The Engineer Vehicle Tele-operation Capability
The Tank-Automotive Robotics Office develops remote and autonomous ground vehicle systems for the U.S. Army. We specialize in command and control of mobility platforms and overall system...

Taking Trash Out of Hiding
Out of sight, out of mind has been the country's solid waste mind-set. But when the $18 million Phoenix Solid Waste Management Center becomes fully operational in April, visitors...

A Multimedia Learning Environment for Statics
A multimedia learning environment (MLE) is being developed in the area of statics within the framework of SUCCEED's Curriculum 21. An overview is presented which includes: discussions...

A New Laboratory for Teaching Structural Engineering
A new, practical, computer-assisted laboratory, 'AN/EX,' has been developed for teaching structural engineering. Specifically, AN/EX has been developed to encourage cross-verification...

COAST Educational Program for Teaching Structural Analysis
The paper presents a computer program designed as a teaching aid for structural analysis and finite element courses. The main objective of the program is to illustrate major steps and...

Educating A Structural Engineer
It is important for universities to equip college graduates with a strong theoretical background necessary for sound engineering judgement. It is equally important for universities to...

When are Loads Taught? A Case Study and National Trends.
Several years ago, structures faculty of the Department of Civil and Architectural Engineering at the University of Wyoming revised their structures courses to meet several new educational...

Where do the Arrows Come From? Evaluating Structural Loads
Two elements of an undergraduate's structural education that are not treated well in most textbooks are (1) the development of correct loads and (2) load modelling-that is, how the load...

Experiences with an Undergraduate Structural Engineering Laboratory
An Undergraduate Structural Engineering Laboratory was recently implemented at Lehigh University with funds obtained from the National Science Foundation through its instrumentation and...

Teaching Structural Loading: A Case Study
CVEG 4803: Structural Loading course was formulated three years ago as an undergraduate senior elective course. In this course structural dynamics is introduced for one third of the course....

A New Way of Teaching Structural Engineering With the `AN/EX' Mini-Laboratory
Students in the AN/EX lab first use a custom-written preprocessor to generate a proper input file to run the professional-level M-STRUDL structural analysis program to predict the load...

Computing in Analysis and Design in Structural Engineering Education, Practice and Registration - A Rationale for Dialogue
Structural analysis and design are increasingly being taught using personal computers, workstations or mainframe computers at the universities. The structural engineering designs in small...

Computing in Analysis and Design in Structural Engineering Education, Practice and Registration: A View from the National Council of Examiners for Engineering and Surveying
When taking the examinations for licensure as professional engineers, computers are not allowed. The knowledge tested on the Structural Engineering examinations are discussed with a sample...

Picturing Pollution
Kevin G. Coulton is a professional engineer and photographer who sees in the iridescent sheen of an oil slick on a rainy street a novel way to increase public awareness of water pollution...

Education and Research in Water and Environment: Collaboration Between Minority and Majority Institutions
In 1992, a consortium of minority institutions (WREMCON) was formed to match expanding interest in environment with student interest to solve environmental problems and help with the nation's...

Water Resources Education and Research at a Model HBCU Water Resources Center
Central State University has the nations only fullfledged degree program in water resources management at the undergraduate level. The program was founded on the assumption that water...

Problems Faced by Faculty in Minority Institutions
The primary objective of this paper is to list some problems faced by faculty engaged in both research and instruction in Minority Institutions (MIs) and to suggest solutions to them....

A New Approach to Water Education: Children's Water Festivals
A number of Colorado water agencies, school districts, and municipal utilities have combined efforts recently to coordinate a relatively new concept in water education - Children's Water...

Summer Engineering Outreach Program for Native Americans
Minorities are significantly underrepresented in engineering, science and math fields in the United States. To attract and retain capable minority students will require the development...

High-Level Radioactive Waste Curriculum Usage, Evaluation, and Customer Focus

 

 

 

 

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