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Product Description: "What's the Crack?" When cracking is observed in a building the most common reaction is that it must be the foundations and that it must be serious. Many surveyors are nervous about diagnosing cracks. This is understandable, as the interpretation of cracks can be difficult to teach, with university courses providing little or no time for field experience...read more

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9780470659106 | Blackwell Pub, July 3, 2012, cover price $55.95 | About this edition: "What's the Crack?

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Product Description: First published in 2007. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

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9781860819773 | Taylor & Francis, November 4, 2010, cover price $45.00 | About this edition: First published in 2007.

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9781405161039 | 2 edition (Blackwell Pub, September 15, 2007), cover price $86.00

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Product Description: This third edition of Bill Ransom's classic short textbook provides a solid introduction to the study of defects in buildings and, in consequence, to good practice in conservation and repair. Building failures continue to occur despite continuing experience and growing knowledge in the industry; they may even be on the increase due to cost-cutting measures, the inadequate testing of innovative products and techniques, a lack of maintenance, and user abuse and misuse...read more

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9780415370837 | 3 edition (Routledge, June 22, 2007), cover price $57.95 | About this edition: This third edition of Bill Ransom's classic short textbook provides a solid introduction to the study of defects in buildings and, in consequence, to good practice in conservation and repair.

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Product Description: Building defects still continue to plague the construction industry. The lessons learned over the last forty years have not been fully applied. Many new or refurbished buildings still leak or crack. Lack of awareness by designers and installers as to the main mechanisms that trigger such failures remains a problem for the industry...read more

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9780415508780 | 4th edition (Spon Pr, May 23, 2013), cover price $180.00 | About this edition: Building defects still continue to plague the construction industry.
9780415370820 | 3 edition (Routledge, June 22, 2007), cover price $170.00 | About this edition: This third edition of Bill Ransom's classic short textbook provides a solid introduction to the study of defects in buildings and, in consequence, to good practice in conservation and repair.

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9780415508797 | 4th edition (Spon Pr, May 22, 2013), cover price $59.95 | About this edition: Building defects still continue to plague the construction industry.

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9780203030141 | 3 edition (Spon Pr, May 18, 2007), cover price $55.00

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Product Description: ELIMINATE CONSTRUCTION MISTAKES AND MINIMIZE YOUR EXPOSURE TO EXPENSE AND LITIGATION WITH DEFECT-FREE BUILDINGS Nothing packs a more costly punch and ruins a project faster than a construction defect dispute. And nothing stops a project dead in its tracks faster than conflicts between builders and owners...read more

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9780071479592 | McGraw-Hill Professional Pub, October 24, 2006, cover price $97.00 | About this edition: ELIMINATE CONSTRUCTION MISTAKES AND MINIMIZE YOUR EXPOSURE TO EXPENSE AND LITIGATION WITH DEFECT-FREE BUILDINGS Nothing packs a more costly punch and ruins a project faster than a construction defect dispute.

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Product Description: This book provides guidance on building survey work for typical residential, commercial and industrial buildings, with advice on how to diagnose a wide range of defects. It considers both modern and older construction methods, together with new and traditional materials...read more

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9781405197618 | 4th edition (Blackwell Pub, February 8, 2011), cover price $75.95 | About this edition: This book provides guidance on building survey work for typical residential, commercial and industrial buildings, with advice on how to diagnose a wide range of defects.

Miscellaneous:

9781405171694 | 3 edition (Blackwell Pub, October 24, 2005), cover price $89.99

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Product Description: This book deals with structural surveys for all types of building - domestic industrial and commercial - and includes diagnosis of a wide range of defects. It considers both modern and older construction methods, and deals with the particular problems of alterations and restoration work...read more

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9781405121477 | 3 revised edition (Blackwell Pub, August 26, 2005), cover price $89.99 | About this edition: This book deals with structural surveys for all types of building - domestic industrial and commercial - and includes diagnosis of a wide range of defects.
9780632039074 | 2 edition (Blackwell Pub, May 1, 1995), cover price $92.95 | About this edition: This book deals with structural surveys for all types of building - domestic, industrial and commercial - and includes diagnosis of a wide range of defects.

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Product Description: 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...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780471331728 | John Wiley & Sons Inc, March 1, 2001, cover price $160.00 | About this edition: 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.

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Product Description: Building Pathology provides a detailed knowledge of how buildings are constructed, used, occupied and maintained, and the various mechanisms by which their structural, material and environmental conditions can be affected. This book introduces the concept of building pathology and bridges the gap between current approaches to the surveying of buildings and the detailed study of defect diagnosis, prognosis and remediation...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780632048755 | Blackwell Pub, October 1, 1999, cover price $118.95 | About this edition: Building Pathology provides a detailed knowledge of how buildings are constructed, used, occupied and maintained, and the various mechanisms by which their structural, material and environmental conditions can be affected.

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Product Description: The Technology of Building Defects has been developed to provide a unique review of the subject. Defects are considered as part of the whole building rather than in isolation. General educational objectives are set out which offer the reader the opportunity of self-assessment...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780419197805 | Routledge, May 1, 1997, cover price $65.95 | About this edition: The Technology of Building Defects has been developed to provide a unique review of the subject.

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A guide for buyers of custom-built homes reveals common problems in home design, relates how to create a user-friendly home, and discusses how to get the best out of a builder or contractor (view table of contents)

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9780965485609 | Rev sub edition (Home User Pr, June 1, 1997), cover price $18.95 | About this edition: A guide for buyers of custom-built homes reveals common problems in home design, relates how to create a user-friendly home, and discusses how to get the best out of a builder or contractor

A guide for buyers of custom-built homes reveals common problems in home design, relates how to create a user-friendly home, and discusses how to get the best out of a builder or contractor

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9780931625237 | Dimi Pr, September 1, 1994, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: A guide for buyers of custom-built homes reveals common problems in home design, relates how to create a user-friendly home, and discusses how to get the best out of a builder or contractor

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