Structural Survey: Volume 10 Issue 3


Table of contents

Early ornamental plasterwork – Part 1

Jane Schofield

Examines early time‐based ornamental plasterwork in the UnitedKingdom. Discusses the origins, methods, supporting structures, originalfinish and repairs and problems of this…

The role of the expert witness in construction disputes

Paul Handford, Patrick Ellum

Discusses the importance of the expert witness in constructiondisputes between a building′s owner and the contractor and engineer.Examines the technical issues the judge must…

The inspection of boilers and lifts

Roger Giles

Summarizes the regulations, statutes, health and safetylegislation, council licensing requirements and British standards thataffect the inspection of boilers and lifts. Suggests…

A specifier’s guide to timber

Christopher Houchen

Discusses the considerations to be made when specifying timber forbuilding purposes, particularly BS classification and hardwood/softwooduse. Considers the main factors in detail…

Sealants for joints in buildings

Ron Woolman

Discusses the history, development, and current state of thebuilding sealant industry. Considers various joint designs as well assealant application and oil‐based and butyl…

Developments in masonry arch assessment

S.F. Broomhead

Discusses the methods of arch assessment used by British Rail toassess the infrastructure of the bridges they own. Explains the ModifiedMEXE Method, and describes the mechanism…

A report on research into the effects of micro‐climates on the corrosion of steel in reinforced concrete

Graeme R. Baldwin

Discusses a research project undertaken to determine the effect ofinternal climatic conditions on corrosion of steel reinforced concrete.Examines the aims, method used…

The restoration and repair of sash windows

Paul Webb

Considers the repair, replacement and decoration of historic sashwindows at Uppark, a National Trust mansion in Hampshire. Examines thespecific aspects of the project, as well as…



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