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Publication Addresses Tunnels in the Urban Infrastructure System

Papers cover smart sensing, uncertainty modeling in construction, modularity and adaptability, resilience-informed decision making, and multisector interdependencies.


tunnelsASCE’s new book, Resilience Engineering for Urban Tunnels, provides a basis for the development of a dynamic risk control and resilient design approach to urban tunnels.

This second Infrastructure Resilience Publication (IRP), contains selected papers from the 2016 International Workshop on Resilience of Urban Tunnels, which address tunnels as a part of the complex urban infrastructure system and provide a basis for the development of a dynamic risk control and resilient design approach to urban tunnels.

Papers cover smart sensing, uncertainty modeling in construction, modularity and adaptability, resilience-informed decision making, and multisector interdependencies.

A report from the workshop is also included, with recommendations for future research.

Researchers, practitioners, and students interested in resilience of urban tunnels and infrastructure will find this publication a valuable resource.

Editors of the book include: Michael Beer, Dr.‐Ing.; Hongwei Huang, Ph.D; Bilal M. Ayyub, Ph.D., P.E.; Dongming Zhang, Ph.D.; and Brian M. Phillips, Ph.D.

The 140-page soft cover book is available online visit the ASCE Bookstore