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Uses— This Guide is intended for use on a voluntary basis by parties such as lenders, loan servicers, insurers and equity investors in real estate (Users) who wish to estimate possible earthquake losses to buildings. This guide outlines procedures for conducting a seismic risk assessment for a specific User considering the User's requirements for due diligence.

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Yung, an internationally recognised expert on the subject of fire risk assessment, introduces the basic principles and techniques. Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. Buildings at risk by Christopher Arnold,AIA/ACSA Council on Architectural Research edition, in EnglishPages: Title: Buildings at risk: seismic design basics for practicing architects: Authors: Christopher Arnold, Richard K.

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Buildings at risk by Christopher Arnold; 3 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Buildings, Earthquake effects, Earthquake engineering, Earthquake resistant design.

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Peter Barker, Senior Consultant at Chiltern International Fire, outlines the issues and offers practical advice on managing the fire risk in historic buildings. Introduction. Under the requirements of the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order a suitable and sufficient fire risk assessment (FRA) is required for all premises other than private dwellings.

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