Georisk & Hazards

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Published:
April 22, 2014
Author(s):
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:
March 07, 2014
Editor(s):
Alper Baba, Jochen Bundschuh, D. Chandrasekharam
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:
November 20, 2013
Author(s):
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 15, 2013
Editor(s):
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:
June 19, 2012
Editor(s):
Erik Eberhardt, Corey Froese, Keith Turner, S. Leroueil
Two-volume set, includes a free CD containing the full contents of the book. Landslides and Engineered Slopes: Protecting Society through Improved Understanding comprises the Proceedings of the 11th International Symposium on Landslides and 2nd North American Symposium on Landslides (Banff, Alberta 
Published:
April 21, 2010
Author(s):
Björn Åkesson
Many old riveted railway bridges are replaced too soon due to a general lack of knowledge about the expected life span. This indicates the need for more information on fatigue and brittle fracture of riveted bridges. This book unveils extensive research and literature results on riveted bridges' 
Published:
December 07, 2009
Author(s):
Chan Ghee Koh, Michael J. Perry
Rapid advances in computational methods and computer capabilities have led to a new generation of structural identification strategies. Robust and efficient methods have successfully been developed on the basis of genetic algorithms (GA). This volume presents the development of a novel GA-based 
Published:
September 28, 2009
Editor(s):
Yossef H. Hatzor, Jean Sulem, Ioannis Vardoulakis
This book brings together state of the art, peer reviewed, papers on shear physics at the meso-scale in earthquake and landslide mechanics and is authored by leading international scientists. The Identification of meso-scale phenomena occurring between microscopic and continuum length scales has 
Published:
September 01, 2009
Editor(s):
Hitoshi Furuta, Dan Frangopol, Masanobu Shinozuka
Containing the papers of the 10th International Conference on Structural Safety and Reliability (ICOSSAR2009, Osaka, Japan),  this work covers safety and reliability of structures and systems in civil, marine, mechanical, transportation, and aerospace systems. A special focus is 
Published:
June 01, 2009
Editor(s):
Yusuke Honjo, Makoto Suzuki, Takashi Hara, Feng Zhang
Communication of risks within a transparent and accountable framework is essential in view of increasing mobility and the complexity of the modern society and the field of geotechnical engineering does not form an exception. As a result, modern risk assessment and management are required in all 

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