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The International Concrete Abstracts Portal is an ACI led collaboration with leading technical organizations from within the international concrete industry and offers the most comprehensive collection of published concrete abstracts.
Title: The INACHUS Project
Publication: Concrete International
Appears on pages(s): 19-21
Keywords: system, field test, collapse, robot
Abstract:The INACHUS Project aims to improve urban search-and-rescue operations related to earthquakes or other disasters. Technologies developed under INACHUS include systems to locate victims in a collapsed structure, decision-and-planning modules for advanced casualty and damage estimation, communication technologies, and simulation tools for estimating the locations of survival spaces and identifying the location of survivors after a structural collapse.
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