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Urban Disaster Recovery: A Framework and Simulation Model
The study described in this report focuses on developing an educational tool for illustrating concepts of community recovery, and identifying data collection and research needs for more refined recovery models in the future. ...
Research Progress and Accomplishments: 2001-2003
This report offers a selection of papers chronicling technical achievements of the Multidisciplinary Center for Earthquake Engineering Research during the years 2001-2003. Papers included in this volume: 1) Advances in ...
Engineering and Organizational Issues Related to the World Trade Center Terrorist Attack: From the World Trade Center Tragedy to Development of Disaster Engineering for Landmark Buildings: An Extension of the Performance-based Earthquake Engineering Approach
The fourth report in the series, Engineering and Organizational Issues Related to the World Trade Center Attack, this volume presents a review of the major hazard loadings (collision, fire and explosion) that were factors ...
Earthquake Risks and Mitigation in the New York, New Jersey and Connecticut Region
This report presents the results of a multi-year study that addresses the risks of an earthquake in the New York City area. It provides basic information on the effect of an earthquake by identifying a range of impacts ...
Statistical Analysis of Fragility Curves
This report applies both empirical and analytical fragility curves to present methods of bridge fragility curve development. The empirical data utilizes damage obtained from past earthquakes including Northridge and Kobe; ...
Meaning of Illness Instrument
This instrument has been used to evaluate positive and negative perceptions of illness in women with cancer.
Proceedings of the Eighth U.S.-Japan Workshop on Earthquake Resistant Design of Lifeline Facilities and Countermeasures Against Liquefaction
This volume contains the 53 papers presented at the most recent workshop of this US-Japan series addressing earthquake damage to lifelines and advanced technologies for characterizing liquefaction, mitigating risk to ...