Power Systems After the Northridge Earthquake: Emergency Operations and Changes in Seismic Equipment Specifications, Practice, and System Configuration

Communications Lifeline Performance in the Northridge Earthquake

Performance of Telecommunications Facilities in the January 17, 1994 Northridge, California, Earthquake

Power Booster
With many utilities caught in a vise between semiobsolete facilities and demands for cleaner power, the $578 million Manchester Street repowering project is setting an example for an aging...

The Bell Tolls for Toll Booths
Many older toll facilities have reached their traffic-handling capacity, blocking the efficient movement of cars onto toll facilities. The article examines problems associated with reconfiguring...

Evaluation of Retrievable Microtunneling System

IVHS Applications to Commercial Vehicle Safety

Evaluation of Superpave© Specifications and Equipment on I-64/75 in Kentucky

Superpave Implementation Program

A Framework for Evaluating Level of Service at Electronic Toll Collection Plazas

Standard Practice for Shotcrete
This manual, Standard Practice for Shotcrete, provides information and guidance on the selection, proportioning, and application of shotcrete....

Equipment Resource Management into the 21st Century
This proceedings, Equipment Resource Management contains technical papers, reports, and discussions presented at the Specialty Conference on...

Onika: A Multilevel Human-Machine Interface for Real-Time Sensor-Based Systems

Human Extender: A Material Handling System
A human's ability to perform physical tasks is limited by physical strength, not by intelligence. `Extenders' are a class of robot manipulators worn by humans to augment human mechanical...

Navigation of an Autonomous Robot Vehicle
The U.S. Air Force has developed an autonomous excavator capable of performing a variety of tasks at various Department of Defense facilities. Common to all the tasks is the need for autonomous...

Navigation of Autonomous Mobile Robots
An integrated navigational system for autonomous mobile robots features a primary navigator, such as an inertial navigation or a dead-reckoning system, and a secondary navigator. The secondary...

Developing Plans for Robotic Excavators
We would like a robot excavator that is able to excavate a volume of soil according to specification. To this end we have developed a general method that can be used to provide prescriptions...

Intelligent Excavator Control for a Lunar Mining System
The benefits of utilizing local planetary resources are a large reduction in the cost of lifting materials from the earth's surface into earth orbit. Since the moon is one of the closest...

Planning Intricate Robot Motions to Remove Natural Materials

Control Model for Robotic Backhoe Excavation and Obstacle Handling
Excavation of soil and rock is a high volume and repetitive construction operation. Robots, which are suitable for incessant and repeated manipulations, can find many potential applications....

 

 

 

 

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