The Monitoring of Water Conservation Behavior and Attitudes in Southern California
Seldom are the effects of public information programs monitored and analyzed in a sound, systematic manner. Information on the impact of investments in public information programs is essential:...

Metrication Between Canada and the USA—A Staged Adoption
Great Britain has led the way for change from English to metric units. There, as in the United States, industry and trade were the motivating forces for change. The gradual change to metric...

What Should the ASCE Model Water Code Committee Do?
The ASCE, Water Planning and Management Division, Water Laws Committee effort to draft a model water code is motivated by the recognition of change and is intended to offer assistance...

Probability of Wave Force on Horizontal Members
This study is motivated by the works of Isaacson and Subbiah (1990) to evaluate the vertical wave force on a rigid horizontal member located in the vicinity of still water level with its...

Time-Delayed Control of Nondispersive Continuous Systems
This paper deals with the noncollocated, time-delayed active point control of continuous systems. It considers systems of finite spatial extent which can be modelled by the undamped wave...

A Conflict Avoidance Methodology for Port Dredging Issues
Port dredging operations have often been the focus of controversy over environmental and funding disputes. This paper asserts that adversarial relationships among interested parties will...

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...

Partnering Benefits—A Headquarters Department of the Army Perspective
Army facilities make a statement by reinforcing and reflecting Army values. High quality facilities attract, motivate, and retain quality personnel vital to national defense. As defense...

Identify the Marina User Market and Make the Customer a Part of the Planning Team: Designing and Managing for the User's Needs
A practical surveying method is described which allows a marketing firm to simultaneously - and quantitatively - analyze demographic market composition (for both upland and in-water uses)...

Engineering Pathology: Case Studies in the Classroom

Infill Sampling Design for Geologic Site Characterization of Potential High-Level Radioactive Waste Repositories
Geologic site characterization is fundamental to the selection and design of a high-level radioactive waste repository. Yet, to date, the simple question 'how many samples...

Incident Solar Flux at Fixed Orientations
Optimal orientations are computed to maximize or minimize the incident solar flux onto surfaces on spacecraft at fixed attitudes. This analysis was motivated by a potential need to optimize...

An Expert System for the Motivation of Traffic Signals
A case study is presented describing the initiation and development of a prototype knowledge-based system for the motivation of traffic signal control, to be applied within a user-sensitive...

Motivation: Harnessing the Private Sector's Interest in the Public Agency Project
Today's public works projects are being conceived, planned, and constructed with increasing difficulty as funding becomes more illusive. The Houston Metropolitan Transit Authority...

Fouling and Wood-Boring Communities Distribution on the Coast of Rio De Janeiro
The paper reports on a study of the dynamics of fouling communities and the distribution of wood-boring organisms along the coast of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, which was motivated by the...

Engineering Aspects of Point Versus Nonpoint Sources of Groundwater Pollution
Pollution of groundwater may occur due to a number of sources. These may be categorized into point and nonpoint sources of contamination. The purpose of this paper is to explore the issues...

Port Re-creation for Coastal Zone Utilization
In the present paper a planning method for port re-creation is discussed and a method to choose the best alternative under conflict situation is proposed. An example of re-creation planning...

A Comparative Assessment of Coastal Area Management Initiatives in Latin America
This paper provides five criteria for comparing the nineteen coastal countries within Latin America in terms that are relevant to the management of coastal resources or environments. The...

Implementation Effectiveness of a Water Supply Scheme: An Empirical Study on Human Dimensions

Environmental Auditing: Planning and Implementation
This paper presents a variety of practical concepts which firms may wish to consider during the process of designing an environmental auditing program, or while reviewing the adequacy...

 

 

 

 

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