Browse Dept. of Civil and Environmental Engineering by Subject "Vulnerability"
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(2010-05-19)Unreinforced masonry (URM) structures represent a significant portion of the residential building stock of the Central and Eastern United States (CEUSA), accounting for 15% of homes in the 8-state region impacted by the ...
(University of Illinois, 2004-04-28)Consequence-based engineering is a new paradigm for seismic risk reduction across regions or interconnected systems (Abrams, 2002). In CBE, the risk to a distributed infrastructure systems is quantified, evaluated and ...
(Mid-America Earthquake Center, 2007-06)Business plays important roles in community functioning. However, disaster research has been disproportionately focusing on units of analysis such as families, households, and government agencies. This paper synthesizes ...