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  1. What Every Engineer Should Know about Reliability and Risk Analysis

    By Mohammad Modarres

    Series: What Every Engineer Should Know

    "Examining reliability, availability, and risk analysis and reviewing in probability and statistics essential to understanding reliability methods, this outstanding volume describes day-to-day techniques used by practicing engineers -- discussing important reliability aspects of both components and...

    Published November 23rd 1992 by CRC Press

  2. Toxic Risks

    Science, Regulation, and Perception

    By Ronald E. Gots

    Policymakers, health professionals, and the general public face growing concerns about environmental matters, particularly those related to "toxic" chemicals and their effects on public health. Toxic Risks: Science, Regulation, and Perception explores the political, popular, and regulatory aspects...

    Published October 29th 1992 by CRC Press

  3. Risk Assessment and Environmental Fate Methodologies

    By Edward J. Calabrese, Paul T. Kostecki

    Soil contamination is recognized as a significant environmental and public health concern. This state-of-the-art report features critical evaluations of 16 environmental fate and risk assessment models/approaches for dealing with contaminated soils. The evaluations were conducted by the Council for...

    Published June 23rd 1992 by CRC Press

  4. Handbook of Environmental Contaminants

    A Guide for Site Assessment

    By Chris Shineldecker

    Handbook of Environmental Contaminants: A Guide for Site Assessment is an indispensable working reference for environmental assessment professionals faced with determining potential environmental contaminants that might be found in the soil, groundwater, or air of a property or facility. The book...

    Published April 17th 1992 by CRC Press

  5. Disasters and the Small Dwelling

    Perspectives for the UN IDNDR

    By Yasemin Aysan

    Edited by Ian Davis

    This book contains the proceeding of the conferences on Disasters and the Small Dwelling, held at Oxford in September 1990. The 26 papers cover recent experiences of post-disaster shelter and housing provision, review what has been achieved, what needs disseminating and implementing, and assesses...

    Published January 1st 1992 by Routledge

  6. Hazard Management and Emergency Planning

    Perspectives in Britain

    By Dennis Parker, John Handmer

    This book assesses critically the British approach to hazard management and emergency planning. It identifies the principal legal, organizational and cultural impediments to more effective hazard management and emergency planning, postulates explanations for the shortcomings in the British approach...

    Published January 1st 1992 by Routledge

  7. Remote Sensing for Hazard Monitoring and Disaster Assessment

    Marine and Coastal Applications in the Mediterranean Region

    Edited by Eric C Barrett, Krystyna A. Brown, Anton Micallef

    Concern for environment hazards, plus the real or potential disasters they may prompt, is growing fast as populations and living standards rise. Fortunately, at the same time both the science and technology of space-based mapping and monitoring of our terrestrial environment are maturing fast. This...

    Published November 28th 1991 by CRC Press

  8. Metal Ecotoxicology Concepts and Applications

    By Michael C. Newman, Alan W. McIntosh

    Series: Advances in Trace Substances Research

    This book provides an in-depth discussion of various aspects of metal ecotoxicology. State-of-the-art information and techniques in areas ranging from metal behavior in surface waters to bioaccumulation kinetics and toxicokinetics to community effects are presented in a hierarchical arrangement....

    Published October 29th 1991 by CRC Press

  9. Environmental Risk and Insurance

    By Chester A. Zagaski

    This is the only comprehensive text on the increasingly important subject of environmental risk and insurance. The author presents many risk and insurance issues from acid rain and global warming to toxic tort law developments and the crisis with workers' compensation insurance and pollution...

    Published October 22nd 1991 by CRC Press

  10. Risk Management

    Expanding Horizons In Nuclear Power And Other Industries

    By Ronald Knief

    Discusses the safety and risk management in the nuclear power, airline and chemical industries. Recognized experts presented papers at the Risk Management Symposium on such topics as risk management control systems, airline industry safety and power plant applications of PRA....

    Published July 1st 1991 by CRC Press