The fourth edition of this classic book provides a comprehensive treatise on the design and construction of swimming pools, both public and private. Significantly revised, it covers planning, materials, design, construction and finishing, water circulation and treatment, energy conservation, maintenance and repairs. This is a standard book for all civil engineers who need to design and construct swimming pools, and a useful reference on the design of water-retaining structures.
Table of Contents
The planning and layout of swimming pools. Basic characteristics of the materials used in the construction of swimming pools. Factors affecting the durability of reinforced concrete and cement-based materials used in the construction of swimming pools. Construction of swimming pool shells insitu reinforced concrete. Construction of swimming pool shells in reinforced sprayed concrete and other materials. External works. Finishing the pool shell and associated structures; problems with pool hall roofs. Water circulation and water treatment. Notes on heating swimming pools and energy conservation. Maintenance and repairs to swimming pools.
Philip H. Perkins