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Forensic engineering : proceedings of the second congress, May 21-23, 2000, San Juan, Puerto Rico

Author: Kevin L Rens; Oswald Rendon-Herrero; Paul A Bosela; Technical Council on Forensic Engineering (American Society of Civil Engineers)
Publisher: Reston, VA : American Society of Civil Engineers, 2000.
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Contains papers presented at the Second Forensic Congress held in 2000 in San Juan, Puerto Rico. These papers cover a variety of forensic engineering subjects related to research, practice, and  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Conference papers and proceedings
Congresses
Material Type: Conference publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Kevin L Rens; Oswald Rendon-Herrero; Paul A Bosela; Technical Council on Forensic Engineering (American Society of Civil Engineers)
ISBN: 0784404828 9780784404829
OCLC Number: 43607371
Notes: Papers presented at the Second Forensic Congress organized by the Technical Council on Forensic Engineering.
Description: x, 688 p. : ill. ; 21 cm.
Contents: Notes on the 1999 Kocaeli-Golcuk and Duzce-Bolu Earthquakes in Turkey / Mete A. Sozen 1 --
Become an Effective Expert / Juanita Brooks --
Expert Witness Preparation: Learning New Strategies of Communication / Martin Q. Peterson, Jill Peterson Holmquist 18 --
Technical Session 3 Kansas City Hyatt Collapse Retrospective --
Legacy of the Kansas City Hyatt Tragedy: A 20-Year Retrospective Insight and Review / Kenneth L. Carper 26 --
Hyatt Failure from the Perspective of a Forensic Engineer / Piotr D. Moncarz, Robert K. Taylor 28 --
Kansas City Hyatt Regency Collapse, July 17, 1981: Chronology of Events / Gregory P. Luth 37 --
Walkways: Tragedy and Transformation in Kansas City / Sarah K.A. Pfatteicher 47 --
Professionalism, Responsibility, and Engineering Ethics / Jack D. Gillum 57 --
Technical Session 4 Times Square Scaffold Collapse --
4 Times Square Hoist Collapse: The Handling of a Potential Disaster / Emmanuel E. Velivasakis 66 --
Times Square Scaffold Collapse / Glenn P. Rentschler, Stephanie Walkup 75 --
Technical Session 5a Unusual Failures --
Collapse of a Trunk Storm Sewer in Boston / Rubin M. Zallen 85 --
Collapse of Underground Storm Water Detention System / Rubin M. Zallen 95 --
Carsington Dam: The Near-Miss Which Became a Bulls-Eye / M.F. Kennard, E.N. Bromhead 102 --
Sewer Tunnel Collapse: A Case History / Paul G. Swanson, Thomas W. Larson 112 --
Technical Session 5b Insurance and Risk --
Structural Damage Claims Attributed to Aftershocks / Brian McDonald, Yousef Bozorgnia, John Osteraas 123 --
Incident Reporting System (IRS) / Ilias Ortega 132 --
Waste Site Reliability Management and Forensics / John J. Barich III, Satish C. Almaula, Mark D. Ankeny 142 --
Technical Session 5c Nondestructive Testing in Forensic Practice --
Engineering and Science in Structural Forensic Work / Rachel J. Detwiler, Peter C. Taylor, W. Gene Corley, Waldemar A. Klemm, Vagn C. Johansen 152 --
Condition Assessment of Timber Piles / Ronald W. Anthony 162 --
Concrete Maturity: A Valid Nondestructive Evaluation and Forensic Tool / Matthew L. LaCome, Adam Blankespoor, Kevin L. Rens 172 --
ASCE Technical Council on Forensic Engineering Awards: Forensic Engineer of the Year Awards for 1998 and 1999, Outstanding Paper Awards for 1998 and 1999 183 --
Technical Session 6a Effects and Damage from Earthquakes --
1999 Kocalei, Turkey, Earthquake and Puerto Rico / Walter W. Hays 192 --
Unacceptable Floor Flexibility Resulting from Earthquake Damage / Rob Shepherd 200 --
Earthquake Damage Assessment and Repair Protocols / John D. Osteraas, Lisa M. Shusto, Brian M. McDonald 209 --
Technical Session 6b Forensic Engineering Practice I --
Forensic Evidence Photography: It Is Not Point and Shoot / James F. Korczak, Donald P. Schlachter 219 --
Forensic Engineering: The Integration of Engineering Analysis and Law into a Specialized Profession / M. Derek Barrentine 230 --
Decisions, Decisions ... Or What Do I Do Now? / Werner H. Gumpertz 238 --
Technical Session 6c Bridge Performance --
Bridge Performance in Hurricane Mitch / Paul F. Mlakar, Gerardo I. Velazquez, Phil G. Combs, Stephen R. Collinsworth 244 --
Emergency Evaluation of Large Amplitude Aerodynamic Stability Problem on the Cochrane Bridge / Niket M. Telang 253 --
Study of a Typical Bridge Girder Damaged by Vehicle Impacts / Ashwani K. Bedi 263 --
Technical Session 7a Structural Behavior --
Structural Analysis of the Dome of the United States Capitol / Eric C. Stovner, Emmanuel E. Velivasakis, Glenn G. Thater, Charles H. Thorton 273 --
What's Wrong with Metal-Plate-Connected Wood-Roof Trusses? / Leonard J. Morse-Fortier 283 --
Trussed Rafter, Simple Truss, or Three-Hinged Arch / Herbert L. Bill, Jr. 293 --
Technical Session 7b Forensic Engineering Practice II --
Preliminary Evaluations Orienting Forensic Studies / John F. McDermott 300 --
Non-Warning Warnings / Richard E. Forbes. 310 --
Forensic Practice in the Czech Republic / Milos F. Drdacky, Jindrich Kratena 322 --
Technical Session 7c Legal Issues --
Measuring Structural Engineers' Understanding of the "Standard of Care" / Joshua B. Kardon 332 --
Preparing for Admissibility of Expert Testimony / Frank J. Giliberti 347 --
Arbitration Case History: Townhomes Defects / John Frauenhoffer 356 --
Technical Session 8a Temporary Structures --
Access Scaffold System for the Evaluation and Restoration of the Washington Monument Facade / Mark J. Tamaro, John G. O'Connor 366 --
Lessons Learned from Bridge Construction Failures / John F. Duntemann, Cris D. Subrizi 374 --
Forensic Engineer's Role as a User of Scaffolding / Susan P. Lyons, Matthew C. Farmer 386 --
Technical Session 8b Forensic Problems --
Folding Bleacher Collapse: An Accident Waiting to Happen / Kenneth B. Simons 396 --
Peace River Bridge: Causes of Deck Deterioration / Fernando E. Fagundo 408 --
Insufficient Shape Stability of Marble Panels: Fundamental Knowledge, Risk and Prevention / Elmar Karl Tschegg, Josef Summer, Stefanie Stanzl-Tschegg 411 --
Technical Session 8c Education --
Failure Vignettes for Teachers / Lewis L. Zickel 421 --
Using Failure Case Studies in Civil Engineering Education / Norbert J. Delatte 430 --
Development of an Internet Failure Information Disseminator for Professors / Kevin L. Rens, Melissa Clark, Albert W. Knott 441 --
Technical Session 9a Building Facade Failures --
Common Failures with Contemporary and Traditional Wall Systems / Kimball J. Beasley 454 --
Facade Failures: The Second Time / David T. Biggs 462 --
Stone Cladding Failure: The Cause and Consequences / Matthew C. Farmer, Susan P. Lyons 472 --
Technical Session 9b Steel Moment Resisting Frames (SMRF)--An Update --
Moment Resisting Steel Frames: Background to Present Problems / Rob Shepherd 482 --
Investigations of the Seismic Response of Welded Steel Moment Frames / Rob Shepherd 483 --
Practical Suggestions for Evaluating Existing Steel Moment Resisting Frame (SMRF) Structures / Wayne P. Borduin, Piotr D. Moncarz 493 --
Technical Session 9c Investigations and Failures --
Investigating the Skagway, Alaska, 1994 Tsunami / Dennis Nottingham 503 --
Structural Failures at Concrete-Steel Framing Connections / Predrag L. Popovic 513 --
Forensic Investigations of the Soil-Structure Kind / Gretchen A. Rau, Joanna L. Meldrum, Edmund W. Medley, Brian M. McDonald 523 --
Technical Session 10a Preventing Building Facade Failures --
Preventing Failures of Precast Concrete Facade Panels and Their Connections / Predrag L. Popovic, Richard C. Arnold 532 --
Preventing Failures in Metal and Glass Facades / William J. Nugent, Mark K. Schmidt 540 --
Preventing Failures by Inspection of Chicago Building Facades / William D. Bast 550 --
Technical Session 10b Structural Collapses --
Ore Bridge Collapse / Glenn G. Thater, Emmanuel E. Velivasakis 560 --
Collapse Analysis of La Tienda Amigo / Donald N. Garner, William M. Coltharp 570 --
Snow-Related Roof Collapses: Several Case Studies / David B. Peraza 580 --
Technical Session 10c Foundation Failures --
Investigating the Cause of Rotted Wood Piles / James R. Lambrechts 590 --
Foundation Remediation for a Three-Story Structure on an Uncontrolled Fill Site: A Case History / M. Derek Barrentine 600 --
Light Commercial Construction on Yazoo Clay / S.C. Douglas, G.T. Dunlap 607 --
Technical Session 11a Sick Buildings --
Building Cancer / W. Charles Perry 617 --
Mold Damage Due to Moisture Intrusion / Francis M. Gallo 626 --
Failure of Maintenance: A Paradox / Patrick R. McCormick 632 --
Technical Session 11b Construction Failures --
Investigation of Construction Collapse of Steel Structure of The Post Office Building in Chicago, Illinois / Ian R. Chin, John F. Seidensticker, Anthony D. Cinnamon 639 --
Miller Park Roof Collapse Update / Edward Swierze --
Open Forum on Construction Failures / Rubin M. Zallen 651 --
Technical Session 11c Geotechnical Problems --
Temporary Bracing Failures during Construction (Fact or Fiction): Case Studies / Kevin L. Rens, H. James Royston, Matthew L. LaCome 652 --
Defining Foundation Failure in Mid-Size Buildings / Kirby T. Meyer 662 --
An Engineer's Evaluation of Residential Foundations for Real Estate Transactions / D. Jeff Jackson, Eric D. Moody 672.
Responsibility: edited by Kevin L. Rens, Oswald Rendon-Herrero, Paul A. Bosela.

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