Risk Levels in Coastal and River Engineering

Risk Levels in Coastal and River Engineering

by Ian Mockett, Jonathan Simm
     
 

ISBN-10: 0727731645

ISBN-13: 9780727731647

Pub. Date: 01/01/2002

Publisher: Telford, Thomas Limited

The cost of ever more freguent floods, landslides and erosion on coastal and fluvial structures is considerable. Through more detailed consideration of the risks and their acceptability, the engineering community could make a 5% saving in the whole-life costs of coastal and fluvial engineering projects, amounting to £250 million annually in the UK

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The cost of ever more freguent floods, landslides and erosion on coastal and fluvial structures is considerable. Through more detailed consideration of the risks and their acceptability, the engineering community could make a 5% saving in the whole-life costs of coastal and fluvial engineering projects, amounting to £250 million annually in the UK alone.

This book sets out to provide clear guidance on the process of setting acceptable risk levels. It illustrates the importance of involving all stakeholders in the setting of acceptable risk levels and throughout the deisgn process.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780727731647
Publisher:
Telford, Thomas Limited
Publication date:
01/01/2002
Pages:
272
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.80(d)

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