Water Conservation with Innovative Toilet Systems

Subdivision Design Interacts with the Computer

The Corridor Concept as Applied to Pipelines in Major Metropolitan Areas

Community Planning Considerations in Cold Regions

Accommodation Design for Remote Settlements

A New U.S. Station for Antarctica

Energy Efficient Modular Dwellings for Cold Regions

Acoustics and Noise Control

Air-to-Air Heat Recovery Devices for Small Buildings

Seismic Performance of Lowrise Residential Buildings

Bicycle/Motor Vehicle Accidents in Kentucky
The purpose of this study is to determine the characteristics associated with bicycle-related, motor-vehicle accidents in Kentucky. It was found that cyclists 10 yr to 14 yr of age were...

Singularities in Darcy Flow Through Porous Media
Several types of singularities which threaten the integrity of numerical solutions occur in potential flow problems. The singularity at the tip of a cutoff wall is strong and cannot be...

Simulation of Repetitive-Unit Construction
Repetitive-unit construction characteristics require a flexible planning and analysis tool for proper evaluation of alternate resource allocations. Although there are numerous conventionally...

Solar Access and Sun Rights
Three reports resulting from two recent studies sponsored by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development are examined. These reports review the basic elements of solar energy...

Citizens and Project Design: Management Team
The presence of a swampy, largely undeveloped area near downtown Toledo, Ohio has had an adverse effect on the social and economic conditions in the surrounding neighborhoods. In 1971,...

Slope Effect on House Shrink-Swell Movements
The area near Gainesville, Fla. has a shrink-swell prone calcium montmorillonite clay of Miocene age that has damaged many houses. During their engineering investigations of some of these...

Solar Energy for Heating Homes: How Practical—
There is a widespread belief that on-site solar energy for heating homes is still not a proven technology and that, in any event, it's much too expensive. The fact is that...

The Zero-Energy House: The Bold Low-Cost Breakthrough that may Revolutionize Housing
The world is in the early stages of a revolution in housing. About 200 houses have already been built in Canada that use under $125/yr for electric-resistance space heating — even where...

Political Action—Why Are Engineers Getting Involved—
Two engineering societies—National Society of Professional Engineers and American Consulting Engineers Council—in the past two years have established Political Action Committees. Their...

Miami Riot—Will a Phoenix Rise from Ashes—
In May, inner-city black residents of Miami, Florida, looted and burned about 300 buildings in their neighborhoods. The cause is detailed—their perception that the judicial system was...

 

 

 

 

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