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Resilience of Cities to Terrorist and Other Threats Learning from 9/11 and Further Research Issues

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ISBN-10: 1402084889

ISBN-13: 9781402084881

Edition: 2008

Authors: Hans Pasman, Igor A. Kirillov

List price: $169.00
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Cities tend to become more crowded, the high rise buildings taller, the traffic nodes more complex. The volume of hazardous cargo passing increases with the growth of economy and the expansion of technology. As we have seen in the recent past, cities can become too easily a focus of terror. To counter these trends measures have to be taken. This book presents an overview of threats and measures based on a NATO advanced research workshop meant to make an inventory of items on which, for making progress research will be worthwhile to perform. The spectrum of subjects is broad. It covers various types of hazard threats, the mechanisms of collapse of structures including the doubts about why…    
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Book details

List price: $169.00
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Springer
Publication date: 7/15/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 545
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.584
Language: English