Limit states design

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Series titleCanadian Building Digest; no. 221
Subjectlimit state method; allowable stresses; civil engineering
AbstractThis digest describes the gradual replacement of allowable stress design by limit states design as a basic calculation tool for designing and evaluating civil engineering structures. It also explains the principles and advantages of limit states design.
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PublisherDivision of Building Research. National Research Council Canada
AffiliationNRC Institute for Research in Construction; National Research Council Canada
NoteAussi disponible en français : Calcul aux états limites
Peer reviewedNo
NRC number1956
NPARC number20328109
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Record identifier3c346f2e-8c56-44c5-8bc7-ec9258c8bb61
Record created2012-07-18
Record modified2016-05-09
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