Structural Survey: Volume 8 Issue 2


Table of contents

Interpretation of findings by surveyors in reporting to clients

Anthony P. Lavers

Discusses the duty of structural surveyors to interpret theirfindings in reporting to their clients, using examples from legislationand specific cases. Suggests that current…

Building energy and management systems – A technical briefing

Andrew Eastwell

Outlines the history and functions of BEMS – Building energyand management systems and is intended as a briefing note to those notdirectly involved with the application of…

The “New Approach” construction products directive: Its longer‐term implications for European architects and structural designers

George Atkinson

Outlines the implications of the EC Directive on ConstructionProducts brought into operation in June 1981, with special attention toits implications for design practitioners…

Hard public access floors: A problem for the industry – Part 1

R. Bloomfield

Discusses some aspects of composite construction and compositematerials in the flooring industry, in particular relation to failuresin the construction of hard public access…

Corsham Court

Keith R. Darby

Outlines the architectural and construction history Corsham Courtover its four hundred years of existence. Describes the damage occurredby neglect during the twentieth century and…

Foundation 15 – A structural guarantee scheme for new homes

Michael Kilcommons

Describes Foundation 15, a structural guarantee for new housescovering 15 years, implemented by Municipal Mutual Insurance. Outlinesits benefits and features. Describes the…

Influence of weather on the corrosion of steel reinforcement in Hong Kong

C.S. Poon, G.R. Baldwin

Discusses the problem of steel corrosion in reinforced concreteexperienced in buildings in Hong Kong. Outlines the range of defects,including different forms of spalling, loss of…



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