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The Engineer’s Response to Terrorism New Questions and Responsibilities Joseph Auchter Matt Ventura Sladana Lazic Anita Lazic Michelle Hood Daniel Miller
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Terrorism: A Rising Threat September 11, 2001 Worldwide revision of engineering priorities Terrorism and sabotage enter the equation
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Engineering’s New Concerns Traditional concerns: Mechanical failure Human error Malfunction Natural occurrences Weather, natural disasters New issues: Terrorist acts Deliberate sabotage
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New Tools and Methods Risk assessment Help with allocation of limited resources Work closely with security agencies Courses teach how to evaluate terrorist threat Information Increased dialogue More careful dissemination New standards and building codes
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Nuclear Power What if aircraft crashes into a nuclear containment structure? Aircraft engine tests have been conducted by Sandia National Laboratories Jet aircraft unlikely to penetrate containment structures at 550 to 600 mph Nuclear power plants have four security layers
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