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Temporary Structures in Construction

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ISBN-10: 0071753079

ISBN-13: 9780071753074

Edition: 3rd 2012

Authors: Robert Ratay

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List price: $97.00
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
Publication date: 5/17/2012
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 928
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.20" long x 2.10" tall
Weight: 3.300
Language: English

Robert Ratay, Ph.D., P.E., is a structural engineer in private practice in New York with more than 40 years of design, construction, and teaching experience, and an Adjunct Professor at Columbia University. His current practice and teaching are focused on the investigation and litigation support of structural and construction failures. Dr. Ratay has been an expert consultant/witness for engineers, contractors, owners, attorneys, and insurance companies in the investigation and litigation support of nearly 100 cases of temporary structure and other construction failures. Earlier in his career he had worked with such prominent engineering firms as Le Messurier Associates, Severud Associates,…    

Contributors
Preface
Suggestions to the Instructor
Business, Safety, and Legal Aspects
Professional and Business Practices
Standards, Codes, and Regulations
Construction and Environmental Loads
Construction Site Safety
Legal Aspects
Design, Construction, and Maintenance
Cofferdams
Earth-Retaining Structures
Diaphragm/Slurry Walls
Construction Dewatering and Groundwater Control
Underground/Tunneling Supports
Underpinning
Roadway Decking Bernard Monahan, Sr., RE.
Construction Ramps, Runways, and Platforms
Scaffolding
Falsework/Shoring
Concrete Form work
Bracing and Guying for Stability
Bridge Falsework
Temporary Structures in Repair and Restoration
Cranes
Protection of Site, Adjacent Areas, and Utilities
Leading Edge Vertical Containment Systems
Failures
Failures of Temporary Structures in Construction
Index