Suspended Sediment Transport at Price Inlet, S.C.

Method of Developing Optimum Tolerances
Standards should optimize for society. This is approximately accomplished by minimizing the sum of expected present values of initial cost and losses due to failure (entrance into limit...

Cost and Pricing Relationships in Water Supply
Governmental decision making in metropolitan areas is becoming increasingly concerned with finding comprehensive solutions to area-wide problems. Development of an adequate urban water...

Flood-Hazard Effects on Residential Property Values
Inasmuch as the potential for flooding can reduce property values, individuals will be encouraged to promote government policies that reduce the damages of flooding, such as dams or subsidized...

Effect of Energy Shortage and Land Use on Auto Occupancy
This study attempts to investigate the characteristics of the automobile occupancy rates in the Milwaukee metropolitan area by analyzing data for a 4-yr period to determine the effects...

Is There Price Collusion in the Civil Engineering Profession—
In a December 1974 U.S. District Court decision, the National Society of Professional Engineers (NSPE) Code of Ethics prohibition against competitive bidding was ruled to be a per se violation...

Competition in the Transportation Industry
There are proposals currently under consideration to deregulate the transportation industry. This paper examines the basic economic structure of several modes of transportation in an attempt...

Construction Economy: What Price Environmental Controls—
In the expanding economy of the 1960's and 1970's the solution to our environmental problem was associated with improved technology and increased expenditures....

ASCE's Guidelines for Participation in Public Affairs Activities Four Years Later
During the four-year period since the original guidelines were published, certain significant trends emerged in the United States. A heavy recession set in, accompanied by an ever increasing...

Computer Pricing Policy and Methods
The report fulfilled the following objectives: (1) To present to the civil engineering profession and its clientele a clear statement of pricing policy; (2) to present alternative methodologies...

Urban Goods Movement: A Study Design
A study design for urban goods movement planning is developed within which both research and operational planning may be executed within any major urban area. The intent of the design...

Computer Usage and Pricing Alternatives for Consultants
A review is made of the impact of computer usage and software development on the practicing engineer as well as how he is proceeding to determine the price of this service to the client....

Marketing's Role in Construction Firms
Construction firms that survive and prosper in the more competitive and dynamic market now developing will need more effective marketing practices to supplement innovative construction...

Feedlot Wastes to Useful Energy — Fact or Fiction—
The large quantities of wastes generated in commercial feedlots have been receiving attention as to their possible energy value. Research has indicated however that on the typical open...

Analysis and Management of Water Distribution Systems
A description is given of an integral approach to the management of urban water distribution systems, having as its objective the synthesis of the following elements - the planning, design,...

Analysis of Metered Taxi Fares
This paper examines the rationale behind the pricing mechanism of conventional metered taxi fares and presents an analytical framework for combining the total distance traveled and the...

Pocket Calculators Take Hold in Civil Engineering
In the past few years, more and more engineers have been buying hand-held scientific calculators to help them with everyday calculations. These calculators enable the engineer to nearly...

Will Industry Meet Water-Quality Goals—
What impact will the 1972 Water Pollution Control Act Amendments (PL 92-500) have on American industry? Able to cope with 1977 requirement to install best practicable technology (BPT)?...

Reward-Risk Ratio
Reward-Risk Ration (RRR) is a probabilistic measure of the investment quality of a venture. It is especially applicable whenever it is necessary to assume some degree of risk of loss to...

Evaluations of Computer Charging Policies
Engineering organizations have become increasingly concerned with the relationship of computer costs to the organization's overall pricing policies. A survey of 300 engineering...

 

 

 

 

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