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Beyond Failure : Forensic Case Studies for Civil Engineers

Author: Norbert J Delatte
Publisher: Reston, VA : American Society of Civil Engineers, 2008.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Delatte, Norbert J.
Beyond Failure.
Reston : American Society of Civil Engineers, ©2014
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Norbert J Delatte
ISBN: 9780784472286 0784472289
OCLC Number: 871833843
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: ""CONTENTS""; ""FOREWORD""; ""PREFACE""; ""1 Why Case Studies?""; ""Organization of This Book""; ""Notes to the Student""; ""Sources for Case Materials""; ""2 Statics and Dynamics""; ""Hyatt Regency Walkway""; ""Tacoma Narrows Bridge""; ""Aircraft Impacts""; ""Other Cases""; ""3 Mechanics of Materials""; ""Quebec Bridge""; ""Point Pleasant Bridge Collapse""; ""Comet Jet Aircraft Crashes""; ""Other Cases""; ""4 Structural Analysis""; ""Agricultural Product Warehouse Failures""; ""Ronan Point""; ""L'Ambiance Plaza Collapse""; ""Cleveland Lift-Slab Parking Garage""; ""Kemper Arena"" ""Other Cases""""5 Reinforced Concrete Structures""; ""Air Force Warehouse Shear Failures""; ""2000 Commonwealth Avenue""; ""Skyline Plaza in Bailey's Crossroads""; ""Harbour Cay Condominium""; ""Bombing of the Oklahoma City Murrah Federal Building""; ""The Pentagon Attack""; ""Other Cases""; ""6 Steel Structures""; ""Hartford Civic Center Stadium Collapse""; ""Mianus River Bridge Collapse""; ""Cold-Formed Steel Beam Construction Failure""; ""The World Trade Center Attacks""; ""Pittsburgh Convention Center Expansion Joint Failure""; ""Minneapolis I-35W Bridge Collapse""; ""Other Cases"" ""7 Soil Mechanics, Geotechnical Engineering, and Foundations""""Teton Dam""; ""Vaiont Dam Reservoir Slope Stability Failure""; ""The Transcona and Fargo Grain Elevators""; ""Other Cases""; ""8 Fluid Mechanics and Hydraulics""; ""Johnstown Flood""; ""Malpasset Dam""; ""Schoharie Creek Bridge""; ""New Orleans Hurricane Katrina Levee Failures""; ""Other Cases""; ""9 Construction Materials""; ""Austin Concrete Dam Failure""; ""Liberty Ship Hull Failures""; ""Willow Island Cooling Tower Collapse""; ""Boston's Big Dig Tunnel Collapse""; ""High-Alumina Cement""; ""Other Cases"" ""10 Management, Ethics, and Professional Issues""""Citicorp Tower""; ""Space Shuttle Challenger""; ""Sampoong Superstore, Korea""; ""Misuse of the Professional Engineer License""; ""Property Loss Investigations""; ""APPENDIX A: Notes to the Professor""; ""APPENDIX B: The ASCE Code of Ethics""; ""APPENDIX C: Some Cases on Video and DVD""; ""REFERENCES""; ""INDEX""; ""A""; ""B""; ""C""; ""D""; ""E""; ""F""; ""H""; ""J""; ""K""; ""L""; ""M""; ""N""; ""P""; ""Q""; ""R""; ""S""; ""T""; ""V""; ""W""; ""ABOUT THE AUTHOR""
Responsibility: Norbert J. Delatte.

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