American Society of Civil Engineers

Forensic Engineering 2009: Pathology of the Built Environment

by Shen-en Chen, (editor), Alicia Diaz de Leon, (editor), Anthony M. Dolhon, (editor), Michael J. Drerup, (editor), and M. Kevin Parfitt, (editor)
Technical Council on Forensic Engineering (TCFE)
Reston, VA: American Society of Civil Engineers, 978-0-7844-1082-0 (print), 2009, xiv, 823 pp., (doi:, 22 cm., Includes references and indexes.     (Barcode: 488799524)

Conference information: Fifth Forensic Engineering Congress; November 11-14, 2009, Washington, D.C., United States

ASCE sponsor: Technical Council on Forensic Engineering (TCFE)

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Document type: Books - Conference Proceedings
Abstract: Proceedings of the Fifth Forensic Engineering Congress, held in Washington, D.C., November 11-14, 2009. Sponsored by the Technical Council on Forensic Engineering of ASCE. This collection contains 82 papers to help forensic engineers develop practices and procedures to reduce the number of failures, disseminate information on failures, and provide guidelines for conducting failure investigations and for ethical conduct. These papers examine case studies, investigation approach and methodology, expert witnessing, ethics, standard of care, nondestructive evaluation, and education in forensic engineering.

ASCE Subject Headings:
Forensic engineering
Structural failures
Expert witness
Nondestructive tests

Library of Congress Call Number:  TA656.F664 2009
Library of Congress Subject Headings: Structural failures--Investigation--Congresses.
Forensic engineering--Congresses.