Structural Failures and Engineering Ethics

TitleStructural Failures and Engineering Ethics
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication1995
AuthorsPuri, SPS
JournalJournal of Structural Engineering
Volume121
Issue3
Pagination588
Type of ArticleArticle
Publication Languageeng
ISSN Number07339445
Accession Number6784279
KeywordsAMERICAN , Canada , Case Study Method , ENGINEERING , ethics , PONT , professional codes of ethics , QUEBEC , Structural , STRUCTURAL engineering
AbstractFocuses on the importance of ethics in engineering in preventing recurrence of structural failures. Analysis of the ethics of actions of engineers involved in building the Quebec Bridge in 1907; Discussion on the American Society of Civil Engineers Code of Ethics; Issues involved in the structural failure of the Hyatt Regency walkaway in 1981.
NotesPuri, Satinder P. S.; Source Info: Mar95, Vol. 121 Issue 3, p588; Subject Term: ENGINEERING; Subject Term: ETHICS; Subject Term: STRUCTURAL failures; Subject Term: PONT de Quebec (Quebec); Subject Term: QUEBEC (Province); Subject Term: CANADA; Company/Entity: AMERICAN Society of Civil Engineers; Number of Pages: 2p; Document Type: Article
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