Definitions
A glossary of relevant terms....

Project Definition and Conceptual Design
In order to select a DB contractor, the owner must define its requirements for project implementation and for the completed project. These requirements are typically incorporated into...

Regional Disaster Resilience
A Guide for Developing an Action Plan
Regional Disaster Resilience: A Guide for Developing an Action Plan provides a much-needed strategy to develop the level of preparedness necessary...

Sustainability Definitions, Policy Statements, and Principles
This chapter provides a selected sampling of sustainability definitions, policy statements, and principles, with explanatory notes, that will give the reader a broad sense of the visionary...

Needed: An Improved Definition for Engineering Technology

Preparing Specifications for Design-Bid Build Projects
The Committee on Specifications of the Construction Division of ASCE has developed a guide to preparing construction specifications for design-bid build projects. The guide contains preparation...

Load Definition

Operational Definition of NAPL from Soil Analysis

Parameters and Definitions for Classifying the Behaviour of Composite Slabs

Threat Definition
This chapter comments on defensive design principles for structures....

An Automatic System for the Definition of the Setting Rules for Speed Diagrams

Water Conservation Definitions From a Hydrologic Viewpoint
The definition of water management principles needed to satisfy societys water use objectives requires the use of terms and definitions that clearly describe the effects of various water...

Urban Water Conservation Efforts of the Irrigation Association
Water conservation, wise water use, efficient water management: no matter what terminology one uses to describe it, the fact is the topic of using less water permeates the irrigation industry....

Drought in California: When Does It Begin and When Does it End?
California recently endured a six-year period of drought. While the public, media and control agencies like simple definitions to classify water conditions, in a state as large and varied...

Life Cycle Costing - Definition

Habitat Configuration Evaluation Criteria for Moon/Mars
The purpose of this paper is to identify the methodology, evaluation criteria, criteria definitions for evaluating surface habitat configuration concepts for the Moon and Mars. The main...

Condition Assessment of Highway Bridges
An application of modal testing and structural identification in the condition assessment of bridges is presented. Damage definition and conceptualization is discussed. Damage detection...

The Nature of Structural Morphology and Some Interdisciplinary Examples
Among members of IASS, the most common definition of Structural Morphology is the study of interaction between geometrical form and structural behavior. The most significant structural...

Glossary of Marine Fiber Rope Terms
This book, Glossary of Marine Fiber Rope Terms, is the product of the Task Committee on Marine Fiber Rope, Technical Committee on Ocean Engineering,...

The Economic Cost of Stocking Catchable Rainbow Trout
States annually stock about 20 million pounds of catchable trout in public waters. Complete information on cost is essential to help wildlife agencies make operating and planning decisions....

 

 

 

 

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