Resilience of Cities to Terrorist and other Threats

Learning from 9/11 and further Research Issues

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ISBN: 978-1-4020-8488-1 (Print) 978-1-4020-8489-8 (Online)

Table of contents (24 chapters)

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  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xiii

  2. Nature and Effects of Possible Threat

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      Pages 1-1

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      Pages 3-36

      Threats from Terrorist and Criminal Activity and Risk of Dangerous Accidents—Resistance and Vulnerability of the Urban Environment and Ways of Mitigation

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      Pages 37-53

      Risk Evaluation of Terrorist Attacks Against Chemical Facilities and Transport Systems in Urban Areas

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      Pages 55-67

      Microbial Agents and Activities to Interfere with Groundwater Quality

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      Pages 69-84

      Preliminary Results of a Risk Assessment Study for Uranium Contamination in Central Portugal

  3. Fire and Collapse Risks of Urban Structures

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      Pages 85-85

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      Pages 87-112

      Questions on the WTC Investigation

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      Pages 113-134

      The Pentagon Building Performance in the 9/11 Crash

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      Pages 135-144

      An Assessment of A Fire Risk for Multifuel Car Refueling Stations

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      Pages 145-167

      Quantitative Risk Assessment of Aircraft Impact on a High-Rise Building and Collapse

  4. Material Properties, Structural Design and Testing

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 170-170

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      Pages 171-187

      Enhancing impact and Blast Resistance of Concrete with Fiber Reinforcement

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      Pages 189-216

      Enhancing Resilience of Urban Structures to Withstand Fire Hazard

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      Pages 217-238

      Concrete Structures Under Blast Loading Dynamic Response, Damage, and Residual Strength

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      Pages 239-256

      Engineering Method for Prompt Assessment of Structural Resistance Against Combined Hazard Effects

  5. Future Strategies

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      Pages 258-258

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      Pages 259-272

      A Multihazard Approach to Insure Resilient Urban Structures

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      Pages 273-298

      The Role of Spatial Planning in Strengthening Urban Resilience

  6. Warning Systems

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      Pages 300-300

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      Pages 301-324

      Risk, Reliability, Uncertainties: Role and Strategies for the Structural Health Monitoring

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      Pages 325-340

      Distributed Optical Fiber Systems for Structural Health Monitoring

  7. Emergency Response Planning

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      Pages 342-342

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      Pages 343-379

      How to Plan for Emergency and Disaster Response Operations in View of Structural Risk Reduction

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      Pages 381-400

      Is It Possible to Use CFD Modeling for Emergency Preparedness and Response?

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      Pages 401-415

      Medical Countermeasures Following Terrorism CBRNE Attack in Urban Environment

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      Pages 417-442

      Laws of Motion of Pedestrian Flow—Basics for Evacuation Modeling and Management

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