Structural Survey: Volume 4 Issue 2


Table of contents

Ready‐to‐use mortars

Neil Beningfield

Introduction This paper, which considers the composition, specification and use of ready‐to‐use mortars, is concerned only with those delivered in bulk in the wet state and…

Durability of cementatious products and concrete

H. McArthur

Introduction Concrete is a mixture of naturally occurring geological aggregates bonded together by a cementitious agent which ‘sets’ by reacting with water. This setting process…

Monitoring crack propagation using close‐range photogrammetry

J. Uren, T.R. Studer, R.J.C. Wren

Introduction The cracking of external building walls due to differential settlement or foundation failure has traditionally been monitored using ‘tell‐tales’, placed across the…

Decommissioning, dismantling, removal and recycling

P. Campbell

Introduction The demolition industry has traditionally been regarded as the poor relation of the construction industry, characterised by the brute force of the demolition ball — a…

Survey report competition — Result

The winner of the first Survey Report Competition organised by Structural Survey is the Building Surveying Department of Walker Son & Packman, Chartered Surveyors, of London EC2…




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