Structural Survey: Volume 3 Issue 4


Table of contents

Sewer rehabilitation – 1

T.S.R. Sargent

Introduction Sewer rehabilitation encompasses many different aspects of civil engineering. This single term defines everything from the detection of a lost sewer to its final…

New methods of treatment of dampness and timber infestation in buildings

A.C. Oliver

In the last 25 years, we have seen a considerable increase in the use of new and unconventional methods for the remedial treatment of building defects. Some of the materials and…

Suspended ceilings — design and application

A.E. Bannister

The primary function of a suspended ceiling is to improve the appearance of a ceiling area and conceal the various services that may be fixed to the underside of a floor slab or…

The maintenance of flat roofs on commercial buildings

John W. Murray

This paper was delivered by the author at a conference on ‘Building Defects in Commercial Property’, organised by Henry Stewart Conference Studies on 7th February, 1985.

Unity Houses in Chesham

R. Gossage, D. Macwilliam

Two Unity house owners describe how they have been affected by the publication of the Building Research Establishment report into the structural condition of Unity houses. The…



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