In today's world, reasonably predictable military operations have been replaced by low intensity conflicts-less predictable terrorist activities carried out by determined individuals or small groups that possess a wide range of backgrounds and capabilities. Because of the threats posed by this evolving type of warfare, civil engineers and emergency

chapter 1|40 pages


chapter 2|24 pages

Explosive Devices and Explosions

chapter 3|104 pages

Conventional and Nuclear Environments

chapter 5|42 pages

Behaviors of Structural Elements

chapter 6|54 pages

Dynamic Response and Analysis

chapter 9|32 pages

Progressive Collapse

chapter 10|38 pages

A Comprehensive Protective Design Approach