Structural Survey: Volume 4 Issue 1


Table of contents

Sewer rehabilitation — 2

T.S.R. Sargent

Introduction Sewer rehabilitation encompasses many different aspects of civil engineering. This single term defines all the activities involved, from detection of a lost sewer to…

Air conditioning – Its architectural, structural and client relationship

W.C. Pyle

The first question is why provide comfort air‐conditioning (AC) at all? In considerations of whether or not to adopt AC, a point to remember constantly is that only AC can provide…

The cleaning of Big Ben

Ken Negus

Without doubt, the greatest single act of conservation for Britain's cities has been the passing of the Clean Air Act. Buildings that are cleaned and restored today will stay…

Investigation of fire‐damaged buildings

Roy G. Kinnear

Introduction Most professionals engaged in the investigation of fire‐damaged buildings are very conscious of the potentially dangerous environment in which they work. Fire‐damaged…

The role of the independent testing laboratory

J.A.D. Caldwell

Introduction In recent years there have been significant additions to the technologies associated with building structures.

Effective diagnosis of material problems and defects in building and construction

Christopher Urbanowicz

Introduction Much‐publicised court cases during the past few years have highlighted the legal aspects of professional competence, while formal responsibility for poor judgments in…

The NHS: building and the state of the art

John Bolton

Structural Survey interviews John Bolton.



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