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Forensic Engineering 2012

Gateway to a Safer Tomorrow


Edited by Anthony M. Dolhon, P.E.; Michael J. Drerup, P.E.; Alicia Díaz de León, P.E., S.E., AIA; Joshua B. Kardon, Ph.D., P.E.; Derrick S. Hancock, P.E.; and Shen-en Chen, Ph.D., P.E.

2012 / 1400 pp.
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Proceedings of the Sixth Congress on Forensic Engineering, held in San Francisco, California, October 31-November 3, 2012. Sponsored by the Technical Council on Forensic Engineering of ASCE.

This collection contains 144 peer-reviewed papers presenting findings intended to help forensic engineers develop practices and procedures to reduce the number of failures, disseminate information on failures, and provide guidelines for conducting failure investigations and for ethical conduct.

Topics include: bridges; building envelopes; critical infrastructure; design practices; disaster risk management; education; emerging technologies; fires; floods; flooring; geotechnical failures; hurricanes, tornadoes, and extreme winds; investigative methodologies; practices to reduce failures; professional practice; research and testing; residential construction; and structural failures.

This book will be valuable to engineers, researchers, educators, and students involved in forensic engineering.