EDITED BY DAVID ADLER METRIC HANDBOOK PLANNING AND DESIGN DATA SECOND EDITION Architectural Press Metric Handbook CD-ROM Planning. First published as AJ Metric Handbook by The Architectural Press Second edition Third edition First published as New Metric Handbook The Metric Handbook is the major handbook of planning and design information for architects and architecture students. Covering basic design data for all the.

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The work sizes are 5 mm less than the co-ordinating sizes. Gravity drainage systems inside buildings are described in the series of standards BS EN Joints are made with compression fittings or by capillary soldering. The standard BS After allowing for any such insulation.

Nominal DN and maximum external pipe diameters are given in Table V.

There are three grades of delivery condition: Standard sizes and thicknesses are given in Table Tolerances are quoted in BS EN BS BS Part 1: The thickness of insulation will typically be between 25 and 75 mm depending on material used and the size of the pipe.

Cables with three insulated cores plus earth are used for circuits with two-way switching of lights.

Conductor cross-sectional areas of 1. Flexible electrical cords for the connection of mobile and portable equipment are detailed in Table XI.

Armoured cable for intake not covered here. Table Ix gives the dimensions of this limited range. O and 1.

Table X gives the dimensions of PVC insulated cables. Heat resisting 1 In addition. Light and heavy duty cookers or showers require 6.

Since earthcontinuity conductors are now used in all circuits. More larger sizes are also included in the standard I. The minimum bores are slightly less than the listed nominal sizes DN. Larger numbers of cores and pairs are listed in the two quoted standards.

Table Xlll Steel and non-metallicconduits BS The key dimensions are noted in Table Xll. Part 4: The standard also quotes the internal dimensions for dry lining mounted boxes. Terminology Approximate overall diameter mm 2 8.

Buxton Pamela (Editor). Metric Handbook: Planning and Design Data

High Wycombe. Part The core cables are colour coded: Code of practice. Specification for dimensional requirements BS Classification for weathertightness and guidance on selection and specification BS 65 Part 1: Factory assembled windows of various types. Specification BS These are summarised in Table XIV. Code of practice BS Tolerance classes BS EN Steel conduit is specified in BS The Code of Practice BS Part 2: Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers.


Requirements and specifications BS EN Unplasticised poly vinyl chloride PVC-U. Single leaf external door assemblies to dwellings Specification BS Thermoplastics pipes and associated fittings for hot and cold water for domestic purposes and heating installations in buildings: Technical delivery conditions BS EN Dimensions and masses per unit length BS EN Pipe threads where pressure tight joints are made on the threads: Specifications for pipes and the system BS EN Specifications for piping components and the system BS EN Chlorinated poly vinyl chloride PVC-C.

Specifications for pipes.

Dimensions and conventional masses per unit length BS EN Metric series BS General BS EN Specifications for pipes.. Dimensions and tolerances: Polyethylene PE.

Specification for spigot and socket systems BS Polypropylene PP. Acrylonitrile-butadiene-styrene ABS.

Pipes BS EN Part 3: London BS Specification for steel conduit and fittings with threads of I S 0 form for electrical installations: Nominal outside diameters and pressures.

Product standard.

Rigid conduit systems. Flexible conduit systems. PVC insulated.

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Cables BS EN Boxes and enclosures for electrical accessories for household and similar fixed electrical installations: Requirements and test methods and dimensions BS Code of practice for system design. Flexible cords rated up to V. For each building type, the book gives the basic design requirements and all the principal dimensional data, and succinct guidance on how to use the information and what regulations the designer needs to be aware of.

As well as buildings, the Metric Handbook deals with broader aspects of design such as materials, acoustics and lighting, and general design data on human dimensions and space requirements. The Metric Handbook is the unique reference for solving everyday planning problems. Original text: David Adler and Norman Seward 7. Thermal Environment Phil Jones 9. Light Joe Lynes Sound Chris Steel Fire Beryl Menzies Original text and drawings by Ian Appleton Community Centres Jim Tanner Christopher Shaw of Medical Architecture contributed the section on mental hospitals Hotels Fred Lawson Houses and Flats John Chapman Industrial Facilities Laboratories Revised by Neville Surti.

Original text by Neville Surti and Catherine Nikolaou Many types are still based on inch measures and Whitworth screw threads. Architectural Standards Graphic Student Edition. Asemota Oghogho. The resulting monotony further deepened the horror of a nostalgic, sentimental, unguided public of a prefabricated future. Restaurants and Foodservice Facilities Fred Lawson Chlorinated poly vinyl chloride PVC-C.

Thermosetting insulated.

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