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ISBN: 978-1-86081-039-8
Author: R B Bonshor and L L Bonshor
Publication date: 1 December 1995

Understand the science of cracking and equip yourself with the means and examples to make precise calculations to avoid structural cracking in buildings. This book also gives practical advice on diagnosing the causes of cracks and how to repair them. Read more...

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ISBN: 978-1-86081-605-5
Author: R Grantham, V Enjily, M Milner, M Bullock and G Pitts
Publication date: 12 February 2003

This guide gives design and best practice guidance on structural stability and robustness (disproportionate collapse), fire safety, differential movement, construction benchmarking, the construction process and building tolerances for multi-storey timb... Read more...

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ISBN: 978-1-86081-924-7
Author: B Anderson
Publication date: 12 July 2006

Learn how to calculate U-values for different construction elements: roofs, walls, floors, basements, windows and doors using data relevant to typical UK constructions. Particular guidance is given on thermal conductivity of materials, and on various issues commonly arising when calculating U-val... Read more...

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ISBN: 978-1-86081-235-4
Author: H W Harrison and R C de Vekey
Publication date: 1 December 1998

Get practical guidance on the main vertical building elements, both external and internal, including walls, windows, doors, separating walls, partitions and internal doors. Read more...

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ISBN: 978-1-86081-631-4
Author: Peter Pye and Harry Harrison
Publication date: 28 August 2003

Find out what to look for as good and bad features of floors and flooring. Get guidance on all floors, including screeds and underlays, as well as a range of finishes. Read more...

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ISBN: 978-1-86081-424-2
Author: Harry Harrison and Peter Trotman
Publication date: 1 September 2000

Explore the gamut of fuelled, piped, ducted, wired and mechanical facilities which extend over the whole age range of the UK's building stock. Read more...

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  • ISBN: 978-1-86081-734-2
    Author: P Walker, R Keable, J Martin and V Maniatidis
    Publication date: 28 January 2005

Get authoritative, state-of-the-art, practical guidance on the high-quality and sustainable building method of rammed earth wall construction. Containing construction details and numerous photos of rammed earth buildings in the UK, Europe, USA, Afr... Read more...

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ISBN: 978-1-86081-630-7
Author: Richard Chitty and Jeremy Fraser-Mitchell
Published date: 25 May 2003

Find out about key topics encountered in fire safety engineering and aspects that should be considered by designers, enforcers and other responsible persons. Read more...

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ISBN: 978-1-84806-197-2
Author: S Doran
Publication date: 12 December 2011

Learn how to calculate thermal transmittance and thermal mass values of building materials in a unified and consistent way. Includes eight worked examples for wall, roof and floor designs. Read more...

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ISBN: 978-1-86801-686-4
Author: Peter Trotman, Chris Sanders and Harry Harrison
Publication date: 26 April 2004

Identify the causes of dampness, explore its effects and learn how to provide remedial measures. Discover how to tackle problems that exist in spite of all the available technical advice Read more...

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