Guide to Investigation of Structural Failures

by Jack R. Janney, (M.ASCE), Wiss, Janney, Elstner & Assoc., Northbrook, IL,

American Society of Civil Engineers, New York, NY
978-0-87262-543-3 (ISBN-13) | 0-87262-543-5 (ISBN-10), 1986, Soft Cover, Pg. 75
DataNotAvailable, With editorial revisions incorporated ; A report prepared for the ASCE Research Council on Performance of Structures

Document Type: Book

Abstract: Common structural types are described, together with the most common causes of distress and failure for each material and construction method. Causes of failure are discussed according to type of project, type of structure, or type of material, connection or foundation.

Subject Headings: Structural failures | Failure analysis | Material failures | Construction materials | Site investigation | Construction methods | Team building


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