This is the new edition of a work that was last updated in 1989.The first chapter of this new edition provides data on causes of deterioration. The durability of different materials is then examined, and the underlying principles and investigation methods for diagnosing defects. Chapters 5 to 10 consist of data sheets on various defects associated with different parts of buildings - roofs, external walls, external joinery, floors and ceilings, internal walls, and services.
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Diagnosing defects in buildings saves time and effort for designers, builders and manufacturers, and can reduce correction costs by a factor of five. With a chapter for each building component, this revised and illustrated edition uses photographs and diagrams to look at deterioration, the durability of materials and the principles of diagnosis and investigation.
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Book Description Stationery Office Books, 2001. Paperback. Book Condition: Brand New. 3revised ed edition. 504 pages. 11.57x8.27x1.10 inches. In Stock. Bookseller Inventory # zk0117024368
Book Description Stationery Office Books (TSO), 2005. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 3rd. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0117024368