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Safety and security engineering II

Safety and security engineering II

Author: M Guarascio; C A Brebbia; F Garzia
Publisher: Southampton : WIT Press, ©2007.
Series: WIT transactions on the built environment, v. 94.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
Safety & Security Engineering, due to its special nature, represents an interdisciplinary area of research and applications that brings together, in a systemic view, many disciplines of engineering, from the most traditional to the most advanced and novel. Containing papers from the Second International Conference on Safety and Security Engineering, this volume continues to provide a forum for the presentation and  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic book
Electronic books
Conference papers and proceedings
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Material Type: Conference publication, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: M Guarascio; C A Brebbia; F Garzia
ISBN: 9781845642860 1845642864 1280789573 9781280789571
OCLC Number: 609861932
Description: 1 online resource (560 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: Section 1: Risk analysis, assessment and management Optimization of risk criteria for road tunnels; Economic analysis of safety risks in construction; The risk analysis of pseudolite and satellite navigation system; Proposal of a model for chemical risk preliminary assessment; Information asset modelling for risk analysis; Frequency distributions of storm surge for coastal damage prevention at Marseilles; The influence of mylonitic and cataclastic rocks in evaluation of the potential for debris and hyper concentrated flows; Protection systems against debris flows; Aspects of risk assessment in land use planning: the case study of Tartu Section 2: Planning and strategy Major hazard accident risk and land planning - Italian case studies: difficulties in satisfying law requirements and application to existing overexploited areas; International security after the cold war: utilization of the network technique to prioritize world threats; Patterns and rates of crime evolution in Mexico Section 3: Modelling and theoretical studies Risk analysis and acceptability criteria; Improving HVAC system performance: towards the design of sustainable and immune buildings; Quantum computing and security of information systems; Strategies for mitigation of progressive collapse of corner panels in reinforced concrete buildings; The flexibility of steel hollow tubular sections subjected to thermal and mechanical loads; Computing system for computer analysis of monitoring data and simulation of emergencies of natural and technogenic character Section 4: Fire prevention and protection The European project UpTun: results of four years of research to improve the level of fire safety in existing tunnels; OSIRIS: a European project using a High Altitude Platform for forest fire monitoring; Movable fire load survey for old residential highrise buildings in Hong Kong; The introduction of a USN-based Fire Protection Model: regarding the Seomun Traditional Market in Daegu, Korea; Temperature evaluation in steel fire protected elements with intumescent coating Section 5: Environmental protection Environmental protection by a framework code for risk analysis; Heavy metals concentration in selected vegetables grown in Dohuk City, Kurdistan region, Iraq Section 6: Industrial cases Risk analysis and environment protection, PRA(R) (pollution reduction analysis) as an instrument of application of IPPC; Building failure in South Tel Aviv: case study; Safe remaining lifetime assessment of power plant steam boilers; Occupational safety at the Nestle Research Center; Autonomous exploration for search and rescue robots Section 7: Transportation problems Road tunnel safety rules in Italy: the tunnel country; A distributed information system prototype to detect and monitor the Hazardous Material Transport on the road in the territory of Nice-Imperia-Ventimiglia; Airport level of service perceptions before and after September 11: a neural network analysis; Vehicle crash test against a lighting pole: experimental analysis and numerical simulation; Assessment model of debris flow hazard along the Tianshan Highway; State-of-the-practice and issues surrounding centerline rumble strips; Finite element modeling of impact strength of laser welds for automotive applications; Technologies to support the railway circulation in emergency conditions; Selected method of artificial intelligence in modelling safe movement of ships; The application of navigational risk analysis methods for designing pilot navigational systems; The risk assessment of ships manoeuvring on the waterways based on generalised simulation data; Development of color flexible pavement applicable to elementary school zone Section 8: Public safety The access control system of the Vatican City State; Towards a systemic approach to public safety; SERKET: an open software platform for preventive security in public crowded places and for large events; Security and safety assessment for cultural heritage: enhancing security profiles by wireless video-surveillance Section 9: Emergency and disaster prevention, control, management and recovery Pandemic flu: current threat and development of a preparedness framework; Realizing and testing a safety registration system to monitor workplace attendances; The elaboration of environmental sensitivity indices (ESI) maps of the Marine Protected Area of Baia Section 10: Terrorism prevention and protection Integrated anti-terrorism physics-based modelling part 1: threats, loads and structural response; Integrated anti-terrorism physics-based modelling part 2: understanding injuries caused by terrorist attacks in an urban environment; Integrated anti-terrorism physics-based modelling part 3: agent-based simulation of human movements during emergency evacuations of facilities; Implementation of eWAR system in the neutralization of selected chemicals in building ventilation systems; Chemical industrial areas and their dynamic danger behaviour
Series Title: WIT transactions on the built environment, v. 94.
Other Titles: Safety and security engineering 2
Safety and security engineering two
Responsibility: editors, M. Guarascio, C.A. Brebbia, F. Garzia.


Containing papers from the second International Conference on Safety and Security Engineering, this volume provides a forum for the presentation and discussion of the developments in the theoretical  Read more...


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