Assessing and Managing Earthquake Risk: Geo-scientific and Engineering Knowledge for Earthquake Risk Mitigation: developments, tools, techniques / Edition 1

Assessing and Managing Earthquake Risk: Geo-scientific and Engineering Knowledge for Earthquake Risk Mitigation: developments, tools, techniques / Edition 1

by Carlos Sousa Oliveira
     
 

ISBN-10: 1402035241

ISBN-13: 9781402035241

Pub. Date: 10/30/2005

Publisher: Springer Netherlands

* Multidisciplinary approach of risk assessment and management, which can provide more efficient earthquake mitigation.

*Transfer of Geo-scientific and engineering knowledge toCivil Protection and insurance agents

* Approaches and common practices directly related to the preparation of earthquake emergency plans

* Illustrated examples of actual applications,

Overview

* Multidisciplinary approach of risk assessment and management, which can provide more efficient earthquake mitigation.

*Transfer of Geo-scientific and engineering knowledge toCivil Protection and insurance agents

* Approaches and common practices directly related to the preparation of earthquake emergency plans

* Illustrated examples of actual applications, including web sites

* Case-studies and information on relevant international projects

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781402035241
Publisher:
Springer Netherlands
Publication date:
10/30/2005
Series:
Geotechnical, Geological and Earthquake Engineering Series, #2
Edition description:
2006
Pages:
545
Product dimensions:
6.60(w) x 9.50(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

PrefaceEditors Note1. Introduction
C. S. Oliveira, A. Roca and X. GoulaPART I: EARTHQUAKE HAZARD AND STRONG MOTION2. Earthquake hazard assessment.
C.S. Oliveira, A. Campos Costa3. Observation, characterization and prediction of strong ground motion
X. Goula and T. Susagna4. Experimental and modelling techniques for seismic microzonation
A. Roca, C.S. Oliveira , A. Ansal and S. Figueras5. Site- City Interaction
P.Y. Bard et al. PART II: VULNERABILITY ASSESSMENT6. Vulnerability assessment of dwelling buildings
A. Barbat, S. Lagomarsino and L. Pujades7. Vulnerability assessment of historical buildings
S. Lagomarsino8. Experimental techniques for assessment of building vulnerability
M. Navarro and C.S.Oliveira9. Vulnerability assessment of lifelines systems, infrastructure and critical facilities
K. Pitilakis et al.PART III: SYSTEM ANALYSIS AND RISK10. Damage scenarios and damage evaluation
M.Erdik and Y.Fahjan11. Urban System Exposure to natural disasters: an integrated approach
P. Masure and C. Lutoff12. Response of Hospital Systems
L. Pujades, A.Roca, C.S. Oliveira and S.SafinaPART IV: MANAGING EARTHQUAKE RISK13. Building against earthquakes
F.Mañá and L. Bozzo14. Industrial facilities
B. Mohammadioun and L.Serva15. Early warning and rapid damage assessment
M. Erdik and Y. Fahjan16. Technical Emergency Managing
A. Goretti and G. Di Pasquale17. Managing Civil Protection
E. Galanti, A. Goretti, B. Foster and G. Di Pasquale18. Earthquakes Risk and InsuranceR. Spence and A. Coburn19. Reinforcing the building stock
A. G. Costa20. Advanced techniques in modeling, response and recovery
L.Chiroiu et al.PART V: CASE STUDIES, INITIATIVES AND EXPERIENCES21. Seismic loss scenarios based on hazard de-aggregation
Application to the Metropolitan region of Lisbon, Portugal
A. Campos Costa, M. L. Sousa, A. Carvalho, E. Coelho22. Loss scenarios for regional Emergency Plans: the case of Catalonia, Spain
Susagna, T., Goula, X., Roca, A., Pujades L., Gasulla, N. and J.J. Palma23. An advanced approach to Earthquake risk scenarios with applications to different European towns
P. Mouroux and B. LebrunReferencesIndex

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