Geo-engineering
a Vision for the 21st Century
This report, Geo-engineering: A Vision for the 21st Century, documents recent actions by acknowledged U.S. experts in the geo-engineering related...

Rebuilding the Former Soviet States: Perspectives on the Construction Market
The ex-Soviet republics' potential cannot be ignored, but history has placed formidable obstacles in the way of transforming their construction industries. The author, who...

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...

Current Forensic Courses in Civil Engineering
The ASCE is taking a leadership role in the prevention of failures of engineered facilities. The Technical Council on Forensic Engineering Education Committee recently completed a survey...

Teaching Structural Engineering in Year 2000
The paper addresses the need for changes in engineering education in order to keep pace with the changes that have and will continue to take place in the workplace. Over the past 40 years...

Interfacing Academia and the Practicing Profession
The paper presents a discussion of current topics and instructional methods in structural engineering in the United States. Following a review of typical subject matter in analysis and...

What Attributes Should the Structural Engineering Graduate Possess?
This paper will discuss the need for structural engineering students to be trained to think in terms of the performance of the structural system as a whole, rather than the individual...

Structural Analysis for the Student
The transition from student to practicing structural engineer can be a very 'eye-opening' experience. From the classical right-wrong classroom solutions of well-defined indeterminate structures,...

Structural Analysis in Context
The issues of what student should learn about structural analysis and how it should be taught are explored considering the purposes of structural analysis in engineering practice and the...

Geometric Design Projects for Highways
An Introduction
This book provides an introduction to geometric design of highways by means of examaples and projects that emphasize basic specifications, approaches to preliminary route selection, alignment,...

Human Factors Engineering Program Plan for the Hanford Waste Vitrification Plant
The paper describes the overall human factors program plan while providing more specific information regarding the critical areas of criteria development, dispersed control areas and key...

International Education Alliance for Education in Radioactive Waste Management
Sharing information among countries about technologies being used or planned for spent nuclear fuel and high-level radioactive waste management, storage, and disposal is important toward...

Education in Radioactive Waste Management: Issues of Science, Technology and Society
Public acceptance of matters relating to radioactive waste management can properly be sought through education, but what are the particulars to be considered and what is the strategy for...

Science Education Beyond the Classroom
The Yucca Mountain Site Characterization Project (YMP) sponsors a variety of classroom-oriented projects and activities for teachers who request them. Also available, though, are extra-curricular...

Educational Programs at Penn State Breazeale Reactor—A Focus on Waste
Discussions about energy policy and issues focus on environmental impact of energy production and the generation of waste. When dealing specifically with nuclear energy, one of the major...

The Pursuit of International Science Literacy Through Energy Education: An Interdisciplinary Model for Curriculum Development
Over the past two decades science educators have employed the science, technology, and society (STS) framework for framing curriculum and for prescribing instruction. Ongoing world wide...

Minds for the Future
Successful long-term implementation of the Office of Civilian Radioactive Waste Management's (OCRWM) program depends on its ability to recruit qualified individuals educated and trained...

High Level Waste Management Research and the University Educational Programs
The University of Florida is one of sixteen qualified University programs participating in the Civilian Radioactive Waste Management fellowship program of the Office of Civilian Radioactive...

Is An Institute for the Study of High-Level Radioactive Waste Disposal Needed in Southern Nevada?
This paper examines key questions about the need for a formal institute that would study storage and disposal concepts for high-level radioactive waste (HLW) in the United States and throughout...

Yucca Mountain Student Tours: Response, Reactions, and Results
In March of 1991, the Yucca Mountain Site Characterization Project (YMP) began providing monthly tours for the general public to visit the Yucca Mountain site. The goal of these tours...

 

 

 

 

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