used a series of small-strain calculations to perform large-strain radial consolidation analysis by displacement-corrected coordinates.
It should be pointed out that the above-mentioned theory of large-strain consolidation is under free-strain conditions (equal stress consolidation).
The federal agency also approved consolidations for credit unions because they were unable to find a new CEO and one cooperative got the OK to merger because of lack of growth.
Even as the pool of credit unions continues to shrink, he said he sees more credit unions leveraging a consolidation strategy for future growth.
(2000) "The transitional impacts of municipal consolidations," Journal of Urban Affairs, 22(4): 385-417.
Local governments adopt city-county consolidation to enhance infrastructure, facilities, and public service equity (Ostrom, Bish, Ostrom, & Institute for Contemporary, 1988).
The specific research objectives of the survey include providing descriptive information on the frequency of service consolidation in the State of North Carolina and the potential for greater service delivery consolidation for local governments.
This research does suggest strong support from county managers concerning the potential for service consolidation to enhance service delivery, efficiency and accountability.
School district consolidation persists as a controversial issue in public education.
Beginning in the early part of the 20th century, the idea that bigger results in lower costs fueled the consolidation effort.
Nonhomogeneity of in situ soil is always overlooked at the time of laboratory or analytical evaluation of consolidation
Local government consolidation
schemes--such as consolidating emergency dispatch within counties, merging township and municipality duties under the county level, joining city and county public safety services, and the like--have been proffered as a means of reducing local government spending.