A striking consequence of contemporary globalization has been an increase in the importance and prestige of cities. Whereas only a generation or so ago cities were commonly viewed as ‘problems’, the sites of society’s ills, today they are more readily seen as ‘solutions’, places where twenty-first...
Published December 11th 2012 by Routledge
"A Guide to Using Probabilistic Risk Assessment and Decision Analysis in Complex, High-Consequence Systems"
The technological age has seen a range of catastrophic and preventable failures, often as a result of decisions that did not appropriately consider safety as a factor in design and engineering. Through more than a dozen practical examples from the author?s experience in nuclear power, aerospace,...
Published August 19th 2008 by Routledge