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Why Buildings Fail

Format: Digital Monograph
CE Info: Ineligible
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Description:
Simply defined as "performance that does not meet expectations," building failure runs the gamut from architectural and technical problems to performance deficiencies and the more infrequent catastrophic structural collapse. This monograph examines the errors that can be made at the outset of a project, in design, during construction, and finally, in operating the building. Case histories of specific failures and a discussion of the field of forensic engineering and its contributions to improved design and construction practices are presented.

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