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September 1, 1998 Volume 28 Issue 3
Volume 28, Number 3 - Fall 1998
Articles In This Issue
  • Tuesday, September 1, 1998
    AuthorEugene Sevin and Richard G. Little

    The engineering community has a critical role to play in finding and promoting rational, balanced solutions to terrorist violence.

    In 1995, the National Research Council published Protecting Buildings From Bomb Damage: Transfer of Blast-Effects Mitigation Technologies from Military to Civilian ...

  • Tuesday, September 1, 1998
    AuthorLyle Malotky and Sandra Hyland

    Advanced explosion-detection technologies are beginning to make a positive change worldwide in the quality of aviation security.

    Commercial aviation is an integral part of the American economy. More than 546 million passengers flew within the United States in 1997 (Air Transport Association, ...

  • Tuesday, September 1, 1998
    AuthorGlenn E. Schweitzer and Carole C. Dorsch

    The triumverate of high technology, uninhibited criminals, and ready cash have come together to create "superterrorism", a lethal synergy that threatens larger and larger segments of the world's population.

    The near-simultaneous bombings of U.S. embassies in Nairobi and Dar es Salaam ...

  • Tuesday, September 1, 1998
    AuthorGeorge Bugliarello

    Engineers have a major role to play in preventing or reducing the ravages of terrorism. Ultimately, of course, terrorism must be addressed at its roots: poverty, hunger, political oppression, and economic injustice. But it is unlikely we will ever eliminate it. There will always be new ...