Maintenance of roof structure in high-rise residential flat buildings / Noorashikin Kamaludin

The purpose of this research is to understanding about the maintenance of roof structure in high-rise residential flat buildings. The author was investigated the implementation maintenance of roof structure in four (4) number of case studies. The study will be carried out based on the high-rise resi...

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Main Author: Kamaludin, Noorashikin
Format: Thesis
Language:English
Published: 2008
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Online Access:https://ir.uitm.edu.my/id/eprint/34937/1/34937.pdf
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spelling my-uitm-ir.349372022-06-23T07:06:34Z Maintenance of roof structure in high-rise residential flat buildings / Noorashikin Kamaludin 2008-10 Kamaludin, Noorashikin Roofing Maintenance and repair The purpose of this research is to understanding about the maintenance of roof structure in high-rise residential flat buildings. The author was investigated the implementation maintenance of roof structure in four (4) number of case studies. The study will be carried out based on the high-rise residential flat buildings in Shah Alam, Selangor and Kuala Lumpur. In addition, this research is about the understanding of the roof construction, types of defect found in the roof structure and also the causes of roof failure. Method of eliciting included interview and questionnaire. Information was collected by secondary sources like handbooks and internet. Leaks on a flat or pitch roof can be caused by several items, faulty seam, clogged drain, failed caulking, or a deteriorated flashing. In some cases, water may travel several feet along rafters and through insulation before it actually drips into the building and will cause a problem to occupant especially who live in the upper floor of the buildings. So, routine roof inspection and maintenance program should be carried out to maximize the life span of the roof structures and also to ensure the safety of occupant in that building. 2008-10 Thesis https://ir.uitm.edu.my/id/eprint/34937/ https://ir.uitm.edu.my/id/eprint/34937/1/34937.pdf text en public degree Universiti Teknologi MARA Faculty of of Architecture, Planning and surveying Hashim, Ahmad Ezanee (Prof. Sr. Dr.)
institution Universiti Teknologi MARA
collection UiTM Institutional Repository
language English
advisor Hashim, Ahmad Ezanee (Prof. Sr. Dr.)
topic Roofing
Maintenance and repair
spellingShingle Roofing
Maintenance and repair
Kamaludin, Noorashikin
Maintenance of roof structure in high-rise residential flat buildings / Noorashikin Kamaludin
description The purpose of this research is to understanding about the maintenance of roof structure in high-rise residential flat buildings. The author was investigated the implementation maintenance of roof structure in four (4) number of case studies. The study will be carried out based on the high-rise residential flat buildings in Shah Alam, Selangor and Kuala Lumpur. In addition, this research is about the understanding of the roof construction, types of defect found in the roof structure and also the causes of roof failure. Method of eliciting included interview and questionnaire. Information was collected by secondary sources like handbooks and internet. Leaks on a flat or pitch roof can be caused by several items, faulty seam, clogged drain, failed caulking, or a deteriorated flashing. In some cases, water may travel several feet along rafters and through insulation before it actually drips into the building and will cause a problem to occupant especially who live in the upper floor of the buildings. So, routine roof inspection and maintenance program should be carried out to maximize the life span of the roof structures and also to ensure the safety of occupant in that building.
format Thesis
qualification_level Bachelor degree
author Kamaludin, Noorashikin
author_facet Kamaludin, Noorashikin
author_sort Kamaludin, Noorashikin
title Maintenance of roof structure in high-rise residential flat buildings / Noorashikin Kamaludin
title_short Maintenance of roof structure in high-rise residential flat buildings / Noorashikin Kamaludin
title_full Maintenance of roof structure in high-rise residential flat buildings / Noorashikin Kamaludin
title_fullStr Maintenance of roof structure in high-rise residential flat buildings / Noorashikin Kamaludin
title_full_unstemmed Maintenance of roof structure in high-rise residential flat buildings / Noorashikin Kamaludin
title_sort maintenance of roof structure in high-rise residential flat buildings / noorashikin kamaludin
granting_institution Universiti Teknologi MARA
granting_department Faculty of of Architecture, Planning and surveying
publishDate 2008
url https://ir.uitm.edu.my/id/eprint/34937/1/34937.pdf
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