The issue of personal safety on dolomite: A probability-based evaluation with respect to transient passage in a city centre

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Kirsten, H A D; Heath, G J; Venter, I S; Oosthuizen, A C;
(2014)
  • Publisher: South African Institution of Civil Engineering
  • Subject: hazard | probability | personal safety | transient passage | coincidence | risk | city centre | sinkhole

ABSTRACT For the past fifty years empirical knowledge guided the development of rules regarding population density on dolomite land. The insatiable demand for land, the improvement in transportation infrastructure and the associated need for improving the functionality ... View more
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    Kirsten, H A D, Heath, G J, Venter, I S, Trollip, N Y G & Oosthuizen, A C 2009. The issue of personal safety on dolomite: A probability-based evaluation with respect to single-storey residential houses. Journal of the South African Institution of Civil Engineering, 51(2): 26-36.

    Kirsten, H A D, Heath, G J, Venter, I S & Oosthuizen, A C 2014a. The issue of personal safety on dolomite: Update of probability-based evaluation with respect to single-storey residential houses. Journal of the South African Institution of Civil Engineering, 56(2): 78-87.

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