Structural Survey: Volume 8 Issue 4


Table of contents

Ties for cavity walls and masonry cladding

R.C. de Vekey

Reviews the history of the development of cavity wall ties,particularly in relation to their durability, and covers recentimprovements in both materials specifications and…

Building regulations in England and Wales – Current changes and future trends

Tony Field

Discusses the changes made in recent years to Building Regulations,concentrating on the introduction of the new system of building controlin 1985, current reviews of the technical…

Non‐contact measurement of structures

John Uren

Outlines the system of measuring structural movements anddeformations based on the theory of theodolite intersection, which wasdeveloped by the Civil Engineering Department of the…

Surveying for timber decay and damp

M.T. Lothian

Discusses the means and methods of detecting timber decay and damp,briefly outlining the historic use of wood in the construction ofdwellings and the role of the timber…

Structural vibrations: Part II – Industrial problems

Clive Williams

Outlines some basic forms of dynamic loading which causevibrational problems in structures. Presents information on thepossibility of structural damage occurring from vibration…

Residential Bath preserved

L.T. Sparks

Outlines the history of the town of Bath in respect of its Georgianarchitecture and discusses the reasons and methods behind 20th centuryconservation schemes. Discusses the…



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1983 – 2016

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