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Table 0 Table 1 Table 2 Table 3 Table 4 Title
NN (NN) L lN (LN)
Planning/ Facilities Elements Construction Forms Materials Activities Properties Requirements Processes
(E8) Accessories
(A)/(D) Activities, aids
(V7) Adaptability
(J5) Adhesion
(A) Administration, management activities, aids
3 Administrative, commercial, protective service facilities
3 Administrative, commercial, protective service facilities
p Aggregates, loose fills
26 Agricultural
(56) Air conditioning
14 Air transport facilities
f2 All-in aggregate concrete (precast),
Heavy concrete (precast),
Glass fibre reinforced cement (grc)
(W6) Alteration
h4 Aluminium, aluminium alloys eg: aluminium silicon, aluminium zinc, duralumin
(H4) Amenities
w Ancillary materials
(B8) Ancillary plant
j6 Animal fibres eg: hair, wool, leather
46 Animal welfare
(U5) Animals, plants, machines
(G) Appearance
(G1) Appearance
(T) Application
54 Aquatic Sports Facilities
f6 Asbestos based materials (preformed) Asbestos-cement, asbestos-silica-cement, asbestos-silica-lime, bitumen-asbestos-cement
m2 Asbestos wool/fibres
n1 Asphalt (preformed)
(E5) Automation
(Y1) Availability of finance
j5 Bark, cork
(L6) Biological
s Bituminous materials
F Blockwork, Brickwork
(N5) Brightness
(28) Building frames, other primary elements
(A6) Buying, delivery
(M4) Capacity
E Cast In Situ Work
E Cast Insitu Work
h1 Cast iron, wrought iron, malleable iron
62 Cathedrals
(45) Ceiling finishes
(33) Ceilings
n7 Cellular plastics Eg: foamed plastics; expanded plastics
m5 ceramic wool/fibre
(T5) Change in use, re-use
(X) Change, movement, stability factors
h9 Chromium, nickel, gold; other metals, metal alloys
63 Churches, chapels
(71) Circulation
(71) Circulation fittings
(81) Circulation loose furniture, equipment
91 Circulation, assembly facilities
g Clay (dried, fired)
g CLAY (DRIED, FIRED)
r Clays, gypsum, magnesium and plastic binders, mortars
(75) Cleaning
(75) Cleaning
(D8) Cleaning up operations
95 Cleaning, maintenance facilities
(85) Cleaning, maintenance fittings loose furniture,
o1 Clear, transparent, plain glass eg: coloured
(D2) Clearing, preparing
(H1) Climate, ecological
(G5) Colour
33 Commercial facilities
9 Common areas relevant to planning
9 Common facilities, other facilities
9 Common facilities, other facilities
85 Communal residential facilities
15 Communications
(64) Communications
(U1) Communities
(R7) Compatability
y Composite materials
y-z Composite materials
(E) Composition
(E7) Connection,
(T6) Conservation of resources, waste
(X4) Considerable change
(D) Construction operations
(B) Construction plant, tools
(El) Content
(H) Context, environment
(R4) Control of energy
(M8) Control, other
(N8) Control, other
(O8) Control, other
(P8) Control, other
66 Convents
h5 Copper
h6 Copper alloys eg: bronze, gunmetal (copper, tin), Phosphor bronze (copper tin phosphorous) aluminium bronze (aluminium, copper) silicon bronze (copper, silicon), beryllium bronze (copper, beryllium), nickel bronze (copper nickel), Nickel silver, German silver (copper, nickel, zinc), Brass (Copper, Zinc)
(Y4) Cost in use, running costs
(A4) Cost planning, cost control; tenders, contracts
(Y2) Costs. prices
93 Culinary facilities
(73) Culinary fittings
(83) Culinary loose furniture, equipment
(J7) Deformation, stability
(R3) Demand. transfer of energy
B Demolition And Shoring Work
(V2) Demountability
(E)-(G) Description
(A3) Designing, physical planning
(L8) Deterioration
(F7) Dimensional
(X2) Disintegration
g1 Dried clay eg: adobe, cob, pisé de terre
(R8) Durability factors
(V4) Ease of cutting
(V8) Ease of disposing
(V5) Ease of drilling
(V3) Ease of moving
(V6) Ease of placing, fixing
(V1) Ease of storing
(Y7) Economic efficiency
(Y) Economic, commercial factors
7 Educational, scientific, information facilities
7 Educational, scientific, information facilities
(T3) Efficiency
(96) Electrical
(61) Electrical supply
(Q) Electricity, magnetism, radiation
(93) Enclosures
(R1) Energy sources, types
(R) Energy, other physical factors
52 Entertainment Facilities
C Excavation And Loose Fill Work
75 Exhibition, display facilities
(K6) Explosions
(9-) External elements, other elements
(21) External Horizontal divisions
(70)-(79) External vertical divisions
(90) External works
(T8) Failure in use, defects, modes of failure
(G8) Feel, smell, aural, taste, other
h1-h3 Ferrous Metals
V Film Coating and Impregnation Work
(A2) Financing, accounting
(4-) Finishes to structure
(K2) Fire protection
(K3) Fire resistance (structures)
(K) Fire, explosion
(K7) Fire, explosion damage, salvage
g2 Fired clay, vitrified clay, ceramics, Unglazed fired clay, terra cotta, earthenware, stoneware
(24) Fittings
(7-) Fittings, furniture elements,
t Fixing and jointing materials
T Flexible Sheet Work
L Flexible Sheet Work (Proofing)
(13) Floor beds
(43) Floor finishes
(23) Floors, galleries
(L1) Fluids
e-o Formed materials
(D4) Forming: cutting shaping fitting
p-s Formless materials
Y Formless Work
t-w Functional materials
67 Funerary facilities, shrines
(54) Gases supply
(L2) Gases, vapours
(N6) Glare
o Glass
o Glass general
m4 Glass wool/fibre
g3 Glazed fired clay eg: salt-glazed ware, faience, glazed terra cotta), glazed stoneware, vitreous china, porcelain
(X6) Gradual change
e1 Granite, basalt, other igneous
(11) Ground
(91) Ground preparation
(1-) Ground, substructure
f7 Gypsum (preformed), Glass fibre reinforced gypsum (grg)
(B7) Hand tools
(A8) Handing over feedback appraisal
i3 Hardwood (in general, and wrot) walnut, beech, oak, elm, iroko, teak, mahogany, sapele
4 Health, welfare facilities
4 Health, welfare facilities
o6 Heat absorbing/rejecting glass, X-ray absorbing/rejecting glass, solar control glass
(M5) Heat gain, loss
(M) Heat, cold
86 Historical residential facilities
41 Hospital facilities, hospitals
81 Housing
(N7) Illumination, candlepower
n2 Impregnated fibre and felt, bituminous felt, bitumen polythene, pitch fibre,
2 Industrial facilities
2 Industrial facilities
76 Information facilities libraries
(Y3) Initial capital
m Inorganic fibres
m INORGANIC FIBRES
(A7) Inspection, quality control
(M2) Insulation
(N2) Insulation
(P2) Insulation
(Q2) Insulation
(X1) Integration
(H6) Internal environments
(22) Internal horizontal divisions
(72) Internal vertical divisions
(22) Internal walls, partitions
2 International, national, planning areas
(Q4) Ionisation
Z Joints
6 Land use planning areas
G Large Block, Panel Work
G Large Block, Panel Work
h8 Lead, white metal
(N) Light, dark
(63) Lighting
f5 Lightweight aggregate concrete (precast)
f4 Lightweight cellular concrete (precast)
q Lime and cement binders, mortars, concretes
e3 Limestone (other than marble)
n4 Linoleum (hessian-linseed oil)
(L3) Liquids
(53) Liquids supply
(J4) Loads, forces
(8-) Loose furniture equipment
(P6) Loudness
f8 Magnesia materials (preformed)
(O6) Magnetism, electro-magnetism
(D7) Making good, repairing
M Malleable Sheet Work
(E3) Manufacture
(B4) Manufacture, screening, storage plant
27 Manufacturing
e2 Marble
a Materials
(L) Matter
(P7) Measurement of sound
(J2) Mechanics of fluids
(J1) Mechanics of soil
(J) Mechanics of structure
h Metal
h METAL
m1 Mineral wool/fibres eg: vermiculite
(92) Minor structures
o7 Mirrored glass, ‘one way’ glass, anti-glare glass
(T7) Mis-use
64 Mission halls, meeting houses
(H2) Modified environments
(20) Modular
o5 Multiple glazing
e Natural stone
e NATURAL STONE
h4-h9 Non-ferrous metals
(H7) Occupancy
32 Office facilities, offices
31 Official administrative facilities, law courts
(E4) On-site assembly
82 One-off housing units, houses
(G6) Opacity
o3 Opaque, opal glass eg: coloured
(W1) Operation
(W) Operation, maintenance, factors
(Al) Organizing offices, projects
(H8) Other
(J8) Other
(K8) Other
(U8) Other
(W8) Other
(X8) Other
(A9) Other activities, arbitration, insurance
38 Other administrative.
(D9) Other construction
(B9) Other construction plant, tools
g9 other dried and fired clays
78 Other educational facilities
(98) Other elements, Special Surfaces
(R5) Other energy
(48) Other finishes to structure
(78) Other fittings
(E9) Other fixing
o9 Other glass, including cellular
48 Other health.
28 Other industrial
m9 Other inorganic fibrous materials Eg: carbon fibre
(88) Other loose
f9 Other materials precast with binder
42 Other medical facilities
e9 Other natural stone
8 Other planning areas
58 Other recreational facilities
68 Other religious facilities
88 Other residential facilities
n9 Other rubber, plastics materials: mixed natural/synthetic fibres
(38) Other secondary elements
(18) Other substructure elements
(F8) Other systems
98 Other types of facilities, buildings
18 Other utilities.
j9 Other vegetable and animal materials
(G7) Other visual
i9 Other wood materials
(M6) Overheating, inadequate heat
v Paints
j2 Paper eg: kraft paper, corrugated paper, metal backed paper, paper; cardboard, pulpboard, pasteboard, millboard
(19) Parts
99 Parts of facilities, other aspects of the physical environment, architecture as a fine art
(89) Parts, accessories
(79) Parts, accessories
(69) Parts, accessories
(49) Parts, accessories
(39) Parts, accessories
(29) Parts, accessories
(99) Parts, accessories, Nature provision
(U3) People
(J)/(T) Performance
(Z) Peripheral subjects, form of presentation, time, place
(L5) Physical, chemical
(U4) Physical, mental factor:
(17) Pile foundations
I Pipe Work
(B6) Placing, pavement compaction plant
(D6) Placing: laying, applying
0 Planning areas
W Planting Work
n6 Plastics, including synthetic fibres: Thermoplastics eg: polyvinyl chloride (PVC), polyvinyl acetate (PVA), polyethylene (polythene), polypropylene, polystyrene, acrylic resins, cellulose derivatives (acetate, rayons, viscose rayon); coumarone resin, acetal resins, polyamides (nylon), polyesters. Thermosets eg: phenolic resins, melamine resins, urea resins, polyesters, epoxy resins, polyurethanes
(L7) Pollution
(R2) Potential energy
(62) Power
16 Power supply,
f Precast with binder
f PRECAST WITH BINDER
A Preliminaries And General Conditions
97 Processing plant, control facilities
(E2) Production
(A5) Production planning progress control
(T2) Proper use
(D1) Protecting
(B1) Protection plant
u Protective and process/property modifying materials
37 Protective service
(X7) Quality change
K Quilt Work
(O7) Radiation
11 Rail transport facilities
(K4) Reaction to fire (materials)
5 Recreational facilities
5 Recreational facilities
(P4) Reflection
(N4) Reflection, refraction
g6 Refractory materials eg: fireclay (aluminium-silica) silica, magnasite, carbon, silicon carbide refractory materials
51 Refreshment Facilities
3 Regional, sub-regional, planning areas
n8 Reinforced plastics eg: grp, plastic laminates,
61 Religious centre
6 Religious facilities
6 Religious facilities
(W5) Repair
(E)-(Y) Requirements. Properties, Processes
8 Residential facilities
8 Residential facilities
(U6) Resources
(82) Rest, work
(74) Rest, work
(72) Rest, work
92 Rest, work facilities
(W7) Restoration, reconstruction
(16) Retaining walls
N Rigid Sheet Overlap Work
R Rigid Sheet Work
S Rigid Tile Work
12 Road transport facilities
(47) Roof finishes
(27) Roofs
(W2) Routine servicing
n Rubber plastics
n5 Rubbers (elastomers) natural rubber (polyisoprene); synthetic rubbers including: polychloroprene (neoprene); butyl, polyisobutylene; polysulphides; chlorosulphonated polyethylene, ethylene propylene; nitrile; polybutadiene; ebonite (polyisoprene); silicone; urethane; chlorinated rubber
n RUBBERS, PLASTICS
5 Rural, urban, planning areas
o8 Safety glass, toughened glass, laminated glass, security glass, alarm glass
f1 Sandlime concrete (precast), Glass fibre reinforced calcium silicate (grcs)
e4 Sandstone, gritstone
(74) Sanitary
(74) Sanitary, hygiene
94 Sanitary, hygiene facilities
(84) Sanitary, hygiene fittings loose furniture, equipment
71 Schools facilities
73 Scientific facilities
(3-) Secondary elements completion of structure
(33) Secondary elements to floors
(32) Secondary elements to internal walls, partitions
(37) Secondary elements to roofs
(34) Secondary elements to stairs
(31) Secondary elements to walls, external walls
H Section Work
(68) Security, control.
(95) Services
(2-) Services
(Y9) Services factors
(6-) Services mainly electrical
(5-) Services mainly piped, ducted
(F1) Shape
(F) Shape, size
(R6) Side effects
(–) Sites, projects
(F4) Size
m6 slag wool/fibre (GGBS)
e5 Slate
(K5) Smoke
53 Social Recreational facilities
(U2) Society, custom
i2 Softwood (in general, and wrot) fir, hemlock, spruce, whitewood, larch, cedar, pine, redwood
(L4) Solids
(P5) Sound gain, loss
(P) Sound, quiet
(K1) Sources, types
(M1) Sources, types
(N1) Sources, types
(P1) Sources, types
(Q1) Sources, types
(87) Special activity
(77) Special activity
84 Special housing facilities
56 Sports facilities
(X5) Stability
(44) Stair finishes
(24) Stairs, ramps
h3 Steel Allows eg: Stainless steel
h2 Steel, mild steel
(94) Steps Ramps Stairs, Pavement, Decking
m3 stone wool/fibre
96 Storage facilities
(86) Storage, screening loose furniture, equipment
(76) Storage, Screening, Fittings
(97) Street Furniture, Fittings
(J3) Strength
(1-) Structure
(2-) Structure, primary elements, carcass
z Substances
(23) (66) Substructure
(Y8) Supply factors
(35) Suspended ceilings
n5/n6 Synthetic Resin
(M7) Temperature
65 Temples, mosques, synagogues
(B2) Temporary (non-protective) works
87 Temporary, mobile residential facilities
f3 Terrazzo (precast), granolithic (precast), Cast Stone, Artificial stone, reconstructed stone
(G4) Texture, pattern
P Thick Coating Work
i1 Timber (unwrot)
(F6) Tolerance, accuracy
34 Trading facilities, shops
(M3) Transfer
(N3) Transfer
(P3) Transfer
(Q3) Transfer
(X3) Transfer, movement
o2 Translucent glass eg: coloured, patterned, textured,
(66) Transport
(B3) Transport plant
(D3) Transporting, lifting
(B5) Treatment plant
(D5) Treatment: drilling, boring
(T1) Types of use
72 Universities, colleges, other education facilities
(U) Users, resources
1 Utilities, civil engineering facilities
(T4) Utilization, obsolescence
(Y6) Values and benefits
j Vegetable and animal material
j VEGETABLE AND ANIMAL MATERIALS
j3 Vegetable fibres other than wood
eg: grasses (bamboo. eelgrass. seagrass, reeds, rushes, straw, strawboard); stem fibres (hemp, jute, flax, linen, flaxboard, hessian); leaf fibres (sisal); seed hairs (cotton, coir)
(J6) Vibration
(O5) Voltage, capacitance
(41) Wall finishes external
(42) Wall finishes, internal
(21) Walls, external walls
(52) Waste disposal, drainage
17 Water supply,
13 Water transport facilities
(F5) Weight
44 Welfare facilities
J Wire Work, Mesh Work
o4 Wired glass
i Wood
i WOOD
j1 Wood fibres, fibre building board, hardboard, medium board, MDF
i4 Wood laminates, plywood, laminboard, blockboard; wood, metal, plastic veneered
j7 Wood particles eg: chipboard
i5 Wood veneers
j8 Wood wool-cement
X Work with Components
(V) Working factors
h7 Zinc

Table Order

CI/SfB CI/SfB CI/SfB CI/SfB CI/SfB CI/SfB
NN (NN) L lN (LN)
Planning/ Facilities Elements Construction Forms Materials Activities Properties Requirements Processes
Table 0 Table 1 Table 2 Table 3 Table 4 Title
0 Planning areas
1 Utilities, civil engineering facilities
2 Industrial facilities
2 Industrial facilities
2 International, national, planning areas
3 Administrative, commercial, protective service facilities
3 Administrative, commercial, protective service facilities
3 Regional, sub-regional, planning areas
4 Health, welfare facilities
4 Health, welfare facilities
5 Recreational facilities
5 Recreational facilities
5 Rural, urban, planning areas
6 Land use planning areas
6 Religious facilities
6 Religious facilities
7 Educational, scientific, information facilities
7 Educational, scientific, information facilities
8 Other planning areas
8 Residential facilities
8 Residential facilities
9 Common areas relevant to planning
9 Common facilities, other facilities
9 Common facilities, other facilities
11 Rail transport facilities
12 Road transport facilities
13 Water transport facilities
14 Air transport facilities
15 Communications
16 Power supply,
17 Water supply,
18 Other utilities.
26 Agricultural
27 Manufacturing
28 Other industrial
31 Official administrative facilities, law courts
32 Office facilities, offices
33 Commercial facilities
34 Trading facilities, shops
37 Protective service
38 Other administrative.
41 Hospital facilities, hospitals
42 Other medical facilities
44 Welfare facilities
46 Animal welfare
48 Other health.
51 Refreshment Facilities
52 Entertainment Facilities
53 Social Recreational facilities
54 Aquatic Sports Facilities
56 Sports facilities
58 Other recreational facilities
61 Religious centre
62 Cathedrals
63 Churches, chapels
64 Mission halls, meeting houses
65 Temples, mosques, synagogues
66 Convents
67 Funerary facilities, shrines
68 Other religious facilities
71 Schools facilities
72 Universities, colleges, other education facilities
73 Scientific facilities
75 Exhibition, display facilities
76 Information facilities libraries
78 Other educational facilities
81 Housing
82 One-off housing units, houses
84 Special housing facilities
85 Communal residential facilities
86 Historical residential facilities
87 Temporary, mobile residential facilities
88 Other residential facilities
91 Circulation, assembly facilities
92 Rest, work facilities
93 Culinary facilities
94 Sanitary, hygiene facilities
95 Cleaning, maintenance facilities
96 Storage facilities
97 Processing plant, control facilities
98 Other types of facilities, buildings
99 Parts of facilities, other aspects of the physical environment, architecture as a fine art
(99) Parts, accessories, Nature provision
(98) Other elements, Special Surfaces
(97) Street Furniture, Fittings
(96) Electrical
(95) Services
(94) Steps Ramps Stairs, Pavement, Decking
(93) Enclosures
(92) Minor structures
(91) Ground preparation
(90) External works
(89) Parts, accessories
(88) Other loose
(87) Special activity
(86) Storage, screening loose furniture, equipment
(85) Cleaning, maintenance fittings loose furniture,
(84) Sanitary, hygiene fittings loose furniture, equipment
(83) Culinary loose furniture, equipment
(82) Rest, work
(81) Circulation loose furniture, equipment
(79) Parts, accessories
(78) Other fittings
(77) Special activity
(76) Storage, Screening, Fittings
(75) Cleaning
(75) Cleaning
(74) Rest, work
(74) Sanitary
(74) Sanitary, hygiene
(73) Culinary fittings
(72) Internal vertical divisions
(72) Rest, work
(71) Circulation
(71) Circulation fittings
(69) Parts, accessories
(68) Security, control.
(66) Transport
(64) Communications
(63) Lighting
(62) Power
(61) Electrical supply
(56) Air conditioning
(54) Gases supply
(53) Liquids supply
(52) Waste disposal, drainage
(49) Parts, accessories
(48) Other finishes to structure
(47) Roof finishes
(45) Ceiling finishes
(44) Stair finishes
(43) Floor finishes
(42) Wall finishes, internal
(41) Wall finishes external
(39) Parts, accessories
(38) Other secondary elements
(37) Secondary elements to roofs
(35) Suspended ceilings
(34) Secondary elements to stairs
(33) Ceilings
(33) Secondary elements to floors
(32) Secondary elements to internal walls, partitions
(31) Secondary elements to walls, external walls
(29) Parts, accessories
(28) Building frames, other primary elements
(27) Roofs
(24) Fittings
(24) Stairs, ramps
(23) Floors, galleries
(22) Internal horizontal divisions
(22) Internal walls, partitions
(21) External Horizontal divisions
(21) Walls, external walls
(20) Modular
(19) Parts
(18) Other substructure elements
(17) Pile foundations
(16) Retaining walls
(13) Floor beds
(11) Ground
(–) Sites, projects
(1-) Ground, substructure
(1-) Structure
(2-) Services
(2-) Structure, primary elements, carcass
(23) (66) Substructure
(3-) Secondary elements completion of structure
(4-) Finishes to structure
(5-) Services mainly piped, ducted
(6-) Services mainly electrical
(7-) Fittings, furniture elements,
(70)-(79) External vertical divisions
(8-) Loose furniture equipment
(9-) External elements, other elements
B Demolition And Shoring Work
C Excavation And Loose Fill Work
E Cast In Situ Work
E Cast Insitu Work
F Blockwork, Brickwork
G Large Block, Panel Work
G Large Block, Panel Work
H Section Work
I Pipe Work
J Wire Work, Mesh Work
K Quilt Work
L Flexible Sheet Work (Proofing)
M Malleable Sheet Work
N Rigid Sheet Overlap Work
P Thick Coating Work
R Rigid Sheet Work
S Rigid Tile Work
T Flexible Sheet Work
V Film Coating and Impregnation Work
W Planting Work
X Work with Components
Y Formless Work
Z Joints
A Preliminaries And General Conditions
a Materials
e Natural stone
e NATURAL STONE
e-o Formed materials
e1 Granite, basalt, other igneous
e2 Marble
e3 Limestone (other than marble)
e4 Sandstone, gritstone
e5 Slate
e9 Other natural stone
f Precast with binder
f PRECAST WITH BINDER
f1 Sandlime concrete (precast), Glass fibre reinforced calcium silicate (grcs)
f2 All-in aggregate concrete (precast), Heavy concrete (precast), Glass fibre reinforced cement (grc)
f3 Terrazzo (precast), granolithic (precast), Cast Stone, Artificial stone, reconstructed stone
f4 Lightweight cellular concrete (precast)
f5 Lightweight aggregate concrete (precast)
f6 Asbestos based materials (preformed) Asbestos-cement, asbestos-silica-cement, asbestos-silica-lime, bitumen-asbestos-cement
f7 Gypsum (preformed), Glass fibre reinforced gypsum (grg)
f8 Magnesia materials (preformed)
f9 Other materials precast with binder
g Clay (dried, fired)
g CLAY (DRIED, FIRED)
g1 Dried clay eg: adobe, cob, pisé de terre
g2 Fired clay, vitrified clay, ceramics, Unglazed fired clay, terra cotta, earthenware, stoneware
g3 Glazed fired clay eg: salt-glazed ware, faience, glazed terra cotta), glazed stoneware, vitreous china, porcelain
g6 Refractory materials eg: fireclay (aluminium-silica) silica, magnasite, carbon, silicon carbide refractory materials
g9 other dried and fired clays
h Metal
h METAL
h1 Cast iron, wrought iron, malleable iron
h1-h3 Ferrous Metals
h2 Steel, mild steel
h3 Steel Allows eg: Stainless steel
h4 Aluminium, aluminium alloys eg: aluminium silicon, aluminium zinc, duralumin
h4-h9 Non-ferrous metals
h5 Copper
h6 Copper alloys eg: bronze, gunmetal (copper, tin), Phosphor bronze (copper tin phosphorous) aluminium bronze (aluminium, copper) silicon bronze (copper, silicon), beryllium bronze (copper, beryllium), nickel bronze (copper nickel), Nickel silver, German silver (copper, nickel, zinc), Brass (Copper, Zinc)
h7 Zinc
h8 Lead, white metal
h9 Chromium, nickel, gold; other metals, metal alloys
i Wood
i WOOD
i1 Timber (unwrot)
i2 Softwood (in general, and wrot) fir, hemlock, spruce, whitewood, larch, cedar, pine, redwood
i3 Hardwood (in general, and wrot) walnut, beech, oak, elm, iroko, teak, mahogany, sapele
i4 Wood laminates, plywood, laminboard, blockboard; wood, metal, plastic veneered
i5 Wood veneers
i9 Other wood materials
j Vegetable and animal material
j VEGETABLE AND ANIMAL MATERIALS
j1 Wood fibres, fibre building board, hardboard, medium board, MDF
j2 Paper eg: kraft paper, corrugated paper, metal backed paper, paper; cardboard, pulpboard, pasteboard, millboard
j3 Vegetable fibres other than wood
eg: grasses (bamboo. eelgrass. seagrass, reeds, rushes, straw, strawboard); stem fibres (hemp, jute, flax, linen, flaxboard, hessian); leaf fibres (sisal); seed hairs (cotton, coir)
j5 Bark, cork
j6 Animal fibres eg: hair, wool, leather
j7 Wood particles eg: chipboard
j8 Wood wool-cement
j9 Other vegetable and animal materials
m Inorganic fibres
m INORGANIC FIBRES
m1 Mineral wool/fibres eg: vermiculite
m2 Asbestos wool/fibres
m3 stone wool/fibre
m4 Glass wool/fibre
m5 ceramic wool/fibre
m6 slag wool/fibre (GGBS)
m9 Other inorganic fibrous materials Eg: carbon fibre
n Rubber plastics
n RUBBERS, PLASTICS
n1 Asphalt (preformed)
n2 Impregnated fibre and felt, bituminous felt, bitumen polythene, pitch fibre,
n4 Linoleum (hessian-linseed oil)
n5 Rubbers (elastomers) natural rubber (polyisoprene); synthetic rubbers including: polychloroprene (neoprene); butyl, polyisobutylene; polysulphides; chlorosulphonated polyethylene, ethylene propylene; nitrile; polybutadiene; ebonite (polyisoprene); silicone; urethane; chlorinated rubber
n5/n6 Synthetic Resin
n6 Plastics, including synthetic fibres: Thermoplastics eg: polyvinyl chloride (PVC), polyvinyl acetate (PVA), polyethylene (polythene), polypropylene, polystyrene, acrylic resins, cellulose derivatives (acetate, rayons, viscose rayon); coumarone resin, acetal resins, polyamides (nylon), polyesters. Thermosets eg: phenolic resins, melamine resins, urea resins, polyesters, epoxy resins, polyurethanes
n7 Cellular plastics Eg: foamed plastics; expanded plastics
n8 Reinforced plastics eg: grp, plastic laminates,
n9 Other rubber, plastics materials: mixed natural/synthetic fibres
o Glass
o Glass general
o1 Clear, transparent, plain glass eg: coloured
o2 Translucent glass eg: coloured, patterned, textured,
o3 Opaque, opal glass eg: coloured
o4 Wired glass
o5 Multiple glazing
o6 Heat absorbing/rejecting glass, X-ray absorbing/rejecting glass, solar control glass
o7 Mirrored glass, ‘one way’ glass, anti-glare glass
o8 Safety glass, toughened glass, laminated glass, security glass, alarm glass
o9 Other glass, including cellular
p Aggregates, loose fills
p-s Formless materials
q Lime and cement binders, mortars, concretes
r Clays, gypsum, magnesium and plastic binders, mortars
s Bituminous materials
t Fixing and jointing materials
t-w Functional materials
u Protective and process/property modifying materials
v Paints
w Ancillary materials
y Composite materials
y-z Composite materials
z Substances
(A) Administration, management activities, aids
(A)/(D) Activities, aids
(A2) Financing, accounting
(A3) Designing, physical planning
(A4) Cost planning, cost control; tenders, contracts
(A5) Production planning progress control
(A6) Buying, delivery
(A7) Inspection, quality control
(A8) Handing over feedback appraisal
(A9) Other activities, arbitration, insurance
(Al) Organizing offices, projects
(B) Construction plant, tools
(B1) Protection plant
(B2) Temporary (non-protective) works
(B3) Transport plant
(B4) Manufacture, screening, storage plant
(B5) Treatment plant
(B6) Placing, pavement compaction plant
(B7) Hand tools
(B8) Ancillary plant
(B9) Other construction plant, tools
(D) Construction operations
(D1) Protecting
(D2) Clearing, preparing
(D3) Transporting, lifting
(D4) Forming: cutting shaping fitting
(D5) Treatment: drilling, boring
(D6) Placing: laying, applying
(D7) Making good, repairing
(D8) Cleaning up operations
(D9) Other construction
(E) Composition
(E)-(G) Description
(E)-(Y) Requirements. Properties, Processes
(E2) Production
(E3) Manufacture
(E4) On-site assembly
(E5) Automation
(E7) Connection,
(E8) Accessories
(E9) Other fixing
(El) Content
(F) Shape, size
(F1) Shape
(F4) Size
(F5) Weight
(F6) Tolerance, accuracy
(F7) Dimensional
(F8) Other systems
(G) Appearance
(G1) Appearance
(G4) Texture, pattern
(G5) Colour
(G6) Opacity
(G7) Other visual
(G8) Feel, smell, aural, taste, other
(H) Context, environment
(H1) Climate, ecological
(H2) Modified environments
(H4) Amenities
(H6) Internal environments
(H7) Occupancy
(H8) Other
(J) Mechanics of structure
(J)/(T) Performance
(J1) Mechanics of soil
(J2) Mechanics of fluids
(J3) Strength
(J4) Loads, forces
(J5) Adhesion
(J6) Vibration
(J7) Deformation, stability
(J8) Other
(K) Fire, explosion
(K1) Sources, types
(K2) Fire protection
(K3) Fire resistance (structures)
(K4) Reaction to fire (materials)
(K5) Smoke
(K6) Explosions
(K7) Fire, explosion damage, salvage
(K8) Other
(L) Matter
(L1) Fluids
(L2) Gases, vapours
(L3) Liquids
(L4) Solids
(L5) Physical, chemical
(L6) Biological
(L7) Pollution
(L8) Deterioration
(M) Heat, cold
(M1) Sources, types
(M2) Insulation
(M3) Transfer
(M4) Capacity
(M5) Heat gain, loss
(M6) Overheating, inadequate heat
(M7) Temperature
(M8) Control, other
(N) Light, dark
(N1) Sources, types
(N2) Insulation
(N3) Transfer
(N4) Reflection, refraction
(N5) Brightness
(N6) Glare
(N7) Illumination, candlepower
(N8) Control, other
(O5) Voltage, capacitance
(O6) Magnetism, electro-magnetism
(O7) Radiation
(O8) Control, other
(P) Sound, quiet
(P1) Sources, types
(P2) Insulation
(P3) Transfer
(P4) Reflection
(P5) Sound gain, loss
(P6) Loudness
(P7) Measurement of sound
(P8) Control, other
(Q) Electricity, magnetism, radiation
(Q1) Sources, types
(Q2) Insulation
(Q3) Transfer
(Q4) Ionisation
(R) Energy, other physical factors
(R1) Energy sources, types
(R2) Potential energy
(R3) Demand. transfer of energy
(R4) Control of energy
(R5) Other energy
(R6) Side effects
(R7) Compatability
(R8) Durability factors
(T) Application
(T1) Types of use
(T2) Proper use
(T3) Efficiency
(T4) Utilization, obsolescence
(T5) Change in use, re-use
(T6) Conservation of resources, waste
(T7) Mis-use
(T8) Failure in use, defects, modes of failure
(U) Users, resources
(U1) Communities
(U2) Society, custom
(U3) People
(U4) Physical, mental factor:
(U5) Animals, plants, machines
(U6) Resources
(U8) Other
(V) Working factors
(V1) Ease of storing
(V2) Demountability
(V3) Ease of moving
(V4) Ease of cutting
(V5) Ease of drilling
(V6) Ease of placing, fixing
(V7) Adaptability
(V8) Ease of disposing
(W) Operation, maintenance, factors
(W1) Operation
(W2) Routine servicing
(W5) Repair
(W6) Alteration
(W7) Restoration, reconstruction
(W8) Other
(X) Change, movement, stability factors
(X1) Integration
(X2) Disintegration
(X3) Transfer, movement
(X4) Considerable change
(X5) Stability
(X6) Gradual change
(X7) Quality change
(X8) Other
(Y) Economic, commercial factors
(Y1) Availability of finance
(Y2) Costs. prices
(Y3) Initial capital
(Y4) Cost in use, running costs
(Y6) Values and benefits
(Y7) Economic efficiency
(Y8) Supply factors
(Y9) Services factors
(Z) Peripheral subjects, form of presentation, time, place

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