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Civil Infrastructure Systems Research: Government Perspective.


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Wright, R. N.

Technical Report MCEER-98-0017;

U.S./Japan Joint Seminar on Civil Infrastructure Systems Research. Proceedings. August 28-30, 1997, Honolulu, HI, Multidisciplinary Center for Earthquake Engineeing Research,, Shinozuka, M.; Rose, A., Editor(s)(s), 243-248 pp, 1997.

Keywords:

building construction; construction

Abstract:

The U.S. federal agencies' strategy for research, development and deployment in support of the industries of construction has been developed with these industries by the Subcommittee on Construction and Building of the National Science and Technology Council's Committee on Technological Innovation. The vision is a competitive U.S. industry producing high quality, economical, sustainable and hazard resistant constructed facilities. Goals have been established for better constructed facilities and improved health and safety of construction workers. Numerous cooperative activities addressing the goals are underway.