Critical Infrastructure: Reliability and Vulnerability by Alan T. Murray

By Alan T. Murray

This textual content brings jointly differing geographic views in modeling and research that allows you to spotlight infrastructure weaknesses or plan for his or her safety. overseas students, from various disciplines--geography, neighborhood technological know-how, making plans, public coverage, operations examine, arithmetic, desktop technological know-how, engineering and transportation--offer various views in this topic. this article is a vital contribution providing synthesis and new methodological methods. It explores the capability results of serious infrastructure failure, stemming from either man-made and traditional mess ups. The techniques hired are wide-ranging, together with geographic, fiscal and social views on severe infrastructure issues.

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