Earth and Space 2010: Engineering, Science, Construction, and Operations in Challenging Environments

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Gangbing Song, Ramesh B. Malla
American Society of Civil Engineers, Mar 4, 2010 - Technology & Engineering - 3862 pages

Proceedings of the 12th Biennial International Conference on Engineering, Construction, and Operations in Challenging Environments and the 4th NASA/ARO/ASCE Workshop on Granular Materials in Lunar and Martian Exploration, held in Honolulu, Hawaii, March 14-17, 2010. Sponsored by the Aerospace Division of ASCE.

This collection contains 369 papers covering many technology areas. Topics include:

structures, structural vibrations, dynamics and controls, smart structures, and intelligent sensors and actuators; exploration and utilization of extraterrestrial bodies; advanced materials for sustainable development; advanced issues and challenges in control of aerospace vehicles and structures; advanced topics in offshore wind turbine research; fluid dynamics and heat transfer in challenging environment; innovative techniques in structural health monitoring; nanotechnology in active materials; advanced technology in composite material processing; disaster mitigation; earthquake engineering; new developments and challenging issues in 21st engineering education in dynamics, dynamics, controls, and structures; field sensing and robotics; space engineering and construction; in situ resource utilization and development; human exploration and development of space; advanced space transportation systems; space environment; terrestrial and space architecture in challenging environments; space power systems; and engineering and science in earth-based extreme regions.

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