Goss's Roofing Ready Reckoner: From Timberwork to Tiles
ISBN: 1119077648
EAN13: 9781119077640
Language: English
Pages: 264
Dimensions: 1.00" H x 5.00" L x 7.00" W
Weight: 1.00 lbs.
Format: Paperback

Goss's Roofing Ready Reckoner: From Timberwork to Tiles

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Book Overview
Goss's Roofing Ready Reckoner provides cutting angle and lengths for traditional 'cut' roofs and design tables for timber sizing, based on BS5268 'Structural use of timber' and now including a comparison of timber sizes using Eurocode 5 'Design of Timber Structures'. Additional information is provided on wall plate and gable strapping, wind bracing, truss clips and other roofing metalwork, plus information on tools, equipment and health and safety matters. Detailed drawings for tiling, slating and other roof coverings are included, with fixing requirements revised to BS 5534:2014. Information on lead substitutes and roofing putties is also provided. Design of warm and cold roofs is fully covered, including ventilation and insulation requirements. The fifth edition also includes new chapters on engineered timber roofing components, solar panel fixing and outbuilding roofs.
Editor Reviews
From the Back Cover Goss's Roofing Ready Reckoner provides cutting angle and lengths for traditional cut roofs and design tables for timber sizing. The tables are based on BS5268 Structural use of timber and include a comparison of timber sizes using Eurocode 5 Design of Timber Structures. Tile and slate fixing requirements are also revised to BS 5534:2014, including dry fixed ridges, hips and verges, with information on lead substitutes and roofing putties also provided. New chapters in this Fifth Edition cover engineered timber roofing components, solar panel fixing and outbuilding roofs.