Uncertainty-based quantitative model for assessing risks in existing buildings

T Agami Reddy, Jason Fierko

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Abstract

The assessment and management of risks in existing buildings by an uncertainty-based quantity model are discussed. Risk analysis involved three interrelated aspects, namely, risk assessment, risk management of mitigation and risk communication to the general public and concerned agencies. The proposed methodology allows for perceived importance with which different stakeholders in building view the interaction between vulnerable risk targets and building elements, cybernetic, mechanical and electrical system failure and that are affected by different hazard categories. A decision tree diagram approach was adopted for greater clarity in visualizing the process as well as the ease with which it provides in performing the sequential calculations.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationASHRAE Transactions
Pages217-231
Number of pages15
Volume110 PART 1
StatePublished - 2004
Externally publishedYes
EventASHRAE Transactions - Anaheim, CA, United States
Duration: Jan 25 2004Jan 25 2004

Other

OtherASHRAE Transactions
CountryUnited States
CityAnaheim, CA
Period1/25/041/25/04

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ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Fluid Flow and Transfer Processes

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Reddy, T. A., & Fierko, J. (2004). Uncertainty-based quantitative model for assessing risks in existing buildings. In ASHRAE Transactions (Vol. 110 PART 1, pp. 217-231)