ENGINEERS’ CONDUCT & ETHICS SERIES: Part 1-Protecting the Public
ENGINEERS’ CONDUCT & ETHICS SERIES Whether it’s San Antonio, Austin, or any Texas city or county, the de facto last line of defense for preventing engineering system failure is the professional engineer. When a local city building department needs help […]
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Building Collapse: Code Violations Lead to Structural Failure?
The fallen building had several active violations, including one issued May 1 after complaints from tenants of shaking and vibrations, and another for working without a proper permit. An inspector noted at the time vertical cracks running from the ground floor to the roof level. The inspection also found cracks in the interior on the third and fourth floors, according to Buildings Department records.
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