SUGGESTIONS TO THE INSTRUCTOR


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SUGGESTIONS TO THE INSTRUCTOR
SUGGESTIONS TO THE INSTRUCTORWhen in the late 1970s I started getting involved with temporary structures in construction, I realized that neither the designer and contractor, nor the student had one good comprehensive book to consult. There were, and are, isolated journal articles and conference presentations discussing the design, construction, performance, and failure of temporary works and the causes and lessons learned from individual failures. That is to say, in a diligent search one can find useful literature on many aspects of temporary structures used in construction. One could use one or a group of these to be references for teaching isolated topics but several of them would have to be acquired and assembled for a comprehensive course. After all, in order to learn to deal intelligently with temporary structures, t…
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Robert T. Ratay, Ph.D., P.E.: Temporary Structures in Construction, Third Edition. SUGGESTIONS TO THE INSTRUCTOR, Chapter (McGraw-Hill Professional, 2012), AccessEngineering Export