Forensic Structural Engineering Handbook

ISBN-10: 0070526672

ISBN-13: 9780070526679

Edition: 2000

Authors: Robert T. Ratay

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This text discusses all aspects of forensic structural engineering, including procedures, codes and standards, what to watch out for, how to deal with clients, critical characteristics of structures, common deficiencies and failures.
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List price: $99.95
Copyright year: 2000
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 688
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.50" long x 2.25" tall
Weight: 3.080
Language: English

ROBERT T. RATAY, PhD, PE, is a highly regarded consulting structural engineer in private practice and an adjunct professor at Columbia University. He has four decades of structural design, condition assessment, forensic analysis, and teaching experience with prominent engineering firms and universities, and often serves as an expert consultant to engineers, contractors, owners, attorneys, insurance companies, and government agencies. Dr. Ratay has served on and chaired several technical, review, and advisory committees and is a member of the Board of Governors of the Structural Engineering Institute of the American Society of Civil Engineers.

Design and Construction Practices
The Design and Construction Processp. 1.1
Design Codes, Standards, and Manualsp. 2.1
Construction Safety Codes, Standards, and Regulationsp. 3.1
Investigation of Failures and Resolution of Claims
The First Steps after a Failurep. 4.1
Legal Concerns after a Failurep. 5.1
Engineering Investigation of Failuresp. 6.1
Standard of Carep. 7.1
Litigation and Dispute Resolutionp. 8.1
The Expert Consultant and Witnessp. 9.1
Engineering Analysis of Structural Defects and Failures
Loads and Hazardsp. 10.1
Steel Structuresp. 11.1
Concrete Structuresp. 12.1
Masonry Structuresp. 13.1
The Building Envelopep. 14.1
Timber Structuresp. 15.1
Structural Foundationsp. 16.1
Temporary Structuresp. 17.1
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