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Series: ASTM Selected Technical Papers
Publisher: ASTM International
Published: 2007
ISBN-10: 0-8031-4492-X
ISBN: 978-0-8031-4492-7
... Recent investigations into a number of paving failures in Australia have shown that very little is understood about the many aspects intrinsic to rigid-fix (stuck down) paving. This paper examines and documents some of the factors that can determine the success or failure of paving (assuming...
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Series: ASTM Selected Technical Papers
Publisher: ASTM International
Published: 2004
ISBN-10: 0-8031-3475-4
ISBN: 978-0-8031-3475-1
... to subsequent facade failures, Chicago prepared its 1996 facade ordinance and amended this ordinance in 2000, 2001, and 2002. The amended ordinance is currently the most comprehensive facade ordinance in the United States. Approximately 70% of eligible buildings in Chicago have complied with the ordinance...
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Series: ASTM Selected Technical Papers
Publisher: ASTM International
Published: 2004
ISBN-10: 0-8031-3475-4
ISBN: 978-0-8031-3475-1
... the corners and a 29 story building barely a decade old which signaled distress when a panel of brick masonry veneer fell to the sidewalk below. building facade inspection cladding masonry failures case studies W. Mark McGinley Ph.D., PE l and Charles L. Ernest, PE 2 Facade Inspections a Must...
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Series: ASTM Selected Technical Papers
Publisher: ASTM International
Published: 2000
ISBN-10: 0-8031-2613-1
ISBN: 978-0-8031-2613-8
... of the art. The published guides indicating the limits for concentration values, or correlating gas ratio and failures, are too broad to be applicable in practice. Gas ratio guides refer to a single failure only, while in practice faults build up one on top of the other until the critical failure appears...
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Series: ASTM Selected Technical Papers
Publisher: ASTM International
Published: 2000
ISBN-10: 0-8031-2875-4
ISBN: 978-0-8031-2875-0
... Stone claddings on buildings are often chosen by building owners and designers for their natural aesthetic effect, their historically proven weathering durability, and their inherent low maintenance costs. However, these attributes are quickly eliminated when failure of the stone cladding occurs...
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Series: ASTM Selected Technical Papers
Publisher: ASTM International
Published: 1998
ISBN-10: 0-8031-2042-7
ISBN: 978-0-8031-2042-6
... meetings with all parties, pre-construction mock-up testing, on-site field observation, and quality control testing, water tight buildings can be erected. interface design installation failures cause G a r y L. Zwayer I, D a v i d F. C o o k I, a n d J o a n P. Crowe ~ LEAKAGE AT INTERFACE...
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Series: ASTM Selected Technical Papers
Publisher: ASTM International
Published: 1996
ISBN-10: 0-8031-2040-0
ISBN: 978-0-8031-2040-2
... materials or the failure of the installers to perform their work properly. These reasons for the failures and the way they could have been avoided are explained through the use of specific examples from the 1978 building and the problem projects. design installation failures Gary L. Zwayer i...
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Series: ASTM Selected Technical Papers
Publisher: ASTM International
Published: 1990
ISBN-10: 0-8031-1452-4
ISBN: 978-0-8031-1452-4
... on the surface of failure, as has already been observed in some lightweight concretes. The authors have carried out detailed petrological, petrographical and mineralogical characterization of twelve different coarse aggregates that have performed with variable success in very high-strength concrete in Canada...
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Series: ASTM Selected Technical Papers
Publisher: ASTM International
Published: 1987
ISBN-10: 0-8031-0499-5
ISBN: 978-0-8031-0499-0
... The U.S. Bureau of Reclamation has been plagued with failures of its canal embankments for a number of years, particularly those constructed with the expansive clay soils found in the San Joaquin Valley of California. Failures have occurred regardless of whether the canal was constructed...
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Series: ASTM Selected Technical Papers
Publisher: ASTM International
Published: 1985
ISBN-10: 0-8031-0402-2
ISBN: 978-0-8031-0402-0
... workmanship. Typical nonperforming conditions are presented and methods used to evaluate brick masonry wall performance are given. Recommendations are offered to prevent nonperformance. barrier wall brick masonry cavity wall construction curtain wall design durability efflorescence failures...
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Series: ASTM Selected Technical Papers
Publisher: ASTM International
Published: 1984
ISBN-10: 0-8031-0264-X
ISBN: 978-0-8031-0264-4
... The use of currently available stress corrosion threshold data in design is discussed. Examples of service failures are detailed for parts which laboratory data have assisted in determining the cause of failure and resolution of the problem. Stress corrosion test results of over 300 high...
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Series: ASTM Selected Technical Papers
Publisher: ASTM International
Published: 1981
ISBN-10: 0-8031-0733-1
ISBN: 978-0-8031-0733-5
... than the relationship between da/dN and Δ K . fatigue cracks growth fractography striation failures analysis of structure ratios aluminum 2219 materials materials science L. Albertin^ and S. J. Hudak, Jr} Effect of Compressive Loading on Fatigue Crack Growth Rate and Striation...
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Series: ASTM Selected Technical Papers
Publisher: ASTM International
Published: 1981
ISBN-10: 0-8031-0732-3
ISBN: 978-0-8031-0732-8
.... fracture stresses cracks testing growth environment strength failures fatigue corrosion toughness W. G. Clark, Jr. ^ Some Problems in the Application of Fracture Mechanics REFERENCE: Clark, W. G., Jr., "Some Problems in the AppUcation of Fracture Mechanics," Fracture Mechanics: Thirteenth...
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Series: ASTM Selected Technical Papers
Publisher: ASTM International
Published: 1973
ISBN-10: 0-8031-0112-0
ISBN: 978-0-8031-0112-8
... Premature creep-rupture swelling of AISI 321 austenitic stainless steel superheater tubes resulted in failures in the middle 1950s and promoted an extensive investigation. These failures in large utility boilers operating at pressures above 1500 psi and temperatures above 1000 F seriously...