A New Approach to Higher Education on Space
Many universities around the country offer various types of space-related programs at undergraduate and graduate levels. These tend to be narrowly focused on space science or aerospace...

Report on the International Space UniversityTM 1988 Summer Session and Lunar Design Project
This paper describes the 1988 Summer Session of the International Space University (ISU) and the International Lunar Initiative (ILI) Design Project, taking place for nine weeks in the...

Space Facilities in Classroom Imagineering
This paper describes the rationale and results of two college classroom projects organized around themes of space facilities. These projects required Architecture students to prepare facility...

Cracking the Academic Job Market
The first step in a teaching career is the academic interview. The candidate should first develop publishable material, then include such publications in a resume to be sent to specific...

Artificial Recharge Research at the University of Arizona
This paper summarizes pit- and well-recharge trials at Tucson, Arizona. The pit recharge trials examined management techniques and characterized flow patterns in the 80 ft thick vadose...

Salmon Restoration in Humboldt Bay: A Model of Citizen and Government Participation
Two organizations emerged in 1969 that successfully brought together a wide variety of public and private entities and government agencies with the goal of reversing the decline of the...

Atchafalaya Delta Ecosystem, Conflicts in Multiuse Management
This fresh marsh ecosystem is administered as a State Wildlife Management Area but is also subjected to pressures associated with flood control, navigation, and mineral extraction. Federal...

Structural and Architectural Maintenance Management by Micro-computer
When a new Senior Vice-President for University College, the nonmedical portion of the University of Alabama at Birmingham, was appointed in 1984, one of the problems encountered by the...

Integration of Computer Methods into the Civil Engineering Curriculum
Enhancements of the civil engineering curriculum at the University of Louisville are described. These enhancements are intended to help achieve a high degree of computer literacy in graduating...

Experience with Small Computers in Construction at North Dakota State University
The Construction Management and Engineering Department at North Dakota State University is assisting the regional contractors in developing the necessary tools to improve management of...

Fisheries Engineering Program at Washington State University
Problems associated with the interrelationships of instream hydraulic structures, and migratory and resident fish, are in need of better analysis and design. This improvement can be realized...

Coastal Engineering Abstracts 1984
Proceedings of the 19th International Conference on Coastal Engineering held in Houston, Texas, September 3-7, 1984. Sponsored by the American Society of Civil Engineers, the Institute...

At Four Western Stadiums, Wood Comes Out on Top
In recent years, several long-span timber roofs have been constructed atop large arenas and stadiums in the Western states. The choice of glued-laminated timber offers designers good economy,...

What Some Deem Frivolous Research Sometimes Turns Out to be Extremely Important
The essay, Stop the World, I Want to Get Off, in Civil Engineering´┐ŻASCE, December 1981, contends that many academic and research papers published...

Engineering School Drives for National Leadership
Engineering programs in many universities are undergoing severe problems of limited space, too few faculty, burgeoning student enrollments, out-of-date laboratory equipment and inadequate...

Crisis in Engineering Education
The engineering education system has fallen into considerable disrepair at a time when there is record demand for engineering graduates. With an emphasis on the civil engineering field,...

Management Keys: Freedom to Create, Responsibility for Failure
Management policies for inventors and engineers are reviewed in this interview with Professor Dan Pletta, University Distinguished Professor of Engineering at Virginia Polytechnic Institute...

Productivity Engineering is Task Management
Productivity is a fashionable word of the 1980s, but the concepts of productivity engineering and the gains made in motivation and organizational behavior are based on many techniques...

Reservoir Systems Operations
The National Workshop on Reservoir Systems Operations, which convened August 13-17, 1979, at the University of Colorado in Boulder, was jointly sponsored by the American Society of Civil...

The Concrete Canoe: A Technological Challenge
In 1970 the first concrete canoe was built, and since that time many colleges and universities have built and raced concrete canoes. The Union College (Schenectady, NY) Stone Boat Club...

 

 

 

 

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