PREFACE


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PREFACE
PREFACETwenty-six years after the publication of the original Handbook of Temporary Structures in Construction, and 15 years after the publication of the second edition, this third edition is still the only comprehensive book on the subject. The book presents much-needed practical information on professional practice, codes and standards, design, erection, maintenance, and failures of temporary support and access structures used in the execution of construction work. It fills the gap between books on structural design and books on construction, in that it deals with those systems that are used to construct the designed facilities. These systems have primary influence on the quality, safety, speed, and financial success of all construction projects. It has been said that the t…
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Robert T. Ratay, Ph.D., P.E.: Temporary Structures in Construction, Third Edition. PREFACE, Chapter (McGraw-Hill Professional, 2012), AccessEngineering Export