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Crane erection of timber-trussed rafter roofs.

Hairstans, Robert, Kermani, Abdy and Lawson, R (2004) Crane erection of timber-trussed rafter roofs. Engineering Sustainability, 157 (2). pp. 89-98. ISSN 1478 4629

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Abstract/Description

Traditional methods of timber frame construction are
labour-intensive and time-consuming. This paper details a
study of the crane-erect method of construction which
utilises on-site preparatory work and off-site fabrication.
The paper also examines the project planning alterations
and implications which are required for crane-erect construction to be successful and the feasibility of crane erect with regard to improved time, cost and safety.

Item Type: Article
Print ISSN: 1478 4629
Electronic ISSN: 1751-7680
Uncontrolled Keywords: Timber-frame construction; Prefabricated units; Crane-erection; Construction costs; Health and Safety;
University Divisions/Research Centres: Faculty of Engineering, Computing and Creative Industries > School of Engineering and the Built Environment
Dewey Decimal Subjects: 600 Technology > 690 Building & construction > 694 Wood construction & carpentry
600 Technology > 620 Engineering > 624 Civil engineering
Library of Congress Subjects: T Technology > TH Building construction
T Technology > TA Engineering (General). Civil engineering (General)
Item ID: 1981
Depositing User: RAE Import
Date Deposited: 14 Mar 2008 09:41
Last Modified: 10 May 2013 11:49
URI: http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/id/eprint/1981

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