Avoid Negativity Bias
You are, or imagine you are, retired and reflecting. You recall unfulfilled personal and professional dreams, some held for decades. You might have wanted to walk the Appalachian Trail. Perhaps you longed...

Engineering Entrepreneurship from Idea to Business Plan: A Guide for Innovative Engineers and Scientists, By Paul Swamidass. New York City: Cambridge University Press, 2016

Small Business Report: The Home Advantage
Allowing at least some employees to work from home some of the time can help small businesses improve their ability to hire and retain talented engineers who are demanding flexibility....

Small Business Bookmarks
A review of websites geared toward small business owners shows a wide array of resources are available with the click of a mouse. Among our top picks are: Small Business Administration,...

Sheetflow Water Quality Monitoring Device: Results of Nine Month Field Testing
(No paper) The objective of this 30 month research project was to develop a sheetflow sampler for sampling highway runoff. The specific goals of this Small Business Innovation Research...

An In-Water Winter Boat Storage Program: Case Study

Developing and Applying Shallow Draft Harbor Entrance Criteria

New Small Craft Harbor for the U.S. Coast Guard

Wortley's Winter Wanderings: A Narrative

Small Business in the Construction Industry

Environmental Hardening of a Mobile-Manipulator System for Nuclear Environments
The research report involves the radiation hardening of a commercially-available, mobile robot, the REMOTEC ANDROS. This hardening effort will culminate in the availability of a mega-rad...

Measured Total Wave Climate of a Small Craft Harbor
Measurements of waves in a small craft harbor were analyzed for the purpose of determining the existing wave climate energy levels causing the excessive agitation of moored small craft...

Boating Needs Assessments (BNA) for Evaluating Boat Ramp and Facilities Needs

Conceptualization of Boat Access Development Zones

A Comparison of Characteristics and Economic Expenditures of Boat Show Patrons At Two Types of Boat Shows

Environmental Impacts of Small Boat Navigation: Vessel/Sediment Interactions and Management Implications
It is the intent of this review and discussions to provide state-of-the-art information on one aspect of the issue of environmental impacts associated with small boat navigation, that...

Instrumentation for Detailed Bridge-Scour Measurements
A portable instrumentation system is being developed to obtain channel bathymetry during floods for detailed bridge-scour measurements. Portable scour measuring systems have four components:...

A Dual Approach to Low Frequency Energy Definition in a Small Craft Harbor
Low frequency wave energy in a small craft harbor is examined through comparison between a numerical model and a 3-dimensional physical model. A hybrid element steady state linear monochromatic...

Inner Harbor Wave Conditions due to Breakwater Overtopping
The results of this study have important application to the design of small boat marinas protected from incident waves by breakwaters that may be overtopped during extreme wave events....

The Feasbility of Using Solar Optics for Lunar Base Lighting
This paper is a summary of research conducted to establish the feasibility of using solar optics in reduced gravity environments, particularly a lunar base. The research was funded by...

 

 

 

 

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