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Structural Failure: Technical, Legal and Insurance Aspects : Proceedings of the Founding Symposium of the International Society for Technology, Law and Insurance, 18-19 November 1993, Vienna, Austria

edited by H.P. Rossmanith
Format
Book
Published
London ; New York : Spon, 1996.
Language
English
Series
ISTLI Special Publication
ISBN
0419207104, 9780419207108, 0412207104
Contents
  • Economic effects of ruin of systems / Luciano Faria
  • Designing against failure / Roy K. Penny
  • Ever diminishing concentric circles : the business outlook for engineering consultants in the litigation area / Bernard Ross
  • Product liability and the expert witness : a Canadian perspective / Iain Le May
  • The status of product liability in the USA / J. Scott Kirkwood
  • The relationship of technology and law in civil suits in Japan / Tsuneo Yamada
  • The status of product liability in Poland / Krzysztof Czerkas and Elzbieta Urbanska-Galewka
  • Present-day Swiss legislation about product liability / Titus Pachmann
  • Product liability : in a case of a license? / Peter Revy von Belvard
  • Forensic engineering activities in the Czech Republic / Milos Drdacky
  • Some comments on risk assessment and failure analysis activities in Switzerland / R. Kieselbach
  • The function of technical documentation : draft recommendation VDI 4500 for user information / C.-O. Bauer
  • International commercial arbitration and engineering / F. Schwank
  • A role model for the validation of mathematical models and software integrity with respect to product liability / Anup Puri
  • The Brazilian experience in integrity evaluation / Henner A. Gomide, Sergio N. Mannheimer and Tito L. de Silveira
  • Aging, safety and legal aspects of cableways in Austria / T. Varga and E. Corazza
  • Mechanical characterisation of pre-fatigued 2219-T87 and 6061-T6 aluminium alloys under high velocity tension / M. Itabashi, K. Kawata and S. Kusaka
  • Fatigue failures and identification of their causes / Matthew Bily
  • From a sub-critical to the critical crack : a complex domain in structural stability / Y. Katz and A. Bussiba
  • Fundamentals of limit-state design of concrete : Russian experience / Yu. Zaitsev and V.I. Shevchenko.
Description
xiii, 208 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Series Statement
ISTLI special publication ; 1
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