Direct Causes of the Catastrophe

by
Hurricane Katrina External Review Panel of ASCE


Part of: The New Orleans Hurricane Protection System: What Went Wrong and Why

Abstract: This chapter examines direct physical causes of the hurricane protection system failures, including soil strength assessments and pumping station limitations.

Subject Headings: Soil strength | Pumping stations | Hurricanes and typhoons | Protective structures | Failure analysis

 

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