Systems Integration of Lunar Campsite Vehicles
This paper describes the configuration design and subsystems integration resolution for lunar Campsite vehicles and the crew vehicles (CVs) which support them. Briefly stated, this concept...

Application of NUHOMS® to an Integrated MRS/Transportation System

Planning, Design and Integration of a Computerized Terminal Operating System
NYK Line's new terminal at the Port of Los Angeles (photograph below) features innovative design and advanced terminal operating system integration....

Asymptotic Importance Sampling
One of the main issues in reliability analysis is the accurate and efficient calculation of the multivariate reliability integral. The Asymptotic Importance Sampling Technique (AIS) selects...

Integrated Assessment of Temperature Change Impacts on the TVA Reservoir and Power Supply Systems

Interim Waste Storage for the Integral Fast Reactor Fuel Cycle Demonstration
An interim storage system design and operating strategy were developed for implementation in the Integral Fast Reactor Fuel Cycle Demonstration. Waste characteristics and thermal power...

Interaction of Elastic Waves with Axisymmetric Cavities in a Half Space: A Combined Finite Element-Boundary Integral Approach
A hybrid numerical method is presented to investigate the interaction of elastic waves with axisymmetric cavities on the surface of a half space. In this method the near field which consists...

Response Variability and Reliability of Stochastic Systems Using the Weighted Integral Method
After obtaining an exact expression of the stochastic stiffness matrix in terms of random variables called weighted integrals, the response variability and the safety index of stochastic...

A Fleet Management System for Road Transportation
In this paper, an architecture for a fleet management system for road transportation companies is being proposed. This fleet management system integrates planning support with mobile communications...

An Integrated Systems Approach to Institutional/Technical Program Milestone Planning and Implementation in the Civilian Radioactive Waste Management Program
A broad spectrum of public and private sector institutions in the United States has concerns about the high-level radioactive waste management program. An integrated systems approach is...

The Heavy Vehicle License Plate Program and Crescent Demonstration Project
The HELP Program and Cresent Demonstration Project is a bi-national multi-state cooperative study and demonstration project involving government and industry participating to investigate...

Beach Creation by Integrated Shore Protection System
By thinking back to the past efforts of shore protection works against coastal disasters in Japan, the reasons why many sandy beaches have disappeared and why the present shore protection...

An Alternative Approach to the Maximum Flood Concept
This paper outlines an alternative to the current approach for determining the maximum flood of river basins. The condition of the maximum flood is derived from the convolution integral...

Boundary Integral Methods for Unsaturated Flow
A boundary integral equation method (BIEM) is described for numerical analysis of quasilinear steady unsaturated flow in homogeneous material. The applicability of the exponential model...

Characterization of Acoustic Emission Signals
Separation of crack growth signals is of fundamental importance for detecting, locating and determining the significance of an internal flaw using acoustic emission techniques. An analytical...

An Object Oriented Design Methodology for Systems Integration — A Research-in-Progress Report
This paper reports the progress of a research project to develop an object oriented design methodology for systems integration. The paper discusses motivation for this research, research...

Integrating Fuzzy Logic Approach to Expert System

Engineering Applications of the Analysis of a Spherical Shell
In a companion paper, a set of two integral equations have been established for a spherical shell under axisymmetric loads. This set of equations may be solved numerically by using Nystrom...

The Analysis of a Spherical Shell
The analysis of a spherical shell may be performed by using the integral equation method. For a continuum structure, this method is computationally efficient and requires simple input...

The Weighted Integral Method for Calculating the Stochastic Stiffness Matrix of Stochastic Systems
This paper introduces the 'weighted integral method' for calculating an exact expression of the stochastic stiffness matrix of a stochastic structure. Using this...

 

 

 

 

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