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Disaster Resilient Cities: Concepts and Practical Examples

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Disaster Resilient Cities: Concepts and Practical Examples

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Disaster Resilient Cities: Concepts and Practical Examples discusses natural disasters, their complexity, and the exploration of different ways of thinking regarding the resilience of structures. The book provides a blueprint for structural designers to better prepare structures for all types of natural hazards during the design stage.

Brief and readable, this book analyzes various examples of disaster damage from earthquakes, tsunamis, and floods, together with their causal mechanisms. Practical methods to plan and design structures based on their regions, cities, as well as the particular countermeasures are also included for study.

ISBN: 9780128098622

ISBN-10: 9780128098622

Publisher: Butterworth-Heinemann

Publication Date: 03/17/2016 - 12:00am

On Sale: 03/17/2016 - 12:00am

Pages: 206

Language: English

Categories

Civil - Bridges

Civil - Dams & Reservoirs

Industrial Health & Safety