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Beyond Failure: Forensic Case Studies for Civil Engineers
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written by Norbert J. Delatte (Reston, VA: American Society of Civil Engineers, 2009, originally published 2009), 424 page(s)
Through a series of case studies this book introduces the reader to the basic concepts of forensic civil engineering.
written by Norbert J. Delatte (Reston, VA: American Society of Civil Engineers, 2009, originally published 2009), 424 page(s)
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The Engineer of Record and Design Responsibility
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written by Jack Gillum (Reston, VA: American Society of Civil Engineers, 2000, originally published 2000), 4 page(s)
This article, written by Jack Gillum, the structural engineer whose firm designed the Hyatt Regency walkway, discusses the events prior to and after the collapse, as well as their effect on the civil engineering profession.
written by Jack Gillum (Reston, VA: American Society of Civil Engineers, 2000, originally published 2000), 4 page(s)
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Guidelines for Forensic Engineering Practice: 2nd Edition
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written by American Society of Civil Engineers; edited by Joshua B. Kardon (Reston, VA: American Society of Civil Engineers, 2012, originally published 2012), 136 page(s)
This book serves as an introductory text to the forensic civil engineering discipline and provides guidelines for carrying out the practice in an effective (and ethical) manner.
written by American Society of Civil Engineers; edited by Joshua B. Kardon (Reston, VA: American Society of Civil Engineers, 2012, originally published 2012), 136 page(s)
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The Kansas City Hyatt Regency Collapse, July 17, 1981: Chronology of Events
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written by Gregory P. Luth (Reston, VA: American Society of Civil Engineers, 2000, originally published 2000), 10 page(s)
This paper provides a chronology of the events (i.e., the design phase) leading up to the Hyatt Regency walkway collapse on July 17, 1981.
written by Gregory P. Luth (Reston, VA: American Society of Civil Engineers, 2000, originally published 2000), 10 page(s)
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In the Wake of Tacoma: Suspension Bridges and the Quest for Aerodynamic Stability
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written by Richard Scott (Reston, VA: American Society of Civil Engineers, 2001, originally published 2001), 409 page(s)
This book focuses on the design changes that were implemented for many suspension bridges after the 1940 collapse of the Tacoma Narrows Bridge.
written by Richard Scott (Reston, VA: American Society of Civil Engineers, 2001, originally published 2001), 409 page(s)
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Investigation of the Performance of the New Orleans Regional Flood Protection Systems during Hurricane Katrina: Lessons Learned (GeoDenver 2007)
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written by Raymond B. Seed and Solomon C. Yim (Reston, VA: American Society of Civil Engineers, 2007, originally published 2007), 16 page(s)
This article investigates the failure of the New Orleans levee system during Hurricane Katrina in 2005 and presents several lessons that can be learned from these engineering shortcomings.
written by Raymond B. Seed and Solomon C. Yim (Reston, VA: American Society of Civil Engineers, 2007, originally published 2007), 16 page(s)
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The New Orleans Hurricane Protection System: What Went Wrong and Why
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written by American Society of Civil Engineers (Reston, VA: American Society of Civil Engineers, 2007, originally published 2007), 92 page(s)
This report focuses on some of the major structural failures that occurred during Hurricane Katrina, especially with regard to New Orleans's levee system.
written by American Society of Civil Engineers (Reston, VA: American Society of Civil Engineers, 2007, originally published 2007), 92 page(s)
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The Pentagon Building Performance Report
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written by American Society of Civil Engineers (Reston, VA: American Society of Civil Engineers, 2003, originally published 2003), 79 page(s)
This report, published by the American Society of Civil Engineers, analyzes the structural integrity and building performance of the Pentagon following the September 11 terrorist attacks.
written by American Society of Civil Engineers (Reston, VA: American Society of Civil Engineers, 2003, originally published 2003), 79 page(s)
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A Question of Ethics: Ensuring the Safety, Health, and Welfare of the Public
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written by Tara Hoke (Reston, VA: American Society of Civil Engineers, 2011, originally published 2011), 2 page(s)
This article, discusses (1) the series of mistakes and design flaws that led to the 1981 Hyatt Regency walkway collapse, and (2) the ethical and professional responsibilities of engineers that are critical to ensuring public safety.
written by Tara Hoke (Reston, VA: American Society of Civil Engineers, 2011, originally published 2011), 2 page(s)
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Chronology and Context of the Hyatt Regency Collapse
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written by Gregory P. Luth (Reston, VA: American Society of Civil Engineers, 2000, originally published 2000), 11 page(s)
This paper provides a chronology of the events (i.e., the design phase) leading up to the Hyatt Regency walkway collapse on July 17, 1981.
written by Gregory P. Luth (Reston, VA: American Society of Civil Engineers, 2000, originally published 2000), 11 page(s)
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