Human error and structural practice

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ConferenceModelling Human Error in Structural Design and Construction, Proceedings of a Workshop: 1986-06-4, Ann Arbor, MI, U.S.A.
Pages17; # of pages: 7
Subjectbuilding failures; causes of failures; human behaviour; knowledge; structural engineering
AbstractFollowing the ideas of De Bono on how the human mind works, paper discusses how mistakes are made, how mistakes are found, and applies these ideas to structural engineering practice and failure experience.
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AffiliationNRC Institute for Research in Construction; National Research Council Canada
NoteReprinted in Journal of Thermal Insulation and Building Envelopes, Volume 18, April 1995, p. 313-319
Peer reviewedYes
NRC number26768
NPARC number20374874
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Record created2012-07-23
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