Structural Safety and Its Quality Assurance
American Society of Civil Engineers

Structural Safety and Its Quality Assurance

  • Publish Date: 2005-08-01
  • Binding: Paperback

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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. The 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. CONTENTS include: Safety Concepts and Risk Management; Roles of Regulation and Standards; Load Modeling; Reliability Analysis; Reliability-Based Design; Reliability-Based Service Life Prediction and Durability in Structural Safety Assessment; Soils and Foundations; Assessment of Existing Structures; Quality Management of Structural Design; Quality Management in Construction; and Human Error in Constructed Projects.

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