Natural disasters are complex phenomena which require Structural Engineering Designers to explore different ways of thinking regarding the resilience of their structures. Structural Engineering and Natural Disaster Resilience: Concept and Practical Examples provides a blueprint for Structural Designers to better prepare structures for all types of natural hazards at the design stage.
Brief and readable, Structural Engineering and Natural Disaster Resilience: Concept and Practical Examples analyses various examples of disaster damages of earthquake, tsunami, flood, together with their causal mechanisms. Practical methods to plan and design structures based on their regions, cities, as well as the particular countermeasure.
- Proposes new methods and policies for enhancing structural resilience for key urban infrastructure
- Includes examples of disaster damage as a result of earthquakes, tsunamis, floods and their structural counter measures
- Case studies cover specific mega disasters such as the Great East Japan Earthquake and tsunami, Super Typhoon Hyan, Bangkok flood
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|Size: ||26.6 MB|
|Date published: || 2016|
|ISBN: ||2370007448043 (DRM-EPUB)|
|Read Aloud: ||not allowed|