The Municipal and Sanitary Engineer's Handbook
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The Municipal and Sanitary Engineer's Handbook

By H. Percy Boulnois
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Table of Contents
  • THE MUNICIPAL AND SANITARY ENGINEER’S HANDBOOK.
  • PREFACE.
  • TABLE OF CONTENTS.
  • CHAPTER I. THE TOWN SURVEYOR.
  • CHAPTER II. THE APPOINTMENT OF SURVEYOR.
    • Report of the Special Sub-Committee as to the Surveyor.
      • Duties of the Surveyor.
    • Examination of Local Surveyors and Inspectors of Nuisances.
    • Syllabus of Subjects for Examination for Local Surveyors.
      • Laws and Bye-Laws.
      • Sewerage and Drainage.
      • Water Supply of Towns and Houses.
      • Regulations of Cellar Dwellings and Lodging Houses.
      • Highways and Streets.
    • Examination Papers, November 6, 1879.
      • Questions for Surveyors, November 6, 1879, 2 to 4 o’clock.
      • November 6, 1879, 6 to 8 o’clock.
  • CHAPTER III. THE SURVEYOR’S DUTIES.
    • List of Duties devolving upon a Town Surveyor as “Surveyor of Highways.”
  • CHAPTER IV. TRAFFIC.
  • CHAPTER V. MACADAMISED ROADWAYS.
    • Specification of a Roadway as designed by Thomas Telford more than fifty years ago.[13]
    • Specification of a Roadway as now executed.
    • Bituminous Roadways.
  • CHAPTER VI. ROAD METAL AND BREAKING.
    • Syenite.
    • Granite.
    • Trappean Rocks.
    • Gneiss.
    • Clay Slates.
    • Limestone.
    • Sandstones.
    • Flints.
    • Pebbles.
    • Gravel.
    • Specification for the Supply of Road Metal.
  • CHAPTER VII. ROAD ROLLING.
  • CHAPTER VIII. PITCHED PAVEMENTS.
  • CHAPTER IX. WOOD PAVING.
    • The Improved Wood Pavement Company.
    • The Asphaltic Wood Pavement Company.
    • Croskey’s Wood Pavement.
    • Lloyd’s Patent Keyed Wood Pavement.
    • Harrison’s Wood Pavement.
    • Henson’s Wood Pavement.
    • Carey’s Wood Pavement.
    • Messrs. Mowlem and Company’s
    • Patent Ligno-Mineral Paving Company.
    • Nicholson’s Wood Pavement.
    • Stowe’s Wood Pavement.
    • Wood Paving in Norwich.
    • Shiel’s Composite Block Paving.
    • Prosser’s Wood Pavement.
    • Excavation.
    • Foundation.
    • Wood Blocks.
    • Joints.
    • Top Dressing.
  • CHAPTER X. COMPRESSED ASPHALTE ROADWAYS.
    • Specimen Specification for a Compressed Asphalte Roadway.
      • Excavation and Concrete.
      • Asphalte.
      • Ramming.
  • CHAPTER XI. FOOTPATHS.
    • Yorkshire Flagging.
      • Specimen Specification for Yorkshire Flagging Foot Pavements.
    • Caithness Flagging
    • Blue Lias Flagging.
    • Concrete Footpaths.
    • Brick Footpaths.
    • Granite Slab Pavement.
    • Artificial Asphalte Pavements.
    • Tar Concrete for Footpaths.
      • Method of Mixing.
      • Method of Laying.
      • General Remarks.
    • Gravel Footpaths.
  • CHAPTER XII. KERBING AND CHANNELLING, ETC.
  • CHAPTER XIII. LIGHTING STREETS.
    • Hints for a Contract with a Gas Company.
  • CHAPTER XIV. STREET NAMING AND NUMBERING.
    • Minton’s China Tiles.
    • Cast-iron Plates with Embossed Letters.
    • Painted Names on Walls of Buildings.
    • Enamelled Iron Plates.
    • Wooden or Metal Figures cut out and fastened on to Boards or against Walls.
    • Enamelled Glass Tablets in Street Lamps.
  • CHAPTER XV. BREAKING UP STREETS.
  • CHAPTER XVI. OBSTRUCTIONS IN STREETS.
    • (1.) Improving the Line of Frontages of Streets.
    • (2.) Removing Projections of Buildings.
    • (3.) Doors or Gates opening outwards.—
    • (4.) Vault or Cellar Coverings.—
    • (5.) Rain-water from Shutes or Down Pipes.—
    • (6.) Blinds or Awnings over Footpaths.—
    • (7.) Trees overhanging Roadways.—
    • (8.) Surface Water from Private Premises running over Footpaths.—
    • (9.) Hoardings and Scaffolds.—
    • (10.) Dangerous Buildings.—
  • CHAPTER XVII. IMPROVEMENT OF PRIVATE STREETS.
  • CHAPTER XVIII. NEW STREETS AND BUILDINGS.
  • CHAPTER XIX. SCAVENGING.
  • CHAPTER XX. SEWERAGE.
  • CHAPTER XXI. SEWAGE DISPOSAL.
  • CHAPTER XXII. VENTILATION OF SEWERS.
  • CHAPTER XXIII. PUBLIC CONVENIENCES.
  • CHAPTER XXIV. ARTIZANS AND LABOURERS’ DWELLINGS, &c.
  • CHAPTER XXV. DEFECTS IN DWELLING-HOUSES, &C.
    • Cellar Dwellings.
    • Insufficient W.C. accommodation.
  • CHAPTER XXVI. HOUSE DRAINAGE.
  • CHAPTER XXVII. PUBLIC PLEASURE GROUNDS AND STREET TREES.
  • CHAPTER XXVIII. PUBLIC ABATTOIRS.
  • CHAPTER XXIX. MARKETS.
  • CHAPTER XXX. CEMETERIES.
  • CHAPTER XXXI. MORTUARIES.
  • CHAPTER XXXII. BORROWING UNDER THE LOCAL GOVERNMENT BOARD.
  • CHAPTER XXXIII. CONTRACTS.
  • INDEX.
  • BOOKS RELATING TO APPLIED SCIENCE PUBLISHED BY E. & F. N. SPON, LONDON: 16, CHARING CROSS. NEW YORK: 44, MURRAY STREET.
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