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

Intelligent Tutoring Systems to Aid Water Treatment Plant Operators
Training for water treatment plant operators exists primarily through short courses at colleges or technical schools, self-study manuals, and on-the-job training. Intelligent tutoring...

Simplified Simulation Model Development for Construction Projects
The application of discrete event simulation tools is extremely beneficial in improving the efficiency of building construction activities. Simulation is used to evaluate construction...

Knowledge Issues in Modeling
This paper aims at stressing the importance of the goal of modeling in identifying the underlying bodies of knowledge. It briefly describes the progression in complexity of modeling and...

Adaptive Instructor Model for an Engineering ITS
To develop intelligent tutoring systems (ITS) for engineering via computer technology, a model of how engineers learn as well as methods in which instruction should occur must be captured...

Microworlds for Learning Through Inquiry
We discuss several computer-based environments to support learning through inquiry, called microworlds, including two focused on steam power plant operation and electronic troubleshooting....

A Computer-Integrated Approach to Teaching Engineering Mechanics
A brief survey is first presented of the evolution of computer hardware and the effect of that evolution on structural software applications and development during the past forty years....

Application of OOP and GUI to the Development of Educational Software in Structural Mechanics
A pilot project on the development of educational software in structural mechanics is reported herein. A computer program for the demonstration of shear, moment, and deflection diagrams...

Teaching Soil Mechanics Laboratories with Computer Assistance
This paper discusses the methods involved in teaching the laboratory section of an undergraduate course in soil mechanics using computer assistance. The lab covered one semester with students...

Using Knowledge Based Systems for Training the Young Engineer
A Knowledge Based System 'HYDOC' (Hydraulic Design of Open Channels) is presented as a means to capture the knowledge of evaluating an open channel design problem to help teach evaluating...

Comparing Two OODBMSs: An Application Developer's Perspective
Advances in database management technology lead application developers to consider new implementation options such as Object-Oriented Database Management Systems (OODBMSs). Current OODBMS...

Computer-Assisted Instruction in Civil Engineering
Computer-assisted instruction (CAI) software offers several advantages over traditional classroom instruction which makes it a useful addition to any curriculum, and the area is rapidly...

Simulating Learning Development for Construction
This paper presents the methodology used to model the learning development phenomenon in the CYCLONE format using the Boeing learning curve. CYCLONE is a discrete event process interaction...

BRICAL: A Multimedia Intelligent Educational System for Bridge Engineering
This paper discusses the development of a multimedia intelligent educational prototype system for bridge engineering called BRICAL. BRICAL uses information networks to express the relationships...

Analysis and Computation
This proceedings, Analysis and Computation consists of papers presented at the Eleventh Analysis and Computation Conference (formerly Electronic...

The Inflation Equation
The authors, a Brazilian and an American involved in a US$1 billion-plus project to build schools in the state of Rio de Janeiro, discuss how they managed despite monthly inflation of...

Hurricane Shelter Design Criteria for Public Schools

Shelters for Hurricane Refuge

The Role of SEAOH in the Post-Iniki Rebuilding and Recovery Effort

Computing in Civil Engineering
This proceedings consists of papers presented at the First Congress on Computing in Civil Engineering, sponsored by the technical Council on Computer Practices of the American Society...

 

 

 

 

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