Goss's Roofing Ready Reckoner: Metric Cutting and Sizing Tables for Timber Roof Members / Edition 4

Goss's Roofing Ready Reckoner: Metric Cutting and Sizing Tables for Timber Roof Members / Edition 4

by Chris N. Mindham, C. N. Mindham
     
 

Goss’s Roofing Ready Reckoner provides rafter dimensions for timber roofs of any span and pitch. Additional information is provided on wall plate and gable strapping, wind bracing, truss clips and other roofing metalwork, and tools and equipment.

This new edition includes roof timber member design tables, information on warm and cold roofs, their

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Overview

Goss’s Roofing Ready Reckoner provides rafter dimensions for timber roofs of any span and pitch. Additional information is provided on wall plate and gable strapping, wind bracing, truss clips and other roofing metalwork, and tools and equipment.

This new edition includes roof timber member design tables, information on warm and cold roofs, their ventilation and insulation, plus detailed drawings for tiling, slating and other roof coverings.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781405159210
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
02/04/2008
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
192
Product dimensions:
4.74(w) x 7.22(h) x 0.56(d)

Table of Contents

1. Introduction.

2. Roofing terminology.

3. Calculating the size of timber members.

4. Calculating the length and cutting angles of timber members,.

Data tables 5 degrees – 74 degrees.

5. Wall plates – strapping and gable strapping.

6. Wind bracing and openings for Dormers and roof windows.

7. Roofing metalwork and fixings.

8. Roof coverings – felt, battens and tiles,.

a) Underlay and battens,.

b) Insulation and ventilation,.

c) Choosing the covering.

9. Roof covering – building detail drawings,.

1) Slates,.

2) Concrete interlocking tiles,.

3) Plain tiles.

4) Felt shingles,.

5) Metal tiles.

10. Tools & Equipment.

11. Health and safety issues – Considerations.

Bibliography.

Index

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