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Box beam, 423 beam, 378 Box caisson, 269 foundations, 208 Box pile foundation, 219 retaining wall, 233 Breather membrane, 436, 439–40, 490 stairs, 599 Brick: structures, 424 corbel, 312–3, 699, 701 Cap tendons, 398 dentil, 313 Carbon emissions, 523 dog-tooth, 313 Carbon index, 516, 521, 523 infill panels, 494 Cartridge fuse, 687 internal walls, 543 Cased pile foundation, 220 jointing and pointing, 309 Casein adhesive, 422 panel walls, 491 Casement windows: plinths, 312 ironmongery, 344 purpose made, 311 metal, 343, 356 retaining walls, 228, 231, 237–8 timber, 341–2 specials, 310 Castellated beam, 405 strength, 330 Cast-in wall ties, 494 testing, 100 Cast insitu diaphragm walls, 247, underpinning, 273 286 Brick bonding: Cast insitu pile foundation, 223 attached piers, 307 Cast-on finishes, 506 English bond, 304 Cavity barrier, 326, 373, 439 Flemish bond, 305 Cavity closer, 326, 438–9 principles, 303 Cavity tray, 334 special bonds, 237, 302, 306, 308 Cavity walls, 315–6, 329, 526 Brickwork cladding support, 492 Cedar, 631 Bridging of dpc’s, 325 Ceilings: British Standards, 57 plasterboard, 558, 619 Brown field, 295 suspended, 620–3 Buckling factor, 384 Cellular basement, 246 Builders plant, 147–83 Cement grouts, 288 Building control, 54 Central heating, 677–80 Building Regulations, 51–6 Centres, 333 Building Regulations application, 56 Certificates of ownership, 40, 44 Building Regulations exemptions, 55 Channel floor units, 585 Building surveyor, 28–30 Channels, 403–4 Built environment, 3–5 Checked rebates in walls, 338 Built-up roofing felt, 456 Chemical dpc, 323–4 Bulk density, 80 Chemical grouts, 288 Bulking of sand, 101 Chezy formula, 659 Bulldozer, 150 Chimney pot, 22, 699 Bus bar, 683–4 Chimneys, 695, 698, 700 Chipboard, 566, 634 Cab crane control, 173 Circular bay window, 349 Cable sizing, 687 Circular column, 382 Caissons, 269–70 CI/SfB system, 61 Calculated brickwork, 330–1 Cisterns, 668, 673 Calculation of storage space, 96 Cladding panels, 493 Camber arch, 333 Clamp vibrator, 182
Bottom shore, 138 Cantilever: beam, 378 foundations, 208 retaining wall, 233 Braced structures, 425 scaffold, 133
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Bottom shore, 138 Box beam, 423 Box caisson, 269 Box pile foundation, 219 Braced structures, 425 Breather membrane, 436, 439-40, 490 Brick: corbel, 312-3, 699, 701 dentil, 313 dog-tooth, 313 infill panels, 494 internal walls, 543 jointing and pointing, 309 panel walls, 491 plinths, 312 purpose made, 311 retaining walls, 228, 231, 237-8 specials, 310 strength, 330 testing, 100 underpinning, 273