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CAE 437 - Homeland Security Concerns in Engineering Systems

Course Title: 

Homeland Security Concerns in Engineering Systems

Course Description: 

Review of blast effects produced by solid phase weapons and their effects on structures and people. Estimation of the risk of threats to security of public and private systems and facilities. Review of simplified structural methods for the analysis and design of structures to meet homeland security concerns and procedures to minimize casualties. Analysis of post-attack fires and how to prevent them. Examination of potential risk to security of infrastructure systems. Development of contingency plans to include evacuation preparedness at time of emergency.

Credit: 

(3-0-3)

Prerequisite: 

None

Corequisite: 

None