Why Buildings Fall Down How Structures Fail

ISBN-10: 039331152X
ISBN-13: 9780393311525
Edition: 2002
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Book details

List price: $17.95
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company, Incorporated
Publication date: 2/17/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 336
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.462
Language: English

New to this edition is a chapter on how terrorism has become a threat in the collapse of buildings, as witnessed at the World Trade Center.

Perface
Acknowledgments
Introduction
The First Structural Failure
Miracle on Thirty-fourth Street
Will the Pantheon Stand Up Forever?
For Lack of Redundancy
Big Bangs
The Day the Earth Shook
Galloping Gertie
When Metals Tire
Thruways to Eternity
The Weaknesses of Mother Earth
Valley of Tears
The House of Cards
Structural Dermatology
Old-Age Death
The Worst Structural Disaster in the United States
The Politics of Destruction
The Structure of the Law
Terror from the Sky
Conclusion: Can We Prevent Future Failures?
Appendices
Loads
Stress and Strain
Structural Materials
Structural Systems
Index

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