Structural Survey: Volume 19 Issue 5


Table of contents

Performance evaluation of a knowledge‐based system for subsidence management

C.J. Anumba, D. Scott

This paper describes the approach adopted in the evaluation of a knowledge‐based system for subsidence management, subsidence case management system (SCAMS). It introduces general…


The structural assessment of caravan holiday homes

Paul Chaplin, Ola Scott‐Boyle

Discusses the structural testing and subsequent calculations for caravan holiday homes to withstand snow‐loading criteria set out in EN BS 1647:1999. The project was undertaken as…

The assessment of risk in conservation refurbishment projects

John Reyers, John Mansfield

A literature review suggested that conservation refurbishment work was perceived by design professionals to be inherently more risky than new‐build projects. The objective…


A systematic approach to risk management for construction

Anthony Mills

Systematic risk management is expecting the unexpected – it is a tool which helps control risks in construction projects. Its objective is to introduce a simple, practical method…


Modelling culvert construction in artificially frozen ground using finite element analysis

H. Malekzadeh, D.J. Edwards, F.C. Frank

This paper describes the development of a computer finite element method (FEM) model for simulating the temporary earthwork support technique, artificial ground freezing…

Construction of dwellings and structures in ancient China

Low Sui Pheng

Construction works, which contributed to the built environment of the primitive, slave and feudal societies in ancient China, constitute an important component of Chinese history…




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