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The Resource Urban disaster mitigation : the role of engineering and technology, edited by F.Y. Cheng and M.-S Sheu

Urban disaster mitigation : the role of engineering and technology, edited by F.Y. Cheng and M.-S Sheu

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Urban disaster mitigation : the role of engineering and technology
Title
Urban disaster mitigation
Title remainder
the role of engineering and technology
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edited by F.Y. Cheng and M.-S Sheu
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Language
eng
Summary
Great loss of human life, structural damage, and social and economic upheaval occur repeatedly due to such natural hazards as earthquakes, typhoons, hurricanes, landslides, floods and tsunamis. Both the US and Taiwan, along with many other countries, have a history of such occurrences and a common need to reduce their effects. This volume includes papers from the fourth symposium workshop, held jointly between the US and Taiwan to discuss research and its application to multiple hazard mitigation. The workshop, <Q>Urban Disaster Mitigation, The Role of Engineering and Technology</Q>, discussed lessons learned from recent natural disasters; assessed results of Taiwan's multiple hazards research program and potential application to the US; and proposed further studies on subjects of mutual concern. Topics include recent scientific findings obtained in various natural hazard areas and assessment of actual and potential damage from earthquakes, floods and landslides. Of particular importance are measures that can be taken to mitigate these hazards ranging from use of new algorithms for structural engineering to warning systems for a given region. At a time when natural disasters are widespread, engineers play a key role. Construction methods and building codes are changing; current knowledge shapes the direction of these changes. The research results presented in these proceedings will benefit both the academic and practicing communities around the world, strengthening the relationship between these two important parties
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Urban disaster mitigation : the role of engineering and technology, edited by F.Y. Cheng and M.-S Sheu
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Urban disaster mitigation : the role of engineering and technology, edited by F.Y. Cheng and M.-S Sheu
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Papers presented at a fourth joint symposium workshop held in Chicago, July 1994
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Includes bibliographical references and indexes
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online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
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text
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Content type MARC source
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Contents
Preface. Symposium/Workshop Activities. Resolutions. Seismology. Earthquake Engineering. Landslides and Rockslides. Flood Engineering. Socio-Economic Impact. Index of Contributors
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1st ed.
Extent
1 online resource (xxii, 320 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781281053862
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computer
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rdamedia
Media type code
c
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illustrations, maps
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remote

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