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By Roy Chudley, Roger Greeno

ISBN-10: 013201985X

ISBN-13: 9780132019859

ISBN-10: 1405891106

ISBN-13: 9781405891103

Key gains: * transparent, concise textual content, supplemented with entire illustrations.Includes references to present development and development rules, British and ecu criteria. * New bankruptcy on entry and amenities for the Disabled, as utilized to commercial and advertisement constructions. * up-to-date info at the elements of upper power effective criteria. * Considers development approaches and tactics to incorporate web site works, plant and kit, sub-structures and transitority paintings, superstructure, demolition, framed constructions, hearth safeguard and potential for break out, formwork, pre-stressing, inner elements and exterior works. * New illustrations extra and current illustrations up-to-date to mirror verified recommendations. * steered for college students on better schooling certificates, degree and measure classes in all building and construction comparable programmes of analysis. writer details: * Roy Chudley was once previously senior lecturer in construction know-how at Guildford university of expertise. * Roger Greeno is a specialist, examiner and proven writer of many development papers and guides.

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BRICKWORK Brickwork can be affected by the same climatic conditions as given above for concrete, resulting in damage to the mortar joints and possibly spalling of the bricks. The following precautions should be taken when bricklaying under winter weather conditions: Winter building 49 n n n n n Bricks to be kept reasonably dry. Use a 1:1:6 mortar or a 1:5– 6 cement: sand mortar with an air-entraining plasticiser to form microscopic air spaces, which can act as expansion chambers for the minute ice particles that may form at low temperatures.

PLASTERING Precautions that can be taken when plastering internally during cold periods are simple: they consist of closing windows and doors or covering the openings with polythene or similar sheeting, maintaining an internal temperature above freezing, and if necessary using heated (maximum 50 °C) mixing water. Lightweight plasters and aggregates are less susceptible to damage by frost than ordinary gypsum plasters and should be specified whenever possible. External plastering or rendering should be carried out only in dry weather when the air temperature is above freezing.

75 5 × 1,500 To the above hourly rate must be added the running costs as given for the straightline method. This second method gives a more accurate figure for the actual cost of owning an item of plant than the straight-line method, and for this reason it is widely used. 75 56 Advanced Construction Technology The percentages of insurance and maintenance together with the running costs can now be added on a yearly basis, taking the new book values for each year; alternatively the above additional costs could be averaged over the five-year period.

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