BOOKS AND GUIDELINES

Books and Guidelines on wide ranging topics. Some are efforts of teams of people and the credit is all theirs.

Fire Following Earthquake (2005).

A 285 page book with many photos, analytical tools, mitigation concepts,. etc.  File size: 7.1 MB. FireFollowingEarthquake.pdf

Water System Fragilities (2001).

ALA-sponsored, Fragilities of pipes, tunnels, tanks, canals, Updated 2001.  Part 1. File size: 0.4 MB. Water_Fragility_Part1.pdf

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Water System Fragilities.

ALA-sponsored, Fragilities of pipes, tunnels, tanks, canals, Updated 2001.  Part 2. File size: 1.6 MB. Water_Fragiltiy_Part2.pdf

Electric Power Fragilities.

The technical report behind HAZUS!, Written 1994, Public Release 2004. File size: 0.7 MB. Electric_Power_Fragility.pdf

Guidelines for Seismic Design of Water Pipes (2005).

ALA-sponsored. How to design transmission and distribution water pipes in a cost effective manner.  File size: 5.3 MB. Seismic_Guidelines.pdf

Guidelines for Seismic Design of Water Pipes - Overview.

Overview of the ALA 2005 Guidelines.  File size: 2.0 MB. Seismic Guidelines AWWARF05.pdf

Non-Structural Fragilities (2009).

Technical basis for fragiltiies in FEMA Benefit Cost Analysis software.  File size: 1.2 MB. Non Structural Fragility Rev 0.pdf

Wind and Ice Models (2015).

Reliability models for high voltage transmission towers.  File size: 9 MB. Wind and Ice Tower Report.pdf