Temporary Structures in Construction, Third Edition

Temporary Structures in Construction, Third Edition by Robert Ratay
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The most complete and current guide to temporary structures in design and construction

With significant revisions, updates, and new chapters, Temporary Structures in Construction, Third Edition presents authoritative information on professional practice, codes, standards, design, erection, maintenance, and failures of temporary support and access structures used in construction. New developments and advancing technologies are discussed throughout the book, and new chapters on construction and environmental loads, cranes, and lessons learned from temporary structure failures have been added. Improve the quality, safety, speed, and financial success of construction projects with help from this practical resource.

Inside, 26 expert contributors cover:

Professional and business practices

Standards, codes, and regulations

Construction and environmental loads

Construction site safety

Legal aspects

Cofferdams

Earth-retaining structures

Diaphragm/slurry walls

Construction dewatering

Underground/tunneling supports

Underpinning

Roadway decking

Construction ramps, runways, and platforms

Scaffolding

Shoring/falsework

Concrete formwork

Bracing and guying for stability

Bridge falsework

Temporary structures in repair and restoration

Cranes

Protection of site, adjacent areas, and utilities

Failure of temporary structures in construction
ISBN:
9780071753081
Publication Date:
26 / 04 / 2012

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