Safety, Quality Assurance, and Performance
At the Third International Conference on Tall Buildings, where the second century of the skyscraper was celebrated, we could also have begun to celebrate another anniversary. Nineteen eight-seven marks the fortieth anniversary of the beginning of structural safety analysis in the United States which began with Freudenthal’s classic paper (Freudenthal, 1947).
KeywordsTall Building Structural Safety Port Authority Floor Slab Resistance Factor Design
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