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30 termos técnicos em inglês da área de Engenharia Civil

A Engenharia Civil é uma das áreas mais bem pagas do setor. 

Claro que, além do estudo constante, o bom engenheiro precisa também ter conhecimento na área, saber inglês para desenvolver bem as relações profissionais, se quiser construir carreira fora do país, ou mesmo entender mais sobre as novas tecnologias estrangeiras.

Veja abaixo 30 termos técnicos em inglês sobre Engenharia Civil. E, como na Alt Idiomas não usamos tradução, as explicações serão dadas em inglês:


  1. Weathering steel: the king of steel that resists to corrosion in the air because of rusts, impurities on metal’s surface etc.;
  2. Drill: an electrical  hand tool with a rotating cutting tip, used for making holes;
  3. Forklift: a small vehicle with two metal bars fixed on the front, used for lifting and carrying piles of goods;
  4. Scaffolding: a structure of metal poles and wooden boards put against a building for workers to stand on when they want to reach the higher parts of the building;
  5. Masonry: the bricks and pieces of stone that are used to make a building;
  6. Particle board: hard material made from small pieces of wood mixed with glue, often used instead of wood in making furniture because it is cheaper;
  7. Tape measure: a strip of plastic or metal used for measuring that can be rolled up when not being used;
  8. Waterproofing: a special substance on the surface of something that will prevent water from going through it;
  9. Aggregate: small stones used in building;
  10. Varnish: a liquid that is painted on wood or paintings to protect the surface, or the hard shiny surface it produces when it dries;
  11. Foundation: the structures below the surface of the ground that support a building;
  12. Warehouse: a large building for storing things before they are sold, used, or sent out to shops;
  13. Bricklayer: man who works constructing buildings, manual labor;
  14. Construction: the process or business of building large objects such as buildings, roads, bridges etc;
  15. Shovel: a tool consisting of a wide, square metal or plastic blade, usually with slightly raised sides, attached to a handle, for moving loose material such as sand, coal, or snow;
  16. Pickaxe: a tool for breaking hard surfaces, with a long wooden handle and a curved metal bar with a sharp point;
  17. Wheelbarrow: a large, open container for moving things in with a wheel at the front and two handles at the back, used especially in the garden;
  18. Ceiling: the inside surface of a room that you can see when you look above you;
  19. Construction helmet: a strong, hard hat that covers and protects the head during the construction of a building etc;
  20.  Circuit breaker: a safety device that stops the flow of current in an electrical circuit when there is a fault;
  21. Saw: a tool with a blade or sharp cutting points, used for cutting hard materials such as wood or metal;
  22. Pincers: a tool for holding or pulling something, made of two curved metal bars that move against each other so that when the handles are pushed together the other ends close tightly;
  23. Facade: the front of a building, especially a large or attractive building;
  24. Bulldozer: a tractor for clearing obstacles and leveling ground;
  25. Screwdriver: a tool for turning screws, consisting of a handle joined to a metal rod shaped at one end to fit in the cut in the top of the screw;
  26. Beam: a long, thick piece of wood, metal, or concrete, especially used to support weight in a building or other structure;
  27. Crane: a tall metal structure with a long horizontal part, used for lifting and moving heavy objects;
  28. Plaster: a substance that becomes hard as it dries and is used especially for spreading on walls and ceilings in order to give a smooth surface;
  29. Dam: a wall built across a river that stops the river’s flow and collects the water, especially to make a reservoir that provides water for an area;
  30.  Building site: the place where a building/house etc is being constructed.


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