chapter
Lattice jib crane, 168 Metal stairs, 607–9 Leader – piling rig, 217 Meter box, 681–3, 690–1 Lean-to roof, 431 Methane, 327 Lens light, 488 Method statement, 32 Levelling, 112–4 Micro-bore heating, 679 Lift casting, 235 Middle shore, 138 Lighting: Middle third rule, 228 cable, 687 Mineral insulating cable, 685 circuits, 688–9 Miniature circuit breaker, 683–4 sites, 88–90 Mixing concrete, 177 Lightweight decking, 476 Mobile cranes, 165 Lightweight infill panels, 493, 495–6 Mobile scaffold, 129 Lintels, 332, 335–8 Modular coordination, 45–6 Litzka beam, 405 Modular ratio, 383 Load-bearing concrete panels, 502 Mohr’s circle, 80 Load-bearing partitions, 548 Moment of resistance, 143, 411 Load-bearing internal walls, 541, Monitor roof, 471, 473 543–5 Monogroup cable, 397 Locating services, 108 Monolithic caissons, 269 Loft hatch, 529 Monostrand anchorage, 400 Long span roofs, 471–6 Monostrand cable, 397 Loop ties, 236 Mortar strength, 330 Lorries, 159 Morticing machine, 628 Lorry mounted cranes, 167–8 Movement joint, 119, 492, 547, 604 Low emissivity glass, 355 Mud-rotary drilling, 73 Luffing jib, 171 Multi-purpose excavators, 154, 158 Multi-span portal frames, 416, 418 Maguire’s rule, 659 Multi-stage wellpoints, 283 Mahogany, 632 Multi-storey structures, 424–5 Main beams, 8, 17, 408 Mandrel, 221 Needle and pile underpinning, 275 Manometer, 658, 676 Needle design, 142–3 Mansard roof, 429, 435 Needles, 136–41 Masonry partitions, 548 Newel post, 588, 591–4, 596–7 Mass concrete retaining wall, 232 NHBC, 28 Mass retaining walls, 231–2 Non-load-bearing partitions, 541–4, Mast cranes, 171 548–52 Mastic asphalt tanking, 251–2 Northlight barrel vault, 481 Mastic asphalt to flat roofs, 456 Northlight roofs, 471–2 Materials: conductivity, 510–1 Oak, 632 density, 35, 510–1 Oedometer, 81 hoist, 162 Oil based paint, 624 storage, 94–9 One hour fire door, 616 testing, 100–6 One pipe heating, 677 weights, 34–5 Open caissons, 269
Lateral restraint, 460, 571, 573–4 Mechanical auger, 72 Lateral support – basements, 248 Meeting rails, 345–6 Lateral support – walls, 434, 460, 573 Meeting stiles, 347, 618 Lattice beam, 406, 423, 473–4 Metal casement windows, 343 Lattice girder, 406 Metal section decking, 377
Pages 1

Lateral restraint, 460, 571, 573-4 Lateral support – basements, 248 Lateral support – walls, 434, 460, 573 Lattice beam, 406, 423, 473-4 Lattice girder, 406 Lattice jib crane, 168 Leader – piling rig, 217 Lean-to roof, 431 Lens light, 488 Levelling, 112-4 Lift casting, 235 Lighting: cable, 687 circuits, 688-9 sites, 88-90