Skip to main content

How to Think About Resilient Infrastructure Systems

Abstract Resilience is emerging as the preferred way to improve the protection of infrastructure systems beyond established risk management practices. Massive damages experienced during tragedies like Hurricane Katrina showed that risk analysis is incapable to prevent unforeseen infrastructure failures and shifted expert focus towards resilience to absorb and recover from adverse events. Recent, exponential growth in research is now producing consensus on how to think about infrastructure resilience centered on definitions and models from influential organizations like the US National Academy of Sciences. Despite widespread efforts, massive infrastructure failures in 2017 demonstrate that resilience is still not working, raising the question: Are th... (more)
Created Date 2018
Contributor Eisenberg, Daniel Alexander (Author) / Seager, Thomas P. (Advisor) / Park, Jeryang (Advisor) / Alderson, David L. (Committee member) / Lai, Ying-Cheng (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Systems science / Sustainability / Civil engineering / Critical Infrastructure / Data Analytics / Electric Power Systems / Resilience / South Korea
Type Doctoral Dissertation
Extent 135 pages
Language English
Reuse Permissions All Rights Reserved
Note Doctoral Dissertation Civil, Environmental and Sustainable Engineering 2018
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
Additional Formats MODS / OAI Dublin Core / RIS

  Full Text
3.3 MB application/pdf
Download Count: 151

Description Dissertation/Thesis