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Date: 2017
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/1351691
Description: Power distribution pole networks are vulnerable to a changing climate. Climate change can increase wind speeds, and changes in rainfall and temperature can accelerate timber decay, affecting residual ... More
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Creators: Stewart, Mark G.
Date: 2017
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/1349421
Description: The paper describes a probabilistic risk assessment model to identify the risks associated with vehicle-borne improvised explosive device (VBIED) attacks to large federal government buildings in the U... More
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Date: 2017
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/1351245
Description: Design of blast loaded structures is usually carried out following a deterministic rather than a probabilistic approach. The design load scenario would cover the plausible load conditions (typically s... More
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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: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/1348533
Description: This paper investigates the capability of observing tropical cyclones using satellite radar altimetry. Two representative cyclones Yasi (February 2011) and Larry (March 2006) in the northeast Australi... 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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