This guide, written by a practising engineer, begins with a brief introduction to timber as a building material, and then considers the approach to survey work, the investigation and then the appraisal - the stage at which the most appropriate form of remedial work is chosen. The options for repair are dealt with in detail, as are the strength assessment of timber elements and the approach to non-destructive load testing. Although the book relates primarily to the structural aspects of repair, it will nevertheless be of interest to all those engaged in the field of repair and restoration.Appraisal and repair of Intercontinental trade also introduced the tropical hardwoods, although timber structures niost ... Floors of medium span might be based on a two-tier system of principal beams with common joists notched into them (d).
|Title||:||Appraisal and Repair of Timber Structures|
|Publisher||:||Thomas Telford - 2002-01-01|