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Structural safety and its quality assurance

Author: Bruce R Ellingwood; Jun Kanda; Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat. Committee 9A/10.; Structural Engineering Institute.
Publisher: Reston, Va. : American Society of Civil Engineers, ©2005.
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"The structural engineering profession plays a key role in the assurance of safe and serviceable building performance. Structural Safety and its Quality Assurance looks at structural safety problems from the basic concept phase to the design and construction phase from an international perspective. This committee report also discusses the overall concept of safety including how to ensure safety and will be of value  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Bruce R Ellingwood; Jun Kanda; Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat. Committee 9A/10.; Structural Engineering Institute.
ISBN: 0784408165 9780784408162
OCLC Number: 61247488
Description: vii, 200 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: Safety concepts and risk management / David Elms --
Roles of regulation and standards / George R. Walker and Lam Pham --
Load modeling / Jun Kanda --
Reliability analysis / R.E. Melchers --
Reliability-based design / Marios K. Chryssanthopoulos and Dan Frangopol --
Reliability-based service life prediction and durability in structural safety assessment / Yasuhiro Mori --
Soils and foundations / Jack Pappin --
Assessment of existing structures / Milan Holicky --
Quality management of structural design / Edmund Booth --
Quality management in construction / Shunsuke Sugano --
Human error in constructed projects / Karen C. Chou.
Responsibility: sponsored by Committee 9A/10 of the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH) [and] the Structural Engineering Institute of the American Society of Civil Engineers ; edited by Bruce R. Ellingwood, Jun Kanda.
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