Temporary Works Toolkit. Part 19: An introduction to the demolition of large stuctures

Author: A. Holdsworth (Andun)

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1 August 2018

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Temporary Works Toolkit. Part 19: An introduction to the demolition of large stuctures


The Structural Engineer
Temporary Works Toolkit. Part 19: An introduction to the demolition of large stuctures
Date published

1 August 2018

Author

A. Holdsworth (Andun)

Price

Free

First published

1 August 2018

Access Resource
Author

A. Holdsworth (Andun)

This article provides a brief introduction to demolition practice in the UK, addressing the more technical aspects requiring engineering input.

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PDF
Pages:
5
Publisher:
The Institution of Structural Engineers

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Temporary Works Toolkit Technical Issue 8

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