Parking Structure Foundation

TitleParking Structure Foundation
Publication TypeCase Study
Year of Publication1995
AuthorsFletcher, D
PublisherTexas A & M University
KeywordsCIVIL engineering , Diversity , Engineer/Client Relationships , public safety
AbstractMary Johnson is working as the lead engineer on a project designing a parking structure in an area where the soil is poor. She runs into some issues dealing with the construction crew who suspect her credibility because she is a woman, and her suggestions based on the concrete samples and what she observes at the construction site are dismissed by the construction superintendent. A few years later, problems arise with the integrity of the parking structure, and her company and the constructor contractor are sued. Includes numerical problems.
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