ASCE-ASME Journal of Risk and Uncertainty in Engineering Systems, Part A: Civil Engineering
The journal will meet the needs of the researchers and engineers to address risk, disaster and failure-related challenges due to many sources and types of uncertainty in planning, design,...

Materials and Manufacturing Processes
This chapter introduces the basic materials used in the manufacturing of composite structures. It will help the line designer in understanding how the different elements of the fiber-matrix...

Quality Assurance
The user is responsible for ensuring the quality of products purchased. Therefore, the user of fiber-reinforced polymer (FRP) products determines the level of quality that will be accepted....

Suggested Manufacturing Tolerances

Conflict: Handling Differences in Groups and Teams
Many group leaders and members say they have a terrible problem with conflict in their groups, meetings, and discussions. Conflict is indeed a significant problem in many types of organizations,...

The Economics of Our Beaches
An overview is given on the economics of beaches. Topics discussed include the role of beachfront properties in the local economy, beaches as free community open space, role of beaches...

Advances in Composite Materials and Mechanics
Recent advances in the development and use of composite materials have renewed interest in the applications of engineering mechanics in this growing field. This proceedings provides a...

Forging Ahead
More than a dozen bridges in the United States have been built using HPS 70W grade steel, which has a yield strength of 485 MPa (70 ksi) but superior toughness compared to conventional...

Piracy Doesn't Pay
Engineering firms are the third most-frequently fined businesses for software license violations—right behind manufacturing and health care. Two executives who have learned about noncompliance...

Database on Beneficial Reuse of Foundry By-Products
This paper describes a database on beneficial reuse of foundry by-products that was assembled at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. The database was designed to identify (1) materials...

Environmentally Conscious Design and Manufacturing

Structural Design of Semiconductor Manufacturing Facilities

Beating Swords into Slot Machines
In 1995, some New York engineers were given an assignment to build a casino for the Mohegan tribe in Connecticut from the remnants of an old nuclear reactor manufacturing facility. In...

Factories for the Information Age
As the demand for computer chips continues to soar, designers of microelectronics manufacturing facilities must keep pace with exacting building requirements. Successful projects require...

Status of Electronic Data Interchange for Steel Structures

Concurrent Engineering and Electronic Data Interchange

Neural Network Control for Accurate Rebar Bending

A Process Unit Based Approach to Media-Integrated Waste Minimization: A Paint Manufacturing Case Study
Research conducted at the School of Engineering, University of Guelph, has developed a media-integrated waste minimization plan for a major Ontario paint and coatings manufacturer. The...

The Fabric Dyers' Use of Recycled Water
Tuftex Industries manufactures both residential and commercial carpets. As a Division of Queen Carpets, Tuftex is the largest carpet manufacturer on the West Coast and part of the fourth...

A Computer Controlled Filament Winding Technique for Manufacturing Cement Based Cross-Ply Laminates

 

 

 

 

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