Quantifying and Controlling Catastrophic Risks
  • Release Date : 27 January 2022
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Genre : Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 351 pages
  • ISBN 13 : 9780123746016
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Download or read book entitled Quantifying and Controlling Catastrophic Risks by author: B. John Garrick which was release on 27 January 2022 and published by Academic Press with total page 351 pages . This book available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. One of the first books to address both natural and human generated disasters, topics include events such as pandemic diseases, climate changes, major hurricanes, super earthquakes, mega tsunamis, volcanic eruptions, industrial accidents and terrorist attacks. Case studies appear at the end of the book allowing engineers to see how these principles are applied to scenarios such as a super hurricane or mega tsunamis, a reactor core melt down in a nuclear plant, a terrorist attack on the national electric grid, and an abrupt climate change brought about by a change in the ocean currents in the North Atlantic. Written by the current Chairman of the U.S. Nuclear Waste Technical Review Board, Environmental risk managers will find this reference a valuable and authoritative guide both in accurately calculating risk and its applications in their work.-

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