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Handbuch Technischer Lawinenschutz

Handbuch Technischer Lawinenschutz

Florian Rudolf-Miklau (Editor), Siegfried Sauermoser (Editor)

ISBN: 978-3-433-02947-3

Jun 2011

490 pages

Select type: Hardcover

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This book provides an overview of the fundamentals and classification of technical avalanche protection. It describes in detail the design, construction and maintenance of protection structures as well as temporary technical measures.
Development of avalanches and avalanche protection: an historic overview
Avalanches: formation and effects
Basics and models for avalanche dynamics and effects
Analysis and evaluation and representation of avalanche risks
Planning of permanent avalanche protection measures
Protection systems and construction types
Design of permanent avalanche protection
Execution and maintenance management
Protection of buildings
Temporary avalanche protection
Avalanche monitoring and event documentation
International Avalanche Protection: facts and figures
Summary, Outlook