Building inspectors, engineers, architects, contractors, and insurance adjusters will benefit from this book. How are building foundations and superstructure elements damaged by the force of an earthquake? How is the ground affected? Will it be safe to rebuild on the same site? Are there any possible hidden dangers a builder needs to know before proceeding? How can you test for them? The destruction, as well as effective repair methods for various typical scenarios are well illustrated and supported with appropriate photographs. Dr. Marino has investigated and designed repairs for damage to various types of structures from a variety of causes for over 15 years. This experience includes earthquake damage and discerning it from pre-quake damage.Building inspectors, engineers, architects, contractors, and insurance adjusters will benefit from this book.
|Author||:||Gennaro G. Marino|
|Publisher||:||Lawyers & Judges Publishing Company - 1997|