Structural Survey: Volume 27 Issue 3


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Waldram was wrong!

Peter S. Defoe

This paper follows the author's previous paper published in Structural Survey (Vol. 25 No. 2, pp. 98‐116), in which certain accepted methodologies, used in rights to light…

Termite risks to houses in Australia

Alistair Reid

The purpose of the paper is to provide a review of the dangers that termites pose for houses in Australia and to highlight the inadequacies in the existing research for…


Maintenance for historic buildings: a current perspective

Alan M. Forster, Brit Kayan

It is well understood that maintenance is critical to the survival and in‐service use of any building. Despite recognition that the best way of protecting and maintaining historic…


Equivalent load of reinforced concrete columns under fire

W.K. Chow, Min Lin, Diankui Liu

The fire response of structural reinforced concrete columns is usually justified by the reduction in ultimate load bearing capacity. This is due to the decrease in mechanical…

Recurring quality issues in the UK private house building industry

Tony Auchterlounie

This paper seeks to provide an examination of the UK private house building industry and its record of delivering to customers a quality end product.




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1983 – 2016

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