Risk Management in Civil Infrastructure

Mohammed M. Ettouney, Sreenivas Alampalli

December 1, 2016 by CRC Press
Reference - 504 Pages - 339 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9781482208443 - CAT# K21590
Series: Civil Infrastructure Health and Sustainability

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Features

  • Examines risk assessment, acceptance, treatment, communication, and monitoring
  • Presents several analytical models for computing relative and absolute risk
  • Discusses the objective properties of risk such as uncertainties, interactions, and different popular evaluation methods
  • Includes several practical case studies showing how risk management and its components can be used to enhance performance of infrastructures, and at reasonable costs
  • Examines how risk can be better managed in specifications in the future

Summary

This book presents several original theories for risk, including Theory of Risk Monitoring, and Theory of Risk Acceptance, in addition to several analytical models for computing relative and absolute risk. The book discusses risk limit, states of risk, and the emerging concept of risk monitoring. The interrelationships between risk and resilience are also highlighted in an objective manner. The book includes several practical case studies showing how risk management and its components can be used to enhance performance of infrastructures at reasonable costs.