By Susumu Iai
Geotechnics for Catastrophic Flooding Events offers the keynote lectures (book, 264 pages) and keynote lectures and basic papers (CD-ROM, 608 pages) provided on the Fourth foreign ISSMGEConference on Geotechnical Engineering for catastrophe Mitigation and Rehabilitation (4th GEDMAR, Kyoto, Japan, 16-18 September 2014). The contributions speak about typhoon, rainstorm and hurricane surge brought on riverine and coastal flooding occasions, reminiscent of the 2004 Sumatra earthquake in Indonesia, the 2005 storm Katrina catastrophe in New Orleans, united states, storm Morakot, which devastated components of Taiwan in 2009 and the 2011 earthquake and tsunami catastrophe in japanese Japan, while mixed failure mechanisms, a number of risks, and infrequent occasions with large outcomes occurred.
The booklet is split into the subsequent sections:
– Keynote lectures
– Liquefaction test and research undertaking (LEAP)
– instructions and suggestions for neighborhood governments to mitigate flooding disasters
– fabrics and modeling
– average hazards
– catastrophe mitigation and rehabilitation
Geotechnics for Catastrophic Flooding Events can be of curiosity to researchers, lecturers, practitioners and different specialist interested by earthquake geotechnical engineering, beginning engineering, and earthquake engineering and structural dynamics.
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Geotechnics for Catastrophic Flooding Events by Susumu Iai