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Structural Repair of Traditional Buildings

By: Patrick Robson

Price: $90.00

Publisher: Dorset, UK, Donhead Publishing Ltd: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 008271

ISBN: 1873394683

Condition: Brand New


This book will be of interest to everyone involved in the repair, maintenance and refurbishment of traditional buildings. Its purpose is to promote the successful structural repair of masonry, timber and unfired earth. The book begins by explaining how traditional structures work and how they are affected by the behaviour of the soil that supports them. It goes on to explain how the structural design of buildings has to cope with uncertainty. Techniques for doing so are well established for new buildings, but the viewpoint changes when existing buildings need to be repaired or refurbished. ... View more info

Structural Appraisal of Traditional Buildings

By: Patrick Robson

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Hants, UK, Donhead Publishing Ltd: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 008296

ISBN: 1873394683

Condition: Brand New


This book is a comprehensive guide to the common causes of structural damage. It examines the techniques for collecting evidence including desk study, visual inspection, distortion survey, testing and ground investigation as well as offering advice on managing liability. Before damage to a building can be remedied, the investigator has to discover the cause as well as predict the possible effects of the damage. This book provides an important study of the analytical skills necessary to achieve this. Practitioners in this field have no codes of practice or standards to fall back on – there a... View more info