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Would you like to change to the United States site? Michael Forsyth Editor. The series aims to introduce each aspect of conservation and to provide concise, basic and up-to-date knowledge for architects, surveyors and engineers as well as for commissioning client bodies, managers and advisors. In each book, Michael Forsyth draws together chapters by leading architects, structural engineers and related professionals to reflect the interdisciplinary nature of conservation work.
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The books are structured to be of direct practical application, taking the reader through the process of historic building conservation and emphasising throughout the integrative teamwork involved. It discusses conservation engineering philosophy, exposes the conflict between building codes and conservation legislation, and offers solutions. Leading-edge, on-site metric survey techniques are described and a range of structural advice is given, including methods of repair in relation to philosophical principles.
Causes of induced movement in historic buildings are explained, together with basic soil mechanics and the assessment and diagnosis of structural failure. Chapters also cover the conservation of different types of construction: masonry, iron and steel, and concrete and reinforced concrete.
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Materials and Skills for Historic Building Conservation
Details if other :. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Return to Book Page. Here within a single volume is provided the essential information on the properties of traditional building materials. Each material is considered in the constructional sequence: wall materials, roof coverings, wood and timber framing, metals and finishes. Get A Copy.
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