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This book deals with structural surveys for all types of building - domestic industrial and commercial - and includes diagnosis of a wide range of defects. It considers both modern and older construction methods, and deals with the particular problems of alterations and restoration work. Guidance is given on how to carry out measured surveys and on report writing. The third edition covers the latest definitions of types of property surveys, more information on report writing and a range of detail updates. * Covers all types of building - commercial, industrial and historical - not just domestic * Deals with particular problems of conversion and renovation work - increasingly important today * New edition features latest definitions of survey types, more on report writing and a range of other updates * 'a valuable reference book' - ASI Journal Content: Chapter 1 General Principles and Responsibilities (pages 1–19): Chapter 2 Procedure and Equipment (pages 21–40): Chapter 3 Measurement of Existing Buildings (pages 41–53): Chapter 4 Surveys of Historic Buildings (pages 54–65): Chapter 5 Foundation Failures (pages 66–76): Chapter 6 Defective Walls and Partitions Above Ground (pages 77–101): Chapter 7 Reinforced Concrete, Cladding Materials and Structural Steelwork (pages 102–117): Chapter 8 Damp Penetration and Condensation (pages 118–134): Chapter 9 Timber Decay and Insect Attack (pages 135–143): Chapter 10 Roof Structures and Coverings (pages 144–186): Chapter 11 Fireplaces, Flues and Chimney Stacks (pages 187–199): Chapter 12 Timber Upper Floors, Floor Coverings, Staircases and Ladders (pages 200–215): Chapter 13 Finishes and Joinery Externally and Internally (pages 216–239): Chapter 14 Services (pages 240–275): Chapter 15 External Works (pages 276–314): Chapter 16 Fire and Flood Damage (pages 315–327): Chapter 17 Report Writing (pages 328–332): Chapter 18 Legal Aspects (pages 333–344):
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