Cost and Benefit of CSO Treatment

Franchising for the Future
Franchising is no longer reserved for hamburger stands or quick print photo processors. Now engineers may decide to join lawyers and dentists in future franchise operations. In today's...

ASCE Salary Survey 1989
The 20th biennial ASCE salary survey of the engineering profession conducted by the ASCE Committee on Employment Conditions during the fourth quarter of 1989 is presented. It consists...

The New Geotech: Geoenvironmental Engineering
Technical, societal and business forces will continue to dictate the course of professional practice throughout the 1990s. The author's firm, begun in 1965 to practice soil...

A Possible Paradigm
`We work only on a lump sum basis, with work guaranteed on time, and no extras. We help you define the scope of work, using our experience and unmatched computerized databases, then guarantee...

Industry Faces the Parking Problem
Parking structures are deteriorating; no land is available for new facilities; and employees have no other options for parking. The situation is a serious one, verging on disaster for...

The Benefits of Benefits
The article describes the effects of high turnover on a firm's performance and the potential for helping control it through the benefits offered employees. Historically, benefits...

Shopping for Better Project Management
The benefits of project management software are undisputed. Even a super manager needs help with scheduling, no matter how small or large a job. But, when it comes to selecting the right...

Seismic Resistant Low-Cost Masonry Buildings in Peru
Future housing in developing countries will be provided mainly in medium rise, four to six stories, bearing wall masonry buildings. This paper reports on the rationality behind this political...

Erosion Control: Marsh and Low-Cost Breakwater

Real-Time Project Tracking
Too often project tracking is based on a job costing program which charges costs to the project based upon invoices from vendors and payrolls of employees. The information obtained from...

The Use of SIPS as a Productivity Improvement Tool
SIPS, an acronym for short interval production schedule, applies many of the earlier scheduling techniques to individual operations that are key or pacesetter operations on a project....

Economic Analysis Guidelines—Western Area Power Admin
Guidelines addressing methods and procedures for evaluating benefit and cost components of power projects are being prepared for Western Area Power Administration to use in economic analyses...

Management of Computer Systems

Alternating Direction Oxidation Ditches—A Cost Saving Technology from Denmark
A soon to be released EPA report claims that in Denmark, small alternating direction oxidation ditches (ADOD) save as much as 70% of the cost for conventional oxidation ditches. The alternating...

Alternatives to the Precommensuration of Costs, Benefits, Risks, and Time
The thesis advanced in this paper is that benefit-cost analysis, the present-value-of-cost (and benefit) approach, and the expected value of damage as a measure of risk all share a faulty...

Inflatable Form Construction in Space
In 1973, NASA launched Skylab 1 using a modified third stage of a Saturn V Rocket. This orbital workshop proved to be a success even though problems occurred. This article discusses the...

Railroad Safety Programs and Effectiveness
Safety in the railroad industry has been a matter of concern to employees, officers, federal agencies and the general public since railroads came into being. This paper summarizes the...

Benefit-Cost Analysis: Past and Future Directions
As implemented at the State level, highway resource allocation models fail to consider the travel time delay and crashes that result from construction. They use the economic costs of crashes...

Construction's Critical Condition
The United States construction industry is experiencing a decline due mainly to the drop in productivity. Even though tools have improved and labor costs have remained in relative parity,...

 

 

 

 

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