Defining Foundation or Structural Failure

MLAW Engineers, Structural Engineering, Austin, San Antonio, Houston, Dallas, Temple, Waco, Killeen, Bryan, College Station

When has a foundation or any other structural unit failed? There are three categories in which a structure could be placed with regard to structural performance: Obvious failure: Collapse Major distress and distortion Functionality Impairment Obvious non-failure: No distress No distortion Not so obvious: Some distress Some distortion Partial functionality impairment Case I and case…

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