Search for dissertations about: "vulnerability analysis"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 150 swedish dissertations containing the words vulnerability analysis.

  1. 1. Quantitative vulnerability analysis of electric power networks

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH

    Author : Åke J. Holmgren; KTH.; [2006]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Safety Analysis; vulnerability; homeland security; risk analysis; network; electric power system; blackout; power law; statistical analysis; graph theory; branching process; game theory; Säkerhetsanalys; TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIKVETENSKAP;

    Abstract : Disturbances in the supply of electric power can have serious implications for everyday life as well as for national (homeland) security. A power outage can be initiated by natural disasters, adverse weather, technical failures, human errors, sabotage, terrorism, and acts of war. READ MORE

  2. 2. Vulnerability analysis of electric power delivery networks

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Mark och vatten

    Author : Åke Holmgren; KTH.; [2004]
    Keywords : Infrastructure; Networks; Risk Analysis; Vulnerability;

    Abstract : Disturbances in the services provided by the infrastructuresystems—e.g. electric power supplies and communications—can have serious implications for everyday life,economic prosperity and national security. The disturbances canbe initiated by natural disasters, adverse weather, technicalfailures, human errors, sabotage, terrorism or acts of war. READ MORE

  3. 3. Risk and Vulnerability Analysis of Interdependent Technical Infrastructures: Addressing Socio-Technical Systems

    University dissertation from Department of Measurement Technology and Industrial Electrical Engineering, Lund University

    Author : Jonas Johansson; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2010]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Critical Infrastructures; Interdependencies; Risk analysis; Socio-Technical Systems; Vulnerability Analysis; Network Analysis; Resilience; Crisis Management; Response Systems; Technical Infrastructures;

    Abstract : The society of today is highly dependent on technical infrastructures. Several incidents around the world the last decades have clearly highlighted the major effects technical infrastructure breakdowns have on life, health and economy of society. READ MORE

  4. 4. Large-Scale Road Network Vulnerability Analysis

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH

    Author : Erik Jenelius; KTH.; [2010]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; vulnerability; risk reliability; transport; infrastructure; road network; SOCIAL SCIENCES Other social sciences; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Övrig samhällsvetenskap;

    Abstract : Disruptions in the transport system can have severe impacts for affected individuals, businesses and the society as a whole. In this research, vulnerability is seen as the risk of unplanned system disruptions, with a focus on large, rare events. READ MORE

  5. 5. Vulnerability and Power Social Justice Organizing in Rockaway, New York City, after Hurricane Sandy

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Uppsala University

    Author : Sara Bondesson; Uppsala universitet.; Försvarshögskolan.; [2017]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Statskunskap; Political Science; Social vulnerability; Disaster risk reduction; Social movements; Power; Empowerment; Hurricane Sandy; Rockaway; Statsvetenskap med inriktning mot krishantering och internationell samverkan; Statsvetenskap med inriktning mot krishantering och internationell samverkan; social vulnerability; disaster risk reduction; social movements; power; empowerment;

    Abstract : Det här är en studie om katastrofer, sårbarhet och makt. Avhandlingenspringer ur ett forskningsproblem: främjandet av marginaliserade gruppersegenmakt (empowerment) tros fungera bäst om den sker inifrån den egnagruppen och utifrån självorganiserande principer, men trots detta initierasoch styrs emancipatoriska projekt ofta av aktörer som inte själva tillhör marginaliseradegrupper. READ MORE