Why Buldngs Fall Down

Why Buldngs Fall Down

Content
  • Miracle on Thirty-fourth Street
  • Will the Pantheon Stand Up Forever?
  • For Lack of Redundancy
  • Big Bangs
  • The Day the Earth Shook
  • Galloping Gertie
  • When Metals Tire
  • Thruways to Eternity
  • The Weaknesses of Mother Earth
  • Valley of Tears
  • The House of Cards
  • Structural Dermatology
  • Old-Age Death
  • The Worst Structural Disaster in
  • the United States
  • The Politics of Destruction
  • The Structure of the Law
  • Conclusion: Can We Prevent Future Failures?
  • APPENDICES
A Loads
  • B Stress and Strain
  • c Structural Materials
  • D Structural Systems