Building Failures gives practical guidance on the prevention of failure by describing the nature and cause of the most common defects in buildings, and then shows how they should be avoided in design and constructio
|Publisher:||Taylor & Francis|
|Product dimensions:||5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 8.50(d)|
Table of ContentsIntroduction. Agencies causing deterioration. Durability of materials. Moisture. Foundations. Floors, floor finishes and DPMs. Walls and DPCs. Cladding. Doors and windows. Roofs. Services. Failure patterns and control. References. Further reading. Index.