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The International Concrete Abstracts Portal is an ACI led collaboration with leading technical organizations from within the international concrete industry and offers the most comprehensive collection of published concrete abstracts.
Title: Structural Strength and Safety-The
Profession at a Crossroad
Author(s): Walter P. Moore, Jr.
Publication: Concrete International
Appears on pages(s): 42-45
Keywords: architects; construction; contractors; detail-ing;
drafting (drawing); failure; safety; structural design;
Abstract:This keynote address to the general session of the 1984 ACI Annual Convention in Phoenix, Ariz., presents the author’s views on the reasons for the recent structural failures involving major structures and some sug-gestions for reducing the incidence of future failures. While the construction industry has changed significantly over the last few decades, the author states that the change in attitude may be the most significant.*
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