PREFACE


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PREFACE
PREFACEEngineering investigation of the causes of structural failures of buildings, bridges, and other constructed facilities, as well as rendering opinions as to the cause(s) of the failures and giving testimony in judicial proceedings, is a field of professional practice of its own, often referred to as forensic structural engineering.Design codes and standards, and construction safety regulations have changed somewhat since 2000, the year of publication of the first edition of this book, but more importantly forensic engineering has become a more accepted, more organized, and more active field of practice. An increasing number of engineering sc…
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Robert T. Ratay: Forensic Structural Engineering Handbook, Second Edition. PREFACE, Chapter (McGraw-Hill Professional, 2010 2000), AccessEngineering Export