American Society of Civil Engineers


Earth & Space 2008: Engineering, Science, Construction, and Operations in Challenging Environments


by Wieslaw K. Binienda, (editor), (University of Akron, Akron, OH, USA)
Reston, VA: American Society of Civil Engineers, 978-0-7844-0988-6 (CD-Rom), 2008, 1957 pp., (doi:  http://dx.doi.org/10.1061/9780784409886)     (Barcode: 498704679)

Conference information: 11th Biennial ASCE Aerospace Division International Conference on Engineering, Science, Construction, and Operations in Challenging Environments; March 3-5, 2008, Long Beach, California, United States

ASCE sponsor: Aerospace Division

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Document type: Books - Conference Proceedings - CD-ROM
Abstract: Proceedings of the 11th Biennial International Conference on Engineering, Science, Construction, and Operations in Challenging Environments, held in Long Beach, California, March 3-5, 2008. Sponsored by the Aerospace Division of ASCE. This collection contains 211 papers on issued related to challenging environments. Topics include: structures; materials; dynamics and controls; field and remote sensing and robotics; space engineering and construction; aerodynamics; advanced space systems; lunar and Martian exploration and development; granular materials, including lunar and Martian soils and regolith; in situ resource utilization and development; international space station; human exploration and development of space; research in space environments; space exploration and transportation; fluid distribution and flow in porous media; life-support systems; space architecture and operations; space power; space science; space commercialization; engineering and science in Earth-based extreme regions; and measurement in challenging environments.


ASCE Subject Headings:
Aerospace engineering
Remote sensing
Space construction
Space exploration
Robotics
Space life support systems
Moon
Research