Structural Safety and Its Quality Assurance

Structural Safety and Its Quality Assurance

by Bruce Ellingwood
     
 

ISBN-10: 0784408165

ISBN-13: 9780784408162

Pub. Date: 08/31/2005

Publisher: Amer Society of Civil Engineers

The structural engineering profession plays a key role in the assurance of safe and serviceable building performance. Structural Safety and its Quality Assurance looks at structural safety problems from the basic concept phase to the design and construction phase from an international perspective. This committee report also discusses the overall concept of safety…  See more details below

Overview

The structural engineering profession plays a key role in the assurance of safe and serviceable building performance. Structural Safety and its Quality Assurance looks at structural safety problems from the basic concept phase to the design and construction phase from an international perspective. This committee report also discusses the overall concept of safety including how to ensure safety and will be of value in explaining these concepts of safety to a client or to the public. Practicing structural engineers and students in the field of structural engineering will find this committee report beneficial.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780784408162
Publisher:
Amer Society of Civil Engineers
Publication date:
08/31/2005
Pages:
208
Product dimensions:
5.30(w) x 8.20(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction1
Safety concepts and risk management4
Roles of regulation and standards15
Load modeling30
Reliability analysis46
Reliability-based design67
Reliability-based service life prediction and durability in structural safety assessment89
Soils and foundations112
Assessment of existing structures129
Quality management of structural design146
Quality management in construction161
Human error in constructed projects177

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