Appraisal of existing structures (Third edition)

Author: Various (Institution Task Group)

Date published

1 October 2010

First published: 1 October 2010

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Appraisal of existing structures (Third edition)

Guidance
Appraisal of existing structures (Third edition)
Date published

1 October 2010

First published

1 October 2010

Author

Various (Institution Task Group)

Price

Standard: £59

Member: £38.35

Buy Now

Comprehensive, step-by-step guidance for structural engineers needing to check and report on the adequacy of an existing structure.

Following an introduction, sections on the brief, legal implications and the report stages lead into a chapter on preparation and influencing factors. The appraisal process is then described in detail, before testing and monitoring is introduced. The use and properties of materials is discussed, before a final chapter on health and safety considerations. Detailed appendices cover:

  • Sources of UK-based information on design, construction and history

  • Advice on acceptable risk levels for existing structures

  • Types of defect

  • Damage due to extreme events

  • Recent advances in fire engineering

  • Conventional and specialist test techniques

  • Methods of monitoring structures

  • Safety factors

  • Residual service life

Additional information

Format:
Book (A4 print or PDF)
ISBN:
978-1-906335-04-5
Pages:
188
Publisher:
IStructE Ltd

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