Structural Survey: Volume 19 Issue 4


Table of contents

Surveyor variability in large‐scale house condition surveys

Jim Kempton, Simon Nichol, Chimray Anumba, John Dickens

Deals with surveyor variability, in terms of identifying defects, when undertaking surveys of residential properties. It is based on a sample of 38 surveyors who took part in a…


Towards standardising the assessment of flood damaged properties in the UK

J. Nicholas, G.D. Holt, D.G. Proverbs

Presents a conceptual model for assessing flood damage to UK domestic properties. The model originates from a critique of existing knowledge in the field and from discussions held…


The portable test equipment being used for commercial building surveys

Alan Coday, Mike Hoxley

Presents an early publication of the results of an RICS Research Foundation Education Trust funded project to investigate the use of modern non‐destructive test equipment during…

Strengthening of concrete structures with FRP sheets and plates

R.V. Balendran, T.M. Rana, A. Nadeem

Presents an overview and discusses the applications of fibre reinforced polymer (FRP) sheets and plates in the strengthening of concrete structures. An insight may be obtained…


Evaluation of the role of the contractor’s personnel in enhancing the project constructability

Mekdam A. Nima, Mohd R. Abdul‐Kadir, Mohd S. Jaafar

Contractors’ personnel play a prominent role in enhancing the constructability of facilities design, construction and assessment. Looks at the constructability concepts identified…


Net energy analysis of double glazing for residential buildings in temperate climates

Troy Matthews, Graham J. Treloar

Energy used in buildings is a major contributor to Australia’s energy consumption and associated environmental impacts. The advent of complex glazing systems such as double…




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