Goss's Roofing Ready Reckoner: From Timberwork to Tiles (Paperback)

Goss's Roofing Ready Reckoner: From Timberwork to Tiles By C. N. Mindham Cover Image

Goss's Roofing Ready Reckoner: From Timberwork to Tiles (Paperback)


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Goss's Roofing Ready Reckoner provides cutting angle and lengths for traditional 'cut' roofs and design tables for timber sizing, based on BS5268 'Structural use of timber' and now including a comparison of timber sizes using Eurocode 5 'Design of Timber Structures'. Additional information is provided on wall plate and gable strapping, wind bracing, truss clips and other roofing metalwork, plus information on tools, equipment and health and safety matters. Detailed drawings for tiling, slating and other roof coverings are included, with fixing requirements revised to BS 5534:2014. Information on lead substitutes and roofing putties is also provided. Design of warm and cold roofs is fully covered, including ventilation and insulation requirements. The fifth edition also includes new chapters on engineered timber roofing components, solar panel fixing and outbuilding roofs.

C.N. Mindham BSc has had a wide experience in the construction industry. After working at TRADA as Eastern Regional Officer, he developed a timber engineering business to become one of the country's largest producers of trussed rafters. He has subsequently run his own consultancy and been Managing Director of companies manufacturing trussed rafters, joinery and prefabricated timber buildings, and architectural metal work.
Product Details ISBN: 9781119077640
ISBN-10: 1119077648
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
Publication Date: May 16th, 2016
Pages: 272
Language: English