Building Pathology: Deterioration, Diagnostics, and Intervention by Samuel Y. HarrisBuilding Pathology: Deterioration, Diagnostics, and Intervention by Samuel Y. Harris

Building Pathology: Deterioration, Diagnostics, and Intervention

bySamuel Y. Harris

Hardcover | March 1, 2001

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A comprehensive approach to building-related deterioration and intervention
This essential technical reference gives building professionals the knowledge and tools they need to better diagnose building-related deterioration, identify sound treatment options and solutions, and design to minimize performance problems on new projects. Combining a clear and accessible explanation of the principles and mechanisms of building deterioration with coverage of a broad array of intervention methods, it is a ready resource for anyone whose work is concerned with improving building performance.
SAMUEL Y. HARRIS, PE, AIA, Esq., is an architect, structural engineer, and attorney. He leads his own consulting company, S. Harris & Co., and serves as an adjunct professor at The University of Pennsylvania and at Goucher College.
Title:Building Pathology: Deterioration, Diagnostics, and InterventionFormat:HardcoverDimensions:672 pages, 10.04 × 7.3 × 1.48 inPublished:March 1, 2001Publisher:WileyLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0471331724

ISBN - 13:9780471331728

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Table of Contents

Preface.

Introduction.

Mechanisms and Diagnostics.

Structural Systems.

Vertical Closure Systems.

Horizontal Closure Systems.

The Active Systems.

Epilogue.

Glossary.

Index.

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