Building Surveys Reports 3e / Edition 3

Building Surveys Reports 3e / Edition 3

by Edward A. Noy
     
 

Property Surveys form a major part of building surveyors bread and butter work. This book provides guidance on this work for typical residential, commercial and industrial buildings, together with advice on how to diagnose a wide range of defects, it considers both modern and older construction methods, as well as new and traditional materials, The particular problems… See more details below

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Property Surveys form a major part of building surveyors bread and butter work. This book provides guidance on this work for typical residential, commercial and industrial buildings, together with advice on how to diagnose a wide range of defects, it considers both modern and older construction methods, as well as new and traditional materials, The particular problems of alteration and renovation work are discussed, with guidance on how to carry out measured surveys.

A separate chapter covers survey problems after flood and fire damage. The legal section takes account of recent developments in case law relating to inspections and surveys of properties.

The third edition has been updated and expanded to cover the latest procedures and research. It includes four new appendices containing the Construction Industry Council's list of definitions of building inspections and surveys, sample survey schedules, advice on surveying safety and a glossary of building inspection terms. The new bibliography provides an extensive list of books on building inspections in the UK and North America.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781405121477
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
08/08/2005
Edition description:
Revised
Pages:
432
Product dimensions:
9.61(w) x 6.69(h) x 0.88(d)

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Table of Contents

Preface to Second Edition.

Preface to Third Edition.

Acknowledgments.

1. General Principles and Responsibilities.

2. Procedure and Equipment.

3. Measurement of Existing Buildings.

4. Surveys of Historic Buildings.

5. Foundation Failures.

6. Defective Walls and Partitions Above Ground.

7. Reinforced Concrete, Cladding Materials and Structural Steelwork.

8. Damp Penetration and Condensation.

9. Timber Decay and Insect Attack.

10. Roof Structures and Coverings.

11. Fireplaces, Flues and Chimney Stacks.

12. Timber Upper Floors, Floor Coverings, Staircases and Ladders.

13. Finishes and Joinery Externally and Internally.

14. Services.

15. External Works.

16. Fire and Flood Damage.

17. Report Writing.

18. Legal Aspects.

Appendices.

Bibliography.

Index.

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