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Engineering - Production & Process Engineering | Transport of Dangerous Goods - Methods and Tools for Reducing the Risks of Accidents and Terrorist

Transport of Dangerous Goods

Methods and Tools for Reducing the Risks of Accidents and Terrorist Attack

Garbolino, E., Tkiouat, M., Yankevich, N., Lachtar, D. (Eds.)

2012, X, 249p. 90 illus..

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  • The contribution of international experts on this topic
  • The practical presentation of concepts, methods and tools to manage risk of DGT accidents and malicious acts
  • The state of the art in this topic

This book addresses the various risks associated with the transport of dangerous goods within a territory. The emphasis of the contributions is on methods and tools to reduce the vulnerability of both the environment and human society to accidents or malicious acts involving such transport. With topics ranging from game theory to governance principles, the authors together cover technical, legal, financial, and logistic aspects of this problem. The intended audience includes responsible persons in territorial organizations, managers of transport infrastructures, as well as students, teachers and researchers wishing to deepen their knowledge in this area.

 

Content Level » Graduate

Keywords » Accident - Crisis Management - Dangerous Goods Transportation - Malicious Acts - Planning - Risk Assessment

Related subjects » Chemistry - Policy, Economics, Management & Transport - Production & Process Engineering

Table of contents 

DGT and Biophysical Vulnerability of the Territory: Contribution to GIS and Dangerous Phenomena Simulations Software; E. Garbolino, D. Lachtar.- Legislative Context and Governance Principles for Dangerous Goods Transportation (DGT) Integrated Risk Management; G. Baldini et al.- Technical and Functional Standards to Provide a High Quality Service for Dangerous Good Transport on Road; M. Benza et al.- Dangerous Goods Transportation and Risk Management Project: a Cost-Benefit Analysis Approach; M. Tkiouat.- Mobile Object Framework and Fuzzy Graph Modeling to Boost Hazmat Telegeomonitoring; A. Boulmakoul, A.El Bouziri.- Multi-Path Multi-Criteria Routing of Hazardous Materials in Time-Dependent Networks; S.H. Hosseinloo et al.- Adaptation of Graph and Game Theories to Reliability Problems; N. Yankevich.- An Expected Risk Model for Rail Transport of Hazardous Materials; M. Bagheria et al.- Transportation and Storage of Spent Nuclear Fuel: Security and Theory; A. Barsegyan.

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