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Presents detailed descriptions of and commentary upon 15 of the 24 demonstration projects analyzed in the course of the overall study. These projects include the Nuclear Ship [Savannah]; Mechanized Refuse Collection (Godzilla); Computer-Assisted Electrocardiogram Analysis; Teleprocessing of Medicaid Claims; Shipbuilding Research, Development and Demonstration Program; Fish Protein Concentrate Plant; Saline Water Conversion Plant; Dial-A-Ride Transportation System; Yankee and Connecticut Yankee Nuclear Power Reactors; Refuse Firing Demonstration (Solid Waste-to-Fuel Conversion); Synthetic Fuels Demonstration Program; Operation Breakthrough (Industrialized Housing Techniques); Personal Rapid Transit System; Hydraulic Knee Prosthetic Device; and the Phase II Case Study Instrument. (See also R-1925, R-1926.)

Table of Contents

  • Part 1

  • A. Nuclear Ship Savannah

  • B. Mechanized Refuse Collection (Godzilla)

  • C. Computer-Assisted Electrocardiogram Analysis

  • D. Teleprocessing of Medicaid Claims

  • E. Shipbuilding Research, Development and Demonstration Program

  • F. Fish Protein Concentrate Plant

  • Part 2

  • G. Saline Water Conversion Plant

  • H. Dial-A-Ride Transportation System

  • I. Yankee Nuclear Power Reactor and Connecticut Yankee Nuclear Power Reactor

  • J. Refuse Firing Demonstration (Solid-Waste-to-Fuel Conversion)

  • Part 3

  • K. Synthetic Fuels Demonstration Program

  • L. Operation Breakthrough (Industrialized Housing Techniques)

  • M. Personal Rapid Transit System

  • N. Hydraulic Knee Prosthetic Device

  • O. Phase II Case Study Instrument

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