Critical Infrastructures Resilience: Policy and Engineering Principles

Auroop Ratan Ganguly, Stephen Flynn, Udit Bhatia

February 10, 2018 Forthcoming by CRC Press
Reference - 256 Pages - 35 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9781498758635 - CAT# K27651

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Features

  • Provides readers not only with information on the issues surrounding criritcal infrastructure resilience, but also some resolutions.
  • Authors are recognized experts in the field.
  • Thoughtful and appropriately complex coverage
  • CIKR is increasinly complex and multi-disciplinary in nature, thus the authors are taking a multi-disciplinary approach to the subject, including concepts in homeland security studies, engineering, emergency preparedness, as well as policy and public administration.

Summary

This work explores the new paradigm centered on the concept of resilience by approaching the challenges posed by globalization, climate change, and growing urbanization on critical infrastructures and key resources through the combination of policy and engineering perspectives. The text identifies solutions that are scientifically credible, data driven, and sound in engineering principles while concurrently informed by and supportive of social and policy imperatives.