Research Accomplishments, 1987-1994: Multidsciplinary Center for Earthquake Engineering Research
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Table 4
Higher-Order Economic Losses.

  1. Direct Losses to Petroleum Industry
    1. Time-to-Restore
      1. Number of Pipeline Breaks
        1. Earthquake Magnitude
        2. Shaking Intensity
        3. Soil and Terrain Data
        4. Pipeline Material, Size and Type
        5. Vulnerability Model Assumptions
      2. Number of Available Crews
      3. Time to Repair each Break
        1. Detection Capability
        2. Decision to Repair vs. Replace
        3. Material Availability
        4. Ease of Access to Break Site
    2. Oil Reserve Capacity
    3. Ability of Other Regions to Supply Oil
  2. Indirect Losses to Economy
    1. Region of Impact
    2. Assumption of Input-output (I-O) Economic Model
    3. Resources for Generation of I-O Model
  3. Loss Type: Permanent or Time-Element


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