Browse Dept. of Civil and Environmental Engineering by Subject "Hazardous Materials"
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Development of an accident database for quantitative safety and risk analysis of highway bulk-package transportation of hazardous materials (2013-05-24)Highway bulk package design elements have a substantial effect on the probability and quantity of release if a vehicle transporting hazardous materials (a.k.a. hazmat, dangerous goods) is involved in an accident. However, ...
Optimal strategies to improve railroad train safety and reduce hazardous materials transportation risk (2014-01-16)Railways offer a safe and efficient means to transport hazardous materials in North America. Nonetheless, the potential risk of hazardous materials release incidents to human health, property and the environment must be ...
(2011-01-14)The risk associated with railroad transportation of hazardous materials is an ongoing subject of interest to the transportation industries, the government, and the public. A variety of approaches have been considered or ...