Technical Professions

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    Titles and abstracts, "Geologie und Bauwesen" (Geology and civil engineering) 1946 to 1962

    A compilation of authors, titles, and abstracts from Geologie und Bauwesen, For the years 1946 to 1957, only the titles are given (in both German and English); for 1958 to 1962, abstracts (in English) are given as well. In May 1963, the name of the p...

    Jan 1, 1964

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    Engineering Model Atmosphere of Mars.

    A technical model of the Martian atmosphere that gives extreme upper and lower probable limits between which must fall the atmospheric parameters of pressure, temperature, and density up to 150-km altitude over middle and low latitudes. Other parame...

    Jan 1, 1962

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    A Systems Engineering Approach to Reliability

    Reliability approached as a problem of designing reliable systems using existing and, therefore, none too reliable components.

    Jan 1, 1961

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    A Summary of the Supersonic Pressure Drag of Bodies of Revolution

    A number of approximate theories for supersonic and hypersonic flow over bodies of revolution at zero angle of attack are appraised.

    Jan 1, 1961

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    Some mathematical aspects of optimization problems in engineering.

    An application of the functional-equation technique of dynamic programming as a guide in the formulation and in the analytical and numerical treatment of chemical-engineering problems that involve multistage decision processes. Deterministic, stochas...

    Jan 1, 1960

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    General Impact Theory of Pressure Broadening

    A theory of pressure broadening is developed which treats the perturbers quantum mechanically.

    Jan 1, 1958

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    Problem of Overlapping Lines in the Theory of Pressure Broadening

    The theory of pressure broadening is re-examined, in order to include the possibility of overlapping lines.

    Jan 1, 1958

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    The Digital Computer: Where Does It Go from Here?

    This paper, presented in 1954 to the Los Angeles Section of the Institute of Radio Engineers, examines the early field and trends of digital computing.

    Oct 5, 1954

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    Systems Engineering.

    No abstract is available for this document.

    Jan 1, 1954

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    Schlieren Techniques for the Quantitative Study of Gas Mixing

    A simplified discussion of the fundamental principles underlying the schlieren method.

    Aug 1, 1949

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    Climb path for least elapsed time.

    An examination of an engineering method which determines the path a jet-powered airplane must follow to achieve a specified speed and altitude in the least elapsed time. An analysis of the suitability of the method and the conditions under which it b...

    Jan 1, 1949

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    Rafiq Dossani

    Director, RAND Center for Asia Pacific Policy; Senior Economist; Professor, Pardee RAND Graduate School
    Education Ph.D. in finance, Northwestern University; M.B.A. in finance & economics, Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta; B.A. in economics, St. Stephen's College, Delhi

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    James G. Kallimani

    Senior Technical Analyst
    Education BS in aeronautical and astronautical engineering, Purdue University; MS in data analytics, Southern New Hampshire University

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    Timothy Marler

    Senior Research Engineer; Professor, Pardee RAND Graduate School
    Education B.S. in mechanical engineering, University of Rochester; M.S. in mechanical engineering, Penn State University; Ph.D. in mechanical engineering, University of Iowa

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    Molly F. McIntosh

    Associate Director, Forces and Resources Policy Center; Senior Economist
    Education Ph.D. in economics, Princeton University; M.A. in economics, Princeton University; B.A. in economics, UC Berkeley

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    Shawn McKay

    Senior Engineer; Professor, Pardee RAND Graduate School
    Education Ph.D. in mechanical engineering, Purdue University; B.S. in mechanical engineering, Arizona State University

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    Christopher A. Mouton

    Senior Engineer; Professor, Pardee RAND Graduate School
    Education M.S. and Ph.D. in aero/astro engineering, California Institute of Technology (Caltech); B.S. in aero/astro engineering, University of Texas

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    Nicholas A. O'Donoughue

    Senior Engineer
    Education Ph.D. in electrical engineering, Carnegie Mellon University; M.S. in electrical engineering, Carnegie Mellon University; B.S. in computer engineering, Villanova University

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    Adrienne M. Propp

    Technical Analyst
    Education M.Sc. in mathematical modeling & scientific computing, University of Oxford; B.A. in applied mathematics, Harvard College

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    Shirley M. Ross

    Senior Behavioral/Social Scientist
    Education Ph.D. in industrial/organizational psychology, George Washington University; M. Phil in industrial/organizational psychology, George Washington University; B.A. in industrial/organizational psychology, University of Missouri at St. Louis