Optimal Processor Mapping for Massively Parallel Finite Element Computations
The exploitation of massively parallel computer for finite element analysis requires efficient usage of processors as well fast speed. For example, the efficiency of a parallel matrix...

Knowledge Mapping for Facility Scope Modeling
This paper demonstrated how knowledge mapping can be applied to develop standard scope templates for facility scope management. We first develop several examples to illustrate this idea....

State of the Art in Spatial Data Transfer: FIPS 173
This paper provides an overview of Federal information processing standard (FIPS) 173. FIPS 173 is a comprehensive spatial data transfer standard that provides solutions to the problem...

Baltimore City's Geographical Information Data Base for the NPDES Stormwater Program

The Physiography and Engineering Constraints of the Continental Slope in the Northwestern Gulf of Mexico
The emplacement of structures on the seafloor has always been difficult but until recently, few knew just how difficult possible construction on the Northwestern Gulf of Mexico Continental...

Developing a Functioning Visualization and Analysis System for Performance Assessment

High-Resolution Interwell Seismic Experiments in Sedimentary Formations
High-frequency interwell seismic data were acquired to examine full waveforms recorded in the pulsed mode and in the swept mode as well as to perform traveltime inversion tomography for...

Integrated GIS Solutions with Civil Engineering Projects

Zunil 1 Landslide and Landslide Hazard

Evaluation of Failure Potential in Mudstone Slopes Using Fuzzy Sets

Use of D-C Resistivity to Map Saline Ground Water
It has been estimated in previous studies that 23 square miles of the Oxnard aquifer, a member of a multi-layered aquifer system beneath the Oxnard plain in Ventura County, California,...

Irrigation and Drainage System As-Built Map Preparation Using Satellite Digital Imagery and a GIS
Multispectral remote sensing from satellite platforms has led to the development of numerous applications which use digital imagery for the classification and mapping of natural resources...

Crop Classification and Area Estimation Using Airborne Multispectral Video/Radiometer Remote Sensing
The U.S. Agricultural Stabilization and Conservation Service (ASCS) in Logan, Utah, combines color slide 35 mm aerial photography with color video imagery to perform routine (yearly) crop...

Engineering Answers to Groundwater Impact Questions Using a Geographic Information System (GIS)
Environmental concerns have raised complex questions about the impacts of increased groundwater levels adjacent to navigational pools along the Red River, Louisiana. Previous studies had...

Modeling Variable Width Buffer Zones with a Geographic Information System
It is possible to gain significant protection of water resources from nonpoint pollution with buffer strips, but frequently a single width strip is not appropriate. Geographic information...

Roadmaps: An Effective Issue-Based Planning Process

Geological Mappability of Bored Versus Drill and Blast Excavations for Radioactive Waste Repositories

Application of Extremely Low Altitude Photogrammetry for Monitoring Coastal Structures
Extremely low altitude mapping photography exposed from a helicopter is showing considerable promise in providing another method of extending the many benefits of photogrammetric data...

Regional Flood Frequency Analysis Using Maps

Laboratory Observations of Macroscopic Failure Modes in Freshwater Ice
A review is presented of tests performed in the laboratory by several investigators on indentation in freshwater ice. A number of the observed failure modes are discussed. From the results,...

 

 

 

 

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