Roofs

  • Ivor H. Seeley
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Abstract

This chapter examines the general principles involved in the design of roofs; the various forms of construction and coverings; the techniques used in roof drainage and insulation; and the materials employed.

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© Ivor H. Seeley 1986

Authors and Affiliations

  • Ivor H. Seeley
    • 1
  1. 1.Trent PolytechnicNottinghamUK

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