Structural Survey: Volume 20 Issue 5


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The significance of cracks in low‐rise buildings

Roger W. Johnson

This paper suggests a framework for the systematic investigation of cracking in low‐rise buildings. The procedure to follow is described in detail and monitoring equipment is…


What is the moisture meter trying to tell us?

Ralph Burkinshaw

Many surveyors are confused about the role and accuracy of moisture meters. Draws upon extensive field experience of their use and reports the findings of laboratory testing of…


Strengthening of RC beams: some experimental findings

H.Y. Leung

This paper aims to study the effect of external glass fibre reinforced polymer (GFRP) plates on the flexural and shear behaviour of structurally deficient reinforced concrete (RC…

Investigation and assessment of attitudes to and perceptions of the built environments in NHS trust hospitals

Stephen Todd, Andrew Steele, Cal Douglas, Mary Douglas

This study investigated the perceptions and attendant behavioural attitudes of stakeholders, including patients and visitors, to the built environments and supporting facilities…

The decision to build and the organisation

Roy Woodhead, Jim Smith

The decision to build initiates the development process. After taking account of all the factors it represents a decision to embark on a built solution to satisfy the…




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1983 – 2016

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