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Date: 2016
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/1344129
Description: Assessment of the reliability of design models developed for Australian Standards is of paramount importance for determination of public safety. Poorly calibrated models and safety factors can lead to... More
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Date: 2016
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/1343600
Description: Capacity reduction factors (ϕ) for flexure, shear and axial loadings are derived for reinforced concrete (RC) structures based on a reliability-based calibration of the Australian Concrete Structures ... More
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Date: 2016
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/1343943
Description: A key motivation for much research on protective structures is terrorism or insurgency attacks. Risk is the integration of threat, vulnerability and consequences, but threat is often based on worse-ca... More
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Date: 2016
Language: eng
Resource Type: book
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/1323629
Description: If you believe in ghosts (like 49 percent of the American public) but have never seen one (like half of these), two plausible explanations are likely to spring to mind. One, you're not looking hard en... More
Date: 2016
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/1326209
Description: A changing climate which leads to increases in atmospheric CO₂ concentration, and changes in temperature and relative humidity (RH), especially in the longer term, will accelerate the deterioration pr... More
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Date: 2016
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/1319492
Description: Reinforced concrete (RC) structures placed in chloride-contaminated environments are subjected to deterioration processes that affect their performance, serviceability and safety. Chloride ingress lea... More
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Date: 2016
Language: eng
Resource Type: report
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/1313623
Description: The University of Newcastle (UoN) conducted field trials in July 2014 to measure the peak incident pressure (Pi), impulse (Ii) and time of positive phase duration (td) following the detonation of diff... More
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Date: 2016
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/1346001
Description: A fragility analysis is conducted for loss of roof cladding for low rise metal-clad industrial buildings located in non-cyclonic regions of Australia. The stochastic analysis includes possible compone... More
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Date: 2016
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/1342834
Description: An examination of the ISIS phenomenon, comparing it with that generated a decade and a half earlier by al-Qaeda. Although the vicious group certainly presents a threat to the people under its control ... More
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Date: 2016
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/1325263
Description: Climate change has led to an increase in the frequency and intensity of heatwaves as well as the risk of heat stress within buildings. To provide habitable indoor conditions without air-conditioning d... More
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Date: 2016
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/1319174
Description: The longer-term serviceability and structural safety of steel infrastructure exposed to seawater conditions may be affected by global warming and by seawater nutrient pollution. These may affect abiot... More
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Creators: Stewart, Mark G.
Date: 2016
Language: eng
Resource Type: book chapter
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/1344019
Description: Terrorism and climate change are extreme events that frighten and alarm. This makes decision-making for these hazards or threats all the more difficult, particularly when decision-makers are risk aver... More
Date: 2016
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/1331730
Description: There are many deterministic blast-load methods currently in use, such as (1) those for the ready calculation of explosive pressure, impulse and duration; (2) the derivation of explosive safety distan... More
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Date: 2016
Language: eng
Resource Type: report
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/1313869
Description: The Transportation Security Administration’s PreCheck program (or TSA Pre✓®) is risk-based screening that allows passengers assessed as low risk to be directed to expedited, or PreCheck, screening. We... More
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Date: 2016
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/1345371
Description: Spatial variability of material properties might significantly affect the structural performance and reliability of unreinforced masonry (URM) walls. The paper develops a computational method to predi... More
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