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Earth structures and construction in Scotland

Walker, Bruce

Earth structures and construction in Scotland

a guide to the recognition and conservation of earth technology in Scottish buildings

by Walker, Bruce

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Published by Historic Scotland in Edinburgh .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Scotland.
    • Subjects:
    • Earth sheltered houses -- Scotland.,
    • Earth houses -- Scotland.,
    • Earth construction -- Scotland.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliography.

      Statementprepared by Bruce Walker, Christopher McGregor in collaboration with Rebecca Little ; commissioned by Technical Conservation, Research and Education Division, Historic Scotland.
      SeriesHistoric Scotland technical advice notes ;, no. 6
      ContributionsMcGregor, Christopher., Little, Rebecca., Historic Scotland. Technical Conservation Research and Education Division.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsTH4819.E27 W347 1996
      The Physical Object
      Paginationviii, 128 p. :
      Number of Pages128
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6883208M
      ISBN 101900168227
      LC Control Number00455100

      planning, selection, and utilization of construction equipment. Through understanding of: (1) The total construction process, from inspection of the idea through construction and start up, and (2) How construction equipment should be selected and used to produce the intended quality in the most cost-effective manner. ABSTRACT: Rammed earth is a widely used historic building material, found in Mediterra-nean regions, along the Silk Road, and in parts of the Himalayas. While guidelines exist for the construction of new rammed earth structures, there is very little guidance for the structural analysis of historic structures.

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      record/report of the surrounding facilities and structures 3. Detail design or construction proposal regarding: site/soil investigation report and geotechnical assumptions detail of excavation/protection works sequence and method of works monitoring proposal other information or specification that deem necessary.   This chapter presents the importance of geotechnical engineering on the site selection, design, construction, operation, and maintenance of earth-rock dams and earth structures; it emphasizes the geotechnical engineering work related to dam safety during the operation stage. Preliminary geological studies required to select the best dam site are described g: Scotland.


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