Building to Last

by Leon Kempner, Jr., P.E., Principal Structure Engineer; Bonneville Power Administration, Portland, OR,
Colin B. Brown,

American Society of Civil Engineers, New York, NY
978-0-7844-0229-0 (ISBN-13) | 0-7844-0229-9 (ISBN-10), 1997, Soft Cover, Pg. xxxvi, 1654
22 cm, 2 vols.
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Conference information: Structures Congress XV | Portland, Oregon, United States | April 13-16, 1997

Out of Print: Not available at ASCE Bookstore.

Document Type: Book - Proceedings


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.

Subject Headings: Buildings | Structural behavior | Material properties | Seismic design | Bridge design | Structural control | Composite structures | Structural engineering


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