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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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A Big Dig Cost Recovery Referral: Dewey Square Air Intake Structure
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written by Gregory W. Sullivan, Massachusetts Office of the Inspector General (Boston, MA: Massachusetts Office of the Inspector General, 2005, originally published 2005), 16 page(s)
This report from the Massachusetts Inspector General presents the cost recovery findings from the Big Dig.
written by Gregory W. Sullivan, Massachusetts Office of the Inspector General (Boston, MA: Massachusetts Office of the Inspector General, 2005, originally published 2005), 16 page(s)
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Boston's Big Dig Fatal Epoxy Adhesive Failure
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written by Myer Ezrin (Storrs, CT: University of Connecticut. Institute of Materials Science, 2008, originally published 2008), 5 page(s)
This report investigates the failure of the epoxy resin that was used in conjunction with bolts to secure the Big Dig's ceiling panels.
written by Myer Ezrin (Storrs, CT: University of Connecticut. Institute of Materials Science, 2008, originally published 2008), 5 page(s)
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Bridges: The Science and Art of the World's Most Inspiring Structures
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written by David Blockley, Oxford University Press (New York, NY: Oxford University Press, 2012, originally published 2010), 329 page(s)
This book explores some of the world's great bridges and the progression of modern designs.
written by David Blockley, Oxford University Press (New York, NY: Oxford University Press, 2012, originally published 2010), 329 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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Engineers and Their Profession
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written by Billy R. Sanders and John D. Kemper, Oxford University Press (New York, NY: Oxford University Press, 2001, originally published 2001), 363 page(s)
This book examines the nuts and bolts of the engineering profession in America.
written by Billy R. Sanders and John D. Kemper, Oxford University Press (New York, NY: Oxford University Press, 2001, originally published 2001), 363 page(s)
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An Engineer's View of Human Error
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written by Trevor Kletz, 1922-2013 (New York, NY: Taylor and Francis Group, 2001, originally published 2001), 281 page(s)
This book addresses some of the common human errors that lead to engineering disasters.
written by Trevor Kletz, 1922-2013 (New York, NY: Taylor and Francis Group, 2001, originally published 2001), 281 page(s)
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Fatigue and Fracture in Steel Bridges: Case Studies
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written by John W. Fisher, John Wiley & Sons (New York, NY: John Wiley & Sons, 1984, originally published 1984), 315 page(s)
This book examines the physics behind bridge designs, specifically the stress and fatigue experienced by these structures.
written by John W. Fisher, John Wiley & Sons (New York, NY: John Wiley & Sons, 1984, originally published 1984), 315 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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Horizon, Series 19, Episode 19, Hard Rock
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produced by Robin Brightwell, in Horizon, Series 19, Episode 19 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 1983), 50 mins
This documentary, produced by Robin Brightwell, shows footage from the construction of the Severn Trent water tunnel.
produced by Robin Brightwell, in Horizon, Series 19, Episode 19 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 1983), 50 mins
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