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Beyond failure : forensic case studies for civil engineers

Author: Norbert J Delatte
Publisher: Reston, Va. : ASCE Press, ©2009.
Series: Engineering case studies online (text)
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Through a series of case studies this book introduces the reader to the basic concepts of forensic civil engineering.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Case studies
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Delatte, Norbert J.
Beyond failure.
Reston, Va. : ASCE Press, ©2009
(DLC) 2008045372
(OCoLC)263605449
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Norbert J Delatte
ISBN: 9780784472286 0784472289 9781621980711 1621980715
OCLC Number: 698590548
Language Note: In English.
Description: 1 online resource (xv, 407 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: Why case studies? --
Statics and dynamics --
Mechanics of materials --
Structural analysis --
Reinforced concrete structures --
Steel structures --
Soil mechanics, geotechnical engineering, and foundations --
Fluid mechanics and hydraulics --
Construction materials --
Management, ethics, and professional issues --
Appendix A: Note to the professors --
Appendix B: The ASCE Code of ethics --
Appendix C: Some cases on video and DVD.
Series Title: Engineering case studies online (text)
Responsibility: Norbert J. Delatte, Jr.

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Presents the circumstances of important failures that have had wide-reaching impacts on civil engineering practice. This work includes case studies that narrate the known facts of the situation:  Read more...

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