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Title: An introduction to the architectural surety program

Abstract

This paper provides a summary introduction to the nationally emerging area of Architectural and Infrastructure Surety that is under development at Sandia National Laboratories. This program area, addressing technology requirements at the national level, includes four major elements: education, research, development, and application. It involves a risk management approach to solving problems of the as-built environment through the application of security, safety, and reliability principles developed in the nuclear weapons programs of the Department of Energy. The changing responsibilities of engineering design professionals is addressed in light of the increased public awareness of structural and facility systems vulnerabilities to malevolent, normal, and abnormal environment threats. A brief discussion is presented of the education and technology outreach programs initiated through an infrastructure surety graduate Civil Engineering Department course taught at the University of New Mexico and through the architectural surety workshops and conferences already held and planned for the future. A summary description is also presented of selected technologies with strong potential for application to specific national architectural and infrastructure surety concerns. These technologies include super-computational modeling and structural simulations, window glass fragmentation modeling, risk management procedures, instrumentation and health monitoring systems, and three-dimensional CAD virtual reality visualization techniques.

Authors:
;  [1]
  1. Sandia National Labs., Albuquerque, NM (United States). Security Systems and Technology Center
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Sandia National Labs., Albuquerque, NM (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE, Washington, DC (United States)
OSTI Identifier:
510349
Report Number(s):
SAND-97-1843C; CONF-9705144-2
ON: DE97007887; TRN: AHC29717%%61
DOE Contract Number:  
AC04-94AL85000
Resource Type:
Conference
Resource Relation:
Conference: Assuring the performance of buildings and infrastructures, Albuquerque, NM (United States), 14-15 May 1997; Other Information: PBD: [1997]
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
42 ENGINEERING NOT INCLUDED IN OTHER CATEGORIES; MECHANICAL STRUCTURES; SAFETY ENGINEERING; QUALITY ASSURANCE; SECURITY; RELIABILITY; COMPUTERIZED SIMULATION; WINDOWS; COMPUTER-AIDED DESIGN; SABOTAGE

Citation Formats

Matalucci, R.V., and Miyoshi, D.S. An introduction to the architectural surety program. United States: N. p., 1997. Web.
Matalucci, R.V., & Miyoshi, D.S. An introduction to the architectural surety program. United States.
Matalucci, R.V., and Miyoshi, D.S. Fri . "An introduction to the architectural surety program". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/510349.
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abstractNote = {This paper provides a summary introduction to the nationally emerging area of Architectural and Infrastructure Surety that is under development at Sandia National Laboratories. This program area, addressing technology requirements at the national level, includes four major elements: education, research, development, and application. It involves a risk management approach to solving problems of the as-built environment through the application of security, safety, and reliability principles developed in the nuclear weapons programs of the Department of Energy. The changing responsibilities of engineering design professionals is addressed in light of the increased public awareness of structural and facility systems vulnerabilities to malevolent, normal, and abnormal environment threats. A brief discussion is presented of the education and technology outreach programs initiated through an infrastructure surety graduate Civil Engineering Department course taught at the University of New Mexico and through the architectural surety workshops and conferences already held and planned for the future. A summary description is also presented of selected technologies with strong potential for application to specific national architectural and infrastructure surety concerns. These technologies include super-computational modeling and structural simulations, window glass fragmentation modeling, risk management procedures, instrumentation and health monitoring systems, and three-dimensional CAD virtual reality visualization techniques.},
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