1st Edition

Disaster Planning, Structural Assessment, Demolition and Recycling

By E.K. Lauritzen, C. de Pauw Copyright 1994

    This book contains general recommendations for site clearing after man-made and natural disasters. It provides guidelines on the demolition of damaged structures and the reuse of demolition and construction materials. It has been prepared by an international task force originating from cooperation between RILEM and UNESCO.

    Preface. Introduction. Disaster rescue and restoration countermeasures in Japan. Damage assessment and classification. Demolition of damaged structures. Reuse of building materials and disposal of structural waste material. Appendix: literature review.


    Lauritzen, E.K.; de Pauw, C.

    "its no-non-sense approach and wealth of solid, usable information and data make it well suited to this aim." - Engineering Structures