American Society of Civil Engineers


Earth and Space 2010: Engineering, Science, Construction, and Operations in Challenging Environments


by Gangbing Song, Ph.D., (editor), (University Of Houston, Houston, TX) and Ramesh B. Malla, Ph.D., (editor), (University Of Connecticut, Storrs, CT)
Reston, VA: American Society of Civil Engineers, 978-0-7844-1096-7 (CD-Rom), 2010, 3862 pp., (doi:  http://dx.doi.org/10.1061/9780784410967)     (Barcode: 488799524)

Conference information: 12th Biennial International Conference on Engineering, Construction, and Operations in Challenging Environments; and Fourth NASA/ARO/ASCE Workshop on Granular Materials in Lunar and Martian Exploration; March 14-17, 2010, Honolulu, Hawaii, United States

ASCE sponsor: Aerospace Division

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Document type: Books - Conference Proceedings - CD-ROM
Abstract: Proceedings of the 12th Biennial International Conference on Engineering, Construction, and Operations in Challenging Environments and the 4th NASA/ARO/ASCE Workshop on Granular Materials in Lunar and Martian Exploration, held in Honolulu, Hawaii, March 14-17, 2010. This collection contains 369 papers covering many technology areas. Topics include: structures, structural vibrations, dynamics and controls, smart structures, and intelligent sensors and actuators; exploration and utilization of extraterrestrial bodies; advanced materials for sustainable development; advanced issues and challenges in control of aerospace vehicles and structures; advanced topics in offshore wind turbine research; fluid dynamics and heat transfer in challenging environment; innovative techniques in structural health monitoring; nanotechnology in active materials; advanced technology in composite material processing; disaster mitigation; earthquake engineering; new developments and challenging issues in 21st engineering education in dynamics, dynamics, controls, and structures; field sensing and robotics; space engineering and construction; in situ resource utilization and development; human exploration and development of space; advanced space transportation systems; space environment; terrestrial and space architecture in challenging environments; space power systems; and engineering and science in earth-based extreme regions.


ASCE Subject Headings:
Aerospace engineering
Space exploration
Space construction
Structural engineering