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Urban Search and Rescue - An evaluation of technical search equipment and methods

Bäckström, Carl-Johan and Christoffersson, Niclas (2006) In LUTVDG/TVBB--5197--SE VBR920
Division of Fire Safety Engineering
Risk Management and Safety Engineering
Division of Risk Management and Societal Safety
Abstract
This report evaluates USAR (urban search and rescue) search methods and technical equipment that are in use today by international USAR teams. In addition, improvements to both the search equipment and methods and to USAR in general are considered.
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author
Bäckström, Carl-Johan and Christoffersson, Niclas
supervisor
organization
course
VBR920
year
type
H2 - Master's Degree (Two Years)
subject
keywords
Urban search and rescue, USAR, technical search equipment, search methods, earthquake, search and rescue, SAR
publication/series
LUTVDG/TVBB--5197--SE
report number
5197
ISSN
1402-3504
language
English
id
1688941
date added to LUP
2011-01-20 17:11:09
date last changed
2014-03-10 10:40:34
@misc{1688941,
  abstract     = {This report evaluates USAR (urban search and rescue) search methods and technical equipment that are in use today by international USAR teams. In addition, improvements to both the search equipment and methods and to USAR in general are considered.},
  author       = {Bäckström, Carl-Johan and Christoffersson, Niclas},
  issn         = {1402-3504},
  keyword      = {Urban search and rescue,USAR,technical search equipment,search methods,earthquake,search and rescue,SAR},
  language     = {eng},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  series       = {LUTVDG/TVBB--5197--SE},
  title        = {Urban Search and Rescue - An evaluation of technical search equipment and methods},
  year         = {2006},
}