By Harold Bailey, David Hancock

In 3 very good, modern concise volumes the authors deal thouroghly with brickwork and its linked matters. the coed is supplied with an creation to the undefined, the alternate, the talents and the constructions, and reflecting the Nineties, emphasise safeguard facets and issues. comprises multi selection questions and solutions.

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Soffit line r---L~/:"",-,_ prevents slip 38-mm min. 6 ....... ~ handrail ~balusters Figure 4. 8 Pyramidal brick steps 5 DRAINAGE The object of a drainage system is to convey foul, waste or surface water to the sewer or other place of disposal without danger to health. 35). 1) through this drain or otherwise to ensure that no subsoil water entering such a drain causes dampness of the site of the building. Drainage of subsoil water may be necessary for any of the following reasons (1) to prevent surface flooding and thus improve conditions for building (2) to lessen the amount of dampness occurring in foundation brickwork (3) to prevent foundation trenches from becoming waterlogged (4) to increase the stability of the subsoil and the ground surface (5) for agricultural purposes (6) to lessen the humidity that can occur when buildings are erected on damp sites.

2) The base can be of the same length and breadth as the overall plan area of the chamber, that is, no spread is required. scale 1:20 : 1# // 1// V ,& W // W V/ // ... '" . ;r-L-r-I----lH"'" ll- f- I- ........ : ... ~~ • }t:' .. r - - - - - - M , • " . ~. ~ ~l "1 -1:~:' ~ sectional eievation I . ;.. ,. r-------+r. -~ . : . : . I--- .. ~ ...... ~~\? s: )'& ~. ,•• sectional elevation sectional elevation (cross joints too may be staggered but cost increases) . , I! 37 Shallow inspection chambers (d) concrete sections surrounded in concrete Drainage (8) (9) (10) (11) (12) (13) (14) diameter where the chamber is deeper than 1800 mm.

Going The horizontal distance on the plan between the nosing of a tread and the nosing on the tread above. Flight Part of a stairway, or ramp, which may consist of a step or consecutive steps. Parallel Steps of uniform width. 1). 2). 2). 6). Brick Steps REQUIREMENTS FOR BRICK AND CONCRETE STEPS Brick steps should be built of durable bricks, which should be able to resist abrasion and weather and should be set in cement mortar suitable for the type of brick used. All steps must be built or formed to comply with the max.

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