Forensic Structural Engineering Handbook
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Contributor List; Preface; Suggestions to the Instructor; Part 1: Design and Construction Practices; Chapter 1. Design-Construction Process; Chapter 2. Design Codes and Standards; Chapter 3. Construction Safety Codes, Standards and Regulations; Chapter 4. Standard of Care; Part 2: Engineering Response to Failures; Chapter 5. The First Steps after a Failure; Chapter 6. The Engineering Investigation Process; Part 3: Causes of Failures; Chapter 7. Loads and Hazards: Their Nature, Magnitude, and Consequences; Chapter 8. Design Errors, Construction Defects, and Project Miscommunication; Chapter 9. Defects, Deterioration, and Durability; Chapter 10. Temporary Structures in Construction; Part 4: Material-Specific Forensic Analyses; Chapter 11. Steel Structures; Chapter 12. Concrete Structures; Chapter 13. Masonry Structures; Chapter 14. Timber Structures; Chapter 15. Building Facades; Chapter 16. Foundations; Part 5: Professional Practice and Legal Aspects; Chapter 17. Legal Concerns after a Failure; Chapter 18. Litigation and Dispute Resolution; Chapter 19. The Expert Consultant and Witness; Index