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Goss's Roofing Ready Reckoner: Metric Cutting and Sizing Tables for Timber Roof Members

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'Goss\'s Roofing Ready Reckoner provides rafter dimensions for timber roofs of any span and pitch. Additional information is provided on wall plate and gable strapping, wind bracing, truss clips and other roofing metalwork, and tools and equipment.

This new edition includes roof timber member design tables, information on warm and cold roofs, their ventilation and insulation, plus detailed drawings for tiling, slating and other roof coverings.

Also of interest

Roof Construction and Loft Conversion

Fourth Edition

C. N. Mindham

978 14051 3963 2

Cover illustration by kind permission of David Wilson Homes

Cover design by Andy Meaden'

Synopsis:

Rev. ed. of: Roofing ready reckoner / Ralph Goss. 2001.

Synopsis:

Goss's Roofing Ready Reckoner provides rafter dimensions for timber roofs of any span and pitch. Additional information is provided on wall plate and gable strapping, wind bracing, truss clips and other roofing metalwork, and tools and equipment.

This new edition includes roof timber member design tables, information on warm and cold roofs, their ventilation and insulation, plus detailed drawings for tiling, slating and other roof coverings.

Also of interest

Roof Construction and Loft Conversion

Fourth Edition

C. N. Mindham

978 14051 3963 2

Cover illustration by kind permission of David Wilson Homes

Cover design by Andy Meaden

Synopsis:

Goss’s Roofing Ready Reckoner provides rafter dimensions for timber roofs of any span and pitch. Additional information is provided on wall plate and gable strapping, wind bracing, truss clips and other roofing metalwork, and tools and equipment.

This new edition includes roof timber member design tables, information on warm and cold roofs, their ventilation and insulation, plus detailed drawings for tiling, slating and other roof coverings.

About the Author

Chris Mindham, BSc is Managing Director at Bassett & Findley, Wellingborough.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction.

2. Roofing terminology.

3. Calculating the size of timber members.

4. Calculating the length and cutting angles of timber members,.

Data tables 5 degrees – 74 degrees.

5. Wall plates – strapping and gable strapping.

6. Wind bracing and openings for Dormers and roof windows.

7. Roofing metalwork and fixings.

8. Roof coverings – felt, battens and tiles,.

a) Underlay and battens,.

b) Insulation and ventilation,.

c) Choosing the covering.

9. Roof covering – building detail drawings,.

1) Slates,.

2) Concrete interlocking tiles,.

3) Plain tiles.

4) Felt shingles,.

5) Metal tiles.

10. Tools & Equipment.

11. Health and safety issues – Considerations.

Bibliography.

Index

Product Details

ISBN:
9781405159210
Author:
Mindham, C. N.
Publisher:
Wiley-Blackwell
Author:
Mindham, Chris N.
Author:
Goss, Ralph
Subject:
Carpentry
Subject:
Mathematics
Subject:
Construction - Carpentry
Subject:
Civil
Subject:
Engineering - Civil
Subject:
Engineering mathematics
Subject:
Roofing
Subject:
Construction
Copyright:
Edition Description:
WOL online Book (not BRO)
Publication Date:
November 2007
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
192
Dimensions:
7.00x4.60x.60 in. .40 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , Rev. ed. of: Roofing ready reckoner / Ralph Goss. 2001.
"Synopsis" by , Goss's Roofing Ready Reckoner provides rafter dimensions for timber roofs of any span and pitch. Additional information is provided on wall plate and gable strapping, wind bracing, truss clips and other roofing metalwork, and tools and equipment.

This new edition includes roof timber member design tables, information on warm and cold roofs, their ventilation and insulation, plus detailed drawings for tiling, slating and other roof coverings.

Also of interest

Roof Construction and Loft Conversion

Fourth Edition

C. N. Mindham

978 14051 3963 2

Cover illustration by kind permission of David Wilson Homes

Cover design by Andy Meaden

"Synopsis" by , Goss’s Roofing Ready Reckoner provides rafter dimensions for timber roofs of any span and pitch. Additional information is provided on wall plate and gable strapping, wind bracing, truss clips and other roofing metalwork, and tools and equipment.

This new edition includes roof timber member design tables, information on warm and cold roofs, their ventilation and insulation, plus detailed drawings for tiling, slating and other roof coverings.

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