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  1. Physical Security and Environmental Protection

    By John Perdikaris

    Manage a Hazard or Threat Effectively and Prevent It from Becoming a Disaster When disaster strikes, it can present challenges to those caught off guard, leaving them to cope with the fallout. Adopting a risk management approach to addressing threats, vulnerability, and risk assessments is...

    Published April 21st 2014 by CRC Press

  2. Soil Liquefaction during Recent Large-Scale Earthquakes

    Edited by Rolando P. Orense, Ikuo Towhata, Nawawi Chouw

    Soil Liquefaction during Recent Large-Scale Earthquakes contains selected papers presented at the New Zealand – Japan Workshop on Soil Liquefaction during Recent Large-Scale Earthquakes (Auckland, New Zealand, 2-3 December 2013). The 2010-2011 Canterbury earthquakes in New Zealand and...

    Published April 14th 2014 by CRC Press

  3. Concrete Buildings in Seismic Regions

    By George G. Penelis, Gregory G. Penelis

    Bearing in mind that reinforced concrete is a key component in a majority of built environment structures, Concrete Buildings in Seismic Regions combines the scientific knowledge of earthquake engineering with a focus on the design of reinforced concrete buildings in seismic regions. This book...

    Published March 23rd 2014 by CRC Press

  4. Debris Flow

    Mechanics, Prediction and Countermeasures, 2nd edition, 2nd Edition

    By Tamotsu Takahashi

    This is the 2nd edition of one of the most comprehensive accounts of debris flow, describing both theoretical and applied aspects. In the first part, the fundamental mechanical characteristics are discussed, including flow characteristics, type classification, mechanics, occurrence and development,...

    Published March 9th 2014 by CRC Press

  5. Geothermal Systems and Energy Resources

    Turkey and Greece

    Edited by Alper Baba, Jochen Bundschuh, D. Chandrasekharam

    Series: Sustainable Energy Developments

    In the region comprising Turkey and Greece, people have been using water from geothermal sources for bathing and washing of clothes since ancient times. This region falls within the Alpine-Himalayan orogenic belt and hence is a locus of active volcanism and tectonism and experiences frequent...

    Published March 6th 2014 by CRC Press

  6. The Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station Disaster

    Investigating the Myth and Reality

    By The Independent Investigation on the Fukushima Nuclear Accident

    When the Nuclear Safety Commission in Japan reviewed safety-design guidelines for nuclear plants in 1990, the regulatory agency explicitly ruled out the need to consider prolonged AC power loss. In other words, nothing like the catastrophe at the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station was...

    Published February 20th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Megacities and the Coast

    Risk, Resilience and Transformation

    Edited by Mark Pelling, Sophie Blackburn

    Based on a major international study, this volume provides a synthesis of scientific knowledge on megacity urbanization on the coast, environmental impacts, risks and management choices, including a focus on adaptation, mitigation and disaster risk management. It is the primary output of...

    Published December 15th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Seismic Design of Steel Structures

    By Victor Gioncu, Federico Mazzolani

    Providing real world applications for different structural types and seismic characteristics, Seismic Design of Steel Structures combines knowledge of seismic behavior of steel structures with the principles of earthquake engineering. This book focuses on seismic design, and concentrates...

    Published November 19th 2013 by CRC Press

  9. Geotechnical Safety and Risk IV

    Edited by Limin Zhang, Yu Wang, Gang Wang, Li Dianqing

    Geotechnical Safety and Risk IV contains the contributions presented at the 4th International Symposium on Geotechnical Safety and Risk (4th ISGSR, Hong Kong, 4-6 December 2013), which was organised under the auspices of the Geotechnical Safety Network (GEOSNet), TC304 on Engineering Practice of...

    Published November 14th 2013 by CRC Press

  10. Frontiers of Discontinuous Numerical Methods and Practical Simulations in Engineering and Disaster Prevention

    Edited by Guangqi Chen, Yuzo Ohnishi, Lu Zheng, Takeshi Sasaki

    Analysis of large deformation, rigid body movement and strain or stress for discontinuous materials is often required for project designs and plans in the fields of engineering and disaster prevention. Many numerical simulation and analysis methods have been developed for the requirement from...

    Published August 11th 2013 by CRC Press