SOILS AND ROCK INFORMATION: SYSTEMS FOR STORAGE AND RETRIEVAL

THE WEALTH OF INFORMATION IN THE HIGHWAY RESEARCH FIELD, IN RESPECT PARTICULARLY TO THE SOIL MECHANICS OR GEOTECHNICAL FIELD IS DESCRIBED. TYPES OF INFORMATION STORAGE AND RETRIEVAL SYSTEMS AVAILABLE TO PROCESS THESE DATA ARE OUTLINED AND DISCUSSED FROM ANNUAL SYSTEMS TO COMPUTER-BASED SYSTEMS. THE OPERATIONS ARE DESCRIBED OF THE HIGHWAY RESEARCH INFORMATION SERVICE (HRIS) OPERATED BY THE HIGHWAY RESEARCH BOARD, NATIONAL RESEARCH COUNCIL UNDER THE NATIONAL ACADEMY OF SCIENCES-NATIONAL ACADEMY OF ENGINEERING. THE SCOPE OF THE INFORMATION STORED IN THE SYSTEM IS AS BROAD AS THE PROBLEMS OF PLANNING, LOCATING, CONSTRUCTING, OPERATING, AND MAINTAINING TRANSPORTATION SYSTEMS. OPERATIONS OF THE SYSTEM ARE DESCRIBED.

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  • Accession Number: 00229737
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Mar 9 1970 12:00AM