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TitleFailure Case Studies in Civil Engineering: Structures, Foundations, and the Geoenvironment
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Table of Contents
                            Cover
Contents
Preface
Acknowledgments
1. Foundation Failures
	Tower of Pisa (1173 & Ongoing)
	Transcona Grain Elevator (1913)
	Fargo Grain Elevator (1956)
	La Playa Guatemala Earthquake (1976)
	Schoharie Creek Bridge (1987)
2. Embankment, Dam, and Slope Failures
	St. Francis Dam (1928)
	Malpasset Dam (1959)
	Vajont Dam (1963)
	Lower San Fernando Dam (1971)
	Teton Dam (1976)
	Rissa Norway Landslide (1978)
	Nerlerk Berm Failure (1983)
	Carsington Embankment (1984)
3. Geoenvironmental Failures
	Love Canal (1978)
	Valley of the Drums (1978)
	Stringfellow Acid Pits (1980)
	Seymour Recycling Facility (1980)
	Kettleman Hills Waste Landfill (1988)
	North Battleford, Saskatchewan Water Treatment Failure (Cryptosporidium Outbreak) (2001)
4. Bridge Failures
	Ashtabula Bridge (1876)
	Tay Bridge (1879)
	The Quebec Bridge (1907 & 1916)
	Falls View Bridge (1938)
	Sando Arch (1939)
	Tacoma Narrows Bridge (1940)
	Peace River Bridge (1957)
	The Second Narrows Bridge (1958)
	King Street Bridge (1962)
	Point Pleasant Bridge—Silver Bridge (1967)
	Antelope Valley Freeway Interchange (1971 & 1994)
	Mianus River Bridge (1983)
	San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge (1989)
	Cypress Viaduct (1989)
5. Building Failures
	AMC Warehouse (1955)
	Ronan Point Tower (1968)
	2000 Commonwealth Avenue (1971)
	The Skyline Plaza Apartment Building (Bailey’s Crossroads) (1973)
	Hartford Civic Center Coliseum (1978)
	Imperial County Services Building (1979)
	Kemper Memorial Arena Roof (1979)
	Binghamton State Office Building (1981)
	Hyatt Regency Hotel Pedestrian Walkways (1981)
	Pino Suarez Building (1985)
	L’Ambiance Plaza (1987)
	Burnaby Supermarket Rooftop Parking Deck (1988)
	Northridge Meadows Apartments (1994)
	California State University, Northridge, Oviatt Library (1994)
	Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building (1995)
	Charles De Gaulle Airport Terminal 2E (2004)
	Four Times Square Scaffold Collapse (Conde Nast Tower) (1998)
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