Technical Council on Lifeline Earthquake Engineering (TCLEE)
Workshop on Challenges and Opportunities for Lifeline Systems Engineering
February 9, 2011
San Diego, CA
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Session on lessons learned from recent earthquakes for lifeline engineering
- 2010 Baja California earthquake:
- Water and sewer lifeline damage and recovery
Curtis Edwards (PSOMAS).
- Raw water supply damage and recovery
Michael Kemp (Imperial Irrigation District).
- 2010 Chile earthquake: Telecommunications and other utility systems
Alex Tang (L&T Engineering and Project Management).
- 2010 New Zealand earthquake: Water and waste water systems
John Eidinger (G&E Engineering Systems).
Session on lifeline system interdependencies
- Empirical model of interdependence across critical lifeline systems
Dorothy Reed (University of Washington).
- Quantification of lifeline system coupling strengths
Leonardo Dueñas-Osorio (Rice University).
- Port facilities and their interdependence to road networks
Nason McCullough (CH2M-HILL).
- Interdependencies at the interface between physical and economic systems
Charlie Huyck (ImageCat).
Session on current guidelines and codes for lifeline system design and retrofit
- Power transmission systems
Leon Kempner (Bonneville Power Administration).
- ShakeCast tool for bridges and highway corridors
Loren Turner (Caltrans) and Jamie Padgett (Rice University).
- Performance-based design of utility systems
Chris Poland (Degenkolb).