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Civil Engineering for Disaster Risk Reduction / Sreevalsa Kolathayar, Indrajit Pal, Siau Chen Chian, Arpita Mondal

Publication year: 2022

ISBN: 978-981-16-5312-4

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Brings together all diverse disciplines of civil engineering and related areas (for example, geotechnical engineering, water resources engineering, structural engineering, transportation engineering, environmental engineering, construction management, GIS, and remote sensing) towards a common goal of disaster resilience through an interdisciplinary approach. It contains methods and case studies focusing on civil engineering solutions to reduce the disaster risk. The book contents are aligned in line with the priorities set by UN-Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction and UN-SDGs to promote a global culture of risk-awareness and disaster reduction. The book will be a useful comprehensive reference for disaster risk reduction beneficial for engineering students, teaching faculty, researchers, industry professionals and policymakers.

Subject: Geoengineering, Fire Science, Hazard Control, Building Safety, Building Construction, Building Design, Building Repair and Maintenance, Disaster Risk Reduction, Earthquakes, Geophysical Hazards, Hydrological Hazards, Landslide Monitoring, Resilient Infrastructures, Risk Governance, Built Environment