The Scottish Building Regulations. Explained and Illustrated. 3rd Edition

  • ID: 2176394
  • Book
  • Region: Scotland
  • 416 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
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This guide to the Technical Standards of the Scotish Building Regulations:

explaines the building control system in Scotland with reference to the relevant legislation

summarises legal liabilities under Scots law

examines, part by part, the technical requirements of the building standards, with extensive illustrations and worked examples for further guidance

The Third Edition has been substantially revised to take account of major changes to the Regulations and Technical Standards since the last edition was published in 1996.
These major changes concern Parts D, E, J, M and R and other minor revisions have also been included.
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Preface.

Acknowledgements.

General Introduction.

Introduction.

I Legal and Administrative Matters.

1. Building Control: An Overview.

2. The 1959 Act and its rRegulations.

3. Administration of Buildng Control.

4. Legal Liabilities.

II Technical Matters.

5. Introduction.

6. Fitness of Materials and Workmanship.

7. Structure.

8. Introduction to Parts D and E.

9. Structural fire precautions.

10. Means of escape from fire and facilities for firefighting.

11. Combustion Appliance Installations and Storage of Liquid and Gaseous Fuels.

12. Preparation of sites and resistance to moisture.

13. Resistance to transmission of sound.

14. Conservation of fuel and power.

15. Ventilation of buildings.

16 Drainage and sanitary facilities.

17. Electrical installations.

18. Miscellaneous hazards.

19. Access and Facilities for dwellings.

20. Solid waste storage.

21. Access to and Movement within Buildings and Protective Barriers.

III Appendices.

Index

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George Bett
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