolerance
cart-type standard deviation
change de Donnes Informatis (EDI) Electronic Data Interchange (EDI)
chantillon sample ; specimen
chantillon dessai test portion ; test sample
chantillonnage sampling
chelle (de mesure) scale
chelle des gris grey scale
clat flashing
clatement spalling
cobilan LCI = Life Cycle Inventory
cran acoustique acoustic barrier
crasement crushing ; splitting
EDI = change de Donnes Informatis EDI = Electronic Data Interchange
effet dchelle size effect
effet de choc impact loading
effet de dimensionnement size effect
effet de paroi wall effect
effet pouzzolanique pozzolanic effect
efflorescence efflorescence
effondrement collapse
effort force ; load ; stress
effort dabrasion abrasive load
effort de cisaillement shear force ; shear stress
effort de flexion bending load
effort de serrage tightening force
effort de sollicitation shear force
effort de traction tensile force
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effort sollicitant shear sollicitation
effort tranchant shear force ; shear load
effort transversal transverse force
effritement spalling
gout sewer
gout de toit eaves
lancement slenderness ratio
lasticit elasticity
lment element ; unit
lment autoporteur
self-bearing member ; self-supporting
member
lment coffrant form
lment de fond (de regard) base unit
lment de mur wall element ; wall unit
lment de raccordement connecting element
lment de soutnement embotable et
vgtalisable
piled flower box
lment de structure framework element ; structural element
lment en bton encastr aux extrmits end-restrained concrete member
lment en double T double T unit ; double tee unit
lment en T single T unit ; single tee unit
elment en TT double T unit ; double tee unit
lment fin filler aggregate
lment incorpor incorporated unit
lment porteur bearing member ; supporting member
lment prfabriqu precast element
lment support supported member
lingue sling
ELS = tat-Limite de Service SLS = Serviceability Limit State
ELU = tat-Limite Ultime ULS = Ultimate Limit State
emballage packaging
embotement interlocking
meri grossier corn emery
encadrement de baie window frame
enceinte enclosure ; chamber
enceinte climatique chaud/froid freezing/heating chamber
encoffrement antibruit acoustic enclosure
enduit plastering ; rendering
nergie cintique kinetic energy
nergie de rupture fracture energy
nergie potentielle potential energy
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enrobage cover
enrobage dun tuyau embedment
enrobage des armatures concrete cover
entraneur dair air-entraining agent
entretien servicing ; maintenance
entretien courant routine maintenance
entretoise-tirant en bton strut and tie model
entrevous block ; floor block
entrevous jointoys entre eux grouted joints between floor blocks
entrevous longitudinal longitudinal floor block
entrevous non-jointoys ungrouted floor blocks
entrevous semi-rsistant semi-resisting floor block
entrevous transversal transverse floor block
enveloppe externe (de conduit de fume) outer wall
environnement environment
paisseur thickness
paisseur denrobage concrete cover
paisseur de la couche de base base thickness
paisseur de la couche de fondation subbase thickness
paisseur de la couche de surface surfacing thickness
paisseur de la paroi wall thickness
paufrure flaking ; spalling
EPI = quipement de Protection
Individuelle
PPE = Personal Protective Equipment
pissure splicing
prouvette specimen
prouvette cintre curved specimen
prouvette cubique cube sample
prouvette cylindrique cylinder sample
prouvette dessai test piece
prouvette de rfrence control specimen
prouvette moule moulded sample
prouvette prpare finished specimen
querrage squareness
quipement equipment
quipement daires de jeux playground equipment
quipement de Protection Individuelle
(EPI)
Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
quivalent de sable Sand Equivalent value (SE)
escalier stair
escalier contremarches ouvertes open-riser stair
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escalier contremarches pleines closed-riser stair
escalier balanc balanced stair stair with dancing steps
escalier droit straight stair
escalier hlicodal spiral stair ; winding stair
escalier monolithique monolithic stair
escalier tournant droite right-hand stair
escalier tournant gauche left-hand stair
essai test
essai acclr accelerated test
essai labrasion abrasion wear test
essai au bleu de mthylne methylene blue test
essai au choc impact test
essai Bhme Bhme test
essai brsilien splitting tensile test
essai conventionnel standard test
essai dabrasion abrasion test
essai dabsorption capillaire capillary absorption test
essai dabsorption deau water absorption test
essai dadhrence bond strength test ; adhesion in peel test
essai daffaissement slump test
essai darrachement pull-out test
essai dcrasement crushing test
essai dusure abrasion test ; wear test
essai dusure (pour pneu clout) blunting drive
essai de compression compression test ; compressive test
essai de consistance consistency test
essai de contrle control test
essai de convenance feasibility test ; suitability test
essai de fendage splitting test
essai de flexion bending test ; flexural strength test
essai de fragmentation dynamique dynamic crushing test
essai de frottement friction test
essai de gel-dgel freeze-thaw test
essai de glivit frost resistance test
essai de gonflement expansion test
essai de matriau material testing
essai de poinonnement punching test
essai de prise setting time test
essai de rception acceptance testing
essai de traction tensile test
essai de traction directe direct tensile test
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essai de traction par fendage splitting tensile test
essai de traction par flexion tensile bending test
essai de type initial initial type test
essai direct direct testing
essai en soufflerie wind-tunnel test
essai initial initial testing
essai non-destructif non-destructive test
essai par voie humide wet testing
essorage hydro-extraction
tai prop
taiement propping ; shoring
talon standard
talonnage calibration
tanchit sealing ; tightness
tanchit leau watertightness
tanchit la pluie rain-tightness
tat de surface surface finish
tat-limite limit state
tat-limite de fatigue fatigue limite state
tat-limite de dformation deformation limit state
tat-limite de fissuration cracking limit state
tat-Limite de Service (ELS) Serviceability Limit State (SLS)
tat-Limite Ultime (ELU) Ultimate Limit State (ULS)
tiquettage labelling
trier stirrup
tuvage steam curing
tuve (en laboratoire) drying oven ; kiln
tuve (en usine) heating chamber
tuve ventile ventilated oven
Eurocode Eurocode
vacuation des eaux pluviales
drainage of rainwater ; rainwater
evacuation
exactitude de mesure accuracy of measurement
exigence requirement
exigence daspect aspect requirement
exigence de scurit safety requirement
exigence gomtrique geometrical requirement
exigences pour la qualit requirements for quality
expansion expanding
expert surveyor
extrusion extrusion
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F
fabrication sur planches manufacturing on pallet boards
faade front wall ; main wall
face face
face de pose bottom face
faenage crazing
fatage ridge
fatigue fatigue
fausse prise false set
faux-plafond suspended ceiling
fendage splitting
ferraillage placing of reinforcement
feuillard tirant draw band
feuilletage delamination
feuillure groove
fiabilit reliability
fibre fiber (amr.) ; fibre (angl.)
fibre-ciment asbestos-cement
fibre de bois wood fiber
fibre de carbone carbon fiber
fibre de polypropylne polypropylene fiber
fibre de verre glass fiber
fibre mtallique imprgne par une
barbotine
Slurry Infiltrated Fiber Castable (SIFCA)
fibre suprieure upper fiber
fil crant indented wire
filage slip-forming
filler filler
film dtanchit lining
film dhumidification film of water
fin de prise final set
fine fine
fine active pozzolanic addition
finition finish ; postcasting
fissuration cracking
fissuration due au retrait shrinkage cracking
fissuration longitudinale longitudinal cracking
fissure crack
fissure de retrait shrinkage crack
fixation fastening ; fixing
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flambage buckling
flambement buckling
flanc (de poutrelle) side surface
flche deflection ; sag
flche mi-porte mid-span deflection
flchissement deflection
flexion bending
flexion biaxiale biaxial bending
flexion longitudinale longitudinal bending
flexion transversale transverse bending
fluage creep
fluidifiant fluidifier
fluidit fluidity
fondation superficielle shallow foundation
fondation sur radier raft foundation
fondation sur semelle strip foundation
fontaine fountain
fonte (de la glace) thawing
fonte ductile ductile iron
force force
force centrifuge centrifugal force
force dadhrence bonding force
force darrachement pull-out force
force dessai test force
force de compression compressive force
force de fonage jacking force
force de prcontrainte prestressing force
force de prcontrainte finale final prestressing force
force de traction tensile force
force de traction rsistante resisting tensile force
force portante bearing capacity
formaldhyde formaldehyde
formulation mix proportion
fosse septique septic tank
foyer ouvert open fire
fragile brittle
fragmentation crushing
frquence (en vibration) frequency
frquence dchantillonnage sampling rate
frquence propre natural mode frequency
frquence de rson(n)ance resonant frequency
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frettage confinment ; hooping
frittage sintering
frottement friction
fume de silice silica fume
fuseau granulomtrique grading zone
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G
gabarit jig
gchage mixing
gaine de ventilation ventilation channel
galvanis galvanized
galvanomtre galvanometer
garde-corps balustrade ; railing
gauchissement longitudinal longitudinal warp
glivit frost test ; liability to frost damage
giron run ; stair tread
glissance slip resistance
glissement slip
glissire de scurit safety barrier
gousset gusset plate
granularit grading ; particle size
granulat aggregate
granulat allong elongated particle
granulat apparent exposed aggregate
granulat concass crushed aggregate
granulat de bton concass crushed concrete aggregate
granulat de verre expans expanded glass aggregate
granulat gros coarse aggregate
granulat lger lightweight aggregate
granulat lourd heavyweight aggregate
granulat non-glif frost resisting aggregate
granulomtrie
granulometry ; particle size analysis ;
particle size distribution ; grading
granulomtrie maximale upper sieve size
grave all-in aggregate ; gravel sand mixture
grave-ciment all-in aggregate with cement
grave-laitier all-in aggregate with slag
gravillon fine gravel
grenaillage shot-blasting
grsage grinding ; honing
grs standstone
grille grid
grille (de caniveau) grating
grille dagitation agitator grid
grille dentourage darbre tree frame ; tree grid
gypse gypsum
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H
hauteur dempilement stacking height
hauteur de marche rise
hauteur effective effective depth
houssage wrapping
huile de dcoffrage demoulding oil
huile de dmoulage demoulding oil
huile de pulvrisation des planches oil for spraying pallet board
humidification wetting
humidit moisture ; dampness
humidit adhrant la surface moisture adhering to the surface
hydrofuge de masse water repellent ; waterproofing compound
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I
ICV = Inventaire du Cycle de Vie LCI = Life Cycle Inventory
impermabilisant water repellent
impermabilisation waterproofing
imprgnation impregnation
impurets impurities
incertitude de mesure
measurement uncertainty ; uncertainty of
measurement
industrialisation industrialization
inhibiteur de corrosion corrosion inhibitor
injection grouting
ions chlorures chloride ions
insert insert
installation facilities ; plant
interaction sol-tuyau ground-pipe interaction
interface acier/bton steel/concrete interface
interverrouillage (grille avec) interlocking guard with guard locking
Inventaire du Cycle de Vie (ICV) Life Cycle Inventory (LCI)
isolation acoustique acoustical insulation
isolation thermique thermal insulation
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J
jambe de force strut
jardinire flower box
jeune ge early age
joint joint ; gasket
joint coul en uvre cast in place joint
joint dtanchit sealing joint
joint de construction construction joint
joint de dilatation expansion joint
joint de parement facing joint
joint de retrait contraction joint
joint horizontal bed joint
joint vertical cross joint
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L
laitance laitance slurry
laitier slag
laitier concass crushed slag
laitier de haut-fourneau blastfurnace slag
laitier de haut-fourneau broy
Ground Granulated Blastfurnace Slag
(GGBS)
laitier expans
foamed slag (angl.) ; expanded slag
(amr.)
laitier granul granulated slag
laminage rolling
largeur de fente slot width
largeur de fissure crack width
largeur de la dalle flag width
largeur du plan de marche width of tread
lavage washing
levier lever
liaison connection
liant binder
liant hydraulique hydraulic binder
ligature splicing
ligne conventionnelle theoretical line
ligne de foule walking line
ligne de pente (descalier) pitch line
lignosulfonate de calcium calcium lignosulphonate
limite boundary
limite dlasticit yield strength
limon string
linteau lintel
lissage smoothing
lisse smooth
lisse (de clture) rail
lisse de rive end rail
liste de rfrence master list
lit darmature layer of reinforcement
lit de pose bedding
lit de sable sand bed
lit filtrant filter bed
liteau batten
livraison delivery
logement pour handicaps physiques building to disabled persons
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longueur length
longueur dancrage anchor length
longueur de dpassement protruding length
longueur de flambement buckling length
longueur de frottement friction length
longueur de transfert transfer length
longueur de transfert de prcontrainte prestress transfer length
longueur de vole (descalier) length of flight
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M
mchefer clinker ; bottom ash
machine dabrasion Bhme Bhme disk abrader
machine de polissage polishing machine
machine extrudeuse extruding machine
machine fileuse slip-forming machine
magasin palettes pallets store
magasin de presse pallets store
maintenance maintenance
maintenance productive totale Total Productive Maintenance (TPM)
matrise de la production production monitoring
matrise des procds process control
maonnerie masonry
maintenance maintenance
matrise de lnergie energy control
matrise de la qualit quality control
malaxage mixing
malaxeur mixer
management de la qualit quality management
management total de la qualit Total Quality Management (TQM)
manchon (pour embotement de tuyau) collar ; socket
maniabilimtre workabilitymeter
maniabilit workability
manuel qualit quality manual
manutention handling
marche-console cantilevered step
marche descalier step block ; step of stair
marche en appui simple simply supported step
marche encastre dans la structure cantilevered step
marche-querre bracket step
marche infrieure bottom step
marche plane flat step
marche plane rectangulaire en appui
simple
flat rectangular simply supported step
marche plane reposant sur un limon
central
double cantilevered flat step
marche porteuse structural step
marche simple single step
marche suprieure top step
marches assembles par empilement et
btonnage
steps assembled by stacking and
concreting
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marches assembles par liaisons
mcaniques
steps assembled with mechanical links
marchs publics public procurement
marquage marking
masque anti-poussires dust mask
masse volumique density
masse volumique absolue absolute density
masse volumique apparente bulk density
mastic dtanchit sealant
matriau de construction building material
matriau de rfrence reference material
matriau de rfrence certifi certified reference material
matriel equipment
matriel dessai testing equipment
matriel de pese weighing equipment
matire premire raw material
matrice matrix
mcanisme de rupture fracture mechanism
mlange blending ; mixing
membrure flange
mesure du temps dcoulement flow time measuring
metakaolin metakaolin
mthode dessai test method
mthode de lcho dimpulsion impact-echo method
mthode de mesure method of measurement
mthode des tats-limites limit states method
mthode probabiliste probabilistic method
mtrologie metrology
meulage grinding
microbton microconcrete
microfissuration microcracking
microtunnel microtunnel
milieu alcalin alkali medium ; alkaline medium
minerai ore
mise en uvre
erection ; laying ; placing ; processing ;
implementation
mise en place placing ; casting
mise en place du bton concreting
mise en prcontrainte prestressing
mise en tension tensioning
mobilier urbain street furniture ; urban furniture
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modalit dessai test procedure
mode de fonctionnement operating mode
mode opratoire procedure
modle bielle-tirant strut and tie model
modle linaire linear model
modle mathmatique mathematical model
module dlasticit elasticity modulus ; Youngs modulus
module de dformation modulus of deformation
module de finesse fineness modulus
module de Young Youngs modulus
moment lappui invert moment
moment dinertie moment of inertia
moment de rupture moment of failure
moment de torsion torsional moment
moment flchissant bending moment
moment flchissant longitudinal longitudinal bending moment
moment flchissant transversal transverse bending moment
moment hyperstatique de prcontrainte
statically undetermined prestressing
moment
moment sollicitant applied moment
moment statique static moment
moment transversal transverse moment
moment ultime de flexion ultimate bending moment
montage erecting
mortier mortar
mortier-colle thin-bed mortar
mortier de pose bedding mortar
mortier de ragrage finishing mortar
mortier prt lemploi ready mixed mortar
motif pattern
motif gomtrique de pose geometric pattern of placing
moulage casting ; moulding
moulage sous vibration/compression vibration/compression moulding
moule form ; mould
mur wall
mur double paroi double wall ; double-shell wall
mur lame dair cavity wall
mur antibruit
acoustic barrier ; antinoise wall ; sound
wall
mur-console cantilever wall
mur de contreventement shear wall
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mur de maonnerie masonry wall
mur de refend cross wall
mur de soutnement retaining wall
mur de soutnement consoles cantilever retaining wall
mur de soutnement cantilever cantilever retaining wall
mur de soutnement par lments segmental retaining wall
mur-diaphragme diaphragm wall
mur double cavity wall
mur extrieur external wall
mur-plan plane wall
mur porteur load-bearing wall
mur porteur bas low-rise wall
mur-rideau curtain wall
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N
nervure rib
nervure de raidissement stiffening rib
nettoyage cleaning
nettoyage de canalisation
dassainissement
par jet deau haute pression
sewer jetting
nez (de tuile) front edge ; tile nosing
nid de graviers honeycombing
non-conformit nonconformity
normalisation standardization
norme standard
norme de produit product standard
notice dinstruction instruction manual
noyau core
noyau de moule mould core
noyau descalier newel
noyau vibrant vibrating core
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O
onde (de tuile) corrugation
onde ultrasonique ultrasonic wave
oprateur operator
ordures mnagres municipal solid wastes
orifice dentre inlet-hole
ornirage rutting
ossature structural frame ; structural framework
ossature-bois timber-frame
ossature de btiment building framework
ouverture bore ; hole ; opening
ouverture de fissure crack opening
ouverture nominale de la maille (du
tamis)
nominal width of sieve aperture
ouvrabilit workability
ouvrage structure
ouvrage dart civil engineering structure
ouvrage mixte composite structure
ovalisation ovalization
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P
palette pallet
palettisation palletizing
palettiseur palletizer
palier (descalier) landing
palier (mcanique) bearing
palier intermdiaire (descalier) intermediate landing
palplanche interlocking pile ; sheet pile
panneau panel
panneau daffichage billboard
panneau de faade cladding panel ; facade panel
panneau hauteur dtage storey height panel
panneau lumineux illuminated board
panneau sandwich sandwich panel
parc de stockage storage area
parement cladding ; facing
parement en bton concrete face
paroi shell ; wall
paroi extrieure outside wall
paroi latrale (de vole descalier) outer face
paroi moule diaphragm wall
particule de bois wood particle
passerelle cat walk ; footbridge
pte de ciment slurry
patin slider
patin de caoutchouc rubber slider
pavage paving
pav paver (angl.) ; paving block
pav autobloquant interlocking paver
pav bicouche two-layer paving block
pav carr square paving block
pav-gazon garden paving flag
pav lisse smooth paving block
pav monocouche one-layer paving block
pav multicouche multi-layer paving block
pav perfor perforated paving block
pav permable permeable paving block
pav rectangulaire rectangular paving block
peigne (de moule) stripper shoe
pendule SRT SRT pendulum
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pente (descalier) pitch
pente du toit roof pitch
priode de maturation curing period
permabilimtre cell permeameter
permabilit permeability
permabilit lair air permeability
permabilit leau water permeability
permabilit loxygne oxygen permeability
permabilit aux ions chlorures chloride ions permeability
perte de laitance laitance loss
perte de prcontrainte prestress loss ; prestressing loss
pertinent (lorsque cest pertinent,
lorsque appropri)
relevant (as relevant)
phase dimmersion period of immersion
phase de refroidissement cooling operation
phase de schage period of drying
piedroit abutment
pierre artificielle artificial stone
pieu (de fondation) pile
pieu fonc driven pile
pigment pigment
pilon tamper head
pince de palettisation palletization grab
piste cyclable cycle track
piston plunger
plage de temprature range of temperature
plan dchantillonnage sampling plan
plan de calepinage setting-out drawing
plan de marche (descalier) tread
plan de reprise interface
planche pallet ; board
plancher floor ; floor system
plancher entrevous block floor system
plancher nervures et entrevous rib and block floor
plancher poutrelles beam floor system
plancher poutrelles et entrevous
beam-block floor system ; beam and
block floor system
plancher prdalles floor plate
plancher avec prdalle en bton arm reinforced concrete floor plate system
plancher avec prdalle prcontrainte prestressed floor plate system
plancher composite composite floor
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plancher composite prdalles composite floor plate system
plancher-dalle flate-slab ; floor slab
planelle block slip
planit flatness
plaque plate
plaque dappui flange plate
plaque de regard manhole cover
plaque de toiture reef plank
plaque ondule de toiture corrugated roofing sheet
plaque pave paved plate
plastifiant plasticizer
plastifiant-rducteur deau water-reducing plasticizer
plastifiant-rtenteur deau water-retaining plasticizer
plastique alvolaire alveolar plastic ; cellular plastic
plastique renforc de fibres Fiber-Reinforced Plastic (FRP)
plastique renforc de fibres de carbone Carbon Fiber Reinforced Plastic (CFRP)
plate-forme plate-form
pltre gypsum
poids propre self-weight
point de levage lifting point
polissage polishing
pompage pumping
pompe bton concrete pump
ponce pumice
porosit porosity
porosit ouverte open pore structure
porte gate
porte span
porte thorique effective span
portique frame
portlandite portlandite
pose laying
positionnement locating
positionnement des armatures reinforcement positioning
poste de commande control station
post-tension post-tensioning
poteau (de clture) post
poteau (de structure) column
poteau dangle (de clture) corner post
poteau dclairage lighting standard
poteau dtendage linge clothesline post
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poteau de rive edge column
poteau de signalisation routire traffic marking signpost
poteau de tension (de clture) straining post
poteau lectrique transmission pole
potelet (de clture) spur
poubelle litter bin
poudre dmeri flour emery
pousse-palettes pallet pusher
pousse thrust
pousse des terres ground thrust
poutre beam ; girder
poutre appui simple simply-supported beam
poutre membrures flanged beam
poutre treillis lattice girder ; truss girder
poutre-caisson box girder
poutre-cloison deep beam
poutre console cantilever beam
poutre continue continuous beam
poutre de pont bridge beam ; bridge girder
poutre de rive edge beam
poutre lance slender beam
poutre en bton concrete beam
poutre en bton appui simple strengthened reinforced concrete beam
poutre en T T-beam ; tee beam
poutre encastre cantilever beam
poutre noye embedded beam
poutrelle floor joist
poutrelle treillis mtallique lattice girder
poutrelle autoportante self-bearing beam
poutrelle en bton arm reinforced concrete beam
poutrelle non-autoportante non-self-bearing beam
poutrelle prcontrainte prestressed beam
poutrelle prcontrainte par prtension pretensioned prestressed concrete beam
pouzzolane pozzolana
prcontrainte prestressing
prcontrainte additionnelle additional prestressing
prcontrainte par fils adhrents pretensioning
prcontrainte par post-tension post-tensioning
prcontrainte par prtension pretensioning
prdalle floor plate
prdalle en bton arm reinforced concrete floor plate
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prdalle en bton prcontraint prestressed concrete floor plate
prdalle nervure ribbed floor plate
prdalle nervure en bton arm ribbed reinforced concrete floor plate
prfabrication precasting ; prefabrication
prfabrication sur site on-site precasting
prescription de scurit safety specification
prescription gnrale general specification
pressage pressing
pressage-essorage pressing-hydro-extraction
presse press
pression de confinement confining pressure
pression de contact contact stress
pression de flambement buckling pressure
pression de surface permanent load
pression hydraulique water pressure
pression hydrostatique hydrostatic pressure
prtension pretensioning
prvention prevention
prvibration previbration
prise setting
procd de fabrication manufacturing process
procd Tilt-up Tilt-up construction
procdure procedure
processus process
processus de fabrication manufacturing process
processus de qualification qualification process
produit product
produit certifi certified product
produit chimique chemical agent
produit damnagement des sols floorscape product
produit denvironnement garden product
produit de construction building product ; construction product
produit de cure curing agent
produit de dmoulage demoulding agent ; release agent
produit de dverglaage deicing agent
produit de pavage paving product
produit de signalisation roadsign product
produit de voirie paving product ; paving unit
produit de voirie de surface highway product ; roading product
produit dfectueux defective product
produit durci hardened product
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produit en bton fabriqu
industriellement
industrially manufacturated concrete
product
produit en bton manufactur (ancien
terme)
precast concrete product
produit en bton prfabriqu precast concrete product
produit en bton prfabriqu en usine factory precast concrete product
produit fini finished product
produit frais green product
produit industriel en bton manufactured concrete product
produit moul cast product
produit non-structurel non-structural product
produit prfabriqu precast product
profil de lassemblage joint profile
profondeur dappui support length
profondeur du plan de marche depth of tread
projection du bton shotcreting
projet de norme draft standard
proprit property
protection safeguarding
protection des berges sea defence
protection-incendie fire protection
proximit de la zone dassemblage vicinity of the joint profile
puits pit
pupitre console
pylne pole
pylne lectrique transmission pole
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Q
qualifi qualified
qualit quality
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R
raclage du pilon tamper sweeping
raccordement connection
raccordement de caniveaux joining of channel units
raccordement de tuyaux pipe joint ; pipe connection
radier raft foundation
ragrage smoothing
raideur stiffness
raidisseur (poutre) lattice girder
rampe dacclration acceleration ramp
rampe de dclration deceleration ramp
rapport dessai test report
rapport E/C W/C ratio ; Water/Cement ratio
rapport Eau/Ciment Water/Cement ratio ; W/C ratio
raction alcali-granulat alkali-aggregate reaction
raction alcali-silice Alkali-Silica Reaction (ASR)
raction au feu reaction to fire
raction sulfatique interne
internal sulfate reaction ; Delayed
Ettringite Formation (DEF)
rcif artificiel artificial reef
recouvrement overlapping
rectitude straightness
rcupration recovery
recyclage recycling
recyclage des rsidus du bton residual concrete recycling
rfrigrant eau water cooler
regard de prlvement sampling shaft
regard de visite manhole ; inspection manhole
rglage adjustment
rgle straightedge
rgles BAEL BAEL rules
rglement de construction building regulation
rgle vibrante vibrating beam
rhabilitation rehabilitation ; renovation
rehausse extension shaft
relchement de la prcontrainte release of prestress
relev (de mesures) reading
remblai backfill ; embankment ; fill
remplissage filling
remplissage du moule mould filling
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renforcement des structures strengthening of structures
renforcement sismique seismic retrofitting
rpartition du cisaillement shear distribution
rptabilit repeatability
reproductibilit reproducibility
rseau coulement gravitaire gravity drainage system
rseau dassainissement drainage system
rservoir container ; tank
rsine polyester polyester resin
rsistance resistance ; strength
rsistance 28 jours twenty-eight days strength
rsistance court terme short-term strength
rsistance labrasion abrasion resistance
rsistance larrachement pull-out strength
rsistance lcrasement crushing strength
rsistance leffort tranchant shear strength
rsistance lusure wear resistance
rsistance lusure par pneus clouts wear resistance by studded tyres
rsistance la compression compressive strength
rsistance la fissuration cracking resistance
rsistance la flexion bending stress ; flexural strength
rsistance la mise en prcontrainte strength at prestressing
rsistance la traction tensile strength
rsistance la traction directe direct tensile strength
rsistance la traction minimale minimum ultimate tensile strength
rsistance la traction par fendage splitting tensile strength
rsistance la traction par flexion
bending tensile strength ; refabri
tensile strength
rsistance au battage driving stress
rsistance au choc thermique resistance to heat stress
rsistance au cisaillement shear resistance ; shear strength
rsistance au drapage skid resistance
rsistance au fendage splitting strength
rsistance au feu fire resistance
rsistance au gel frost resistance
rsistance au gel-dgel
freeze-thaw resistance ; freezing-
thawing resistance
rsistance au moment flchissant bending moment resistance
rsistance au moment flchissant
longitudinal
longitudinal bending moment resistance
rsistance au poinonnement punching shear resistance
rsistance au poinonnement/flexion punching-bending strength
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rsistance au relchement strength of prestressing
rsistance aux sels de dverglaage deicing salts resistance
rsistance chimique chemical resistance
rsistance des matriaux strength of materials
rsistance en compression compression strength
rsistance en traction/flexion
bending tensile strength ; refabri
tensile strength
rsistance mcanique mechanical strength
rsistance nominale nominal strength
rsistance thorique design strength
rsistance thermique thermal strength
rsistance ultime la traction ultimate tensile strength
responsabilit du fait du produit product liability
ressort dcomprim decompressed spring
ressort spring
ressortissant du CERIB registered CERIB member
ressuage bleeding
retardateur de prise retarder ; set retardant
rtenteur deau water retaining agent
retourneur de planches boards inverter
retrait shrinkage
retrait au schage drying shrinkage
retrait de dessication drying shrinkage
revtement (de mur) cladding
revtement (de sol) flooring
revtement (extrieur) coating ; covering
revtement (intrieur) lining
revtement en rsine resin coating
revtement pav block pavement surfacing
rhologie rheology
rigidit rigidity ; stiffness
rigidit torsionnelle torsional stiffness
roche stone
roche naturelle dure natural hard rock
roche siliceuse chert
rond bton rebar (amr.) ; reinforcing bar (angl.)
rondelle de base (pour tuyau) bottom ring
rotule hinge
rouille rust
route road
rugosit roughness
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rupture
collapse ; failure ; fracture;
ultimate failure condition
rupture par clatement spalling failure
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S
sablage sandblasting
sable sand
saillie ridge
saupoudrage wipe
scellement sealing ; healing
schiste shale
schiste expans expanded shale
sclromtre sclerometer
section creuse hollow cross section
section des armatures sectional area of reinforcement
section pleine solid cross section
section transversale cross section
scurit safety
scurit des machines safety of machinery
scurit-incendie fire safety
sgrgation segregation
sels de dgel deicing salts
sels de dverglaage deicing salts
semelle raft
semelle sur pieu pile cap
sens porteur bearing direction
sparateur separator
sparateur de chausse crash barrier ; safety barrier
sparateur de graisses grease separator
sparateur de liquides lgers light liquids separator
serrage compaction ; tamping
serre-joint clamp
silex noir chert
silicate bicalcique dicalcium silicate
silicate tricalcique tricalcium silicate
silice silica
silo silo
sol de fondation embankment soil
sollicitation
internal force ; load ; sollicitation ;
stress
sollicitation de calcul design load
sollicitation de service service load
solution interstitielle pore solution
sollicitation sous chausse sollicitation beneath the pavement
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sollicitation sous remblai sollicitation beneath fill
solvant solvent
solvant de nettoyage cleansing solvent
soulvement d au gel (dune chausse) frost heave
sous-face (de prdalle) soffit
sous-face (de pav) bed face
sous-produit industriel by-product
spcification dessai test requirement
spcification des matriaux materials requirement
stabilisation des sols soil stabilization ; soil erosion control
stabilit stability
stabilit au flambement buckling stability
stabilit dimensionnelle dimensional accuracy
station dpuration sewage plant
stockage storage
stockage sur parc outdoor storage
striage grooving
structure structure
structure grande chelle large-scale structure
structure de chausse pavement structure
structure portante bearing structure ; supporting structure
suivi de louvrage monitoring
superplastifiant superplasticizer
support lastique elastic support
surcharge superimposed load ; extraload
surcharge permanente de surface permanent surface load
surpaisseur extra thickness
sret de fonctionnement dependability
surfaage capping ; surfacing
surface dappui bearing surface
surface dessai test contact face
surface de contact contact face
surface de dformation plastique yield surface
surface de liaison bonding surface
surface spcifique specific area ; specific surface
surface texture textured surface
surveillance monitoring
suspension slurry
suspension lastique elastic support
systme constructif building system
systme de coffrage formworks system
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systme de dosage volumtrique volumetric batching system
systme qualit quality system
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T
table secousses flow table ; shock table
table de mesure measuring table
table de moulage casting table
table de prfabrication relevable tilting table
table vibrante vibrating table
tablier de pont bridge deck
taille nominale nominal size
talochage floating
taloche vibrante vibrating float
talus vgtalisable bank with vegetation
tamis sieve
tamis de contrle test sieve
tamisage sieve analysis
tampon cover ; plug
tampon de regard manhole cover
tapis (du convoyeur) belt ( of conveyor)
tassement settlement
tlbenne over head hopper
temps de malaxage mixing time
temps de prise setting time
tnacit toughness
tnacit la flexion flexural toughness
tnacit la rupture fracture toughness
tendon de prcontrainte pretensioned strand
teneur content
teneur en eau water content
teneur en ciment cement content
teneur en humidit moisture content
teneur en soufre sulphur content
tenon tenon
tension tensile stress
tenue au gel frost susceptibility
tenue aux sels de dverglaage deicing agents susceptibility
terrassement earthwork
terre cuite fired clay
terre humide (consistance) earth moist
tte daqueduc aqueduct head
tiroir (de la presse) feed box
toit roof
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toiture roof ; roof covering ; roof system
toiture incline pitched roof
toitureterrasse flat roof
tolrance tolerance
tolrance de planit flatness tolerance
tolrance dimensionnelle dimensional tolerance
toron cable ; strand
toron crant indented cable ; indented strand
tour par minute (tr/min) revolution per minute (rpm)
traabilit traceability
traitement de surface surface treatment
traitement des eaux rsiduaires effluents water treatment
traitement des eaux uses waste water treatment
tranche trench
tranche troite narrow trench
tranche large wide trench
transbordeur finger transfer system
transbordeur suspendu finger gantry crane
transfert dhumidit moisture migration
transfert de prcontrainte transfer of prestress
transmission des forces dadhrence transmission of bonding forces
transpalette pallet truck
trappe de ramonage sweeping hatch
travaux sans tranche trenchless technology
traverse sleeper
traverse de chemin de fer railway sleeper ; railroad sleeper
treillis soud welded wire mesh
trmie bin ; hopper
tronon length ; section
trou de clouage nail hole
tuile roofing tile ; tile
tuile embotement longitudinal tile with longitudinal interlock
tuile petites cannelures tile with small corrugations
tuile petites ondes tile with small corrugations
tuile de noue valley tile
tuile de rive verge tile
tuile fatire ridge tile
tuile plate flat tile
tuile profile moulded tile
tuyau pipe
tuyau autoforeur auger pipe
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tuyau circulaire circular section pipe
tuyau de fonage jacking pipe
tuyau de raccordement connection pipe
tuyau de sortie outlet pipe
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U
ultrafine ultrafine ; microfiller
unit (de mesure) unit (of measurement)
unit presse vibrante
vibration press unit ; vibration press
machine
usine plant
usure wear
usure par abrasion abrasive wear
usure par voie humide wet wearing
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V
valeur admissible allowable value
valeur de calcul design value
valeur efficace Root Mean Square value (RMS value)
valeur thorique design value
valeur vraie (dune grandeur) true value (of a quantity)
validation enabling ; validation
variation dimensionnelle
dimensional variation ; moisture
movement
vrification verification
vrin jack ; cylinder
vrin de chargement loading cylinder
vrin hydraulique hydraulic cylinder
verrouillage (grille avec) interlocking guard
vessie pneumatique air bag
vture cladding panel
vibrateur vibrator
vibrateur balourds unbalanced mass vibrator
vibrateur externe external vibrator
vibration vibration
vibration laiguille internal vibration ; poker vibration
vibration nergtique high-energy vibration
vibration sur banc vibration on casting bed
vibrodameuse vibratory tamper
vide-ordures refuse-chute
vieillissement weathering
vis de calage levelling screw
vis de rglage adjustment screw
visco-lasticit visco-elasticity
viscosit viscosity
vitesse de mise en charge rate of loading
vitesse de rotation speed of rotation
vitesse de translation advance speed
voie pitonnire pedestrian road
voie urbaine urban road
voile shell
voile mince thin shell
voilement latral lateral bow
voirie roading
vole descalier flight of stairs
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vole descalier angle droit angular shaped flight
vole descalier droit straight flight
vole descalier hlicodal spiral flight ; winding flight
volume capacity
voussoir arch stone ; segment
vote arch
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Z
zone comprime compression side
zone dabout end zone
zone dancrage anchorage zone
zone dcrasement crushing zone
zone de cisaillement shearing zone
zone de palettisation palletizing area
zone de retour des planches vides empty boards return area
zone de surface cover zone
zone tendue tension side

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GLOSSARY
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A
AAC = Autoclaved Aerated Concrete BCA = Bton Cellulaire Autoclav
Abrams slump cone cne dAbrams ; cne daffaissement
abrasion abrasion
abrasion resistance resistance labrasion
abrasion test essai dabrasion ; essai dusure
abrasion wear test essai labrasion
abrasive load charge dabrasion ; effort dabrasion
abrasive wear usure par abrasion
absolute density masse volumique absolue
absolute specific gravity densit absolue
abutment cule ; piedroit
accelerated test essai acclr
accelerating admixture acclrateur
acceleration acclration
acceleration ramp rampe dacclration
accelerator acclrateur
accelerometer acclromtre
acceptability acceptabilit
acceptance testing essai de rception
accessory accessoire
accessory block bloc accessoire
accessory to stretch accessoire de mise en prcontrainte
accessory unit bloc accessoire
accreditation accrditation
accuracy of measurement exactitude de mesure
acetic acid acide actique
acid etching acidage
acid-etched concrete bton lav lacide
acoustic barrier cran acoustique ; mur antibruit
acoustic enclosure encoffrement antibruit
acoustic in building acoustique du btiment
acoustical insulation isolation acoustique
action action
active reinforcement armature active
addition ajout ; addition
additional prestressing prcontrainte additionnelle
additive additif ; ajout
adhesion adhrence
adhesion coefficient coefficient dadhsion
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adhesion in peel test essai dadhrence
adiabatic medium milieu adiabatique
adhesion adhrence
adjustable pivoting nozzle buse pivotante (pour rservoir)
adjustment rglage ; action corrective ; ajustage
adjustment screw vis de rglage
admixture adjuvant
advance speed vitesse de translation
aerated concrete bton cellulaire
aerodynamic arodynamique
aggregate granulat
aggressive agent agent agressif
aggressive water eaux agressives
agitator grid grille dagitation
air aerated concrete bton air occlus
air bag vessie pneumatique
air bubble bulle dair
air duct conduit de ventilation
air-entraining admixture adjuvant entraneur dair
air-entraining agent entraneur dair
air permeability permabilit lair
air void bulle dair
alkali medium milieu alcalin
alkaline medium milieu alcalin
alkali-aggregate reaction alcali-raction ; raction alcali-granulat
Alkali-Silica Reaction (ASR) alcali-raction ; raction alcali-silice
all-in aggregate grave
all-in aggregate with cement grave-ciment
all-in aggregate with slag grave-laitier
allowable stress contrainte admissible
allowable value valeur admissible
allowance for tolerance cart de tolrance
aluminous cement ciment alumineux
alveolar plastic plastique alvolaire
anchor length longueur dancrage
anchorage ancrage
anchorage zone zone dancrage
ancillary accessoire
angular shaped flight vole descalier angle droit
antinoise wall mur antibruit
apparatus appareillage
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appearance aspect de surface
appearance characteristic caractristique daspect
applied load charge applique
applied moment moment sollicitant
aqueduct head tte daqueduc
arch vote
arch stone voussoir
architectural concrete bton architectonique
architectural precast concrete bton prfabriqu architectonique
artificial reef rcif artificiel
artificial stone pierre artificielle
asbestos cement amiante-ciment ; fibre-ciment
aspect requirement exigence daspect
asphalt concrete bton bitumineux
ASR = Alkali-Silica Reaction alcali-raction ; raction alcali-silice
attestation of conformity attestation de conformit
auditory warning signal avertisseur sonore
auger pipe tuyau autoforeur
autoclave curing autoclavage
Autoclaved Aerated Concrete (AAC) Bton Cellulaire Autoclav (BCA)
autoclaved concrete bton autoclav
automatic feed alimentation automatique
automatic monitoring autosurveillance
average diameter diamtre moyen
axle load charge dessieu
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B
backfill remblai
backing layer couche de fond (de pav)
badbearing wall cloison
BAEL rules rgles BAEL
balanced stair escalier balanc
balcony balcon
baluster balustre
balustrade balustrade ; garde-corps
bank with vegetation talus vgtalisable
bar acier en barre
base unit lment de fond (de regard)
base thickness paisseur de la couche de base
batching dosage
batten liteau
beam poutre
beam and block floor system plancher poutrelles et entrevous
beam floor system plancher poutrelles
beam-block floor system plancher poutrelles et entrevous
bearing appui ; palier (mcanique)
bearing capacity force portante
bearing direction sens porteur
bearing member lment porteur
bearing strength capacit portante
bearing strip bande dappui (pour tuyau)
bearing structure structure portante
bearing surface surface dappui
bed face sous-face (de pav)
bed joint joint horizontal
bedding lit de pose
bedding mortar mortier de pose
bell about femelle (de tuyau)
belt (of conveyor) tapis (du convoyeur)
belt conveyor convoyeur bande
bench test banc dessai
bending flexion
bending design dimensionnement en flexion
bending load effort de flexion
bending moment moment flchissant
bending moment resistance rsistance au moment flchissant
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bending strength rsistance la flexion
bending stress contrainte de flexion
bending tensile strength
rsistance la traction par flexion ;
rsistance en traction/flexion
bending test essai de flexion
bevelled edge chanfrein
biaxial bending flexion biaxiale
billboard panneau daffichage
bin trmie
binder liant
binder course couche de liaison
blastfurnace cement ciment de haut-fourneau
blastfurnace slag laitier de haut-fourneau
bleeding ressuage
blending mlange
blister boursouflure
block entrevous
block floor system plancher entrevous
block for rendering bloc enduire
block pavement surfacing revtement pav
block slip planelle
block with incorporated thermal
insulation
bloc isolation thermique intgre
blockwork reinforcement chanage
blow-hole bullage
blunting drive essai dusure (pour pneu clout)
board planche
board conveyor convoyeur de planches
board store magasin de presse
boards inverter retourneur de planches
Bhme disk abrader machine dabrasion Bhme
Bhme test essai Bhme
bollard borne haute
bolt boulon
bolt fixing boulonnage
bolted joint assemblage boulonn
bond adhrence
boundary limite
bond strength test essai dadhrence
bonded reinforcement armature adhrente
bonding force force dadhrence
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bonding of coating adhrence au revtement
bonding surface surface de liaison
bonding with mortar adhrence au mortier
bore ouverture
bottom ash mchefer
bottom face face de pose
bottom ring rondelle de base (pour tuyau)
bottom step marche infrieure
bow courbure
box culvert cadre ; canalisation rectangulaire
box girder poutre-caisson
bracket step marche-querre
branch flue liner
boisseau de drivation ; conduit de
drivation
bridge beam poutre de pont
bridge deck tablier de pont
bridge girder poutre de pont
brittle fragile
brushed concrete bton bross
brushing brossage
buckling flambage ; flambement
buckling length longueur de flambement
buckling pressure pression de flambement
buckling stability stabilit au flambement
building btiment
building components construction construction par composants
building framework ossature de btiment
building material matriau de construction
building product produit de construction
building regulation rglement de construction
building system systme constructif
building to disabled persons logement pour handicaps physiques
built-in component composant intgr
bulk density
densit apparente ; masse volumique
apparente
bulk specific gravity densit apparente
burial vault caveau
buried pipeline canalisation enterre
burr dpt (de bton)
bush-hammered concrete bton bouchard
bush-hammering machine bouchardeuse
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by-pass device dispositif de drivation
by-product sous-produit industriel
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C
cable cble ; toron
cable duct caniveau technique pour cbles
CAC = Calcium Aluminate Cement ciment daluminate de calcium
Calcium Aluminate Cement (CAC) ciment daluminate de calcium
calcium chloride chlorure de calcium
calcium lignosulphonate lignosulfonate de calcium
calibration talonnage
calibration curve courbe dtalonnage
cantilever beam poutre encastre ; poutre console
cantilevered step
marche encastre dans la structure ;
marche console
cantilever retaining wall
mur de soutnement cantilever ;
mur de soutnement consoles
cantilever wall mur-console
capacity volume
capillarity capillarit
capillary absorption test essai dabsorption capillaire
capping surfaage
carbonation carbonatation
carbon dioxide dioxyde de carbone
carbon fiber fibre de carbone
Carbon Fiber Reinforced Plastic (CFRP) plastique renforc de fibres de carbone
carriage crmaillre (descalier)
cast in device accessoire intgr au moulage
cast in equipment accessoire intgr au moulage
casting mise en place
cast in place joint joint coul en uvre
cast-in-place monolithic slab dalle monolithe coule en uvre
cast-in-situ monolithic slab dalle monolithe coule en uvre
cast product produit moul
casting
btonnage ; coulage ; moulage ; mise en
place
casting table table de moulage
cat walk passerelle
cavity wall mur lame dair ; mur double
CBC = Chemically Bonded Ceramic cramique liaisons chimiques
cell permeameter permabilimtre
cellar cave
cellular plastic plastique alvolaire
cement ciment
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cement clinker clinker
cement content dosage en ciment ; teneur en ciment
centrifugal force force centrifuge
ceramic floor tile carreau cramique ; dalle cramique
certification certification
certified product produit certifi
certified reference material matriau de reference certifi
CFRP = Carbon Fiber-Reinforced Plastic plastique renforc de fibres de carbone
chamfer chanfrein
channel caniveau
characteristic caractristique
chart abaque
check on samples contrle des prouvettes
chemical admixture adjuvant chimique
chemical agent produit chimique
chemical reactivity activit chimique
chemical resistance rsistance chimique
Chemically Bonded Ceramic (CBC) cramique liaisons chimiques
chert roche silicieuse ; silex noir
chimney chemine
chimney liner conduit de fume
chimney lining conduit de fume
chloride ions ions chlorures
chloride ions permeability permabilit aux ions chlorures
circular section pipe tuyau circulaire
civil engineering structure ouvrage dart
cladding parement ; revtement (de mur)
cladding panel bardage ; panneau de faade ; vture
clamp serre-joint ; bride
clamping bridage
claustra claustra
cleaning nettoyage
cleansing solvent solvant de nettoyage
clear distance dgagement
clinker mchefer
clogging colmatage
close-textured lightweight aggregates
concrete
bton de granulats lger structure
ferme
closed-riser stair escalier contremarches pleines
clothesline post poteau dtendage linge
CMU = Concrete Masonry Unit bloc (de maonnerie en bton)
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coarse aggregate granulat gros
coating revtement (extrieur)
coffered slab dalle caisson
coil acier en couronne
collapse rupture ; effondrement
collar manchon (pour embotement de tuyau)
colloidal concrete bton activ ; bton collodal
coloured concrete bton color
column poteau (de structure)
Compact Reinforced Composite (CRC) bton arm ultra-rsistant
compaction compactage ; serrage
compactness compacit
compatibility compatibilit
compliance adquation
complete-cast-in-place structural
topping
dalle structurale complte coule en
uvre
component composant
composite compression slab dalle de compression composite
composite floor plancher composite
composite floor plate system plancher composite prdalles
composite slab dalle composite
composite structure ouvrage mixte
compressed concrete bton press
compression compression
compression side zone comprime
compression slab dalle de compression
compression strength rsistance en compression
compression test essai de compression
compressive force force de compresion
compressive strength rsistance la compression
compressive stress contrainte de compression
compressive test essai de compression
concentrated load charge concentre
concrete bton
concrete beam poutre en bton
concrete block bloc (de maonnerie en bton)
concrete cover
enrobage des armatures ; paisseur
denrobage
concrete face parement en bton
Concrete Masonry Unit (CMU) bloc (de maonnerie en bton)
concrete mixing plant centrale bton
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concrete pump pompe bton
concrete reinforcement bar armature de bton arm
concreting mise en place du bton
concrete whisper bton silencieux
confining pressure pression de confinement
confinment frettage
conformity conformit
connecting element lment de raccordement
connecting reinforcement acier de liaison
connection
assemblage ; connexion ; liaison ;
raccordement
connection pipe tuyau de raccordement
connection reinforcement acier de couture
consistency consistance
consistency test essai de consistance
console pupitre
construction detail dtail constructif
construction joint joint de construction
construction product produit de construction
Construction Products Directive (CPD) Directive Produits de Construction (DPC)
contact face surface de contact
contact stress pression de contact
container rservoir
content teneur ; contenu
continuous beam poutre continue
continuous bearing appui de continuit
contraction joint joint de retrait
control commande
control chart carte de contrle
control device
appareil de commande ; dispositif de
commande
control specimen prouvette de rfrence
control station poste de commande
control test essai de contrle
conveyor convoyeur
cooling operation phase de refroidissement
coping
dispositif de couronnement (de mur) ;
chaperon
corbel console
core alvole; noyau; carotte
corn emery meri grossier
corner block bloc dangle
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corner of wall angle de mur
corner post poteau dangle (de clture)
cornice corniche
corrosion inhibitor inhibiteur de corrosion
corrosive agent agent corrosif
corrugated roofing sheet plaque ondule de toiture
corrugated steel acier annel
corrugation onde (de tuile)
counterweight contre-poids
cover
couvercle (de caniveau) ; enrobage ;
tampon
cover concrete
bton denrobage ; bton de
recouvrement
covering revtement (extrieur) ; carter
cover zone zone de surface
CPD = Construction Products Directive DPC = Directive Produits de Construction
crack fissure
crack opening ouverture de fissure
cracking fissuration
cracking limit state tat-limite de fissuration
cracking resistance rsistance la fissuration
crack width largeur de fissure
cradle berceau (pour canalisation)
crash barrier sparateur de chausse
crazing faenage
CRC = Compact Reinforced Composite bton arm ultra-rsistant
creep fluage
creep deflection dformation sous fluage
critical load charge critique
cross joint joint vertical
cross section section transversale
cross wall mur de refend
crushed aggregate granulat concass
crushed concrete aggregate granulat de bton concass
crushed slag laitier concass
crushing fragmentation ; crasement
crushing load charge dcrasement
crushing strength rsistance lcrasement
crushing test essai dcrasement
crushing zone zone dcrasement
cube sample prouvette cubique
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curing conservation ; cure
curing agent produit de cure
curing chamber chambre dtuvage
curing membrane anti-vaporant
curing period dure de cure ; priode de maturation
curtain wall mur-rideau
curvature courbure
curved specimen prouvette cintre
cycle track piste cyclable
cylinder vrin
cylinder sample prouvette cylindrique
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D
damper amortisseur
damping factor coefficient damortissement
dampness humidit
deactivated concrete bton dsactiv
decasting (angl.) dmoulage
deceleration dclration
deceleration ramp rampe de dclration
decompressed spring ressort dcomprim
deep beam poutre-cloison
default dfaut
DEF = Delayed Ettringite Formation raction sulfatique interne
defect dfaut
defective product produit dfectueux
deflection dformation ; flche ; flchissement
deformation dformation
deformation coefficient coefficient de dformation
deformation limit state tat-limite de dformation
deformed reinforcement armature crante ; dforme
deicing agent produit de dvergblaage
deicing agents susceptibility tenue aux sels de dverglaage
deicing salts sels de dgel ; sels de dverglaage
deicing salts resistance rsistance aux sels de dverglaage
delamination feuilletage
Delayed Ettringite Formation (DEF) raction sulfatique interne
delivery livraison
demolition dmolition
demoulding dcoffrage ; dmoulage
demoulding agent produit de dmoulage
demoulding oil
huile de dcoffrage ; huile de
dmoulage
demoulding onto board dmoulage sur planche
demoulding onto bottom ring dmoulage sur rondelle
density masse volumique
depth of tread profondeur du plan de marche
design conception ; dimensionnement
design action charge de calcul
design by calculation dimensionnement par le calcul
design by testing dimentionnement par les essais
design load sollicitation de calcul
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design of structures conception des ouvrages
design specification dossier de conception
design strength rsistance thorique
design value valeur de calcul ; valeur thorique
detailing
dispositions constructives (norme
produit)
deterioration altration ; dtrioration
deviated flue liner boisseau dvoy ; conduit dvoy
dial gauge comparateur
diametral deformation dformation diamtrale
diaphragm wall mur-diaphragme ; paroi moule
dicalcium silicate silicate bicalcique
diffusivity diffusivit
dimensional accuracy stabilit dimensionnelle
dimensional tolerance tolrance dimensionnelle
dimensional variation variation dimensionnelle
direct tensile strength rsistance la traction directe
direct tensile test essai de traction directe
direct testing essai direct
discharge pipe canalisation (intrieure)
distributed load charge rpartie
double cantilevered flat step
marche plane reposant sur un limon
central
double-layer reinforced concrete bton arm en double nappe
double-layer reinforcement armature en double nappe (pour tuyau)
double-shell wall mur double paroi
double T unit lment en double T ; lment en TT
double tee unit lment en double T ; lment en TT
double wall mur double paroi
draft standard projet de norme
drain canalisation deaux pluviales
drainage assainissement
drainage channel
caniveau hydraulique ; caniveau pour
vacuation des eaux
drainage course drainage
drainage of rainwater vacuation des eaux pluviales
drainage system rseau dassainissement
draw band feuillard tirant
drilled core carotte
drilled sample carotte
driven pile pieu fonc
driving stress rsistance au battage
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dry concrete bton sec
drying dessication
drying oven tuve (en laboratoire)
drying shrinkage
retrait au schage ; retrait de
dessication
drying shrinkage coefficient coefficient de retrait de dessication
DSP = Densified with Small Particules
ciment densifi avec de petites
particules
duct caniveau technique
ductile iron fonte ductile
ductility ductilit
durability durabilit
dust mask masque anti-poussire
dynamic action action dynamique
dynamic coefficient coefficient dynamique
dynamic crushing test essai de fragmentation dynamique
dynamic load charge dynamique
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early age jeune ge
earth moist terre humide (consistance)
earthwork terrassement
eaves gout de toit
edge beam poutre de rive
edge column poteau de rive
edging bordurette
EDI = Electronic data interchange EDI = change de Donnes Informatis
effective depth hauteur effective
effective span porte thorique
efflorescence Efflorescence
effluents water eaux rsiduaires
effluents water treatment traitement des eaux rsiduaires
elastic behaviour comportement lastique
elastic support support lastique ; suspension lastique
elasticity Elasticit
elasticity modulus module dlasticit
Electronic Data interchange (EDI) change de Donnes Informatis (EDI)
element lment
elongated particle granulat allong
elongation allongement
elongation gauge calibre de lamellarit
embankment remblai
embankment soil sol de fondation
embedded beam poutre noye
embedded steel reinforcement armature dacier enrobe
embedment enrobage dun tuyau
emergency stop arrt durgence
empty boards return area zone de retour des planches vides
enabling validation
enclosure chamber enceinte
end of the rib about de nervure
end of lattice girder about de raidisseur
end plate bute
end rail lisse de rive
end-restrained concrete member
lment en bton encastr aux
extrmits
end zone zone dabout
energy control matrise de lnergie
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entrained air air entran
entrained air concrete bton air occlus
entrapped air air occlus
environment environnement
environmental condition condition ambiante
equipment quipement ; matriel
equivalent solid unit bloc perfor
erecting montage
erection mise en oeuvre
Eurocode Eurocode
expanded clay argile expanse
expanded clay concrete bton dargile expanse
expanded glass aggregate granulat de verre expans
expanded slag (amr.) laitier expans
expanding expansion
expansion coefficient coefficient de dilatation
expansion joint joint de dilatation
expansion test essai de gonflement
expansive cement ciment expansif
exposed aggregate granulat apparent
exposed aggregates concrete bton granulats apparents
exposed concrete bton apparent
exposed facing unit bloc de parement pour mur extrieur
exposure class classe dexposition
extension shaft rehausse
external vibrator vibrateur externe
external wall mur extrieur
extra load surcharge
extra thickness surpaisseur
extruded concrete bton extrud
extruding machine machine extrudeuse
extrusion extrusion
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F
facade panel panneau de faade
face face
facilities installation
facing parement
facing block bloc apparent ; block de parement
facing joint joint de parement
facing layer couche de parement
facing unit bloc apparent
factory inspection contrle en usine
factory precast concrete product produit en bton prfabriqu en usine
factory production control contrle de la production en usine
failure rupture
failure criteria critre de rupture
failure load charge de rupture
failure of adhesion dcollement
failure stress contrainte de rupture
fair-faced concrete bton de parement
false set fausse prise
fastening assemblage ; fixation
fastening device
dispositif dassemblage ; dispositif de
serrage
fatigue limit state tat-limite de fatigue
FCRC = ferrocement confined reinforced
concrete
bton arm dun ferrociment confin =
BAFC
feasibility test essai de convenance
feed box tiroir (de la presse)
feed mechanism dispositif dalimentation
fence clture
fiber (amr.) fibre
Fiber Reinforced Plastic (FRP) plastique renforc de fibres
fibre (angl.) fibre
fill remblai
filler filler
filler aggregate lment fin
filling remplissage
film of water film dhumidification
filter bed lit filtrant
final prestressing force force de prcontrainte finale
final set fin de prise
fine fine
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fine gravel gravillon
fineness modulus module de finesse
finger car chariot transbordeur
finger gantry crane transbordeur suspendu
finger transfer system transbordeur
finish finition
finished product produit fini
finished specimen prouvette prpare
finishing mortar mortier de ragrage
fire place chimney chemine foyer ouvert
fire protection protection-incendie
fire resistance rsistance au feu
fire-resistance grading degr coupe-feu
fire safety scurit incendie
fired clay terre cuite
fitness for use aptitude lusage
fixed support appui fixe
fixing fixation
flag dalle (de chausse)
flag width largeur de la dalle
flagstone dalle (de chausse)
flakiness index coefficient dapplatissement
flaking paufrure
flange membrure
flange plate plaque dappui
flanged beam poutre membrures
flashing bavure ; clat
flat rectangular simply supported step
marche plane rectangulaire en appui
simple
flat roof toiture-terrase
flat-slab plancher-dalle
flat step marche plane
flat tile tuile plate
flatness planit
flatness tolerance tolrance de planit
flax dfaut
flexible pavement chausse souple
flexible pipe canalisation flexible
flexural design dimensionnement en flexion
flexural strength rsistance la flexion
flexural strength test essai de flexion
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flexural tensile strength rsistance en traction/flexion
flexural toughness tnacit la flexion
flight of stairs vole descalier
floating talochage
floating screed chape flottante
floor plancher
floor block entrevous
floor end about de plancher
floor joist poutrelle
floor plate plancher prdalles ; prdalle
floorscape product produit damnagement des sols
floor slab dalle(de plancher) ; plancher-dalle
floor slat for livestock caillebotis pour btail
floor system plancher
flooring revtement (de sol)
flour emery poudre dmeri
flow table table secousses
flow time measuring mesure du temps dcoulement
flower box jardinire
flue block conduit de fume simple et multi-parois
flue liner
boisseau ancien terme) ; conduit de
fume
(
flue tile conduit de fume
fluide concrete bton fluide
fluidifier fluidifiant
fluidity fluidit
fly ash cendre volante
foamed concrete bton-mousse
foamed slag (angl.) laitier expans
footbridge passerelle
foot path alle pitonnire
force effort ; force
force cell capteur de force
force sensor capteur de force
fork-lift truck chariot lvateur
form lment coffrant ; moule
form removal dcoffrage
formaldehyde formaldhyde
formwork coffrage
formworks system systme de coffrage
foundation slab dalle de fondation
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fountain fontaine
four-points loading chargement en 4 points
fracture rupture
fracture energy nergie de rupture
fracture mechanism mcanisme de rupture
fracture toughness tnacit la rupture
frame cadre ; portique
framework element lment de structure
free lime chaux libre
freeze-thaw cycle cycle gel-dgel
freeze-thaw resistance rsistance au gel-dgel
freeze-thaw test essai de gel-dgel
freezing/heating chamber enceinte climatique chaud/froid
freezing-thawing resistance rsistance au gel-dgel
frequency frquence (en vibration)
fresh concrete bton frais
friction frottement
friction coefficient coefficient de frottement
friction length longueur de frottement
friction test essai de frottement
friction test equipment dispositif de frottement
friction value coefficient de frottement
front edge nez (de tuile)
front wall faade
frost heave soulvement d au gel (dune chausse)
frost resistance rsistance au gel
frost resistance test essai de glivit
frost resisting aggregate granulat non-glif
frost susceptibility tenue au gel
frost test glivit
FRP = Fiber-Reinforced Plastic plastique renforc de fibres
future prospects activit prospective
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galvanized galvanis
galvanometer galvanomtre
garden paving flag dalle-gazon ; pav-gazon
garden product produit denvironnement
gas aerated concrete bton-gaz
gasket joint
gate porte
general specification prescription gnrale
geometric pattern of placing motif gomtrique de pose
geometric characteristic caractristique gomtrique
geometrical requirement exigence gomtrique
GGBS = Ground Granulated Blastfurnace Slag laitier de haut-fourneau broy
girder poutre
glass fiber fibre de verre
Glass-fiber Reinforced Cement (GRC) Composite Ciment-Verre (CCV)
glazed concrete bton maill
glue-cement ciment-colle
grading granulomtrie ; granularit
grading curve courbe granulomtrique
grading particle size granularit
grading zone fuseau granulomtrique
granulated slag laitier granul
granulometric analysis analyse granulomtrique
granulometry granulomtrie
grating grille (de caniveau)
gravel-sand mixture grave
gravity drainage system rseau coulement gravitaire
GRC = Glass-fiber Reinforced Cement CCV = Composite Ciment-Verre
grease separator sparateur de graisses
green product produit frais
grey scale chelle des gris
grid grille
grinding grsage ; meulage ; broyage
groove feuillure
grooving striage
Ground Granulated Blastfurnace Slag (GGBS) laitier de haut-fourneau broy
ground-pipe interaction interaction sol-tuyau
ground thrust pousse des terres
grout coulis
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grouted joints between floor blocks entrevous jointoys entre eux
grouting injection
gulley avaloir ; bouche dgout
gusset plate gousset
gypsum gypse ; pltre
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H
handling manutention
hardened concrete bton durci
hardened product produit durci
hardener durcisseur
hardening durcissement
hardening accelerator acclrateur de durcissement
hardening box chambre de durcissement
head pilon
healing scellement
heated concrete bton chauff
heating chamber tuve (en usine)
heavy concrete bton lourd
heavy-traffic road chausse trafic lourd
heavyweight aggregate granulat lourd
HESC = High early strength concrete bton hautes rsistances initiales
high alumina cement ciment alumineux ; ciment fondu
high-energy vibration vibration nergique
high-grade stainless-steel acier inoxydable de nuance leve
High Performance Concrete (HPC) Bton Hautes Performances (BHP)
High Performance Fiber Reinforced
cement Composite (HPFRC)
composite de ciment renforc par des
fibres hautes performances
High Resistance Concrete (HRC) Bton Hautes Rsistances (BHR)
high-silica-content cement ciment haute teneur en silice
high spot asprit
high strength steel acier haute rsistance
highway product produit de voirie de surface
hinge rotule
hip artier
hogging contreflche
holder dispositif de maintien
hole ouverture
hollow area dcollement
hollow core slab dalle alvole
hollow cross section section creuse
hollow unit bloc creux
honed concrete bton grs
honeycombing nid de graviers
honing grsage
hooping frettage
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hopper trmie
hopper gate casque
horizontal pressure coefficient coefficient de pousse horizontale
hot concrete bton chaud
HPC = High Performance Concrete BHP = Bton Hautes Performances
HPFRC = High Performance Fiber
Reinforced cement Composite
composite de ciment renforc par des
fibres hautes performances
HRC = High Resistance Concrete BHR = Bton Hautes Rsistances
hydrated lime chaux grasse
hydration heat chaleur dhydratation
hydraulic binder liant hydraulique
hydraulic cylinder vrin hydraulique
hydraulic lime chaux hydraulique
hydro-extraction essorage
hydrostatic pressure pression hydrostatique
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illuminated board panneau lumineux
immediate dry cast dmoulage immdiat
impact choc
impact-echo method mthode de lcho-impulsion
impact loading effet de choc
impact noise bruit dimpact
impact test essai au choc
implementation mise en oeuvre
imposed load charge dexploitation
impregnation imprgnation
impurities impurets
incorporated unit lment incorpor
increasing load charge croissante
indented cable cble crant ; toron crant
indented bar acier crant
indented reinforcement armature crante
indented strand toron crant
indented wire fil crant
industrial acoustic acoustique industrielle
industrialization industrialisation
industrialized construction construction industrialise
industrially manufactured concrete
product
produit en bton fabriqu
industriellement
infill block bloc bancher ; bloc de coffrage
ingredient constituant
initial surface water absorption absorption superficielle initiale
initial testing essai initial
initial type test essai de type initial
inlet branchement
inlet-hole orifice dentre
inner liner conduit intrieur (de conduit de fume)
insert chemine foyer ferm ; insert
in-situ concrete bton coul en place
inside partition cloison intrieure
inspection contrle
inspection chamber
bote de branchement (pour regard) ;
bote dinspection (pour regard)
inspection manhole regard de visite
inspection of surface finish contrle de ltat de surface
inspection shaft chemine de contrle (pour regard)
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instruction manual notice dinstruction
interface plan de reprise
interface bond adhrence
interlocking embotement
interlocking guard verrouillage (grille avec)
interlocking guard with guard locking interverrouillage (grille avec)
interlocking paver pav autobloquant
interlocking pile palplanche
intermediate landing palier intermdiaire (descalier)
internal force sollicitation
internal vibration vibration laiguille
invert moment moment lappui
irregularity asprit
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jack vrin
jacking fonage
jacking force force de fonage
jacking load charge de fonage
jacking pipe tuyau de fonage
jig
gabarit ; dispositif dassemblage ;
dispositif de rglage
joining of channel units raccordement de caniveaux
joint assemblage
joint gasket joint
joint profil profil de lassemblage
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kerb bordure
keying-in clavetage
keying-in concrete bton de clavetage
kiln tuve
kinetic energy nergie cintique
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labelling tiquettage
laitance slurry laitance
laitance loss perte de laitance
landing palier (descalier)
landscaping amnagement paysager
large scale structure structure grande chelle
lateral bow voilement latral
lattice girder poutrelle treillis mtallique ; raidisseur
layer of reinforcement lit darmature
laying pose ; mise en oeuvre
laying out calepinage
LCA = Life Cycle Assessment ACV = Analyse du Cycle de Vie
ledger beam allge
left-hand stair escalier tournant gauche
length longueur ; tronon
length of flight longueur de vole (descalier)
levelling screw vis de calage
lever levier
lever arm bras de levier
liability to frost damage glivit
LCI = Life Cycle Inventory Inventaire du Cycle de Vie ; cobilan
life cycle cycle de vie
Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) Analyse du Cycle de Vie (ACV)
Life Cycle Inventory (LCI)
Inventaire du Cycle de Vie (ICV) ;
cobilan
lifting chain chane de levage
lifting device accessoire de levage
lifting eye boucle de levage
lifting point point de levage
light liquids separator sparateur de liquides lgers
lighting column candlabre
lighting standard poteau dclairage
lightweight aggregate granulat lger
lightweight aggregates concrete bton de granulats lgers
lightweight concrete bton lger
limestone calcaire
limit analysis calcul la rupture
limit state calcul ltat-limite
limit state design tat-limite
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limit states method mthode des tats-limites
linear model modle linaire
lining film dtanchit ; revtement (intrieur)
link cadre
lintel linteau
litter bin poubelle
live load charge dexploitation ; charge roulante
load charge ; effort ; sollicitation
load bearing block bloc porteur
load bearing capacity capacit portante
load-bearing wall mur porteur
load-resisting reinforcement acier de rpartition
loading device dispositif de chargement
loading cylinder vrin de chargement
local control commande locale
locating positionnement
longitudinal bar armature longitudinale
longitudinal bending flexion longitudinale
longitudinal bending design dimensionnement en flexion longitudinale
longitudinal bending moment moment flchissant longitudinal
longitudinal bending moment resistance
rsistance au moment flchissant
longitudinal
longitudinal cracking fissuration longitudinale
longitudinal floor block entrevous longitudinal
longitudinal reinforcement armature longitudinale
longitudinal warp gauchissement longitudinal
low rise wall mur porteur bas
low velocity friction tester
Appareil de Frottement Petite Vitesse
(AFPV)
lowering system descenseur
luminous warning signal avertisseur lumineux
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Machinery Directive Directive Machines
machine tool frame bti de machine-outil
Macro Defect Free cement composite
(MDF)
bton densifi
main reinforcement armature principale
maintenance maintenance ; entretien
main wall faade
malfunction dysfonctionnement
manhole regard de visite
manhole cover plaque de regard ; tampon de regard
manufactured concrete product produit industriel du bton
manufacturing on pallet boards fabrication sur planches
manufacturing process
procd de fabrication ; processsus de
fabrication
marking marquage
masonry maonnerie
masonry block bloc ( de maonnerie)
masonry brick brique
masonry unit bloc ( de maonnerie)
masonry wall mur de maonnerie
master list liste de rfrence
matrix matrice
mathematical model modle mathmatique
materials requirement spcification des matriaux
material testing essai de matriau
MDF = Macro Defect Free cement
composite
bton densifi
measurement equipment dispositif de mesure
measurement uncertainty incertitude de mesure
measuring instrument appareil de mesure
measuring table table de mesure
mechanical characteristic caractristique mcanique
mechanical strength rsistance mcanique
metakaolin mtakaolin
meter box bote de compteur
meter chamber bote de compteur
method of measurement mthode de mesure
methylene blue test essai au bleu de mthylne
metrology mtrologie
microconcrete microbton
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microcracking microfissuration
microfiller ultrafine
microtunnel microtunnel
mid-span deflection flche mi-porte
mild steel acier doux
mineral admixture addition minrale
mineral addition ajout minral
mineral filler addition minrale
minimum ultimate tensile strength rsistance la traction minimale
mix design composition ; dosage
mixing mlange
mix proportion formulation
mixer malaxeur
mixing gchage ; malaxage ; mlange
mixing time dure de malaxage ; temps de malaxage
mixing water eau de gchage
modification factor coefficient de correction
modular coordination coordination modulaire
modulus of deformation module de dformation
moisture humidit
moisture adhering to the surface humidit adhrant la surface
moisture content teneur en humidit
moisture expansion dilatation lhumidit
moisture migration transfert dhumidit
moisture movement variation dimensionnelle
moment of failure moment de rupture
moment of inertia moment dinertie
monitoring surveillance ; suivi de louvrage
monolithic stair escalier monolithique
mortar mortier
mould moule
mould core noyau de moule
mould filling remplissage du moule
mould release dmoulage
mould stop bute du moule
moulded sample prouvette moule
moulded tile tuile profile
moulding moulage
moulding admixture adjuvant de moulage
MSA = Maximum Size aggregate granulomtrie maximale
MSW = Municipal Solid Wastes dchets dordure mnagres
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multi-layer paving block pav muticouche
Municipal Solid Wastes (MSW) dchets dordure mnagres
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nail hole trou de clouage
narrow trench tranche troite
natural hard rock roche naturelle dure
natural mode frequency frequence propre
newel noyau (descalier)
no-fines concrete bton caverneux
no-slump concrete bton sec
nominal diameter diamtre nominal
nominal size taille nominale
nominal strength rsistance nominale
nominal width of sieve aperture
ouverture nominale de la maille (du
tamis)
nonconformity non-conformit
non-destructive test essai non-destructif
non-ferrous alloy alliage non-ferreux
non-load bearing block bloc non-porteur
non-prestressed prestressing steel armature de prcontrainte non-tendue
non-self-bearing beam poutrelle non-autoportante
non-structural product produit non-structurel
non structural riser contremarche non-porteuse
normal concrete bton courant
normal weight concrete bton de granulats courants
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O
oil for spraying pallet board huile de pulvrisation des planches
one-layer paving block pav monocouche
on site precasting prfabrication sur site
open fire foyer ouvert
opening ouverture
open pore structure porosit ouverte
open-riser stair escalier contremarches ouvertes
open-work panel dalle ajoure pour clture
Operating mode mode de fonctionnement
operator oprateur
ore minerai
outdoor storage stockage sur parc
outer face paroi latrale (de vole descalier)
outer wall enveloppe externe (de conduit de fume)
outlet pipe tuyau de sortie
outside wall paroi extrieure
ovalization ovalisation
overflowing dbordement
over head hopper tlbenne
overlapping recouvrement
oxygen permeability permabilit loxygne
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P
packaging conditionnement ; emballage
packing bande de chargement
pallet palette ; planche
pallet board planche
pallet board conveyor convoyeur de planche
pallet board store magasin de presse
pallet pusher pousse-palettes
pallet transporter chariot transbordeur
pallet truck transpalette
pallets store magasin palettes
palletization grab pince de palettisation
palletizer palettiseur
palletizer feed conveyor convoyeur dalimentation du palettiseur
palletizing palettisation
palletizing area zone de palettisation
panel panneau
particle size granularit
particle size analysis granulomtrie
particle size distribution granulomtrie
partition cloison
partion wall cloison
passive reinforcement armature passive
paved plate plaque pave
paved road chausse pave
pavement chausse
pavement design caractristique de la chausse
pavement structure structure de chausse
paver (angl.) pav
paving dallage ; pavage
paving block bloc (pour pavage) ; pav
paving product produit de pavage ; produit de voirie
paving unit produit de voirie
pedestrian road voie pitonnire
perforated paving block pav perfor
period of drying phase de schage
period of immersion phase dimmersion
permanent load pression de surface
permanent surface load surcharge permanente de surface
permeability permabilit
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permeable paving block pav permable
personal protective equipment (PPE)
quipement de protection individuelle
(EPI)
PFA = Pulverized Fly Ash cendre volante pulvrise
phosphonic acid acide phosphonique
photo electric cell cellule photolectrique
physical characteristic caractristique physique
PIC = Polymer-Impregnated Concrete bton imprgn de rsine
pigment colorant ; pigment
pile pieu (de fondation)
pile cap semelle sur pieu
piled flower box
lment de soutnement embotable et
vgtalisable
pipe canalisation ; tuyau
pipe connection raccordement de tuyaux
pipe joint raccordement de tuyaux
pit puits
pitch pente (descalier)
pitch line ligne de pente (descalier)
pitched roof toiture incline
placing
btonnage ; mise en uvre ; mise en
place
placing of reinforcement ferraillage
plain bar acier lisse
plain concrete
bton brut de dcoffrage ; bton non-
arm
plain end about franc (de tuyau)
plane wall mur-plan
plant installation ; usine
plant container bac fleurs
plastering enduit
plastic concrete bton plastique
plasticizer plastifiant
plate plaque
plate-form plate-forme
playground equipment quipement daires de jeux
PLC = Programmable Logic Controller automate programmable
plug tampon
plunger piston
plywood contreplaqu
Poissons ratio coefficient de Poisson
poker vibration vibration laiguille
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poker vibrator aiguille vibrante
pole pylne
polished concrete bton poli
Polished Paver Value (PPV) coefficient de polissage des pavs
polishing polissage
polishing agent agent de polissage ; abrasif
polishing machine machine de polissage
polyester resin rsine polyester
polymer concrete bton de polymre ; bton de rsine
polymer-impregnated concrete bton imprgn de rsine
polypropylene fiber fibre de polypropylne
polypropylene fiber reinforced concrete bton arm de fibre de polypropylne
pool deck flag dalle de piscine
pore solution solution interstitielle
porosity porosit
porous concrete bton poreux
porous pavement chausse-rservoir
porte gate
Portland cement ciment Portland
portlandite portlandite
post poteau (de clture)
postcasting finition
post-tensioning
post-tension ; prcontrainte par post-
tension
potential energy nergie potentielle
poured screed chape coule
pozzolana pouzzolane
pozzolanic addition fine active ; ajout pouzzolanique
pozzolanic admixture addition pouzzolanique
pozzolanic cement ciment pouzzolanique
pozzolanic effect effet pouzzolanique
pozzolanic reactivity activit pouzzolanique
PPE = Personal Protective Equipment
quipement de Protection Individuelle
(EPI)
PPV = Polished Paver Value coefficient de polissage des pavs
precast concrete bton manufactur ; bton prfabriqu
precast concrete product
produit en bton prfabriqu ; produit en
bton manufactur (ancien terme)
precast product produit prfabriqu
precast element lment prfabriqu
precasting prfabrication
prefabrication prfabrication
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press presse
press discharge conveyor convoyeur de sortie de presse
press exit side conveyor convoyeur de sortie de presse
pressing pressage
pressing-hydro-extraction pressage-essorage
pressure resistant coupling accouplement rsistant la pression
prestress loss perte de prcontrainte
prestress transfer length longueur de transfert de prcontrainte
prestressed beam poutrelle prcontrainte
prestressed concrete bton prcontraint
prestressed concrete floor plate prdalle en bton prcontraint
prestressed floor plate system plancher avec prdalle prcontrainte
prestressed hollow core slab dalle alvole prcontrainte
prestressed prestressing steel armature de prcontrainte prtendue
prestressed reinforcement armature de prcontrainte
prestressing prcontrainte ; mise en prcontrainte
prestressing bed banc de prcontrainte
prestressing force force de prcontrainte
prestressing loss perte de prcontrainte
prestressing steel acier de prcontrainte
pretensioned prestressed concrete beam poutrelle prcontrainte par prtension
pretensioned strand
cble de prcontrainte ; tendon de
prcontrainte
pretensioning
prcontrainte par fils adhrents ;
prcontrainte par prtension ; prtension
prevention prvention
preventive action action prventive
previbration prvibration
private house terminal borne pavillonaire
probabilistic method mthode probabiliste
procedure mode opratoire ; procdure
process processus
process control matrise des procds
processing mise en uvre
product produit
product liability responsabilit du fait du produit
product standard norme de produit
production control contrle de la production
production monitoring matrise de la production
products certification certification des produits
profiled reinforcement armature profile
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Programmable Logic Controller (PLC) automate programmable
projecting edge bord saillant
prop tai
property proprit
propping taiement
proportioning composition
protruding length longueur de dpassement
public bench banc public
public procurement marchs publics
public seat banc public
puddled earth bton de terre
pull-out force
charge darrachement ; force
darrachement
pull-out strength rsistance larrachement
pull-out test essai darrachement
pulverized fly ash (PFA) cendre volante pulvrise
pumice ponce
pumice concrete bton de ponce
pumping pompage
punching-bending strength rsistance au poinonnement/flexion
punching shear resistance rsistance au poinonnement
punching test essai de poinonnement
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Q
qualified qualifi
quality qualit
quality assurance assurance de la qualit
quality audit audit de la qualit
quality control
contrle de la qualit ; matrise de la
qualit
quality management management de la qualit
quality manual manuel qualit
quality-related cost cot relatif la qualit
quality system systme qualit
qualification process processus de qualification
quarry carrire
quenched steel acier tremp
quick-setting cement ciment prise rapide ; ciment prompt
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R
RAAC = Reinforced Autoclaved Aerated
Concrete
BCAA = Bton Cellulaire Autoclav Arm
radial curve courbure radiale
raft semelle
raft foundation fondation sur radier ; radier
rail lisse (de clture)
rail fence clture lisses
railing garde-corps
railroad sleeper traverse de chemin de fer
railway sleeper traverse de chemin de fer
rain-tightness tanchit la pluie
rain water eaux pluviales
rainwater evacuation vacuation des eaux pluviales
range of temperature plage de temprature
rate pourcentage ; quantit ; taux
rate of loading vitesse de mise en charge
raw material matire premire
RCC = roller compacted concrete bton compact par rouleau
reaction to fire raction au feu
Reactive Powder Concrete (RPC) Bton de Poudres Ractives (BPR)
reading relev (de mesures)
ready mixed mortar mortier prt lemploi
Ready Mixed Concrete (RMC) Bton Prt lEmploi (BPE)
rebar (amr.) rond bton
rebar spacer cale darmature
receiving inspection contrle de rception
recovery rcupration
recrushed burnt clay scrap dchet de terre cuite reconcasse
rectangular paving block pav rectangulaire
recycling recyclage
reef plank plaque de toiture
reference material matriau de rfrence
refractory cement ciment rfractaire
refractory concrete bton rfractaire
refuse-chute vide-ordures
registered CERIB member ressortissant du CERIB
rehabilitation rhabilitation
Reinforced Autoclaved Aerated Concrete
(RAAC)
Bton Cellulaire Autoclav Arm (BCAA)
reinforced concrete bton arm
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reinforced concrete beam poutrelle en bton arm
reinforced concrete floor plate prdalle en bton arm
reinforced concrete floor plate system plancher avec prdalle en bton arm
reinforced pavement chausse arme
reinforcement armature
reinforcement bonding adhrence larmature
reinforcement concrete cover enrobage darmature
reinforcement positioning positionnement des armatures
reinforcing bar (angl.) rond bton ; acier de bton arm
reinforcing steel acier pour bton arm
relative density densit
relative stretching allongement relatif
release agent
agent de dmoulage ; agent de
dcoffrage
release of prestress relchement de la prcontrainte
relevant (as relevant)
pertinent (lorsque cest pertinent ;
lorsque appropri)
reliability fiabilit
reliability in use sret de fonctionnement
remedial action action corrective
rendering enduit
renovation rhabilitation
repeatability rptabilit
reproducibility reproductibilit
requirement exigence
requirements for quality exigences pour la qualit
residual concrete recycling recyclage des rsidus du bton
resin coating revtement de rsine
resin-modified cement concrete bton aux rsines
resistance rsistance
resistance to heat stress rsistance au choc thermique
resisting tensile force force de traction rsistante
resonant frequency frquence de rson(n)ance
retaining wall mur de soutnement
retarder retardateur de prise
revolution counter compte-tours
revolution per minute (rpm) tours par minute (tr/min)
rheology rhologie
rib cannelure ; crantage ; nervure
rib and block floor plancher nervures et entrevous
ribbed bar acier nervur
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ribbed floor plate prdalle nervure
ribbed reinforced concrete floor plate prdalle nervure en bton arm
ribbed reinforcement armature nervure
ribbed slab dalle nervure
ribbed steel bar barre dacier haute adhrence
ridge saillie ; fatage
ridge tile tuile fatire
right-hand stair escalier tournant droite
rigidity rigidit ; rsistance
rigidity class classe de rigidit
rigid pavement chausse rigide
rigid pipe canalisation rigide
ring beam chanage horizontal
rise hauteur de marche
riser contremarche
RMC = Ready Mixed Concrete BPE = Bton Prt lEmploi
RMS value = Root Mean Square value valeur efficace
road chausse ; route
road foundation assise de chausse
road kerb bordure de trottoir
road sign product produit de signalisation
roading voirie
roading product produit de voirie de surface
rolled concrete bton lamin
rolling laminage
roof toit ; toiture
roof covering couverture ; toiture
roof pitch pente du toit
roof system toiture
roofing couverture
roofing tile tuile
Root Mean Square value (RMS value) valeur efficace
rotating disk disque rotatif
rotator
dispositif dentranement ; dispositif de
rotation
rough edge asprit
roughness rugosit
routine maintenance entretien courant
RPC = Reactive Powder Concrete Bton de Poudres Ractives (BPR)
rubber caoutchouc
rubber ring anneau de caoutchouc
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rubber slider patin de caoutchouc
run giron
rust rouille
rutting ornirage
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saddle chariot
safeguarding protection
safety scurit
safety barrier
barrire de scurit ; glissire de
scurit ; sparateur de chausse
safety coefficient coefficient de scurit
safety factor coefficient de scurit
safety of machinery scurit des machines
safety specification
prescription de scurit ; exigence de
scurit
sag flche
sample chantillon
sampling chantillonnage
sampling plan plan dchantillonnage
sampling rate frquence dchantillonnage
sampling shaft regard de prlvement
sand sable
sand bed lit de sable
sand concrete bton de sable
Sand Equivalent value (SE) quivalent de sable
sandblasted concrete bton sabl
sandblasting sablage
sandstone grs
sandwich panel panneau sandwich
scale chelle (de mesure)
scaling caillage
SCC = Self-Compacting Concrete
BAP = Bton Auto-Plaant ; bton
autocompactant
sclerometer sclromtre
screed chape
screen crible
screen walling claustra
SE = Sand Equivalent value quivalent de sable
sea defence protection des berges
sealant mastic dtanchit
sealing tanchit ; scellement
sealing joint gasket joint dtanchit
sealing ring bague dtanchit
secondary ingredient constituant secondaire
secondary reinforcement armature secondaire
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secondary transverse reinforcement acier de rpartition
section tronon
sectional area of reinforcement section des armatures
segment voussoir
segmental retaining wall mur de soutnement par lments
segregation sgrgation
seismic acceleration acclaration sismique
seismic action action sismique
seismic retrofitting renforcement sismique
self-bearing beam poutrelle autoportante
self-bearing member lment autoporteur
self-compactable concrete bton autocompactable
Self-Compacting Concrete (SCC)
Bton Auto-Plaant (BAP) ; bton
autocompactant
self-consolidating concrete bton autonivelant
self-curing auto-tuvage
self-healing autocicatrisation
self-inspection autocontrle
self-supporting member lment autoporteur
self-weight poids propre
semi no-fines concrete bton semi-caverneux
semi-resisting floor block entrevous semi-rsistant
sensor capteur
separator sparateur
septic tank fosse septique
service life dure de service
service load
charge de service ; sollicitation de
service
serviceability aptitude au service
Serviceability Limit State (SLS) tat-Limite de Service (ELS)
servicing entretien
set retardant retardateur de prise
setting prise
setting agent acclrateur de prise
setting out calepinage
setting-out drawing plan de calepinage
setting time temps de prise
setting time test essai de prise
settlement tassement
settling tank dcanteur
sewage pipeline canalisation dassainissement
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sewage plant station dpuration
sewer gout
sewer jetting
nettoyage de canalisation
dassainissement
par jet deau haute pression
shale schiste
shallow foundation fondation superficielle
shape index coefficient de forme
shear coefficient coefficient de cisaillement
shear distribution rpartition du cisaillement
shear force
effort de cisaillement ; effort de
sollicitation ; effort tranchant
shear sollicitation effort sollicitant
shear load charge de cisaillement ; effort tranchant
shear reinforcement armature deffort tranchant
shear resistance rsistance au cisaillement
shear strength
rsitance leffort tranchant ;
rsistance au cisaillement
shear strengthened reinforced concrete
bton arm renforc par des armatures
deffort tranchant
shear stress
contrainte de cisaillement ; effort de
cisaillement
shear wall mur de contreventement
shearing design dimensionnement leffort tranchant
shearing zone zone de cisaillement
shed abri
sheeting blindage
sheet pile palplanche
shell coque ; paroi ; voile
shelter abri
shock table table secousses
shoring taiement
short-term strength rsistance court terme
shot-blasting grenaillage
shotcrete bton projet
shotcreting projection du bton
shrinkage retrait
shrinkage-compensating concrete bton retrait compens
shrinkage crack fissure de retrait
shrinkage cracking fissuration due au retrait
shuttered concrete bton banch
shuttering coffrage
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side surface flanc (de poutrelle)
sieve tamis
sieve analysis tamisage ; analyse granulomtrique
SIFCA = Slurry Infiltrated Fiber
CAstable
fibre mtallique imprgne par une
barbotine
SIFCON = Slurry Infiltrated Fibre
Concrete
bton de fibres en suspension
silica silice
silica fume fume de silice
silo silo
simply supported beam poutre appui simple
simply supported step marche en appui simple
single step marche simple
single T unit lment en T
single tee unit lment en T
sintered fly ash cendre volante fritte
sintering frittage
size effect
effet dchelle ; effet de
dimensionnement
sizing dimensionnement
skeleton structure structure ossature
skid resistance rsistance au drapage
skid resistance value coefficient de rsistance au drapage
skin concrete bton de surface
slab dalle (de plancher)
slab on ground dalle de fondation
slag laitier
slag cement ciment aux laitiers
sleeper traverse
slender beam poutre lance
slenderness ratio lancement
slider patin
sling lingue
slip glissement
slip-forming filage
slip-forming machine machine fileuse
slip formwork coffrage glissant
slip resistance glissance
slot width largeur de fente
SLS = Serviceability Limite State ELS = tat-Limite de Service
sludge trap dbourbeur
slump affaissement
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slump test essai daffaissement
slurry pte de ciment ; suspension
Slurry Infiltrated Fiber CAstable
(SIFCA)
fibre mtallique imprgne par une
barbotine
Slurry Infiltrated Fiber CONcrete
(SIFCON)
bton de fibres en suspension
smooth lisse
smooth-finish flag dalle lisse
smooth-finish tile carreau lisse
smooth paving block pav lisse
smooth reinforcement armature lisse
smoothing lissage ; ragrage
socket
about femelle (de tuyau) ; collet (de
tuyau) ; manchon (pour embotement de
tuyau)
soffit sous-face (de prdalle)
soil erosion control stabilisation des sols
soil stabilization stabilisation des sols
solid block bloc plein
solid cross section section pleine
solid fence clture pleine ; clture dalle pleine
solid panel dalle pleine pour clture
sollicitation sollicitation
sollicitation beneath the pavement sollicitation sous chausse
sollicitation beneath fill sollocitation sous remblai
solvent solvant
solvent-free adhesive adhsif sans solvant
sound attenuation affaiblissement acoustique
sound wall mur anti-bruit
spalling clatement ; effritement ; paufrure
spalling failure rupture par clatement
span porte
spandrel beam allge
specific area surface spcifique
specific gravity densit
specific surface surface spcifique
specimen chantillon ; prouvette
speed of rotation vitesse de rotation
spigot about mle (de tuyau)
spinning centrifugation
spiral flight vole descalier hlicodal
spiral stair escalier hlicodal
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splicing pissure ; ligature
split-block concrete bton clat
splitting fendage ; crasement
splitting strength rsistance au fendage
splitting tensile strength rsistance la traction par fendage
splitting tensile test
essai brsilien ; essai de traction par
fendage
splitting test essai de fendage
spring ressort
spun concrete bton centrifug
spur potelet (de clture)
square paving block pav carr
squareness querrage
SRT pendulum pendule SRT
stability stabilit
stabilized-earth concrete bton de terre stabilise
stacking height hauteur dempilement
stainless steel acier inoxydable
stair escalier
stair enclosure cage descalier
stair tread giron
stair with dancing steps escalier balanc
staircase cage descalier
standard norme ; talon
standard abrasive abrasif normalis
standard deviation cart-type
standardization normalisation
standard test essai conventionnel
starter bar armature en attente
starting torque couple de dmarrage
static action action statique
static load charge statique
static moment moment statique
statically undetermined prestressing
moment
moment hyperstatique de prcontrainte
stationary concrete mixing plant centrale bton fixe
steam curing tuvage
steam-cured concrete bton tuv
steel acier
steel/concrete interface interface acier/bton
steel construction construction mtallique
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steel design construction mtallique
steel reinforcement armature dacier
step block marche descalier
step of stair marche descalier
steps assembled by stacking and
concreting
marches assembles par empilement et
btonnage
steps assembled with mechanical links
marches assembles par liaisons
mcaniques
stiff bristle brush brosse poils durs
stiffening rib nervure de raidissement
stiffness rigidit ; raideur
stirrup trier
stone roche
storage stockage
storage area parc de stockage ; aire de stockage
storage yard aire de stockage
storey height panel panneau hauteur dtage
straight flight vole descalier droit ; vole droite
straight stair escalier droit
straightedge rgle
straightness rectitude
strain dformation
strain gauge dynamometer dynamomtre jauge
straining post poteau de tension (de clture)
strain softening dformation laffaissement
strand cble ; toron
strapping cerclage
street furniture mobilier urbain
strength rsistance
strength at prestressing rsistance la mise en prcontrainte
strength class classe de rsistance
strength of materials rsistance des matriaux
strength of prestressing rsistance au relchement
strengthened reinforced concrete beam poutre en bton appui simple
strengthening of structures renforcement des structures
stress contrainte ; effort ; sollicitation
stress blovk bloc de contrainte
stress-strain curve courbe contrainte/dformation
string limon
strip foundation fondation sur semelle
stripper shoe peigne (de moule)
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structural concrete topping dalle de compression
structural design calcul statique
structural element lment de structure
structural frame ossature
structural framework ossature
structural slab dalle structurale
structural steel reinforcement
acier de construction ; acier de
structure
structural step marche porteuse
structural timber charpente
structure ouvrage ; structure
strut bielle ; jambe de force
strut and tie model modle bielle-tirant
stud crampon
subbase couche de base
subbase thickness paisseur de la couche de fondation
suitability test essai de convenance
sulphated water eau sulfate
sulphur content teneur en soufre
sulphuric acid acide sulphurique
superimposed load surcharge
superplasticized concrete bton superplastifi
superplasticizer superplastifiant
superplasticizing admixture adjuvant superplastifiant
super-sulphated cement Ciment SurSulfat (CSS)
support angle angle dappui
support length profondeur dappui
supported member lment support
supporting member lment porteur
supporting structure structure portante
surface blemish dfaut de surface
surface course couche de roulement
surface defect dfaut de surface
surface finish tat de surface
surface treatment traitement de surface
surface-washed concrete bton de gravillons lavs
surface water eau de ruissellement
surfacing couche de surface ; surfaage
surfacing thickness paisseur de la couche de surface
surveyor expert
suspended ceiling faux-plafond
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sweeping hatch trappe de ramonage
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tamped concrete bton banch
tamper dame
tamper head pilon
tamper sweeping raclage du pilon
tamper stroke course du pilon
tamping serrage
tank rservoir
T-beam poutre en T
technical agreement agrment technique
technical approval avis technique
Technical Committee (TC) Comit Technique
tee beam poutre en T
telecommunications chamber chambre de tlcommunications
tenon tenon
tendon cble de prcontrainte
tensile bending test essai de traction par flexion
tensile force effort de traction ; force de traction
tensile strength rsistance la traction
tensile stress contrainte de traction ; tension
tensile test essai de traction
tension reinforcement armature de traction
tension side zone tendue
tensioning mise en tension
terrazzo tile carreau mosaque de marbre
test essai
test bed banc dessai
test contact face surface dessai
test force force dessai
test load charge dessai
test loading chargement dessai
test method mthode dessai
test piece prouvette dessai
test portion chantillon dessai
test procedure modalit dessai
test report rapport dessai
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test requirement spcification dessai
test sample chantillon dessai
test sieve tamis de contrle
testing equipment matriel dessai
textured surface surface texture
thawing dgel ; dconglation ; fonte de la glace
theoretical line ligne conventionnelle
thermal expansion dilatation thermique
thermal insulation isolation thermique
thermal strength rsistance thermique
thickness paisseur
thin-bed jointing block bloc joints minces
thin-bed mortar mortier-colle
thin shell voile mince
three-points loading chargement en 3 points
thrust pousse
tie reinforcement chanage
tight burial vault caveau autonome
tightening force effort de serrage
tightness tanchit
tile carreau ; tuile
tile nosing nez (de tuile)
tile with longitudinal interlock tuile embotement longitudinal
tile with small corrugations
tuile petites cannelures ; tuile
petites ondes
tiling carrelage
Tilt-up construction procd Tilt-up
tilting table table de prfabrication relevable
timber bois (de construction)
timber-frame ossature-bois
tolerance tolrance
tolerance class classe de tolrance
top step marche suprieure
topping dalle de rpartition ; dalle rapporte
torsional action action torsionnelle
torsional moment moment de torsion
torsional stiffness rigidit torsionnelle
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total elongation at maximum force allongement total sous charge maximale
Total Productive Maintenance (TPM) maintenance productive totale
Total Quality Management (TQM) management total de la qualit
toughness tnacit
TPM = Total Productive Maintenance maintenance productive totale
TQM = Total Quality Management management total de la qualit
traceability traabilit
trade effluent eaux uses industrielles
traffic block borne de sparation
traffic load charge roulante
traffic marking signpost poteau de signalisation routire
transfer car chariot transbordeur
transfer length longueur de transfert
transfer of prestress transfert de prcontrainte
transmission of bonding forces transmission des forces dadhrence
transmission pole poteau lectrique
transverse bending flexion transversale
transverse bending design dimensionnement en flexion transversale
transverse bending moment moment flchissant transversal
transverse deformation dformation transversale
transverse distributing reinforcement armature de rpartition
transverse floor block entrevous transversal
transverse force effort transversal
transverse moment moment transversal
transverse reinforcement armature transversale
trapped air air occlus
tread plan de marche (descalier)
tree frame grille dentourage darbre
tree grid grille dentourage darbre
trench tranche
trenchless technology travaux sans tranche
tricalcium silicate silicate tricalcique
true value (of quantity) valeur vraie (dune grandeur)
truss girder poutre treillis
twenty-eight days strength rsistance 28 jours
two-hand control device commande bimanuelle
two-layer paving block pav bicouche
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U
U-frame cadre en U
UHPC = Ultra High Performance
Concrete
BUHP = Bton Ultra Hautes
Performances
ULS = Ultimate Limit State tat-Limite Ultime (ELU)
ultimate bending moment moment ultime de flexion
ultimate disign calcul la rupture
Ultimate Limit State (ULS) tat-Limite Ultime (ELU)
ultimate limit state load charge applique ltat-limite ultime
ultimate load charge de rupture - charge ultime
ultimate load at collapse charge ultime de rupture
ultimate tensile strength rsistance ultime la traction
ultrafine ultrafine
ultra-fine mineral filler addition minrale ultrafine
Ultra High Performance Concrete (UHPC)
Bton Ultra Hautes Performances
(BUHP)
ultrasonic wave onde ultrasonique
unbalanced mass vibrator vibrateur balourds
unbalanced weight balourd
unbonded tendon cble de prcontrainte non-adhrent
uncertainty of measurement incertitude de mesure
unclogging capability aptitude de dcolmatage
underground guttering caniveau enterr
underwater concrete bton coul sous leau
unevenness dfaut de planit
ungrouted floor blocks entrevous non-jointoys
uniformly distributed load charge uniformment rpartie
unit lment
unit (of measurement) unit (de mesure)
unloading dchargement
unsurfaced exposed concrete bton brut de dcoffrage
upper fiber fibre suprieure
upper reinforcement acier en chapeau
upper sieve size granulomtrie maximale
urban furniture mobilier urbain
urban improvements amnagement urbain
urban planning amnagement urbain
urban road voie urbaine
usability aptitude lusage
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V
vacuum concrete bton essor sous vide
validation validation
valley tile tuile de noue
variation coefficient coefficient de variation
ventilated oven tuve ventile
ventilation channel gaine de ventilation
verge tile tuile de rive
verification vrification
Very Early Strength Concrete (VESC) bton bonnes rsistances initiales
Very High Early Strength Concrete
(VHESC)
bton trs hautes rsistances initiales
VESC = Very Early Strength Concrete bton bonnes rsistances initiales
VHESC = Very High Early Strength
Concrete
bton trs hautes rsistances initiales
vibrated concrete bton vibr
vibrating beam rgle vibrante
vibrating core noyau vibrant
vibrating float taloche vibrante
vibrating table table vibrante
vibration vibration
vibration/compression moulding moulage sous vibration/compression
vibration on casting bed vibration sur banc
vibration press unit unit presse vibrante
vibration press machine unit presse vibrante
vibrator vibrateur
vibratory tamper vibrodameuse
visco-elasticity visco-lasticit
viscosity viscosit
vitrified ash cendre vitrifie
VOC = Volatil Organic Compounds COV = Composs Organiques Volatils
voids ratio compacit
Volatil Organic Compounds (VOC) Composs Organiques Volatils (COV)
volumetric batching system systme de dosage volumtrique
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W
walking line ligne de foule
wall mur ; paroi
wall cladding bardage
wall effect effet de paroi
wall element lment de mur
wall thickness paisseur de la paroi
wall tie attache murale
wall unit lment de mur
washed concrete bton lav
washing lavage
waste dchet
waste water eaux uses
waste water treatment traitement des eaux uses
water absorption absorption deau
water absorption coefficient coefficient dabsorption deau
water absorption test essai dabsorption deau
Water/Cement (W/C) Eau/Ciment (E/C)
Water/Cement ratio rapport Eau/Ciment ; rapport E/C
water content dosage en eau ; teneur en eau
water control equipment doseur deau
water control system doseur deau
water cooler rfrigrant eau
water permeability permabilit leau
water pressure pression hydraulique
water repellent hydrofuge de masse ; impermabilisant
water retaining agent rtenteur deau
water reducing admixture adjuvant rducteur deau
water-reducting plasticizer plastifiant-rducteur deau
water-retaining plasticizer plastifiant-rtenteur deau
water supply adduction deau
waterproofing impermabilisation
waterproofing compound hydrofuge de masse
watertightness tanchit leau
W/C = Water/Cement E/C = Eau/Ciment
W/C ratio = Water/Cement ratio rapport E/C = rapport Eau/Ciment
wear usure
wear apparatus dispositif dusure
wear drive cycle dusure
wear resistance rsistance lusure
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wear resistance by studded tyres rsistance lusure par pneus clouts
wear test essai dusure
weathering vieillissement
web me ; cloison (dans un bloc)
weighing equipment matriel de pese
weighting coefficient coefficient de pondration
welded wire mesh treillis soud
wet cast (angl.) dmoulage immdiat
wet testing essai par voie humide
wet wearing usure par voie humide
wetting humidification
wheel load charge roulante
white cement ciment blanc
white concrete bton blanc
whisper concrete bton murmure
wide trench tranche large
width of tread largeur du plan de marche
wind-tunnel test essai en soufflerie
winding flight vole descalier hlicodal
winding stair escalier hlicodal
window frame encadrement de baie
window sill appui de baie
wipe saupoudrage
wire or mesh fence clture grillage ou fils
wood bois (matriau)
wood fiber fibre de bois
wood fiber concrete bton de bois
wood particle particule de bois
workability maniabilit ; ouvrabilit
workabilitymeter maniabilimtre
working chamber chambre de travail (pour regard)
wrapped concrete bton frett
wrapping houssage
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Y
yield strength limite dlasticit
yield surface surface de dformation plastique
Youngs modulus module de Young ; module dlasticit

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