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BRE subsidence publications


1 BRE Digest 240, Low-rise buildings on shrinkable clay soils: Part 1, 1993.

2 BRE Digest 241, Low-rise buildings on shrinkable clay soils: Part 2, 1990

3 BRE Digest 242, Low-rise buildings on shrinkable clay soils: Part 3, 1980 (withdrawn)*

4 BRE Digest 251, Assessment of damage in low-rise buildings, 1995.

5 BRE Digest 298, Low-rise building foundations: the influence of trees in clay soils, 1999.

6 BRE Digest 313, Mini-piling for low-rise buildings, 1986 (withdrawn)*

7 BRE Digest 318, Site investigation for low-rise buildings: desk studies, 1987.

8 BRE Digest 322, Site investigation for low-rise buildings: procurement, 1987

9 BRE Digest 343, Simple measuring and monitoring of movement in low-rise buildings – Part 1: cracks, 1989.

10 BRE Digest 344, Simple measuring and monitoring of movement in low-rise buildings - Part 2: settlement, heave and out-of-plumb, 1995

11 BRE Digest 343 and 344 Supplement, Simple measuring and monitoring of movement in low-rise buildings: specifications and suppliers of equipment. 1995.

12 BRE Digest 348, Site investigation for low-rise building: the walk-over survey. 1989.

13 BRE Digest 352, Underpinning, 1990.

14 BRE Digest 359, Repairing brick and block masonry, 1991.

15 BRE Digest 361, Why do buildings crack? 1991

16 BRE Digest 381, Site investigation for low-rise buildings: trial pits, 1993.

17 BRE Digest 383, Site investigation for low-rise buildings: soil description, 1993.

18 BRE Digest 386, Monitoring building and ground movement by precise levelling, 1993.

19 BRE Digest 411, Site investigation for low-rise building: direct investigations, 1995.

20 BRE Digest 412, Desiccation in clay soils, 1996.

21 BRE Digest 427 Part 1, Low-rise buildings on fill: Classification and load carrying characteristics, 1997

22 BRE Digest 427 Part 2, Low-rise buildings on fill: Site investigation, ground movement and foundation design, 1998

23 BRE Digest 427 Part 3, Low-rise buildings on fill: Engineered fill, 1998

24 BRE Digest 475, Tilt of low-rise buildings with particular reference to progressive foundation movement. 2003.

25 BRE Information Paper IP 4/93. A method of determining the state of desiccation in clay soils. M S Crilly and R J Chandler, February 1993.

26 BRE Information Paper IP 7/06 Pruning trees to reduce water use. N A Hipps, C J Atkinson and H Griffiths, 2006

27 Good Repair Guide 1, Cracks caused by foundation movement, 1996

28 Good Repair Guide 2, Damage to buildings caused by trees, 1996

29 BRE Report BR 184, Foundation movement and remedial underpinning in low-rise buildings. R Hunt, R H Dyer and R M C Driscoll, 1991.

30 FB1, Subsidence damage to domestic buildings: lessons learned and questions remaining. R M C Driscoll and M S Crilly, BRE Trust 2000.

31 FB13, Subsidence damage to domestic buildings: a guide to good technical practice. Richard Driscoll and Hilary Skinner, BRE Trust 2007 (due for publication June 2007)

32 Has your house got cracks? T J Freeman, R M C Driscoll and G S Littlejohn. BRE/ICE, Second edition 2004.

33 East Malling Research and University of Cambridge, 2004. Controlling water use of trees to alleviate subsidence risk. Project 212 Final Report, BRE and LINK Consortium.

* available as photocopy from bookshop@bre.co.uk

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