American Society of Civil Engineers

Building to Last

by Leon Kempner, Jr., P.E., (editor), (Principal Structure Engineer, Bonneville Power Administration, Portland, OR) and Colin B. Brown, (editor)
Structural Engineering Institute (SEI)
New York, NY: American Society of Civil Engineers, 978-0-7844-0229-0 / 0-7844-0229-9 (print), 1997, xxxvi, 1654 pp., 2 vols., 22 cm., Includes references and indexes.     (Barcode: RMI MK31577)

Conference information: Structures Congress XV; April 13-16, 1997, Portland, Oregon, United States

ASCE sponsor: Structural Engineering Institute (SEI)

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Document type: Books - Conference Proceedings
Abstract: This proceedings, Building to Last, contains the papers presented at the American Society of Civil Engineers Fifteenth Structures Congress held in Portland, Oregon, April 14-16, 1997. It covers a wide range of topics and issues of interest to practicing engineers, researchers, and educators. It discusses such issues as: 1) wind effects on structures; 2) materials behavior; 3) seismic design; 4) bridge design; 5) structural control; 6) tension-based structures; 7) composite structures; and 8) nondestructive evaluation.

ASCE Subject Headings:
Composite structures
Construction materials
Nondestructive tests
Seismic design
Structural control
Structural engineering
Tension structures

Library of Congress Call Number:  TA630.S86 1997
Library of Congress Subject Headings: Structural engineering--Congresses.
Bridges--Design and construction--Congresses.
Earthquake engineering--Congresses.