Avoidance of structural failure – the engineer's responsibility
by Iain Le May
International Journal of Materials and Product Technology (IJMPT), Vol. 2, No. 3/4, 1987

Abstract: The engineer's responsibility in avoiding structural failure is discussed. The need for changes in the engineering curriculum to provide a sound background for this is examined: aspects of codes and standards and of insurance are reviewed, and examples of structural failures are presented to illustrate some of the points made.

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