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Forensic Engineering 1997

Forensic Engineering 1997

Forensic Engineering 1997

Edited by Kevin L. Rens

1997 / 352 pp.

Soft Cover - In Stock
$37.00 List / $27.75ASCE Member
Stock No. 40277 / ISBN: 9780784402771

Proceedings of the first Forensic Engineering Congress, held in Minneapolis, Minnesota, October 5-8, 1997. Sponsored by the Technical Council on Forensic Engineering of ASCE.

This collection of 44 papers covers forensic engineering subjects relating to research, practice, and education. Within these broad categories, topics include:

  • the engineer as the expert witness;
  • the Oklahoma City bombing; 
  • near misses and narrow escapes;
  • forensic engineering practice;
  • failures during construction;
  • natural disasters; 
  • lift-slab construction;
  • education;
  • steel moment frames; and
  • computer misuse.

This collection provides design professionals, researchers, educators, and students with a wealth of technical information regarding the status and progress of forensic engineering. A good balance between theoretical concepts and practical applications is presented.

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