Tuesday, June 12, 2007

346) The Technology of Building Defects ***

Hinks, J. and Cook, G. (1997). The Technology of Building Defects. E & FN Spon, London.
  • Defects with materials (ms3-32)
  • Failure mechanisms in cementitious materials (ms33-56)
  • Failure mechanisms in ceramic materials (ms57-64)
  • Failure mechanisms in timber (ms65-84)
  • Failure mechanisms in metals (ms85-96)
  • Defects in components: general mechanisms (ms97-136)
  • Defects in external joinery (ms137-156)
  • Defects in elements: soil and foundation-related problems (ms157-178)
  • Walls (ms179-252)
  • Movement and distortion problems in walls generally (ms253-276)
  • Defects in floors (ms277-284)
  • Problems with internal finishes (ms285-294)
  • Defects in roofs (ms295-330)
  • Further reading (ms7-356)