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    CODE OF PRACTICE FOR DESIGN AND INSTALLATION OF DAMP-PROOF COURSES IN MASONRY CONSTRUCTION

    Available format(s):  Hardcopy, PDF

    Language(s):  English

    Published date:  01-01-1991

    Publisher:  British Standards Institution

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    Committees responsible
    Foreword
    Code of practice
    1. Scope
    2. Definitions
    3. Basic principles
    4. Materials
    5. Design
    6. Sitework
    Tables
    1. British Standards for DPC materials
    2. Structural considerations affecting the selection
         of DPCs
    3. Joints in DPCs
    Figures
    1. Examples of positions where DPCs may be required
    2. Position of DPC above ground level
    3. DPC beneath jointed copings
    4. DPC in a parapet wall
    5. DPCs in masonry chimney at roof penetration
    6. Principles of cavity tray design
    7. Sealed stop-ends to a cavity tray
    8. Coordination of DPCs around an opening in a cavity
         wall (diagrammatic representation of basic
         principles)
    9. Stepped cavity trays
    10. DPC in a cavity parapet wall
    11. DPCs at junction in concrete frame
    12. Continuity of DPC
    13. Detail of DPC overlap
    14. Installation of a flexible DPC
    15. Cavity tray with stop-ends
    16. Cavity tray across piers
    17. Formation of internal and external corners

    Abstract - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    Gives recommendations for the selection, design and installation of damp-proof courses in both solid and cavity masonry constructions. Guidance on basic principles relating to DPCs, their function and their installation in masonry is given.

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    Committee B/546/6
    Development Note Partially supersedes BS CP102(1973) (08/2005) Partially supersedes BS 743(1970) (09/2005) Supersedes 84/14417 DC (10/2005) Reviewed and confirmed by BSI, October 2007. (09/2007)
    Document Type Standard
    Publisher British Standards Institution
    Status Current
    Supersedes

    Standards Referenced By This Book - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    BS 7913:1998 GUIDE TO THE PRINCIPLES OF THE CONSERVATION OF HISTORIC BUILDINGS
    05/30131954 DC : DRAFT APR 2005 BS 5628-3 - CODE OF PRACTICE FOR THE USE OF MASONRY - PART 3: MATERIALS AND COMPONENTS, DESIGN AND WORKMANSHIP
    10/30168896 DC : 0 PD 6697 - RECOMMENDATIONS FOR THE DESIGN OF MASONRY STRUCTURES TO BS EN 1996-1-1 AND BS EN 1996-2
    BS 5628-1(1992) : 1992 CODE OF PRACTICE FOR USE OF MASONRY - STRUCTURAL USE OF UNREINFORCED MASONRY
    BS 8002(2015) : 2015 CODE OF PRACTICE FOR EARTH RETAINING STRUCTURES
    BS 5628-2(2005) : 2005 CODE OF PRACTICE FOR THE USE OF MASONRY - PART 2: STRUCTURAL USE OF REINFORCED AND PRESTRESSED MASONRY
    BS 8218(1998) : 1998 CODE OF PRACTICE FOR MASTIC ASPHALT ROOFING
    04/30126043 DC : DRAFT DEC 2004 BS 5628-1 - CODE OF PRACTICE FOR THE USE OF MASONRY - PART 1: STRUCTURAL USE OF UNREINFORCED MASONRY
    15/30301518 DC : 0 BS 8002 - CODE OF PRACTICE FOR EARTH RETAINING STRUCTURES
    05/30090361 DC : DRAFT JUL 2005 BS 6576 - CODE OF PRACTICE FOR DIAGNOSIS OF RISING DAMP IN WALLS OF BUILDINGS AND INSTALLATION OF CHEMICAL DAMP-PROOF COURSES
    16/30348805 DC : 0 BS 8203 - CODE OF PRACTICE FOR INSTALLATION OF RESILIENT FLOOR COVERINGS
    BS 5628-3(2005) : 2005 CODE OF PRACTICE FOR THE USE OF MASONRY - PART 3: MATERIALS AND COMPONENTS, DESIGN AND WORKMANSHIP
    BS 743(1970) : 1970 SPECIFICATION FOR MATERIALS FOR DAMP-PROOF COURSES
    BS 8203(2017) : 2017 INSTALLATION OF RESILIENT FLOOR COVERINGS - CODE OF PRACTICE
    BS 6576(2005) : 2005 CODE OF PRACTICE FOR DIAGNOSIS OF RISING DAMP IN WALLS OF BUILDINGS AND INSTALLATION OF CHEMICAL DAMP-PROOF COURSES
    BS PD6697(2010) : 2010 RECOMMENDATIONS FOR THE DESIGN OF MASONRY STRUCTURES TO BS EN 1996-1-1 AND BS EN 1996-2
    BS 5250(2002) : 2002 CODE OF PRACTICE FOR CONTROL OF CONDENSATION IN BUILDINGS
    BS 8000-3(2001) : 2001 WORKMANSHIP ON BUILDING SITES - PART 3: CODE OF PRACTICE FOR MASONRY
    BS 8004(2015) : 2015 CODE OF PRACTICE FOR FOUNDATIONS
    BS 6576(2005) : 2005 CODE OF PRACTICE FOR DIAGNOSIS OF RISING DAMP IN WALLS OF BUILDINGS AND INSTALLATION OF CHEMICAL DAMP-PROOF COURSES
    BS 5250:2002 CODE OF PRACTICE FOR CONTROL OF CONDENSATION IN BUILDINGS
    BS 8004:2015 CODE OF PRACTICE FOR FOUNDATIONS
    BS 8203:2017 INSTALLATION OF RESILIENT FLOOR COVERINGS - CODE OF PRACTICE
    BS 8002:2015 CODE OF PRACTICE FOR EARTH RETAINING STRUCTURES
    BS 8000-3:2001 WORKMANSHIP ON BUILDING SITES - PART 3: CODE OF PRACTICE FOR MASONRY

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    BS 6577:1985 SPECIFICATION FOR MASTIC ASPHALT FOR BUILDING (NATURAL ROCK ASPHALT AGGREGATE)
    BS 8000-3:1989 WORKMANSHIP ON BUILDING SITES - CODE OF PRACTICE FOR MASONRY
    BS 6100-5.1(1985) : 1985 GLOSSARY OF BUILDING AND CIVIL ENGINEERING TERMS - MASONRY - TERMS COMMON TO MASONRY
    BS DD86-1(1983) : 1983 DAMP-PROOF COURSES - METHODS OF TEST FOR FLEXURAL BOND STRENGTH AND SHORT TERM SHEAR STRENGTH
    BS 5250(1989) : 1989 CODE OF PRACTICE FOR CONTROL OF CONDENSATION IN BUILDINGS
    BS 6477:1984 SPECIFICATION FOR WATER REPELLENTS FOR MASONRY SURFACES
    BS DD86-2(1984) : 1984 DAMP-PROOF COURSES - METHOD OF TEST FOR CREEP DEFORMATION
    BS 6515(1984) : 1984 SPECIFICATION FOR POLYETHYLENE DAMP-PROOF COURSES FOR MASONRY
    BS 5642-1(1978) : 1978 SILLS, COPINGS AND CAPPINGS - PART 1: SPECIFICATION FOR WINDOW SILLS OF PRECAST CONCRETE, CAST STONE, CLAYWARE, SLATE AND NATURAL STONE
    BS 1178(1982) : 1982 SPECIFICATION FOR MILLED LEAD SHEET FOR BUILDING PURPOSES
    BS 5628-3(1985) : 1985 CODE OF PRACTICE FOR USE OF MASONRY - MATERIALS AND COMPONENTS DESIGN AND WORKMANSHIP
    BS 6576:1985 CODE OF PRACTICE FOR INSTALLATION OF CHEMICAL DAMP-PROOF COURSES
    BS 2870(1980) : 1980 SPECIFICATION FOR ROLLED COPPER AND COPPER ALLOYS: SHEET, STRIP AND FOIL
    BS 3921(1985) : 1985 SPECIFICATION FOR CLAY BRICKS
    BS 8102:1990 CODE OF PRACTICE FOR PROTECTION OF STRUCTURES AGAINST WATER FROM THE GROUND
    BS 6398(1983) : 1983 SPECIFICATION FOR BITUMEN DAMP-PROOF COURSES FOR MASONRY
    BS 743(1970) : 1970 SPECIFICATION FOR MATERIALS FOR DAMP-PROOF COURSES
    BS 6100-5.3(1984) : 1984 GLOSSARY OF BUILDING AND CIVIL ENGINEERING TERMS - MASONRY - BRICKS AND BLOCKS
    BS 5628-1(1978) : 1978 CODE OF PRACTICE FOR USE OF MASONRY - STRUCTURAL USE OF UNREINFORCED MASONRY
    BS DD86-3(1990) : 1990 DAMP-PROOF COURSES - GUIDE TO CHARACTERISTIC STRENGTHS OF DAMP-PROOF COURSE MATERIAL USED IN MASONRY
    BS 6100-5.2(1984) : 1984 GLOSSARY OF BUILDING AND CIVIL ENGINEERING TERMS - MASONRY - STONE
    BS 6925(1988) : 1988 SPECIFICATION FOR MASTIC ASPHALT FOR BUILDING AND CIVIL ENGINEERING (LIMESTONE AGGREGATE)
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