Enhancing the Solution of Large Monitoring Network Design Problems Using a New Epsilon-Dominance Hierarchical Bayesian Optimization Algorithm
Designing long-term monitoring (LTM) networks for contaminated groundwater is a challenging problem that has long been recognized to suffer from the curse of dimensionality. LTM design...

Bibliography
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A History of Progress
Selected U.S. Papers in Geotechnical Engineering
Sponsored by the Geo-Institute of ASCE This collection of 78 historical papers provides a wide view of the rich body of literature that documents the...

Better BMP Practices
A study of the professional literature indicates that the meaning of the term BMP, literally signifying a Best Management Practice, has diverged, depending on the professional field. Use...

Development of an Annotated Bibliography on the Preservation and Restoration of Riverine Corridors in Urban Areas

Evaluating Hydraulic Roughness in Tunnels
Much of the data presented in the literature on measured friction losses in tunnels are given in terms of the Darcy-Weisbach f or Manning's...

Reversibility Measures for Sustainable Decisions
Increasing stress on the environment and current norms of sustainable development have prompted the formalization of new approaches to decision making. This may be achieved through the...

Future Launch Systems: The Policy Challenge
A review of the literature and discussions with military, commercial, and NASA representatives shows that all users agree we need new systems, but there is no agreement on which to pursue....

Uncertainty in Reservoir Operation Optimisation
The water resources literature is rich with the application of optimisation techniques in the presence of uncertainty. This paper presents a brief overview of the various ways uncertainty...

Use of Expert Systems in Selecting Equilibrium Isotherms of Organic Compound Adsorption on Activated Carbon
An outline of an Expert System (ES) that aids in selecting adsorption isotherms is presented. Such an ES provides an efficient technique for screening the present literature. The ES helps...

Public Involvement and Participation: Planning Imperatives for the Coming Century
The literature has identified three types of responses to natural resources planning and management efforts in the United States. The first focused upon the more effective use of existing...

Guidelines for Shotcreting and Current Development in the Wet-Mix Technique in Finland
Guidelines for shotcreting were written based on the literature survey and shotcreting trials. During shotcreting trials existing Norwegian and Middle-European wet-mix shotcreting concepts...

An Assessment of Coupled Thermal-Hydrologic-Mechanical-Chemical Processes
A literature review was conducted to determine the state of knowledge available in the modeling of coupled thermal (T), hydrologic (H), mechanical (M), and chemical (C) processes relevant...

Global Approaches for the Nonconvex Optimization of Pipe Networks
Because the pipe network problem is nonconvex, two global search schemes, MULTISTART and ANNEALING, are employed to permit a local optimum seeking method to migrate among various local...

Barriers for Innovation and Technology Transfer in the Public Works Infrastructure R&D
Utilization of technologies and innovation to revitalize America's public works infrastructure is beset with barriers. Some critical barriers, identified through literature review and...

Hydraulic Design of Reversible Flow Trashracks
This monograph, Hydraulic Design of Reversible Flow Trashracks, consolidates the body of information on reversible flow trashracks into a design...

The Coast in Japanese Literature
As an island nation, Japan has a long coastline and is surrounded on all sides by the sea. These geographic characteristics have been reflected in many forms in Japanese culture. In this...

Development of Test Procedures for Unbalanced Head Operation of Slide Gates
This paper will discuss the steps taken by the Bureau of Reclamation to develop a standardized procedure for testing unbalanced head operation of high-pressure slide gates for outlet works...

A Brief Literature Review of Open-Channel Current Meter Testing

Performance-Based Evaluation of Lunar Base Construction Equipment and Methods
Existing literature regarding the selection of lunar base construction equipment and methods is heavily dependent upon qualitative measures for evaluation of equipment concepts. Selection...

 

 

 

 

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