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Improving Durability Assessments of Reinforced Concrete Structures
Structural
Tuesday November 8 2016

Improving Durability Assessments of Reinforced Concrete Structures

Reinforced concrete (RC) structures are durable but not impervious to decay. Deterioration of RC structures is a worldwide problem due to its excessive cost, environmental impact,...

Six-storey Building Put Through ‘Earthquake Test’
Structural
Monday June 20 2016

Six-storey Building Put Through ‘Earthquake Test’

Researchers at the University of California, San Diego have rocked and rattled a six-storey steel frame building on a giant shake table to see how the...

Concrete Donuts Fix Earthquake-hit Bridges in Days
Infrastructure
Tuesday June 7 2016

Concrete Donuts Fix Earthquake-hit Bridges in Days

It takes a major earthquake less than a minute to inflict debilitating damage to bridge structures - in particular their support columns, which can in turn...

Engineers Develop Record-Breaking Steel
Structural
Thursday May 12 2016

Engineers Develop Record-Breaking Steel

A team of engineers has developed a type of steel with record-breaking resistance to deformation from impacts.