Fred Moavenzadeh

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The world economy is served by a set of critical infrastructures in areas such as transportation, power, communication, water, and energy. In the past, infrastructure design used traditional engineering design approaches, which focused primarily on the technical requirements. This paper describes how next generation infrastructures should be treated as(More)
The connections between sustainability, transport, and economic development are and will remain essential in the governance of cities. Sustainability concepts include valuing and preserving the earth's resources so that future generations can enjoy their benefits. It requires changing human behavior and practices to be more efficient and less damaging to(More)
CLASSICAL AND STATISTICAL THEORIES FOR THE DETERMINATION OF CONSTITUTIVE EQUATIONS by JOSEPH ELIAS SOUSSOU Submitted to the Department of Civil Engineering on May 15, 1970 in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Doctor of Phil".osophy. Various aspects of the determination of the Constitutive Equation of materials fulfilling the Fading(More)
Recently, privatization has become very popular worldwide as an efficient means of constructing and operating infrastructure facilities. Like many other countries, Japan also has adopted a policy in favor of privatization, and has privatized several industries. Now, the privatization of expressway projects has become a controversial issue as the Japanese(More)
The potential of strategic information systems (SIS) for Japanese construction firms was analyzed. First, SIS in Japan's construction industry was defined using the analogy of SIS in other industries. Then, characteristics of Japan's construction industry were discussed with special regard to Japanese general contractors which are playing an important role(More)
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