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Resilience of critical structures, infrastructure, and communities

Tipo di pubblicazione: Altro
Tipologia MIUR: Altro > Altro
Titolo: Resilience of critical structures, infrastructure, and communities
Autori: Cimellaro Gian Paolo, ; Zamani-Noori, A.; Kammouh, O.; Terzic, V.; Mahin, Stephen A.
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Titolo del libro: Resilience of critical structures, infrastructure, and communities
Editore: Pacific Earthquake Engineering Research Center (PEER)
Luogo di pubblicazione: Berkeley, California
Abstract: In recent years, the concept of resilience has been introduced to the field of engineering as it relates to disaster mitigation and management. However, the built environment is only one element that supports community functionality. Maintaining community functionality during and after a disaster, defined as resilience, is influenced by multiple components. This report summarizes the research activities of the first two years of an ongoing collaboration between the Politecnico di Torino and the University of California, Berkeley, in the field of disaster resilience. Chapter 1 focuses on the economic dimension of disaster resilience with an application to the San Francisco Bay Area; Chapter 2 analyzes the option of using base-isolation systems to improve the resilience of hospitals and school buildings; Chapter 3 investigates the possibility to adopt discrete event simulation models and a meta-model to measure the resilience of the emergency department of a hospital; Chapter 4 applies the meta-model developed in Chapter 3 to the hospital network in the San Francisco Bay Area, showing the potential of the model for design purposes Chapter 5 uses a questionnaire combined with factorial analysis to evaluate the resilience of a hospital; Chapter 6 applies the concept of agent-based models to analyze the performance of socio-technical networks during an emergency. Two applications are shown: a museum and a train station; Chapter 7 defines restoration fragility functions as tools to measure uncertainties in the restoration process; and Chapter 8 focuses on modeling infrastructure interdependencies using temporal networks at different spatial scales.
Data: 2016
Status: Pubblicato
Lingua della pubblicazione: Inglese
Parole chiave: resilience
Dipartimenti (originale): DISEG - Dipartimento di Ingegneria Strutturale, Edile e Geotecnica
Dipartimenti: DISEG - Dipartimento di Ingegneria Strutturale, Edile e Geotecnica
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Area disciplinare: Area 08 - Ingegneria civile e Architettura > TECNICA DELLE COSTRUZIONI
Data di deposito: 11 Ott 2017 16:54
Data ultima modifica (IRIS): 11 Ott 2017 17:35:43
Data inserimento (PORTO): 27 Ott 2017 13:41


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