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Defects and Deterioration in Buildings: A Practical Guide to the Science and Technology of Material Failure

Author/EditorRichardson, Barry (Author)
ISBN: 9780367397524
Pub Date05/09/2019
BindingPaperback
Pages220
Edition2nd New Ed
Dimensions (mm)297(h) * 210(w)
A professional reference designed to assist surveyors, engineers, architects and contractors in diagnosing existing problems and avoiding them in new buildings.
¥12,595
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A professional reference designed to assist surveyors, engineers, architects and contractors in diagnosing existing problems and avoiding them in new buildings. Fully revised and updated, this edition, in new clearer format, covers developments in building defects, and problems such as sick building syndrome. Well liked for its mixture of theory and practice the new edition will complement Hinks and Cook's student textbook on defects at the practitioner level.

A professional reference designed to assist surveyors, engineers, architects and contractors in diagnosing existing problems and avoiding them in new buildings. Fully revised and updated, this edition, in new clearer format, covers developments in building defects, and problems such as sick building syndrome. Well liked for its mixture of theory and practice the new edition will complement Hinks and Cook's student textbook on defects at the practitioner level.

Consulting Scientist, Winchester, UK

Plates. Preface. Defects and deterioration. Structural problems. Thermal problems. Moisture problems. Noise problems. Wood problems. Masonry problems. Concrete problems. Coating problems. Foundation problems. Wall problems. Window problems. Roof problems. Floor problems. Combustion problems.

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