Challenges in Drinking Water Distribution Systems Security Modeling
This paper is on challenges in drinking water distribution systems security modeling connected to OCMS, addressing research and practical issues coming-out from two recent activities which...

Drinking Water Distribution Systems: A Dual-Use Vision for Implementing an Environmental Observatory for an Engineered System
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), under Homeland Security Presidential Directive 7, has been tasked as the lead federal agency in protecting water infrastructure in the U.S....

Bridge and Tunnel Security
The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials and the Federal Highway Administration recently convened a panel of esteemed researchers and experts in bridge and...

Pipeline Infrastructure Security

Lesssons Learned from Experience Dealing with Risks of Extreme Events: Part II
For every known IS vulnerability, there is a matching countermeasure. However, we do not know all IS vulnerabilities. The following tasks are geared towards identifying IS vulnerabilities,...

Panel Discussion: Synthesis - What Does It All Mean?
This final panel and group discussion revisted topics from all of the week's sessions. It was acknowledged that the conference has addressed the threat of terrorism to diverse systems...

Safeguarding Water Utilities
Immediately after the September 11 terrorist attacks, many water and wastewater utilities adopted or expanded security measures. Now with many systems conducting or planning to conduct...

Protecting the Ports
Increased security concerns are prompting the nation's ports to rethink the design of their points of entry, especially at their terminals. Civil engineers are being called...

Pipeline Safety, Reliability, and Rehabilitation
This proceedings, Pipeline Safety, Reliability, and Rehabilitation, consists of papers sponsored by the Pipeline Division of the American Society...

Structural Design for Physical Security
State of the Practice
Prepared by the Task Committee on Structural Design for Physical Security of ASCE. This report provides guidance to structural engineers in the design...

Security Window Design

Security Door Design

The Aboveground People Mover at Houston Intercontinental Airport

Job Security is an Oxymoron
The old notion of job security has given way to improved personal productivity, growth of the global economy, outsourcing and a glut of engineering talent. The author describes how young...

Watching Under Boston
Managing the daily operations of Boston's Central Artery/Ted Williams Tunnel project requires integrating a variety of hi-tech systems to ensure efficient traffic flow. The...

Project Delivery Strategies at the U.S. Department of State

Structural Design for Vehicular Bombs

San Diego County Water Authority's Emergency Storage Project: A Major Planning Achievement
The San Diego County Water Authority (Authority) has been actively working to maximize the security of the future water needs of the community it serves. The Emergency Storage Project...

Mobile Robots for Security

A New Approach to Airport Security

 

 

 

 

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