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Functional Requirements and Cost Implications of Constructional Methods

  • Ivor H. Seeley
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Abstract

THIS CHAPTER IS concerned with the functional requirements and cost implications of alternative constructional techniques for different types of building and of building elements. A comparison of maintenance problems and costs associated with different materials and components is made in chapter 11.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ivor H. Seeley
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  1. 1.Trent PolytechnicNottinghamUK

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