Economic Construction Techniques

Economic Construction Techniques : Temporary Works and Their Interaction with Permanent Works

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A review of the current legislation with regard to responsibility for temporary works above and below ground. The interface between temporary and permanent works on various types of construction is studies in detail and contractual implications studies.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 160 pages
  • 157.5 x 236.2 x 12.7mm | 340.2g
  • Thomas Telford Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • photographs, line drawings
  • 0727715070
  • 9780727715074

Table of contents

Setting the scene; the contractors dilemma; economy and safety - are they compatible?; is safety cosmetic?; Temporary works development; superstructure techniques; permanent/temporary works interface; contractual aspects and responsibilities; basement construction - influence of construction methods on design; temporary works in building refurbishment; case studies; NATM methods of construction for temporary works - Channel Tunnel project; a contractors view of the influence of permanent works
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