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Metric system
Typical metric units for UK structural engineering
Imperial units
Conversion factors
Measurement of angles
Construction documentation and procurement
Drawing conventions
Common arrangement of work sections
Summary of ACE conditions of engagement
Building regulations and standards
Listed buildings
Archaeology and ancient monuments
Party Wall etc. Act
Design data checklist
Structural form, stability and robustness
Structural movement joints
Fire resistance periods for structural elements
Typical building tolerances
Historical use of building materials
Typical weights of building materials
Minimum imposed floor loads
Typical unit floor and roof loadings
Wind loading
Barrier and handrail loadings
Selection of materials
Selection of floor construction
Temporary works toolkit
Load factors and limit states
Material properties
Coefficients of linear thermal expansion
Coefficients of friction
Sign conventions
Beam bending theory
Deflection limits
Beam bending and deflection formulae
Clapeyron's equations of three moments
Continuous beam bending formulae
Rigid frames under lateral loads
Taut wires, cables and chains
Selection of foundations and retaining walls
Site investigation
Soil classification
Typical soil properties
Preliminary sizing
Trees and shallow foundations
Contaminated land
Timber section sizes
Laminated timber products
Durability and fire resistance
Preliminary sizing of timber elements
Timber design to BS 5268
Timber joints
Geometry and arrangement
Preliminary sizing of masonry elements
Masonry design to BS 5628
Masonry design to CP111
Lintel design to BS 5977
Masonry accessories
Reinforced Concrete
Concrete mixes
Preliminary sizing of concrete elements
Concrete design to BS 8110
Reinforcement bar bending to BS 8666
Reinforcement estimates
Structural Steel
Mild steel section sizes and tolerances
Preliminary sizing of steel elements
Steel design to BS 5950
Steel design to BS 449
Stainless steel to BS 5950
Composite Steel and Concrete
Preliminary sizing of composite elements
Composite design to BS 5950
Structural Glass
Typical glass section sizes and thicknesses
Typical glass sizes for common applications
Structural glass design
Basement waterproofing
Precast concrete hollowcore slabs
Bi-metallic corrosion
Structural adhesives
Fixings and fastenings
Cold weather working
Effect of fire on construction materials
Useful Addresses
Further Reading
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Structural Engineer 27s Pocket Book

Structural Engineer 27s Pocket Book

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