Serious defects are now appearing in a large number of structures built after World War II. These defects typically have been in building components such as concrete panels and insitu concrete frames with various claddings that are often too expensive to replace. This book offers proven technical solutions for diagnosing and treating common structural defects in order to extend a building's life. Based on worldwide research and using case studies drawn from a variety of countries, including the United States, Great Britain, France, and Czechoslavakia, it should help construction professionals choose long-lasting, cost-effective renovative solutions. Among the topics covered are structural and building systems analysis, diagnosis and testing, long- and short-term options, value engineering , cost factors and typical repair solutions.
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Book Description Mcgraw-Hill (Tx), 1992. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0070110301
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