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A review of the literature on the evaluation and roles of tunnels technology in managing environmental disaster

Isah, Nuhu and Ali, Maimunah (2013) A review of the literature on the evaluation and roles of tunnels technology in managing environmental disaster. In: 1st FPTP Postgraduate Seminar 2013, 23 December 2013, Fakulti Pengurusan Teknologi dan Perniagaan, UTHM .

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Abstract

Managing environmental disaster requires the use of technology into how technology is used to minimize the casualties and loss incurred when disaster strikes. This paper involves the discussion on the evaluation and roles of tunnel technology in managing environmental disaster with a specific focus on the evaluation and roles tunnel play as the tool in flood prone areas. One particular example is SMART, an acronym for “Stormwater Management and Road Tunnel”. The SMART tunnel plays a very vital role in flood management as well as the traffic congestion in the city center of Kuala Lumpur Malaysia. The project is undertaken as a joint venture projects between the government and the private sector corporation and SMART tunnel receives so many accolades due to its unique feature and distinct roles in managing flood disaster in the Klang Valley.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: tunnels technology; environmental disaster management; SMART; Malaysia
Subjects: T Technology > TA Engineering (General). Civil engineering (General) > TA800-820 Tunneling. Tunnels
Divisions: Faculty of Technology Management and Business > Department of Technology Management
Depositing User: Normajihan Abd. Rahman
Date Deposited: 02 Sep 2014 07:38
Last Modified: 02 Sep 2014 07:38
URI: http://eprints.uthm.edu.my/id/eprint/5771
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