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Political Management Issues and Societal Risk Trade-off for the Built Environment

  • Ross B. Corotis
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Abstract

Civil Engineering structures always entail a degree of risk [1] [2] [3]. They are planned to remain serviceable and productive over a design lifetime during which they will be subjected to natural and society-induced demands. It is the uncertainty of future environments that makes the problem stochastic, and it is the ability to control the response through both the initial design and the operating procedures that makes it a management process [4].

Keywords

Risk Perception Life Safety Primary Matrix Commercial Space Probabilistic Safety Assessment 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ross B. Corotis
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  1. 1.University of ColoradoBoulderUSA

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