Engineering Process Failure: Hyatt Walkway Collapse

Engineering Process Failure: Hyatt Walkway Collapse

written by Robert K. Taylor and Piotr D. Moncarz (Reston, VA: American Society of Civil Engineers, 2000, originally published 2000), 5 page(s)

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Abstract / Summary
This paper analyzes several of the causes (both human error and design flaws) of the 1981 Hyatt Regency walkway collapse, which claimed the lives of 114 people.
Field of Interest
Global Issues
Author
Robert K. Taylor, Piotr D. Moncarz
Copyright Message
Copyright © 2000 by the American Society of Civil Engineers
Content Type
General reference book
Format
Text
Original Publication Date
2000-05-01
Page Count
5
Publication Year
2000
Publisher
American Society of Civil Engineers
Place Published / Released
Reston, VA
Subject
Global Issues, Engineering, Social Sciences, Science & Engineering, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Hyatt Regency Walkway Collapse, Hyatt Regency Walkway Collapse, Structural analysis (Engineering), Structural engineering, Civil engineering, Engineering, Ingeniería Civil y Ambiental, Engenharia Civil e Ambiental
Keywords and Translated Subjects
Ingeniería Civil y Ambiental, Engenharia Civil e Ambiental

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